Biometric Software Engineer

in Arlington, VA

Biometric Software Engineer Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

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  • Organization

    Ideal Innovations, Inc.

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  • Job Location

    Arlington, VA, US

  • Job Type

    Full Time

  • Clearance Level

    Clearable to DoD Top Secret with SCI eligibility (current US clearance preferred)

  • Career Level

    Clearable to DoD Top Secret with SCI eligibility (current US clearance preferred)

  • Remote


  • LocalizedDescription

    Arlington, VA (HQ)


Ideal Innovations, Inc. (I-3) is seeking to add a highly creative and innovative individual as we expand our small, dynamic team of biometrics software engineers. This is an opportunity to engineer identification and verification related solutions for government, commercial and international customers on a variety of exciting biometrics projects.

We are looking for driven, self-starters that will participate in all phases of the software development lifecycle—from requirements to development, through to testing, deployment, and O&M. Smart, creative, technical, innovative software developers and engineers should apply even if their experience does not cover all desired disciplines and technologies.

Candidates must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, be customer-oriented, pay attention to detail and possess good decision-making abilities. Candidates must have a BS in Computer Science or related field. We are seeking individuals experienced in Microsoft .NET, and have experience or interest in Android and iOS development. Engineers are encouraged to identify and recommend software tools, techniques, and technologies that produce optimal solutions for our customers’ requirements. I-3 seeks individuals who are interested in the biometrics field and who are interested in staying abreast of emerging biometric technologies.


  • Full software life-cycle development—requirements, design, development, testing, documentation, deployment, operations and maintenance (O&M)
  • Periodic support for research and development (R&D)


  • Development of: Biometric solutions, Transaction managers, Web applications, Database applications, Mobile development, and Web services
  • Multi-platform mobile application development with Xamarin
  • Biometrics standards and standard biometric data files
  • Biometrics vendors, sensors, devices, and SDK Design patterns
  • Biometrics systems specification and sizing
  • Creating prototype user interfaces
  • Technical writing – white papers, user manuals
  • Agile software development practices
  • Configuration management tools Ideal candidates will have experience with the following technologies: Operating systems: Microsoft, Android, and iOS; Microsoft Visual Studio .NET: Windows Forms, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), and Windows Communication Foundation (WCF); Java; Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS); Microsoft SQL Server; MySQL, RabbitMQ; Xamarin; XML; HTML 5; Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) or Microsoft Team Services

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

Additional Information

Who We Are

Our company values innovative and intuitive people who want to help identify and develop creative, unconventional solutions for our clients.

Ideal Innovations Inc. is a service-disabled veteran-owned company specializing in innovative solutions to our client’s most difficult challenges utilizing biometrics, forensics, scientific and I/T SMEs. We staff the greatest number of contractors to the Defense Forensics and Biometrics Agency (DFBA) Biometrics Operations Division (BOD) in Clarksburg, West Virginia.

At Ideal Innovations, we are:

+ Innovators

Innovators of creative services, solutions and products for our clients.

+ Intuitive

Intuitive to our client’s needs and desires.

+ Identifiers

Identifiers of unconventional, rapid solutions for our client’s challenges.

What We Offer

+ Learning & Development

You will be encouraged to reach your full potential. You will be provided the resources to grow professionally & enhance your skills through Tuition Reimbursement & LinkedIn Learning (with unlimited access to 13,000 online training courses and videos)

+ Join a Team of Innovators

You will work with very innovative and intuitive people. You will enjoy collaborating on teams that identify and develop the most impressive thought-provoking solutions and products for our clients.

+ Flexibility

You will experience the flexibility needed to balance work and manage your personal life while accomplishing great things both professionally and personally.

+ Competitive Compensation

You will receive competitive compensation with access to a comprehensive benefits package to include generous paid time off/paid holidays and lucrative 401(k) matching with 100% vesting at the completion of your first year, plus a host of other perks.

+ Rewards & Recognition

You will be recognized & rewarded for achieving ground breaking results that lead to the continued success & growth of the company.

Perks & Benefits

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