May 09, 2024

Software Developer-Basic (California, MD)

$78,000 - $108,200 yearly
  • AMEWAS American Electronic Warfare Associates, Inc.
  • Hybrid (California, MD (California-Lexington Park, Maryland))
Full-Time Defense Government Information Technology Other

Job Description

AMEWAS is celebrating over 40 years of excellence in providing quality products, services and solutions to the Department of Defense (DoD), specializing in the scientific, engineering, and testing of the full spectrum of weapons development. We are headquartered in California, Maryland and operate satellite offices in Orlando, Florida and San Diego, California. 


At AMEWAS, you will find a diverse team of professionals that work to make a true difference in the operational support of our nation’s warfighters.  Our employees achieve success through continuous learning and high performance, and are consistently recognized by their customers and their peers. 


If you are ready to challenge yourself to do more, join our team today!


Be sure to check out the rest of our website at to learn more about our company and our people.

The position:

This position is contingent upon contract award.


AMEWAS, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated and talented Software Developer-Basic to support Airworthiness Cybersafe Office.The salary range of this position is $78,000.00 - $108,200.00, and is commensurate with experience. This position is eligible for hybrid work.


About the location: 

California, Maryland #1 City Hiring the Most High-Tech Workers (California-Lexington Park, Maryland). To learn more about our surrounding location, please visit: Visit St. Mary’s.


A typical day as a Software Developer-Basic may include:

  • Programs/Problem Solves
  • Identifies/Fixes software bugs
  • Participates in Agile/Scrum ceremonies
  • Coordinates with other team members
  • Provides/Applies peer code review feedback

Our excellent benefits and perks:

Staying connected to our core values sets us apart from our competition! AMEWAS recognizes and rewards performance, dedication, and longevity. We are committed to investing in our employees and their future by providing them with competitive compensation, career development, optimum working conditions, and unique benefits; some of which are listed below:


  • Medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Life/AD&D/STD/LTD insurance
  • Paid vacation, holiday and sick leave
  • Generous tuition & training assistance program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Sign-on bonuses
  • Employee longevity recognition
  • Community involvement & outreach
  • Team building events
  • Recognition program
  • Wellness program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Mobile service discount
  • Discounted gym membership

AMEWAS is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or any other legally protected class.

AMEWAS participates in E-Verify to confirm eligibility to work in the United States.



Security Clearance

Active Secret

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree or 2 years of DoD aviation/flight clearance product set experience and an Associate Degree in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2 years of relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices and procedures within a particular field
  • Experience with a front-end web framework (Ex: Angular, React, Vue, etc.)
  • Experience with a back-end web framework (Ex: Express.js, Django, Spring, etc.)
  • Experience with code repositories and versioning systems (Ex: Git, Subversion, etc.)
  • Experience with JavaScript, HTML and CSS
  • An understanding that primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment
  • The ability to maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with SQL (MySQL, PostgreSQL) and/or NoSQL (MongoDB) Databases
  • Experience with Agile methodologies
  • Experience with Kubernetes
  • Experience with Docker
  • Experience with software package managers (npm, maven, etc.)
  • Experience with ES6+ JavaScript/typescript
  • Experience with functional programming concepts
  • Experience with Linux operating systems
  • Experience with using virtual machines for development
  • Experience with REST APIs
  • Experience with issue tracking software (Jira, gitlab, etc.)
  • Experience with Rust
  • Experience with XML/XSLT

Skills crucial to success at AMEWAS, Inc.:
Customer-focused attitude with high level of professionalism and discretion. Ability to work effectively with management and part of a team to meet targets.  Is reliable, possesses initiative, and works well as an individual or part of a team.

Physical environment and working conditions:
The physical environment requires the employee to work in an office, sitting in a cubicle or at a desk, looking at a computer for most of the workday.  Work is physically comfortable. The employee has discretion about sitting, walking, standing, etc.

The employee may be required to travel short distances to offices/conference rooms and buildings on site.  In some occasions, the employee may be required to report to offices or buildings near the work site. 

The physical environment requires the employee to stand, walk and/or move throughout the workday, often bending over and picking up items less than 50 lbs.

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