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Sr. Software Engineer (Big Data)

Vibrent is looking for a Sr. Software Engineer with a solid understanding of design, data structure, and computer science fundamentals. This position will be a primary lead in developing technologies at the forefront of Internet of Things (IoT) data harvesting and collection. You will do this and more in a highly collaborative environment full of talented professionals who are dedicated to helping people.

This role is a full time role in our Fairfax, VA office

We are looking for someone who enjoys working with high-availability, high-frequency mobile sensor technologies and has a passion for making a difference in people’s lives.



  • Design and implement a high-frequency data collection framework intended for a range of physical sensor and user interface technologies
  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code while promoting best software development practices and embracing emerging standards
  • Work with sensor technologies and data science experts
  • Ability to investigate real-world software development issues and proactively seek the necessary documentation and support needed to address them
  • Manage your own time, and work well both independently and as part of a team.
  • Create and maintain software documentation

Our perfect candidate has… 

  • A BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience
  • 3+ years of design and development of highly scalable web-based Java applications
  • Experience with large scale enterprise server-based application deployments
  • Experience with very high frequency message-queueing frameworks (e.g. Kafka, ActiveMQ)
  • Experience with modern schema development (e.g. Avro, JSON Schema)
  • Experience configuring and designing microservice architectures
  • Experience configuring and utilizing a range of database technologies (e.g. Hadoop, SQL, NoSQL)
  • Experience using modern version control tools such as SVN, Git
  • Familiarity with Agile Software Development principles and tools
  • Knowledge of big data processing tools a plus (e.g. Apache Spark, Apache Storm, Confluent)
  • Knowledge of data science tools a plus (e.g. R, SciKit Learn, Weka, Rapid Miner, SPSS)
  • Ability to communicate to all levels of users (internal and external), strong problem-solving skills, adaptable, proactive and willing to take ownership.

Candidate must be a US Citizen or green card holder. 

Vibrent is an exciting and innovative consumer-centered mobile health technology products company that stands at the epicenter of a global transformation in healthcare. We are seeking talented and experienced professionals who are highly motivated to be a part of something special. We are proud to be the chosen system for the Participant Technology Support Center of the White House’s high profile Precision Medicine Initiative.

You will be part of a broad White House and National Institutes of Health initiative to help millions of people. We offer total compensation package, growth opportunities, convenient northern Virginia location, stability and longevity as we are fully funded through a large contract for the next 5-10 years. We enjoy working with the latest tools and technologies including enterprise mobile apps, fitness sensors, medical devices, cloud computing, machine learning, big data and analytics. We partner with national leaders in healthcare, technology and research. 


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