By Light Professional IT Services

Software Developer (Kubernetes)

Job Locations US-Remote Work
Job ID
# of Openings
Job Function
Information Technology
Minimum Clearance
Ability to Obtain Clearance


Metova, a By Light company, is hiring a Software Developer with Kubernetes experience to join our CyberCENTS team. This position will work on a product team charged with the design, integration, production, testing, and deployment of cyber training software. Software development responsibilities include: requirements gathering, requirements analysis, research, architecture and design, coding and validation of components to include a message broker and environment agents used for training purposes.


Metova’s Cyberoperations Enhanced Network and Training Simulators (CENTS) were developed to support cyber training, exercises, and mission qualification of the cyber mission forces across the US Department of Defense.


  • Determine the level of effort and time required to resolve assigned tasks and design requirements.
  • Provide direction and mentorship to junior developers
  • Analyze requirements and design architecture to support training platform
  • Develop components to integrate into platform using best practice coding conventions.
  • Maintain design documentation
  • Work on sprint team in agile, rapid development and deployment environment.
  • Communicate status to team lead / project oversight.

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in a computer/engineering related field and five (5) or more years of software development.
  • Experience with Docker container orchestration via Kubernetes
  • Experience with network routing (e.g., BGP, GRE)
  • Experience with network protocols (e.g., DNS, HTTPS, NTP) forming network infrastructure
  • Experience with Agile Software Development/Software Development Life Cycle, system and software testing, bug tracking, Git Repositories and branches.

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • Experience with cyber range concepts
  • Experience with virtualization environments, such as KVM or ESXi/ Vmware

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • No clearance required but must be able to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret clearance


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