Student Veterans of America Jobs

Welcome to SVA’s jobs portal, your one-stop shop for finding the most up to date source of employment opportunities. We have partnered with the National Labor Exchange to provide you this information. You may be looking for part-time employment to supplement your income while you are in school. You might be looking for an internship to add experience to your resume. And you may be completing your training ready to start a new career. This site has all of those types of jobs.

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Job Information

Commonwealth Computer Research, Inc. Senior Frontend Software Engineer - OPTIX in Charlottesville, Virginia

GA-CCRi maintains and deploys production systems for users across the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and commercial industry. We build and develop best-in-class all domain and globally focused situational awareness capabilities that process petabytes of data from numerous streaming data sources in near real time. Our systems apply state-of-the-art algorithms and machine learning techniques to extract features and fuse data from multiple phenomenologies to form a rich live view of objects in the sky, on the sea, and on the ground. These analytics are designed to determine not just where something is, but what it is, where it's been and what it's doing. All of this "data to knowledge" is made available to end users in our own browser-based application for visualization, analysis, and understanding. We always want to do more, and that's where you come in!

As a member of the GA-CCRi core product team, you'll be at the forefront of innovation, shaping the future of situational awareness capabilities for our customers. Imagine using cutting-edge technology to process petabytes of data and extract features in near real time, all while providing a rich, live view of objects on land, sea, and sky. With your skills and expertise, you'll be instrumental in taking our systems to the next level, giving end-users the power to see beyond the data and truly understand the world around them. Are you ready to join us on this exciting journey?


  • With limited direction, this position exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives for the review, research, design, development and/or modification of enterprise-wide end-user, system level, and data management software applications.

  • Guides the successful completion of a program(s) and may function in a project leadership role.

  • Formulates plans, typically long term, for application development and deployment as well as responsible for meeting software compliance standards.

  • Evaluates integration of software applications with the overall computing environment; and responsible for planning/overseeing documentation, testing, maintenance, and software updates.

  • Communicates with domain experts, users, and management throughout the software development lifecycle, represents the company as the prime technical contact on contracts and/or projects, and interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters requiring coordination between the organizations.

Essential Functions

  • Determine technical objectives for user requirements and specifications and plan for enterprise software development within the broader organizational scope. Software development encompasses end-user, system level, and data management applications

  • Formulate plans and guides the development and implementation of software solutions including language, coding, platform, resource requirements, testing, and documentation.

  • Plan and coordinate deployment of enterprise applications including cross-platform compliance.

  • Plan and coordinate the maintenance of enterprise solutions including debugging, maintenance, and updating to ensure viability in an evolving environment.

  • Plan for future applications based on new developments in computer technology.

  • May function in a leadership role for a project and/or program and provide direction and guidance to less experienced developers or team of developers.

  • Represent the organization as a prime technical contact for the project and/or program with the software developer group, customer, and management as well as with the wider community through the publishing and presentation of technical papers.

  • Assist in the development of additional sources of revenue.

  • Maintain the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company. Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.


Essential Qualifications

  • Typically requires a bachelor's degree, masters degree or PhD in computer science, information systems or related discipline and progressive software development experience as follows; seven or more years of experience with a bachelor's degree, four or more years of experience with a masters degree, or two or more years with a PhD.

  • May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.

  • Must have an extensive expertise of software development concepts, principles, and theory and demonstrate extensive technical expertise and application of programming and analysis concepts.

  • Must possess the ability to develop and communicate new concepts and apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment.

  • Strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills are required enabling an effective interface with other departments and/or professionals, and capable of representing the organization as a prime technical contact, as well as providing leadership and guidance to less experienced professionals.

  • Customer focused, formulates plans based on the development of innovative new designs in resolving advanced software development problems.

  • Must be able to work both independently and in a team environment.

  • Able to work extended hours as required.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Use Angular, or have experience with other JS frameworks

  • Have experience writing in TypeScript

  • Have experience with css pre-processors (Stylus, LESS, SASS, etc)

  • Use data visualization tools/toolkits such as d3 or similar libraries

  • Have experience developing map based applications using OpenLayers, Leaflet, Google Maps, etc.

  • Are familiar with all aspects of software development, including client/server programming

  • Have the ability to drive and review APIs for back-end functionality

  • Are interested in data mining, analytics, and/or machine learning

We’re looking for candidates with solid technical foundations and a desire to continue learning.

Travel Percentage Required


Relocation Assistance Provided


US Citizenship Required?


Clearance Required?

Willingness to obtain and maintain security clearance required.



  • Casual Work Environment

  • Intellectually Challenging Work

  • Health Insurance including FSA, HSA and Tricare Supplement options

  • Short/Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Generous Defined Retirement Benefit, including both a 401K match and pension plan.

  • Very Flexible Vacation Policy

The job description above is not intended to be comprehensive list. Responsibilities, activities, duties, and/or tasks may change or be assigned at any time.

CCRi is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce because we know that our differences benefit our employees, our customers, and our community. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a an individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics.