Pyramid Systems, Inc.

Lead Software Engineer

Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
Posted Date 1 week ago(2/12/2018 2:18 PM)
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Pyramid Systems is looking for a Senior Lead Developer to join our brand new project in Arlington, VA. This person will support functional programs and applications while understanding client requirements and how they translate to application features.  We are looking for an individual who can write high-quality code to program complete applications on schedule.


  • Ability to conduct program design, coding, testing, debugging, and documentation
  • Ability to develop system components including services and user interfaces
  • Actively participates in database design, data loading, and design layout
  • Ability to verify accuracy, safety, and completeness of projects by implementing comprehensive testing with sample data
  • Ability to support system deployment
  • Ability to provide technical/management leadership on major tasks or technology assignments
  • Ability to interact with client and interface with senior management
  • Ability to supervise and code review
  • Ability to design creative prototypes according to specifications
  • Ability to write high quality source code to program complete applications within deadlines
  • Ability to perform unit and integration testing before launch
  • Ability to Troubleshoot and debug applications
  • Ability to evaluate existing applications to reprogram, update and add new features
  • Ability to develop technical documents and handbooks to accurately represent application design and code


**U.S. Citizenship Required**



  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • 8+ years of relevant experience

Required Experience

  • Experience developing enterprise applications using cloud technologies such as Cloud Foundry, AWS,
  • Experience developing enterprise applications that interact with databases such as Oracle and MS SQL Server
  • Experience utilizing HTML, DHTML, XML/XSLT, and client-side scriptin
  • Experience with RESTful services
  • Strong focus on unit testing code
  • Experience with Angular or other lightweight JavaScript frameworks on NodeJS
  • Demonstrates ability to utilize IDEs and tools (Visual Studio, VS Code, Eclipse IDE, npm, etc.)
  • Experience working with data queries for data mining and validation
  • Experience with high-availability systems
  • Experience in an agile software development environment


  • Strong communication skills to correspond with clients or business analysts while gathering technical system specifications.
  • Strong attention to details
  • Strong focus on unit testing code.
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly.
  • Detail-oriented, results-driven, and works well within a team environment.
  • Successfully obtain and retain a FDIC Public Trust clearance prior to start.

Preferred Experience

  • Prior experience with projects developing Public facing web-sites and applications
  • Prior experience with DevOps and CI/CD tools
  • Prior experience with agile management tools such as Team Foundation Server, JIRA, etc
  • Prior experience working with a Federal agency
  • Certified Scrum Master is a plus.

Pyramid is proud to be an equal and diverse Employer. EEO/AAP/M/F/Disabled/Veteran.


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