Criterion Systems, Inc.

Software Engineer

Job Locations US-CO
Information Technology
Regular Full-Time


At SAGE Black, a wholly subsidiary of Criterion Systems, we developed a different kind of business—a company whose real value is a reputation for excellence built upon the collective skills, talents, perspectives, and backgrounds of its people. By accepting a position with Criterion Systems, you will join a group of professionals with a collaborative mindset where we share ideas and foster professional development to accomplish our goals. In addition to our great culture, we also offer competitive compensation and benefit packages, company-sponsored team building events, and advancement opportunities. To find out more about how Criterion can help you take your career to the next level please visit our website:


These positions require professionals with a solid Agile development background who can build applications top to bottom and function in a complex and fast-moving environment. The ideal individuals will have experience with Java, Angular, C/C++, Oracle or other relational databases, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript. The ability to communicate effectively is paramount to the success of the individual in this role. Because we serve on a greater team that serves our country, we are required to possess an active Top Secret/ Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) security clearance and successfully complete a counterintelligence (CI) Polygraph.


  • Current TS/SCI Security Clearance 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / Computer Engineering or similar from an accredited college or university – 4 years of professional experience can substitute for a bachelor’s degree

Your Experiences and Strengths Include:

  • Background developing software using Object Oriented development techniques with specific experience in Java/C++/C# or AngularJS up to Angular7
  • Experience developing Service Oriented Architecture applications 
  • Experience in an Agile software development environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Experience with Oracle RDBMS development

In addition to the above, your skills will include some subset of the following:

  • Familiarity with enterprise client/server software architectures – COTS and FOSS integration 
  • Full software development lifecycle functions including requirements definition, software design, developing, testing, debugging and documenting 
  • Experience with web frameworks, particularly Angular 
  • Experience developing automated testing units for developed software 
  • Solid knowledge of data structures and the uses/advantages/disadvantages of each along with strong analytic and debugging skills 
  • Experience with serialization techniques such as XML, JSON or BSON 
  • Experience developing software for Windows or Linux Operating Systems

Benefits offered: medical, dental, vision, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, profit sharing opportunities, education assistance, paid time off, and holidays

“In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role is $55,500 to $120,000; however, SAGE Black, a wholly
subsidiary of Criterion Systems considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, education/training, and key skills.”


 Criterion Systems, Inc. and its subsidiaries are committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination at all levels of our organization.  We believe in treating all applicants and employees fairly and make employment decisions without regard to any individual’s protected status:  race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, sex/gender, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and mental disability, marital/parental status, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation, and related medical conditions), age, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit


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