Lead Software Engineer

(ID: 2024-5283)

Axle is a bioscience and information technology company that offers advancements in translational research, biomedical informatics, and data science applications to research centers and healthcare organizations nationally and abroad. With experts in biomedical science, software engineering, and program management, we focus on developing and applying research tools and techniques to empower decision-making and accelerate research discoveries. We work with some of the top research organizations and facilities in the country including multiple institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Axle is seeking a Lead Software Engineer to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) supporting the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) located in Rockville, MD.

Benefits We Offer:

  • 100% Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage for Employees
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • 401K match up to 5%
  • Educational Benefits for Career Growth
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:
    • Healthcare (FSA)
    • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
    • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
    • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)

Axle is looking for an experienced Lead Software Engineer to contribute to high visibility science and technology projects on our federal contracts located in Rockville, MD. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, results-driven individual with strong technical and functional skills.

Functional Requirements:

  • Leadership and team management skills.
  • Advanced problem-solving and decision-making capabilities.
  • Ability to lead software development projects from conception to deployment.

Technical Requirements:

  • Mastery of Angular, TypeScript, Node.js, MongoDB, and Postgres.
  • Expertise in designing and implementing RESTful Web Services.
  • Strong experience with D3, testing frameworks, and authentication methods like Auth0.
  • Proficiency in responsive design and cross-browser compatibility.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • 7+ years of software development experience.
  • Extensive industry-specific experience and demonstrated leadership in software projects.
  • Mastery of software engineering design patterns for use in commercial applications

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the development and design of custom applications.
  • Mentor junior and senior software engineers, providing guidance and support.
  • Lead code reviews and contribute to the strategic planning of projects.
  • Engage client in technical discussions on wants and needs of projects.
  • Ensure the delivery of high-quality, scalable, and efficient software solutions.

 

Disclaimer:The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individuals assigned to this position or job description. This is not restricted as a complete list of all skills, responsibilities, duties, and/or assignments required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their position, job description or responsibilities as needed.

The diversity of Axle’s employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment based on age, race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate.

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact: careers@axleinfo.com

 

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Sr. Linux System Engineer

Axle is a bioscience and information technology company that offers advancements in translational research, biomedical informatics, and data science applications to research centers and healthcare organizations nationally and abroad. With experts in biomedical science, software engineering, and program management, we focus on developing and applying research tools and techniques to empower decision-making and accelerate research discoveries. We work with some of the top research organizations and facilities in the country including multiple institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Axle is seeking a Sr. Linux System Engineer to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) supporting the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences located in Rockville, MD.

 

Benefits We Offer:

  • 100% Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage for Employees
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • 401K match up to 5%
  • Educational Benefits for Career Growth
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:
    • Healthcare (FSA)
    • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
    • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
    • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)

 

 Responsibilities: 

  • Provide Linux and other systems support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of Information Technology (IT) systems. 

  • Support Linux systems and associated storage environments on-prem and in the cloud by assisting in the Incident and request management process and by troubleshooting and resolving issues 

  • Develop, implement, and maintain a secure Linux baseline from existing policies 

  • Ensure all security support systems are working and up to date on all Linux builds (HBSS, FireEye, Splunk, etc.) 

  • Follows established change management process for all system configuration changes 

  • Support the process to develop and maintain system security plans, contingency plans, preparing Authority-to-Operate (ATO)/MOU packages. 

  • Perform administrative functions related to monitoring, support, project activities, and capacity planning 

  • Automate system patching, configuration management, and compliance auditing using, Ansible or other automated CM products 

  • Create and maintain documentation for procedures, configurations, and programs 

  • Ensure Linux servers adhere to NIST, NIH, and industry security standards 

  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues with applications and services hosted on Linux systems. 

  • May be required to work nights and weekends to support operational activities 

  • Other operational duties as assigned 

 

Qualifications: 

  • 5+ years of Linux Engineering experience  

  • 5+ years of experience working in a Production Support environment 

  • Have desire to learn and implement NIST and Federal Security standards on-premise and cloud environments. 

  • Have desire to learn and implement security tools such as Netsparker, HP Fortify, Splunk, and application patching for vulnerabilities. 

  • Industry-relevant certifications are preferred (Linux+, RHCSA, OCP, GCUX, etc.) 

  • Excellent verbal and communication skills.  

  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to clearly communicate and the ability to work as part of a team. 

  • Proficiency in business productivity tools, such as, Word, Excel, Power-Point, Visio, SharePoint, Teams, etc. 

  • Basic understanding of IT practices, service management, governance frameworks, and industry standards (Ex: ITIL, ITSM, COBIT, ISO). 

  • Ability to analyze complex data and present findings in a clear and easily understood manner. 

  • Proficiency in business tools, such as, Word, Excel, Power-Point, Visio, SharePoint, Teams, etc. 

  • Self-motivated, and drives tasks to completion with a sense of urgency 

  • Sound judgment, positive attitude, and creative outlook required. 

  • NIH experience preferred 

Disclaimer:The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individuals assigned to this position or job description. This is not restricted as a complete list of all skills, responsibilities, duties, and/or assignments required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their position, job description or responsibilities as needed.

The diversity of Axle’s employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment based on age, race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate.

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact: careers@axleinfo.com

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Power Platform Architect

Axle is a bioscience and information technology company that offers advancements in translational research, biomedical informatics, and data science applications to research centers and healthcare organizations nationally and abroad. With experts in biomedical science, software engineering, and program management, we focus on developing and applying research tools and techniques to empower decision-making and accelerate research discoveries. We work with some of the top research organizations and facilities in the country including multiple institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Axle is seeking a Power Platform Architect to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) supporting the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences located in Rockville, MD.

 

Benefits We Offer:

  • 100% Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage for Employees
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • 401K match up to 5%
  • Educational Benefits for Career Growth
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:
    • Healthcare (FSA)
    • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
    • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
    • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)

 

Axle is looking for an experienced Power Platform Architect focus on Microsoft Power Platform to analyze, architect, and oversee implementation of Power Platform, Dataverse, Power BI and Dynamics 365 solutions. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, results driven individual with strong technical and presentation skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with stakeholders to architect, design and develop robust Power Platform and Microsoft Dataverse solutions.
  • Responsible for managing the changes, releases, updates and enhancements to the Microsoft Power Platform cloud systems including MS Dynamics, Power apps and Power BI. 
  • Own and aggressively drive forward specific areas of technology architecture. Provide architectural solutions/designs to project execution teams for implementation.
  • Provide architectural assessments, strategies, and roadmaps.
  • Lead projects within architecture. Work with Product Owner/Business Analysts to understand functional requirements and interact with other cross-functional teams to architect, design, develop, test, and release features.
  • Project and solution estimation and team structure definition.
  • Ability to keep sensitive information private.
  • Responsible for managing the changes, releases, updates and enhancements to the Microsoft Dynamics 365 CRM cloud systems.
  • Reviews software upgrades and patching and complete deployment testing.
  • Collaborates with developers, integrators, and stakeholders for system enhancements/upgrades.
  • Plays a key role as a Microsoft Dynamics technical expert and system administrator.      
  • Works collaboratively with team members to troubleshoot and resolve Dynamics 365 operations and maintenance issues.
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities for assigned systems and processes
  • Perform minor enhancements to design, configure, test and deploy changes to database fields, screens, workflows, reports, and dashboards
  • Administer security rights and user/group roles across all business lines
  • Fix defects and perform patching
  • Lead with various parts of testing process. Perform unit testing, facilitate QA & UAT, environment setup, etc
  • Manage requests to add/remove security/privileges in Dynamics 365

 

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree, Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience in Microsoft’s PowerApps, Power Automate, Custom development and Data integrations
  • Highly Preferred experience with working with Web API’s from ADP and/or Deltek and/or AzureAD and/or Kelly systems.
  • Experience to Automate Release Deployments from Test to Production.
  • Intensive and strong experience in power automate and creating power flows including desktop flow, web flow and data flow.
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure, App Registration in Azure.
  • Experience creating Rest APIs, OAuth 2.0.
  • Experience with Power BI and Power Query.
  • Experience with DevOps, GIT.
  • Knowledge of XRM tool.
  • Experience with developing and support .NET, JavaScript, Json.
  • Experience in calling Web API’s using Microsoft’s PowerApps and Flow (Desktop and Web).

Disclaimer:The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individuals assigned to this position or job description. This is not restricted as a complete list of all skills, responsibilities, duties, and/or assignments required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their position, job description or responsibilities as needed.

The diversity of Axle’s employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment based on age, race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate.

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact: careers@axleinfo.com

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Sr. Storage Engineer/Architect

Axle is a bioscience and information technology company that offers advancements in translational research, biomedical informatics, and data science applications to research centers and healthcare organizations nationally and abroad. With experts in biomedical science, software engineering, and program management, we focus on developing and applying research tools and techniques to empower decision-making and accelerate research discoveries. We work with some of the top research organizations and facilities in the country including multiple institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Axle is seeking a Sr. Storage Engineer/Architect to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) supporting the located in Rockville, MD.

 

Benefits We Offer:

  • 100% Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage for Employees
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • 401K match up to 5%
  • Educational Benefits for Career Growth
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:
    • Healthcare (FSA)
    • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
    • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
    • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)

 

Axle Informatics is currently seeking a highly ambitious, adaptable, structured, detail-oriented, and experienced Sr. Storage Engineer/Architect to join a growing infrastructure team supporting our federal client. The position is in Rockville, MD.

Responsibilities

  • Perform mission critical data center storage management oversight including input into the planning, design, and implementation of NCATS Storage in order to meet growth capacity demands and maintain reliability and access to critical scientific equipment
  • Design, deploy, manage, and maintain multi-vendor / multi-protocol datacenter storage requirements supporting enterprise and high-performance computing systems
  • Draft and review complex storage topology diagrams and architectures including migration plans
  • Strong knowledge of storage hardware architectures including working in distributed & parallel file systems environment and cloud based resources
  • Lead the planning, configuration, and maintenance of storage hardware and software, and define and develop optimized storage systems
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to assess network requirements and implement scalable solutions that align with business objectives
  • Participate in the development, support, and optimization of High-Performance Computing storage performance
  • Work in performance analysis and troubleshoot, and resolve escalated storage issues, working closely with other IT teams to ensure minimal disruption to operations
  • Consistently monitor performance and overall health of storage appliances, backup systems, and overall data sources
  • Perform storage monitoring and performance analysis, implementing proactive measures to prevent potential bottlenecks or outages
  • Diagnose storage monitoring problems, identify, and resolve performance bottlenecks, and effectively address any errors or failures within the storage infrastructure
  • Participate in capacity planning, ensuring storage resources are adequately provisioned to support growing demands
  • Evaluate and enhance data protection processes
  • Enhance business continuity and data recovery strategies to ensure they meet established data recovery policies
  • Stays up-to-date on new technologies and make recommendations for their integration to enhance overall storage efficiency
  • Actively participate in the design and architectural decisions for backup, recovery, and storage options in a cloud environment
  • Ensure all hardware and software components, are in compliance, with security guidelines
  • Mentor and provide technical guidance to team members, fostering skill development and knowledge sharing
  • Act like an Owner

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field. Master’s degree is a plus
  • 10+ years of proven experience in designing, implementing, and managing enterprise-level data storage systems and applications, and cloud-based file systems
  • Knowledgeable in storage hardware architectures and high-level programming languages
  • Familiar with latest trends in data storage, backup strategies, and network security
  • Experience working in a distributed file systems environment
  • Should be experienced in working in a distributed file systems environment
  • Experience with storage provisioning for VMWare vSphere and/or other hypervisors
  • Experience supporting environments providing high availability and disaster recovery desirable
  • Experience understanding and mitigating storage hardware and topology failures
  • Solid understanding of storage architectures, topologies, best practices, and techniques for high-performance and availability
  • In-depth knowledge of security principles, best practices, and industry standards
  • Understanding of threat modeling and risk assessment methodologies
  • Strong knowledge of network security principles and best practices
  • Knowledge of encryption (data at rest & data in transit) principals and federal requirements
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to diagnose and resolve complex network issues
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills for collaborating with colleagues at all levels
  • Experience with application selection/deployment/support with private and public cloud (AWS)
  • Ability to think critically and solve problems
  • Stays up to date on new technologies and offers the latest solutions to clients

Desired Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience in parallel filesystems like Lustre, PanFS, and/or GPFS available for High-
    Performance Computing systems
  • Experience with multi-vendor storage systems such as NetApp, Dell XtremIO, Rubrik, VAST Data, Panasas
  • Expertise in enterprise network topologies
  • Expertise with fast network fabrics like InfiniBand
  • Expertise in industry tools for CI and CD pipeline creation and execution – Jenkins, Chef, Ansible, PowerShell, Terraform, or equivalents.
  • Expertise in design, implementation, and management of compute virtualization technologies – VMWare, AWS EC2/ECS/EKS, GCP, and/or Azure Virtual Machines
  • In-depth knowledge of Virtualized cloud products: VMWare Cloud, Storage Solutions, AWS File Gateway, AWS Backup, AWS EC2/EBS/S3, CloudWatch
  • Experience and knowledge of multiple hypervisors and virtualization technologies: VMWare, Hyper-V
  • Experience in deploying a cloud solution in a secured environment: AWS VPC, Security Groups, IAM Roles, S3
  • Knowledge of multiple cloud technologies: AWS, GCP, Azure

Preferred Qualifications

  • Scripting experience with Python or Bash
  • Working knowledge of VMWare vSphere and storage area networks (SANs)
  • Experience with machine learning or data mining
  • Understanding of object-oriented programming concepts
  • Familiarity with data management tools like Starfish
  • Knowledge of Redis, Oracle, PostgreSQL, and other databases
  • Linux system administration experience

Disclaimer:The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individuals assigned to this position or job description. This is not restricted as a complete list of all skills, responsibilities, duties, and/or assignments required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their position, job description or responsibilities as needed.

The diversity of Axle’s employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment based on age, race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate.

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact: careers@axleinfo.com

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Cybersecurity SME

Axle is a bioscience and information technology company that offers advancements in translational research, biomedical informatics, and data science applications to research centers and healthcare organizations nationally and abroad. With experts in biomedical science, software engineering, and program management, we focus on developing and applying research tools and techniques to empower decision-making and accelerate research discoveries. We work with some of the top research organizations and facilities in the country including multiple institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Axle is seeking a Cybersecurity SME to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) supporting the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences located in Rockville, MD.

 

Benefits We Offer:

  • 100% Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage for Employees
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • 401K match up to 5%
  • Educational Benefits for Career Growth
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:
    • Healthcare (FSA)
    • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
    • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
    • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)

 

Axle Informatics is a bioinformatics and information technology company that offers innovative computer services, informatics, and enterprise solutions to research centers and healthcare organizations around the globe. With experts in software engineering, bioinformatics and program management, we focus on developing and applying technology tools and techniques to empower decision-making and accelerate the discovery in translational research. We work with some of the top research organizations and facilities in the country including multiple institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide Cybersecurity expertise and support across the entire program lifecycle.
  • Research Information Assurance (IA) and Cybersecurity policies, tools, techniques, technologies, and best practices.
  • Hands-On experience providing complex subject matter expertise for Cybersecurity programs and activities.   
  • Knowledge and insight in a technical and functional aspect covering a wide range of technical areas.   
  • Expert level knowledge supporting FedRAMP deployments.
  • Interact with Federal and Corporate stakeholders for incident response, recovery, and prevention.
  • Broad understanding of complex information assurance, cyber security, intel, infrastructure, operations, hardware, software, processes, systems, and tools.   
  • Experience developing detailed solutions, designs, engineering, environments, architectures, and provides expert advice and reviews for a variety of systems and engineering areas and oversees project implementation.  
  • Functional expertise in defining security requirements and developing security solutions for information protection.   
  • Experience with supporting IV&V and A&A activities.
  • Experience with obtaining ATO for federal systems.
  • Experience developing security policies and processes related to the protection of sensitive or classified information.   
  • Enforce and monitor effective cyber security policies and configurations and security event management within the logging and SIEM infrastructure.
  • Have a strong understanding of the enterprise network and how each component contributes to Security Intelligence.
  • Have a strong understanding of the tools & techniques necessary to efficiently identify trends and extract indicators from large data sources.
  • Understand and work with various categories of electronic evidence including media, email, and networks.
  • Keeping up-to-date with security trends and best practices.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, and presentation skills are required.  

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in IT or related field.
  • 8+ years of hands on Cybersecurity implementation, support for federal agencies. 
  • Knowledge of cloud infrastructure and platforms, such as AWS, Azure, GCP and OCI
  • Understanding of security best practices and experience with security tools such as WAF, NIDS, and firewalls
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Continual learning attitude, with a desire to stay current with new tools and technologies in the field of DevSecOps

Benefits

  • 100% Medical, Dental, & Vision Coverage for Employees
  • EducationalBenefits for Career Growth
  • Paid Time Off (Including Holidays)
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • 401K Matching
  • FlexibleSpending Accounts:
    • Healthcare (FSA)
    • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
    • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
    • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)

 

The diversity of Axle’s employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment based on age, race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate.

 

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact: careers@axleinfo.com

 

Disclaimer:The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individual’s assigned to this position or job description. This is not restricted as a complete list of all skills, responsibilities, duties, and/or assignments required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their position, job description or responsibilities as needed.

Disclaimer:The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individuals assigned to this position or job description. This is not restricted as a complete list of all skills, responsibilities, duties, and/or assignments required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their position, job description or responsibilities as needed.

The diversity of Axle’s employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment based on age, race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate.

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact: careers@axleinfo.com

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Cybersecurity Compliance Lead

Axle is a bioscience and information technology company that offers advancements in translational research, biomedical informatics, and data science applications to research centers and healthcare organizations nationally and abroad. With experts in biomedical science, software engineering, and program management, we focus on developing and applying research tools and techniques to empower decision-making and accelerate research discoveries. We work with some of the top research organizations and facilities in the country including multiple institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Axle is seeking a Cybersecurity Compliance Lead to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) supporting the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences located in Rockville, MD.

 

Benefits We Offer:

  • 100% Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage for Employees
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • 401K match up to 5%
  • Educational Benefits for Career Growth
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:
    • Healthcare (FSA)
    • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
    • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
    • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)

 

Zero Trust is currently seeking a “Cybersecurity Compliance Lead” to join our team. The Cybersecurity Compliance Lead will support day-to-day and project-based security activities, POA&M remediations, vulnerabilities impact, and remediation process for the on-premises and cloud environments.

The Cybersecurity Compliance Lead will use their expertise to effectively manage security compliance activities, security waivers, documentation by working and providing guidance to all the stakeholders.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

· Manage daily Cybersecurity compliance activities.

· Lead and mentor the NCATS CSS Cybersecurity compliance team.

· Lead NCATS Cybersecurity compliance efforts to follow the Risk Management Framework (RMF). Must be familiar with Risk Management Framework (RMF), NIST 800-53 and other Government mandates.

· Have a solid understanding of the ATO preparation and assessment process.

· Schedule and coordinate compliance activities, sessions, and meetings with the stakeholders.

· Provide security controls implementation guidance.

· Be able to effectively work with stakeholders to manage and close POA&Ms.

· Provide effective guidance to the stakeholders on secure baseline configurations.

· Manage documentation in NIH GRC tool.

· Ensure on time delivery of task order deliverables for cybersecurity compliance.

· Manage work through tools such as NIH incident response (IRT) portal, Splunk, ServiceNow, Jira, Confluence etc.

· Aid with the ATO preparations and security controls implementation.

· Establish communications with vendors for the release of newly identified vulnerabilities and to ensure they understand the specialized requirements of the client’s information systems.

· Develop daily, weekly, and annual NCATS security landscape metrics.

· Identify, analyze, and develop mitigation or remediation actions for system and network vulnerabilities.

· Provide notification of potential threats by tracking vulnerabilities and exploits, propagation of worms and viruses.

· Monitor the progress of internal and external organizations to ensure operational requirements are fulfilled for audits and reviews.

 

Basic Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s degree in a relevant technical discipline and 4+ years of overall related experience. 5+ years of additional related years of experience is accepted in lieu of a degree.

· Experience working with NIST 800-xxx series guidance.

· Familiarity with different encryption types.

· Familiarity with Windows/Unix/Linux platforms.

· Familiarity with DevOps pipelines, code scanning, penetration testing etc.

· Proven experience with incident and change management systems such as ServiceNow and Jira.

· Well versed in Active Directory, Office 365, and other platforms.

· Experience in Threat and Vulnerability scanning and remediation methodologies.

· Familiarity with System Incident and Event Management (SIEM) and other logging and monitoring tools.

· Experience in Vulnerability management and threat management tools such as Tenable Nessus, Netsparker, McAfee suite, Palo Alto, Amazon inspector and Cloud Watch etc.

· Experience in a hybrid operations environment providing leadership specified reports based on information received from other system owners and operations team.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

· BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering, information systems, privacy engineering or related field of study.

· CEH, Security Plus. Splunk Power User.

· Excellent communication and presentation skills and the ability to effectively communicate designs, proposals, and results; and negotiate options at management levels

· Proficient in developing briefing materials, administrative, and logistic support.

Disclaimer:The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individuals assigned to this position or job description. This is not restricted as a complete list of all skills, responsibilities, duties, and/or assignments required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their position, job description or responsibilities as needed.

The diversity of Axle’s employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment based on age, race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate.

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact: careers@axleinfo.com

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Full Stack Developer

Axle is a bioscience and information technology company that offers advancements in translational research, biomedical informatics, and data science applications to research centers and healthcare organizations nationally and abroad. With experts in biomedical science, software engineering, and program management, we focus on developing and applying research tools and techniques to empower decision-making and accelerate research discoveries. We work with some of the top research organizations and facilities in the country including multiple institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Axle is seeking a Full Stack Developer to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) supporting the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences located in Rockville, MD.

 

Benefits We Offer:

  • 100% Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage for Employees
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • 401K match up to 5%
  • Educational Benefits for Career Growth
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:
    • Healthcare (FSA)
    • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
    • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
    • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain robust and scalable web applications using Node.js and Angular.
  • Work on both client-side and server-side components to ensure seamless integration and functionality.
  • Design and implement RESTful APIs to support front-end functionalities and ensure smooth data flow between the server and client.
  • Design, implement, and manage databases, ensuring efficient and optimized queries for data retrieval and storage.
  • Implement responsive user interfaces using HTML, CSS, and Angular to deliver a seamless user experience across multiple devices.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including designers and other developers, to translate business requirements into high-quality software solutions.
  • Write clean, maintainable, and well-documented code.
  • Develop and execute unit tests and integration tests to ensure code quality and reliability.
  • Implement and optimize CI/CD pipelines for automated testing, deployment, and monitoring of applications.
  • Identify and resolve bugs, performance bottlenecks, and other issues in a timely manner.
  • Conduct thorough testing to ensure the reliability and stability of applications.
  • Implement security best practices and protocols to safeguard web applications against potential threats.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior developers, fostering a collaborative and knowledge-sharing environment.

Qualifications:
 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years of professional experience as a Full Stack Developer, with a focus on Node.js and Angular.
  • Proficiency in Node.js, Angular, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript.
  • Experience with RESTful API development and integration.
  • Knowledge of database systems such as MongoDB, MySQL, or PostgreSQL.
  • Strong proficiency in using version control systems, especially Git.
  • Familiarity with build tools and package managers.
  • Experience with testing frameworks such as Jasmine, Mocha, or Jest.
  • Knowledge of test-driven development (TDD) practices.
  • Understanding of deployment processes and experience with CI/CD pipelines.
  • Familiarity with containerization (Docker) and orchestration (Kubernetes).
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to convey technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Proactive approach to identifying and addressing technical challenges.
  • Ability to adapt to new technologies and industry trends.
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment, sharing knowledge and contributing to a positive team culture.

Disclaimer:The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individuals assigned to this position or job description. This is not restricted as a complete list of all skills, responsibilities, duties, and/or assignments required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their position, job description or responsibilities as needed.

The diversity of Axle’s employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment based on age, race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate.

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact: careers@axleinfo.com

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Research Associate

Axle is a bioscience and information technology company that offers advancements in translational research, biomedical informatics, and data science applications to research centers and healthcare organizations nationally and abroad. With experts in biomedical science, software engineering, and program management, we focus on developing and applying research tools and techniques to empower decision-making and accelerate research discoveries. We work with some of the top research organizations and facilities in the country including multiple institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Axle is seeking a Research Associate to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) supporting the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences located in Rockville, MD.

 

Benefits We Offer:

  • 100% Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage for Employees
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • 401K match up to 5%
  • Educational Benefits for Career Growth
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:
    • Healthcare (FSA)
    • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
    • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
    • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)

 

We are seeking Research Associates to support various program areas for clients such as the NIH. The interns will collaborate with their manager, mentor, and teams to actively contribute to project execution and decision-making processes. This role offers invaluable hands-on experience and exposure to the work life at NIH.  

 

This is a 12-week paid internship program. There will be two cohorts: Summer and Fall. Each cohort will accept up to 20 interns. This position is hybrid, the intern will be expected to report to Axle’s HQ three days a week.  

 

PLEASE NOTE: Axle will not be reviewing applications until May 2024.  

 

Program Areas:  

  • Software Development for AI 

  • Data Science AI/ML/LLMs 

  • Automation/IoT/Robotics 

  • DevSecOps and MLOps 

  • Cyber Security for AI 

  • Generative AI 

 

The ideal candidate:  

  1. Must be currently enrolled in or recently graduated from a bachelors or master’s program in related field 

  • Possess strong verbal and written communications skills 

  • Demonstrate strong analytical, problem solving, and decision-making skills 

  • Have a strong interest in Artificial Intelligence (AI)/ Machine Learning (ML) and Large Language Models (LLMs)  

  • Will be a self-starter with deep interest in technology and research oriented federal programs and offices 

Disclaimer:The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individuals assigned to this position or job description. This is not restricted as a complete list of all skills, responsibilities, duties, and/or assignments required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their position, job description or responsibilities as needed.

The diversity of Axle’s employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment based on age, race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate.

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact: careers@axleinfo.com

Senior Systems Engineer

Axle is a bioscience and information technology company that offers advancements in translational research, biomedical informatics, and data science applications to research centers and healthcare organizations nationally and abroad. With experts in biomedical science, software engineering, and program management, we focus on developing and applying research tools and techniques to empower decision-making and accelerate research discoveries. We work with some of the top research organizations and facilities in the country including multiple institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Axle is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) supporting the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences located in Rockville, MD.

 

Benefits We Offer:

  • 100% Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage for Employees
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • 401K match up to 5%
  • Educational Benefits for Career Growth
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:
    • Healthcare (FSA)
    • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
    • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
    • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)

 

Axle Informatics is seeking a skilled, adaptable, and detail-oriented Senior Systems Engineer (Security Operations) to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) supporting the National Center for Advancing Translational Science (NCATS) located in Bethesda, MD. (Hybrid – Must be in the Northern, VA, Maryland, DC area)
Position Summary
The candidate for the COE role will support our federal customers by providing operational system and security engineering support, and more specifically in threat investigation and vulnerability hands-on remediation.
Responsibilities:
Security vulnerabilities investigation and resolution
  • Analyze, troubleshoot, and investigate security-related, IT system anomalies based on security platform reporting, network traffic, log files and host-based / automated security alerts
  • Lead security vulnerabilities resolution in collaboration with operations and development teams, and provide detailed incident reports, including root cause analysis, impact assessment, and recommended actions for prevention and future incident response improvement
  • Develop, test and deploy automated scripts (BigFix, GPOs, Ansible) to fix security vulnerabilities or patch systems on Windows and Linux servers
  • Take care of monthly OS / middleware patching
  • Keep Operating Systems security baseline configurations up-to-date
  • Actively contribute on security-related Windows / Linux initiatives (MFA roll-out, OS migration, etc.)

Contribute to activity maturity

  • Design and improve security controls (e.g., baseline monitoring) to protect information systems, enterprise applications and data
  • Optimize tooling and automate recurring tasks
  • Proactively identify and investigate common security issues and recommend mitigation strategies, while also surfacing opportunities for automation to improve efficiency and effectiveness
  • Maintain and update relevant system and process documentation

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or similar field. Master’s degree preferred
  • At least one active security focused certification, such as CompTIA Security+, CompTIA CySA+, CISSP, etc.
  • Minimum 5 years of Linux/Windows engineering experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience working in a Production support environment
  • Proven experience with Splunk: building queries, dashboards, and reports
  • Skill in one or more scripting languages (Bash, Python, Perl, or other multi-platform automation tools)
  • Knowledge of new and emerging IT and cybersecurity technologies
  • Effective communication skills (verbal and written) ensuring clear and effective communication with senior government leaders and technical peers
  • Experience with Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) guidelines, Risk Management Framework (RMF), NIST SP 800-53, Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Compliance Checker
  • Knowledge of authentication, authorization, and access control methods
  • Previous NIH or Federal experience is a plus

Disclaimer:The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individuals assigned to this position or job description. This is not restricted as a complete list of all skills, responsibilities, duties, and/or assignments required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their position, job description or responsibilities as needed.

The diversity of Axle’s employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment based on age, race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate.

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact: careers@axleinfo.com

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