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RDI - Software Developer

  • Role type
  • Full time

  • Location
  • Pax River, MD

Job Description

The Opportunity:
Ricardo Defense Inc. has an opening for a talented Software Developer to join their rapidly growing group in our California, MD office. This Software Developer will work with a team to define, implement and test new features for our software products. Ricardo Defense has a successful, ongoing software development effort and the Software Developer role is an essential part of that success.

What you will do:
As a Software Developer you will enhance existing products by developing new features while maintaining quality through code reviews and test.

Qualifications we Value:

  • Java, C# and JavaScript experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work with customers
  • Software architecture and enterprise integration experience using Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Web Services and Java Messaging Service (JMS)
  • Experience with data architectures, database design, and data integration using relationship modeling, schema mapping tools, analytics schemas (multidimensional databases, stars, cubes) and Extract Transform Load (ETL) processes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working with NAVSEA, NAVAIR, NASA, USAF, USMC or other United States Department of Defense (DoD) organizations
  • Experience using Bitbucket and Jira to coordinate development tasks
  • Experience with model-based system engineering tools
  • Master’s degree in computer science
  • Team player who promotes team success

Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering or a related field from an accredited college or university
  • Five years minimum of professional experience in software development
  • Must be able to obtain a United States Government Common Access Card and Secret Clearance as well as pass a background investigation


Ricardo Defense offers an impressive compensation and benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
  • Company Paid Life and AD&D
  • Company Paid Short Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401k with Company Match
  • Paid holidays, vacation and sick days


About Us:
Ricardo Defense is a full-service engineering and technology firm that develops customized solutions for government and commercial organizations. Ricardo Defense combines experience, skill, and innovation to bring together leading-edge technologies and engineering to customers who require mission-critical systems. Our core capabilities include designing complex embedded systems and technology-enabled business management solutions.