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Software Engineer

540 | Arlington, VA

Posted Date 7/10/2024

540 is looking for a Software Engineer to help improve the efficiency of acquisition and procurement within the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). We are looking for a startup-minded individual to work on an Agile team focusing on a combination of legacy application management (VB/ASP.NET) and modern full stack development (Java, Spring Boot, JavaScript / Typescript, Angular, Azure). Ideally, you have experience leading out a small team and driving initiatives. 

On this project, you will be supporting the development and implementation of a wide variety of applications that facilitate the sharing of financial information for the FDIC. These include both legacy and modernized applications that use cutting-edge tech to gather and display information about banks, their branches and a multitude of financial records. With better standardization across these source systems and services, the public will have better insight into the health of the financial industry with data provided by FDIC.

Location: Remote friendly within the continental United States
Citizenship & Clearance Requirement: per client requirements, must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain an FDIC Public Trust clearance
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related engineering field (preferred)
540 Internal Thrive Level: Software Engineer III

WHY 540?

540 is a forward-thinking company that the government turns to in order to #GetShitDone. We do more than talk about it, we break down barriers to innovation and build impactful tech. We’re looking for someone with big ideas, who thrives on innovation and is a self-starter. If you love to learn about and work with new technologies, we want to talk to you.


  • 5+ years of software development experience
  • 3+ years of experience developing and maintaining large scale applications - AWS/Azure Cloud Platform
  • Experience developing Java / Spring Boot applications
  • JavaScript / Typescript experience
  • Team leadership experience
  • Proven skill in successfully engaging with stakeholders and/or clients
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Ability to explain technical tasks to functional members of the team
  • #GetShitDone mentality


  • Angular experience
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure Solutions
    • Azure SQL, CI/CD pipelines, monitoring tools, App Services, etc.
  • Experience maintaining legacy applications (.NET in particular)
  • Experience modernizing legacy applications
  • RESTful API design and development
  • Experience writing unit and end-to-end tests
  • Familiarity with Git repositories
  • Experience working in an Agile environment


  • 100% covered health, dental and vision premium for employees, optional dependent coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • 401k with employer match
  • Company Sponsored Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability coverage
  • Flexible PTO + all Federal holidays off
  • Home Office allowance
  • Reimbursement for trainings / certifications
  • Paid AWS Developer account
  • Fully loaded Macbook Pro
  • Referral Bonus - good people know good people
  • Annual Social Events (hackathon, holiday party, charity golf tournament, etc.)
  • Access to 540’s Washington Capitals tickets


540's policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Job Type
Full-time | Telework

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