Apprentice Software Engineer: Cleared position! – Annapolis Junction, MD

Website TeamBelay Belay Technologies Inc.

Belay Tech is seeking an apprentice developer with some software experience and a technical bachelor degree. You will be working in an agile and DevOps style environment developing in one of the following: ReactJS, AngularJS or PHP. All candidates shall hold an active and full DoD security clearance.
Lead the Way
Belay wants you to lead the way – push boundaries, offer ideas, create solutions, and be a part of something great with Team Belay!  Our team is full of technology pioneers who take the smartest approach, never accept the status quo, and are excited about making a difference!!
Our team leads:

  • Ideas; white papers, new technologies, improving existing infrastructure and introducing solutions…Belay was built on ideas
  • Growth; Be the Captain of your Fate!  Share your aspirations and Belay will pave the way with conferences, education, mentorship and hands-on exposure to new and exciting things
  • Development; step up, be instrumental in our growth and business efforts and you will be met with an open door to new experiences as leaders in a growing company
  • Benefits; your feedback determines our offerings, which improve constantly based on your needs
  • Giving: You tell us what is important to you and Belay will support your personal cause and charitable efforts, we’ve paid donations and volunteered to causes special to our team
  • Fun; You give us ideas and we deliver in a big way, with go-kart racing, rock climbing, swanky casino nights, skeet shooting, happy hours and more!

Make a difference and have fun with Team Belay!!
The Apprentice-level Software Engineer shall have at least the following experience:

  • Zero to two (2) years in the development, engineering, interfacing, and integration of hardware/software systems to include an understanding of requirements, elicitation, analysis and functional allocation, concept of operation, interface standards, and systems architectures. However, 1-year experience is preferred.
  • Basic understanding of Object Oriented and Structured development methodologies and languages.
  • Experience with, or aptitude to develop documentation required to support a program’s technical issues and training situations.

Experience Desired:
Additionally, the following experience is desired:

  • Work in an Agile and DevOps style environment.
  • Experience developing in one of the following software languages:  ReactJS, AngularJS, PHP.

Role Description & Responsibilities:

  • Designing, Developing, Testing (Unit/Integration) software code to provide new functionality and extend/modify existing code using object-oriented software methodologies.
  • Experience with JavaScript.
  • Experience using Data formats such as JSON, XML and HTML.
  • General knowledge in one of the following:  PHP, Ruby, Node, Python.
  • Ability to write Linux based scripts for code integration and cron jobs (e.g. Bourne, C, Python, etc.) and work in a command line environment.
  • Ability to manage code using Git.
  • Familiarity with continuous integration/build tools such as Jenkins, NPM, Vagrant and Ansible.

Perks and Benefits
Belay Technologies offers an extensive benefits package, including:
– Up to 8 weeks in paid leave (4 weeks of personal leave, 3 days of Yay! leave, 10 paid holidays, and optional leave up to 6 days through Belay’s volunteer program)
– 6% matching in 401(k) contributions vested on day one
– $5,000 annual training/tuition or the option to use that money to pay off student loans
– Rich medical coverage (100% coinsurance, no copays) with a fully funded Health Savings Account with up to $3000 in annual contributions from Belay
– Dental coverage including orthodontia
– Up to $420,000 in life insurance, life insurance and disability premiums covered 100% by Belay
– Pet insurance, generous referral bonus program, company sponsored lunches and events, and many more!
Think you know someone who might be right for the job? Refer them to and you may be eligible for a referral reward up to  $10,000!
What We Do
Belay Technologies provides leading technology and engineering solutions to the DoD, as well as state-of-the-art commercial products. We are a certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business in the Baltimore/Washington area, and we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We hire software engineers, web designers, test engineers, systems engineers, systems administrators, database engineers and other tech services.
Key words: Full Clearance, Fort Meade, SDVOSB, Service-disabled veteran owned small business, DoD, AMB;APPSWE18-10 Full Scope Poly


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