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Software Developer

Remote, Remote

Company Introduction 
9th Way Insignia is a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business bringing transformative technology to our government customers so they can achieve their missions.  Our specialties include cybersecurity, cloud modernization, software development, data analytics, enterprise architecture, enterprise IT, analytics and artificial intelligence.  Learn more about 9th Way Insignia at https://9thwayinsignia.com/   
Team (Project) Introduction 

9th Way Insignia Technology is looking for a Software Developer, Systems Software to assist in providing Information Technology Program Management and technical support (i.e., development, operations and maintenance) to the Department of Veterans Affairs, Benefits and Memorial Services (BAM) Portfolio.  BAM provides high quality, effective, and efficient Information Technology (IT) services to those responsible for providing care to the Veterans at the point-of-care as well as throughout all points of the Veterans’ health care in an effective, timely and compassionate manner. VA depends on Information Management/Information Technology (IM/IT) systems to meet mission goals, and deliver world-class, innovative systems that ensure reliable, secure, and seamless delivery of benefits and services directly to Veterans and their families. The BAM serves the Veterans Benefits Administration, the Board of Veterans Appeals, and the National Cemetery Administration to develop and manage advanced technology solutions. 

Functional Job (LCAT) Information: 

A Software Developer, Systems Software - Research, design, develop, and test operating systems-level software, compilers, and network distribution software for medical, industrial, military, communications, aerospace, business, scientific, and general computing applications. Set operational specifications and formulate and analyze software requirements. May design embedded systems software. Apply principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis. 


Professional Level Information: 
A Software Developer aligns as an Engineer (3) within 9th Way Insignia Technology. An Engineer, 3 typically plans and directs research or development work on complex projects, along with engaging various parties in design and development. Costs and recommendations of new components may also involve part of the job scope. Performs multiple engineering-related tasks in various assignments within the project and firm. An Engineer, 3 oversees the design, development, implementation, and analysis of technical products and systems.  An Engineer, 3 has broad knowledge of engineering procedures and assists in the resolution of complex problems.  An Engineer, 3 has strong technical skills and background, a knack for learning new technologies, and a blend of good problem-solving and innovation needed to resolve a wide variety of technical production challenges. 



  • Software Development: Design, develop, and maintain system software components and modules, including operating systems, device drivers, middleware, and system utilities. 

  • Coding and Testing: Write clean, efficient, and well-documented code in languages such as C, C++, Java, or Python, and conduct unit testing and integration testing to ensure software quality and reliability. 

  • System Architecture: Collaborate with architects and engineers to design and implement scalable and efficient system architectures, considering performance, security, and resource constraints. 

  • Performance Optimization: Analyze and optimize system software performance, memory usage, and resource utilization to enhance overall system efficiency and responsiveness. 

  • Debugging and Troubleshooting: Investigate and debug complex software issues, identify root causes, and implement effective solutions to resolve software defects and performance bottlenecks. 

  • Version Control and Documentation: Use version control systems (e.g., Git) to manage code repositories, maintain technical documentation, and contribute to code reviews and team collaboration. 

  • Collaboration: Work closely with hardware engineers, firmware developers, QA engineers, and other stakeholders to integrate software components, validate system functionality, and support product releases. 

  • Security and Compliance: Ensure system software adheres to security standards, data protection regulations, and industry best practices for secure software development. 

  • Continuous Learning: Stay updated with emerging technologies, trends, and best practices in systems software development, and apply new knowledge to improve software design and development processes. 

  • Problem-Solving: Analyze complex technical problems, propose innovative solutions, and implement effective strategies to overcome technical challenges and meet project deadlines. 



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field (or equivalent work experience in lieu of degree). 

  • 7-9 Years Experience 

  • Proficiency in programming languages such as C, C++, Java, or Python, as well as familiarity with scripting languages and shell scripting. 

  • Strong understanding of operating systems, computer architecture, system-level programming, and software development methodologies (e.g., Agile, Scrum). 

  • Experience with system debugging tools, performance profiling tools, and software development tools (e.g., IDEs, build tools). 

  • Knowledge of network protocols, file systems, memory management, and multi-threading concepts. 

  • Familiarity with version control systems (e.g., Git), issue tracking systems (e.g., JIRA), and software testing frameworks. 

  • Excellent problem-solving skills, analytical thinking, and attention to detail. 

  • Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively in a team environment. 



  • Master's degree preferred).  

  • Experience working in Agile or iterative development environments is a plus. 


Salary Range: 
The salary range for this position is  $96,370- $124,000 
9th Way Insignia’s range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law. 
Location:  Remote 
9th  Way Insignia reserves the right to adjust work location based upon mission requirements. 
Clearance, background investigation: 
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. 
We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law. 

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