Technical Lead

Job Locations US
Job ID 2022-2685
# of Openings


REI Systems’ mission is to deliver innovative technology solutions for Federal Clients. The foundation of our success is an unwavering determination to surpass our client’s expectations. We offer this same commitment to our employees by providing professional development, projects that are impactful and meaningful, and the flexibility to spend time with family and friends. We believe our employees are at their best when they are fulfilled in both their professional careers and their lives outside of work.  Learn more at  


Employees voted REI Systems a Washington Post Top Workplace in 2015, 2016, 2018, 2020, and 2021!


Have you ever wondered how the food you eat is deemed to be safe, or how pharmaceutical companies are inspected to ensure the drugs they produce meet FDA regulations? If so, we have a very large new program with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and would love to have you join us! If you are solution oriented and thrive in a fast paced, agile environment then come work for a company that was named a Washington Post Best Place to Work for 5 out of the last 6 years.


Specific Roles and Responsibilities for the FDA Technical Lead position include but are not limited to: 


  • Participate as a core member of the Agile team across all planning, analysis, design, development, and testing activities 
  • Must be up to date on the current technology landscape, be technology agnostic, and have a passion for staying current and experimenting with new approaches and tools 
  • Deliver on a system modernization project in which business capabilities previously provided by a legacy system are re-developed on a new platform or technology 
  • Work with complex data and understanding the current technologies available for data analysis, processing, and visualization 
  • Collaborate with the Business Analysts, test team and leads and provide documentation for customer deliverables 
  • Lead in design, code, code inspections and test inspections throughout the life cycle to identify issues/defects and participate in other meetings such as use case creation technical interchanges 
  • Develop estimates for design and implementation based on a level of effort and relative sizing (small, medium, large) depending on complexity of the requirements 
  • Comply with CMMI level 3 and project level processes to improve efficiency and consistency of all deliverables 
  • Guide and mentor junior software engineers within the project 
  • Coordinate closely with peers to ensure proper implementation of system specifications and integration of the new development with the complete system 



The Technical Lead will have the following qualifications:


  • 5+ of experience in 2 or more frameworks or programming languages - Angular 2+, JavaScript, jQuery, React, or Node.js 
  • 5+ years of experience in 1 or more frameworks or programming languages such as ASP.NET Core, ASP.NET, C#, and .Net Framework 
  • At least 3 years of experience with JSON, AJAX, XML\XSLT, HTTP, JavaScript/Typescript, HTML5, CSS3 
  • At least 5 years of experience in relational database development preferably using Oracle Server  
  • Programming (e.g. Stored Procedures, Views, Functions, etc.) 
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins, and CI/CD tools  
  • A demonstrated understanding of Service Oriented Architectures (SOA) including RESTful Service frameworks (Web API) 
  • Working knowledge of testing frameworks like XUnit, NUnit, or Selenium 
  • Ability to very quickly ramp up to understand code, provide updates, design inputs, interfaces to other applications 
    • Familiar with Agile development methodology  
    • Experience in a parallel development environment managing overlapping development efforts that can impact the same functionalities  
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including experience working directly with customers to discuss their requirements and objectives.  
    • Ability to prioritize, status, and multitask 


Education: Bachelors Degree  in Computer Science or similar required


Clearance:  Public Trust clearance needed


Location:Remote USA


Covid Policy Disclosure:  Should the essential functions of this position require that the employee performing this role work on-site at REI’s Sterling location the following requirements will apply:  the individual holding this position must be fully vaccinated, as defined in CDC guidance, as a condition of continued employment.  REI will consider requests to be excused from this policy whenever necessary to comply with legal requirements and will consider any requests for reasonable accommodations due to a disability, religion, or other exemptions on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements. Employees and applicants requesting accommodations should request the accommodation in writing and should explain in detail the reasons why they are seeking an accommodation. REI will request additional information or documentation it deems necessary to inform its decision on an employee’s or applicant’s accommodation request.

REI Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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