Software Developer Jobs in Virginia

Design and build applications that run on computers or in web browsers. Software developers may specialize in specific software applications or underlying systems that run devices and networks. Developers consider the users’ needs and the capabilities of the technology being used in order to tailor software to best fill those needs. When planning how each part of the software will fit together, they often create flowcharts and other models/diagrams. These graphics are helpful when constructing or demonstrating the application’s functionality.

Software developers are responsible for ensuring that their programs continue to function correctly through various tests. They also document the software’s features so that the records can be referenced during future maintenance and upgrades.

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Capital One - Moseley, VA
West Creek 4 (12074), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia Sr. Software Engineer (Splunk) Do you love building and pioneering in the technology space? Do you enjoy solving complex business...
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Experis - Alexandria, VA
AWS Cloud Developer to join the team in Kingstowne, VA. Clearance Required: Secret Overview: The AWS Cloud Developer will assist with the development and deployment of the SAP enterprise solution...
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Perspecta - Chantilly, VA
Qualifications * Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field * Minimum of five years experience in software engineering and development * Minimum of five years experience...
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Lorien - North Springfield, VA
Commercial software development lifecycle practices Experience with various web development tools and IDE environments. Works independently to develop, configure, code and test programs....
1 day ago
Kforce Technology - Ridge, VA
Kforce has a client seeking a Senior Developer in Richmond, VA. Responsibilities: Partner with Product Manager and Sr Analyst to understand business and functional requirements Develop ETL and...
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Capital One - Goochland, VA
Locations: VA - McLean, United States of America, McLean, Virginia Software Engineer Do you love building and pioneering in the technology space? Do you enjoy solving complex business problems in...
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Capital One - Rockville, VA
Responsibilities: Perform full stack software development leveraging a test-driven development pattern Own the technical design and development of cross-functional, multi-platform application systems...
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Sevatec Incorporated - Vienna, VA
Science/Engineering or related field Years of Experience: 2+ years of hands-on experience in software development using Java technologies, preferably in a large-scale enterprise environment Areas of...
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Capital One - Aylett, VA
Basic Qualifications: - Bachelor's Degree - At least 3 years experience in software development Preferred Qualifications: - Masters Degree - 4 years experience in software development - 3 years experience...
1 day ago
Booz Allen Hamilton - Arlington, VA
Job Number: R0091937 Software Developer The Challenge: Are you looking for an opportunity to not just develop software, but to build a system that will have an impact?...
22 hours ago
Sparks Group - McLean, VA
Qualifications/Background Profile : Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent discipline 10+ years of experience in software development Experience working on an Agile team .NET Core/ASP.NET...
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Capital One - Manakin Sabot, VA
West Creek 4 (12074), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia Sr. Software Engineer (Splunk) Do you love building and pioneering in the technology space? Do you enjoy solving complex business...
1 day ago
City of Portsmouth - Portsmouth, VA
Education, Experience & Special Requirements Bachelor's degree in Information Systems Management, Computer Science or a related field and 3-5 years of computer programming and analysis, hardware and...
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Capital One - Fort Lee, VA
Locations: VA - Richmond, United States of America, Richmond, Virginia Senior Software Engineer Do you love building and pioneering in the technology space? Do you enjoy solving complex business...
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Capital One - Manakin Sabot, VA
Locations: VA - Richmond, United States of America, Richmond, Virginia Master Software Engineer Do you love building and pioneering in the technology space? Do you enjoy solving complex business...
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Software Developer Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Software Architecture
The way that software components - subroutines, classes, functions, etc. - are arranged, and the interactions between them, is called architecture. In this course you will study the ways these...

Software Testing

When writing software, destruction can be just as valuable as creation. Learn how to catch bugs and break software as you discover different testing methods that will help you build better...


Software Debugging

In this class you will learn how to debug programs systematically, how to automate the debugging process and build several automated debugging tools in Python.


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Salary for Software Developer Jobs in Virginia

This is the average annual salary for Software Developer jobs in Virginia as reported by the BLS.

$79,583

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Highest Education Level

Software Developers in Virginia offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (45.8%)
  • Master's Degree (35.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (7.1%)
  • Vocational or Certification (5.1%)
  • High School or GED (3.7%)
  • Doctorate Degree (2.7%)
  • Some College (0.5%)
  • Some High School (0.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Software Developers in Virginia
  • 4-6 years (34.0%)
  • 2-4 years (17.4%)
  • 6-8 years (16.1%)
  • None (15.1%)
  • 10+ years (11.9%)
  • 1-2 years (4.5%)
  • 8-10 years (1.0%)

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