At Captivation Software, we get stuff done while building something we can pride ourselves on.  This mindset has helped Captivation Software provide uncompromising software engineering spanning a wide array of contract vehicles across a multitude of defense agencies.  Whether you would consider yourself a full-stack developer, signals processing engineer, DevOps specialists, or anything in between, chances are we have something interesting for you to work on! Intelligent Minds for Intelligence Missions Captivation Software is a next generation DoD contracting company. We provide end-to-end software engineering solutions to the Intelligence Community. We value transparency in the employer-employee relationship and provide maximum reward to our team of technical experts with an industry leading benefits package.

Captivation Software

Fort Meade, MD

Python Software Engineer

$160,000-$215,000 / YEAR

Build Something to Be Proud Of

Captivation Software has built a reputation on providing customers exactly what is needed in a timely manner.  Our team of engineers take pride in what they develop and constantly innovate to provide the best solution.  Captivation Software is looking for mid/senior level software developers who can get stuff done while making a difference in support of the mission to protect our country.  Captivation Software offers exceptional benefits to attract the best and brightest including:

  • 20% 401k contribution (no matching required)
  • Aggressive Rates
  • Hourly Compensation with Paid Time Off
  • Company Paid Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • $3,000 HSA Contribution
  • Company Paid Life Insurance

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with an active security clearance – TS/SCI
  • Strong interest in building dynamic, efficient, and well-engineered software
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar
  • Proven aptitude to learn quickly
  • Ability to work both independently as well as in a team setting
  • Strong background in the field of software engineering
  • Firm understand of software best practices

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Python or similar dynamic programming languages (Javascript, Ruby, etc)

Preferred Qualifications:

A preferred candidate will have experience in the following:

  • BEERGARDEN Plugin Framework
  • Docker
  • Docker Compose
  • Gitlab CI / Jenkins


Tasks may include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and integrate cutting-edge software-based solutions for numerous data processing systems, with an emphasis on the development and maintenance of plugin and/or microservice abstractions.
  • Implement DevOps and DevSecOps best practices
  • Utilize SCM, containerization, and continuous integration/delivery platforms