Software Engineer - TS/SCI with Polygraph Required

Job Locations US-VA-McLean
Posted Date 3 months ago(3/4/2024 11:53 AM)
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LMI is seeking a Software Engineer  to support a U.S. Federal Government Agency working with classified media. This position will work with a team of developers, architects, and data scientists to build new capabilities for our client, bringing innovative ideas to challenging and complex problems. The Software Engineer will support a client office working on artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML). The Software Engineer will have a strong background in technology, strong experience with Python development, UI/UX design capability, an expert understanding of client security regulations, and hold a strategic view for how to present results to customers. This position will be responsible for presenting and explaining complex results to users. Join our team of collaborative self-starters focused on delivering practical and efficient solutions in support of our client's incredibly important mission. 


At LMI, we’re reimagining the path from insight to outcome at The New Speed of Possible™. Combining a legacy of over 60 years of federal expertise with our innovation ecosystem, we minimize time to value and accelerate mission success. We energize the brightest minds with emerging technologies to inspire creative solutioning and push the boundaries of capability. LMI advances the pace of progress, enabling our customers to thrive while adapting to evolving mission needs. 


  • Core Programming Skills: Proficiency in Python; familiarity with other languages like JavaScript is a plus.
  • API Integration and Data Handling: Ability to query RESTful APIs and make the results human-readable.
  • Development Environment Proficiency: Understanding of using Anaconda environments, capable of creating and managing them.
  • Software Packaging and Distribution: Experience in creating and maintaining Python packages, including uploading them to repositories.
  • Version Control and Collaboration: Strong understanding of git version control methods.
  • Code Abstraction and Software Design: Comfortable abstracting code into reusable components that accept user-defined inputs.
  • Highly experienced in taking software concepts and working with these concepts to design and implement a minimal viable product (MVP). Will have to have expert knowledge in Python as the client’s work in this area is mostly in Python
  • Have strong UI/UX design experience
  • Required IC experience 
  • Needs to have a strong understanding of IC software security requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related fields is preferred, but practical experience with a strong portfolio may also be considered.
  • Certifications in Python programming, software development practices, or any relevant technologies (e.g., any cloud certifications) can be beneficial.
  • Evidence of continuous professional development, such as participation in workshops, coding bootcamps, or online courses related to software engineering or data science.
  • 2+ years of experience using and managing software within the IC.
  • 2+ years of UI/UX design
  • 3+ years of experience using Python, developing and evaluating algorithms and methods. 
  • Experience with data manipulation, analytic papers or report writing, and subject matter briefing(s), slides and graphic products. 
  • Requires intelligence community (IC) experience
  • Active TS/SCI with polygraph required



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LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LMI is committed to the fair treatment of all and to our policy of providing applicants and employees with equal employment opportunities. LMI recruits, hires, trains, and promotes people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, disability, age, protected veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are a person with a disability needing assistance with the application process, please contact accommodations@lmi.org

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