Highlight Technologies

Cloud / AWS Software Engineer

Job Locations US-MD | US-MD-Hillcrest Heights


As the Software Developer, you will be building tools for the use of Coast Guard Intelligence team and supporting operations providing critical insights to multiple cloud environments. The duties include building and integrating cutting edge tools and services for the US Coast Guard (USCG). 


You will be responsible for building tools to support worldwide intelligence system that USCG uses to help safeguard our nation. 


  • Develop new tools to support USCG Intelligence Operations.
  • Integrate COTS and GOTS tools in AWS environment.
  • Work with other stakeholders, including the systems users and administrators to build tools that operate effectively in multiple environments, including on Coast Guard Vessels.


  • Active TS, SCI Eligible and must be willing to take a CI Polygraph.
  • Bachelors Degree or higher in a technical discipline (or equivalent) related field. 
  • Minimum of four (4) years relevant experience.
  • Extensive experience with Java, required.
  • Extensive experience as an application developer. 
  • Experience with React and Key Cloak, preferred.

About Highlight

For over ten years, Highlight has provided Development and Modernization, Secure IT, and Mission Solution services to our federal government customers. Our team knows the technology; we understand how our customers and their stakeholders work; and we know how to implement industry best practices to deliver high-quality, end-to-end solutions that minimize risk and maximize results.


Since our inception, Highlight has had an employee-first mindset. Our mission is to provide employees with rewarding and impactful career opportunities. In 2021, Highlight’s founder and CEO, Rebecca Andino, implemented an Employee Stock Ownership Plan to embody and expand our culture of transparency, teamwork and rewarding the work of our employees. By becoming an ESOP, our employee-owners share in the success of the company through their ownership stake. To learn more about ESOPS, check out: www.esopinfo.org


We’re an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change - regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics. Our team is dedicated to foster diversity within our teams to promote creativity, innovation, and teamwork to deliver the best solutions for our customers.




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