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Blue Star Software Overview

Chantilly, VA
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
IT Services
$5 to $10 million (USD) per year


Our technologists are unified by a common enthusiasm for cutting-edge technology and a sincere sense of pride in serving the U.S. federal government.

 Blue Star has a flat organizational structure. Bureaucracy and rigidity do not thrive here. Our ... Read more

Mission: Blue Star is a team of passionate technologists dedicated to providing first class solutions to U.S. Government projects. We specialize in cloud analytics, big data, R&D, machine learning, natural language processing, and digital ... Read more

Blue Star Software Reviews

  • "This is an amazing company!"

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Blue Star Software full-time (More than 10 years)


    I have worked for Blue Star Software for a long time now and I can't say enough good things about it. Its still a relatively small company but don't let that scare you. I have had the privilege of working for a Fortune 100 company with over 100,000 employees and what they offered doesn't even compare to what Blue Star Software provides. Blue Star Software has much more competitive salaries, better benefits, more allowances for training and books, and overall a much better culture. Currently we are staffing quite a few contracts across northern Viriginia and Maryland so there is always opporunity to try something new! The company management is amazing and genuinely seems to care about the employees.


    There were some in the beginning but management listens to the employees and often implements their ideas or recommendations. Today I can't think of any cons.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!

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Blue Star Software Interviews



Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview





    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Vienna, VA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview


    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Blue Star Software (Vienna, VA).


    I was asked general tech questions related to the position. I was asked a few technical whiteboard questions. Light and easy conversation about the position, including technical details of the role.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a time you faced a challenging moment as an engineer, and how did you overcome it?   Answer Question
    • Reverse engineer this section of disassembled code. What is this function doing?   Answer Question
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Blue Star Software Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work, Washington Business Journal, 2016
  • Best Places To Work, Washington Business Journal, 2017
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Pledges & Certifications

Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

Pay Equality Pledge

Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

Career Advancement Program

Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

Pledge to Thrive

Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being

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