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AINS Inc. is an information technology company, in business since 1988, and now serving more than 380 client organizations with IT products and services. Based in Gaithersburg, Maryland, AINS has customers throughout the Washington Metro area. AINS develops and licenses COTS software products for enterprise document management, case management, and workflow management. AINS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

For full-time employees, AINS offers:

  • Competitive pay & incentives
  • Annual leave and holidays
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Health, dental and life insurance
  • Career growth
  • Education cost reimbursement

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Senior Technical Writer  » Apply Now Gaithersburg, MD

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Software Developer – (iOS Mobile Apps Developer) Mid-level » Apply Now - Crystal City, VA

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Senior Technical Writer

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The Senior Technical Writer will take ownership of all documentation under a software product line, authoring complex technical documents including user manuals, installation guides, training materials, release notes and more. This individual will partner with other teams including software development, customer support, marketing, and technical support to understand and respond to customer documentation needs. The Senior Technical Writer will maintain and improve legacy documentation as well as develop new documents to support emerging features and applications.


  • Bachelor's degree in Technical Writing, Journalism or an English-related discipline
  • Experience authoring highly-technical documentation for software systems or IT project teams: 5 years
  • Experience with Adobe RoboHelp and the Microsoft Office suite (2010, 2013)
  • Ability to manage a full suite of documentation for a product line
  • Ability to work under pressure and respond quickly to customer needs
  • Ability to competently perform all functions in the technical writing process including writing, proofreading, editing and formatting documentation for different platforms, media and audiences
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with version control processes and platforms (SharePoint, Visual Studio)


  • Experience in writing documentation for off-the-shelf commercial software for government agencies
  • Understanding of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
  • Understanding of basic project management principles, particularly requirements and schedule management
  • Independent contributor and go-getter
  • Ability to work as part of a team and flexibility in approaching tasks
  • Comfort working with standard documentation processes
  • Ability to quickly understand complex systems and explain them to varied audiences
  • Ability to work under strict deadlines, often with quick turnaround
  • Internal drive, intellectual curiosity, willingness to learn and a desire to help customers succeed

Senior Microsoft Windows Active Directory Administrator - Active Secret Clearance

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AINS has an exciting opportunity for a talented Senior Microsoft Windows Active Directory Administrator with migration experience to support a Windows Active Directory migration from 2003/2008 to 2012 (or most recent version) on a federal services contract. The candidate will work closely with the Server Operations, application and middleware teams to develop, test and implement the migration strategy from 2003/2008 to 2012. The candidate will be responsible for producing the SOPs which will be used for the production deployment. Familiarity with scripting technologies such as VB and/or Powershell is desired. Familiarity with Riverbed SteelFusion hardware is desired. Work will be performed out of the client’s facilities in Arlington, VA and Washington DC.
Task Description: 
The candidate must be able to gather requirements and help architect, plan and implement system solutions for a Windows platform to meet customer requirements.  Experience with web servers, databases, networks, cabling, new installations and migrations, and security scanning tools is required.  Experience with deploying and supporting Microsoft Windows Server 2016 and 2016 STIG.  
Off-shift coverage will be required for support of systems and/or scheduled maintenance and system upgrades. The ability to write shell scripts and utility programs for Windows system maintenance is also a plus. Experience with Riverbed SteelFusion is desired.
Candidate must have experience in development of implementation guides based on NIST 800-53 moderate and high impact baselines and also must have Federal customer experience and be able to obtain federal Top Secret level security clearance, if needed. To be successful in this position, the candidate must also display excellent teamwork skills, written and oral communication skills, and formal documentation skills.
Required skills/Level of Experience:
Position requires 7+ years of experience with the following: 

  • Experience with windows migrations and active directory upgrades
  • Experience managing Microsoft Active Directory to include implementation of GPOs to support the implementation of STIG settings on file and print services, DNS, Domain Controllers and application servers
  • Managing Windows systems, including Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Window Server 2012, to include 2012 STIG deployment
  • Building, configuring, and managing Microsoft Windows servers in multi-tenant enterprise environments
  • Experience with Enterprise Backup software
  • Harden Windows operating systems to STIG compliance
  • Experience managing Active Directory architecture and replication in a multi domain environment
  • Experience with Active Directory design
  • Experience with large scale datacenter design and operations

Position requires 2-3 years of experience with the following:

  • Experience working with virtual infrastructure (i.e. VMWare) required
  • Experience utilizing VB/Powershell to automate common functions
  • Experience migrating large infrastructures from physical to virtual environments
  • Experience/awareness of SCCM methodologies


  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)
  • ITIL v3 Foundations Certification
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Security Clearance

  • US Citizenship required

Active DoD Secret clearance required


ColdFusion Software Developer

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 AINS is a technology firm specializing in SaaS case management software products and other technology services. Due to continued growth, AINS is seeking a web developer with ColdFusion web development experience to join an exceptional team supporting and developing a portfolio of applications using a variety of tools.

This position is located in Crystal City, Arlington, Va.
Technical Skills
The ideal candidate for this position has few years of experience in ColdFusion web development including ColdBox MVC Framework, JavaScript; JQuery, Bootstrap, responsive interface design; and working with relational databases such as MySQL, Oracle or MS SQL Server
Additional experience and a wiliness to learn other web development environments is a plus but not required. The following skills are also valuable but optional: 

  • C#.Net, ASP.Net.
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Microsoft (MS) Azure development suites
  • Java, J2EE
  • Application servers such as Apache, Red Hat JBoss and IIS.
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies
  • Design and develop websites and custom application solutions.
  • Maintain and support existing applications, providing suggestions on ways to optimize or enhance
  • Engage in problem definition and solution implementation according to client needs
  • Diagnose application performance across client-side code, network communication, web-service processing, relational database design, and web-service interactions.
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field

Software Developer – (iOS Mobile Apps Developer) Mid-level

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Software Developer – (iOS Mobile Apps Developer) Mid-level

AINS has an exciting opportunity for a talented developer within the DC metro region. The position is to perform the day to day development activities, and primarily focus on custom development tasks to include iOS mobile applications. There are series of customizations and integrations that requires the individual to be adept with iOS development and deployment, and support the current team in building a cohesive, streamlined and quality solutions. The primary work location is at the client site in Crystal City (Arlington), VA.

Candidates should be hands-on in all aspects software development life-cycle. Candidates must have the ability and interest to work on a range of different types of projects and business processes.

Position Description 

  • Work independently and collaboratively as a senior developer on a high-visibility software development projects.
  • Contribute to senior level design and architectural discussions  as well as customer requirements sessions to support  the implementation of mobile applications
  • Design and develop clear and maintainable code
  • Complete complex development tasks on time and on budget
  • Interact with the client to clarify analyze, assess requirements-
  • Actively involved in iterative requirements, design, development, testing activities and deployment activities.
 Required Skills and Experience
  • 3+ years developing software applications with exposure to full life-cycle development
  • Mobile App. Developer with experience developing business applications for iPhone/iPad and deploying the applications through the App Store
  • Device-side iOS programming and good skill in user interface (UI) design
  • Server-side development of services which provide data to mobile-enabled applications
  • Web services development and implementation (REST and SOAP)
  • Experience implementing applications with innovative approaches to complement non-mobile enterprise applications.
  • Understanding of best practices for provisioning and deploying enterprise users with custom mobile applications 
  • Objective-C
  • iOS
  • Fluency in XML
  • Excellent analytical and assessment skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated and ability to work well in a team
  • Ability to work will with customers, facilitate requirements, design, and demonstrate creative solution concepts
Other desired skills:
  • Front End programming in AJAX, JS, HTML
  • Database application development
  • Amazon AWS or Microsoft Azure cloud-based development, operations, deployment, and DEVOPS
  • Java, .Net or other development skills (e.g., Drupal, ColdFusion, etc).
  • Familiarity with Agile development practices.
  • Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited university (Computer Science or Math preferred)
Security Clearance
  • US Citizenship required
  • Active Secret clearance required

Senior Account Executive (AE)


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Senior Account Executive (AE)

At AINS, we are shaping the future of work with big ideas that challenge conventional thinking and a new approach to solving complex business challenges.  Through our low code, adaptive case management software, we enable organizations to bring new solutions to market quickly, digitize customer engagement and automate unique business processes across diverse lines of business.  All right here in the Washington, DC area.

AINS is seeking an entrepreneurial sales performer who has demonstrated experience generating business within government and commercial markets.  This is an uncapped earning opportunity for an aggressive and focused sales professional to sell enterprise case management solutions and services to prospective clients.
AINS is a fast paced, high growth technology company and a recognized leader in our field.  The Senior Account Executive will leverage and grow their knowledge of the Case Management/BPM market to sell AINS solutions. The ideal candidate has a track record of sales success, in-depth knowledge of our core vertical markets, and is looking to make a significant impact for their customers. 
The Senior Account Executive is a high-visibility role that will own and grow a territory for one, or more, eCase® adaptive case management solutions. This is an excellent opportunity for a proven performer who is ready to accelerate their career and have a direct impact on the growth of a company. 

  • Develop and manage the complex sales cycle from opportunity to closure. Goal will be to generate sales revenue through a repeatable sales process
  • Qualify leads, determines deal strategy and identify sales pursuit team to build proposals including solution design, work estimates, and scope
  • Establish and develop a strategy for identifying and closing new software and services opportunities directly with targeted accounts and new strategic prospects
  • Present AINS solutions using appropriate value-based sales approaches and techniques, including team and/or consultative presentations and efforts
  • Proactively find new business opportunities through initiative and creativity, as well as working closely with Marketing, Lead Development Reps, and Sales management to develop focused campaigns to drive awareness and lead generation
  • Collaborate and lead successful execution of sales activities with internal cross-functional teams, with senior management and corporate counsel, through contract negotiation and signed contracts
  • Manage all sales activity and monthly forecasting of revenue in
  • Stay current with competitive landscape and industry/sector trends


  • 5-7 years of successful sales experience selling enterprise software and service solutions to government and commercial accounts.  Minimum of 2 years solution selling experience
  • Hunter-type personality with track record of consistent earnings
  • Must have a proven track record of capturing and retaining clients
  • Experience positioning and selling Case Management/BPM software, enterprise business solutions and/or cloud software solutions
  • Active listener with demonstrated experience at consultative selling
  • Capable of managing a pipeline of prospects at different stages of the buying cycle
  • Ability to interact with business and technology executives about their challenges and link those needs to the demonstrated value of our solutions
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strategic sales training, Solution Selling and/or process-oriented sales approach