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Bridges Inc. Junior Cloud Software Engineer (Compute) in Laurel, Maryland

Bridges is expanding, and we are seeking Cloud Software Engineers for multiple positions to support Department of Defense Analytic Modernization efforts. You will be a vital player on the AMALGAM team to provide technical experience, innovative approaches, communication skills, responsiveness, and integrity in developing software solutions.

Why Join Bridges?

  • We have a small company feel with big company opportunities.

  • We solve the Nation’s most difficult intelligence challenges by delivering trusted cyber security and shaping big data into confident decisions.

  • In today’s cyber battleground, our team of elite experts makes Bridges an industry pacesetter and agile innovator that delivers success as a trusted partner.

  • Our employees are like family. We focus on maintaining our culture and values of commitment, integrity, respect, and courage.

  • We take care of our family with benefits and compensation packages worth bragging about.

  • We believe in developing our people, so we pay for your certifications in addition to an annual training stipend. We have a training initiative for ongoing Azure and AWS certifications, and we develop individual, custom training plans.

  • Most important, we have fun!


  • Support the existing compute team for a large analytic cloud repository

  • Work independently and as part of a team

  • Use a variety of technologies depending on customer requirements. Minimally, the candidate should be skilled in Java. Additional knowledge of Docker, Kubernetes, Linux OS development and Python would benefit the candidate.



  • At least 2 years of experience in software development/engineering, including requirements analysis, software development, installation, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, and problem diagnosis/resolution

  • Demonstrated ability to work with OpenSource (NoSQL) products that support highly distributed, massively parallel computation needs such as Hbase, CloudBase/Accumulo, Big Table, etc.

  • At least one (1) year of experience developing software with high level languages such as Java, C, C++, etc.

  • At least two (2) years of experience in software integration and software testing, to include developing and implementing test plans and test scripts.

Desired Additional Experience (for preferential consideration):

  • Highly - A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in a related technical filed will be considered equivalent to two (2) years of experience. A Master’s Degree in a technical field will be considered equivalent to four (4) years of experience. NOTE: A degree in Communications, Computer Science, Mathematics, Accounting, Information Systems, Program Management, or similar degree will be considered as a technical field.

  • Experience deploying applications in a cloud environment.

  • Understanding of Big-Data Cloud Scalability (Amazon, Google, Facebook)

  • Hadoop/Cloud Developer Certification

  • Demonstrated work experience in any of the following: Map Reduce programming model and technologies (such as Hadoop, Hive, Pig, etc), Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS), Serialization (such as JSON and/or BSON), Restful service development, Windows or UNIX/Linux operating systems development, or requirements analysis and design of at least on Object Oriented system.


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