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Developer / Solutions Architect

Position Overview

Fearless is looking for a seasoned candidate who can offer our team their skills as both a Developer and Solutions Architect. Must also have experience working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Computing.

This position requires a self-starter with the software chops to implement, update, and successfully complete projects, and the ability to perform general upkeep and performance monitoring on the system. We’re looking for an energetic team player who can work closely with users, the Fearless team, and the customer.

This position will be based primarily in the DC Metro Area, with occasional work from Fearless HQ in Baltimore required.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Marshal data from multiple databases into a “view” for other applications to consume (dashboards)
  • Building applications in Node.js
  • Support Tier-1 Systems Admin as needed
  • Manage and work with AWS infrastructure
  • Install applications and administer applications
  • Design and build tools to monitor and manage the full system life cycle
  • Participate in an on-call rotation to troubleshoot and resolve issues in our dev, test, demo, and production environments
  • Optimize our stack for performance and fault tolerance
  • Build out logging and monitoring systems to identify bottlenecks and assist with debugging, analysis, and optimization
  • Design and implement security policies across the stack
  • Experiment with and recommend new technologies to accomplish any of the above goals
  • Make recommendations on process improvements

Qualifications and Skills

    • Minimum of 2 years of experience
    • Experience with automation/configuration management using Chef, Puppet, or similar
    • Proficiency in at least one programming language (Ruby, Python, Perl, Shell, etc.)
    • Demonstrated ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services
    • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service
    • Agile software design experience - create/consume stories within a sprint structure
    • Strong System Administrator skills
    • Develop and Integrate System Upgrades
    • Coding/Scripting, including but not limited to JSON
    • Software Development
    • Active TS/SCI security clearance, based on a current single scope background investigation (SSBI), as well as a favorable completion of CI Polygraph completed by the U.S. Government


    Great People, Exceptional Benefits

    Great people are the foundation of any great company. To attract and retain great people, we offer fulfilling work that stays in balance with the rest of life. Because everyone has different needs, desires, and goals, our benefits offer the choices and flexibility people need to live well and succeed. Here are a few benefit highlights:

    Highly competitive 401(k) plan, with employer contributions
    Generous paid time-off plan (PTO)
    Choice of premium health plans through CareFirst
    Generous education and training assistance
    Professional development allowance
    Life and disability insurance plan
    Free downtown parking

    About Fearless

    Fearless is a rapidly growing software engineering company headquartered in the heart of Baltimore's Inner Harbor. We deliver innovative, leading-edge products, solutions, and services to customers worldwide. At Fearless, we are always learning, exploring, and looking for new ways to put our knowledge and experience to work. We are dedicated to advancing the discipline of software engineering through imagination, technical excellence, and unparalleled passion for our work. Fearless is also a pretty good place to work.

    Fearless is committed to breaking the mold of traditional employers to create a truly enriching professional environment, and a place where all employees can find work/life balance. 


      Experience Required: Experienced
      Location: Washington, DC
      Type: Full Time

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