ValidaTek, Inc

Software Developer SME

Location US-MD-Fort Meade
ID 2023-10-2045
Information Technology
Position Type
Location Detail

Company Overview

At ValidaTek, we modernize and optimize IT services to solve some of the most critical challenges facing federal civilian and defense agencies. From customers to partners to top-talent employees, ValidaTek puts people first, empowering them to exceed expectations and transform government organizations. Our success starts and ends with our people, so we built a company where great people can do great things, with the resources and autonomy to make decisions that transform organizations. We operate as one team of diverse people, united by a passion for continuous growth and optimization. Our commitment to quality and performance optimization is the reason why our IT Service Projects and New Development Projects have been appraised at CMMI Maturity Level 5, positioning us as one of a handful of elite companies to receive the highest form of third-party validation.


Designs, develops, documents, tests, and debugs new and existing software systems and/or applications for market sale or large-scale proprietary software for internal use. Serve as technical expert on development projects. Participates in full development life cycle including requirements analysis and design. Writes technical specifications based on conceptual design and stated business requirements. Supports, maintains, and documents software functionality. Identifies and evaluates new technologies for implementation. Analyzes code to find causes of errors and revise programs as needed. Participates in software design meetings and analyze user needs to determine technical requirements.


  • Writes, modifies, and debugs software for client applications. 
  • Develops, plans, and analyzes, designs products, and programs computer software that requires research. 
  • Utilizes advance knowledge in the field of computer science or software engineering along with advanced knowledge of software development and methodologies. 
  • Performs software and system testing procedures, bug verification, release testing, and beta support. 
  • Performs complex release testing and beta support for assigned projects and resolves problems found in the software. 
  • Prepares documentation required of the product. 
  • May perform product design and programming activities involving multiple modules or subsystems. 
  • Participates in design meetings and consults with other staff to evaluate interface between hardware, software, and operational and performance requirements of overall system. 
  • Serves as contract/technical lead and primary contact.  
  • Consults with end user to prototype, refine, test, and debug programs to meet needs.
  • This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of job duties and responsibilities. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.


  • Knowledge - Develops advanced and new concepts, techniques, and standards.  Develop new applications based on professional principles and theories. Involves mastery of specialty and understanding of several specialties. 
  • Problem Solving - Develops solutions to problems of unusual complexity which require a high degree of ingenuity, creativity, and innovation. Challenges are frequently unique and solutions may serve as precedent for future decisions. 
  • Discretion/Latitude - Works under consultative direction toward long-range goals and objectives. Assignments are often self-initiated. Virtually self-supervisory. 
  • Impact - Decisions effect the financial, employee, or public relations posture of the organization. Erroneous decisions typically result in failure to achieve critical organizational objectives and affect the image of organization's technological capability. 
  • Liaison/Leadership - Serves as consultant to top management in company planning concerning new or projected areas of technical capabilities. Acts as primary advisor to customers. 
  • Minimum bachelor’s degree and twelve years related experience, or a combination of equivalent experience and training. 
  • Elevated DoD Clearance.

EEO Statement

ValidaTek is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Applicants who are selected for employment will be required to verify authorization to work in the United States.

Offers of employment will be contingent upon passing a post-offer background check.


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