Telophase Corporation


Telophase is committed to recruiting, retaining, and developing diverse teams of talented professionals to provide solutions for our clients. We are always on the lookout for smart, talented and committed individuals to join our team. We offer competitive compensation packages and excellent benefits to all our employees.

Why join Telophase?

  • Support Professional Development
  • Encourage Innovative Capability
  • Advance Effective Leadership Ability
  • Preserve Responsible Corporate Culture
  • Promote Community Life

Employee Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Telophase offers the following benefits:

Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug and Vision Coverage

We offer PPO and HMO options for our employees and pay a significant portion of the premiums for medical coverage.

Annual Leave/Sick Leave

Employees accrue personal leave per year which can be used for vacation, personal holidays and for family or personal illness. Unused leave is cumulative

Paid Holidays

We observe 10 federal holidays per calendar year. Employees are compensated at their regular rate of pay for each observed holiday.

401(k) Retirement Plan

We offer the option of participating in the ING 401K plan.

Direct Deposit Payroll

We provide direct deposit to all employees.
Please note that some benefits differ by job locations, business unit and personal situation.

How do I apply?

Interested candidate should fax their resume (with cover letter and salary requirements) to (703) 312-1013 or email Please be sure to include the job identification number of the position(s) to which you are applying.

If you have any questions about a current job opening, please contact:

  • Irene Mihalache
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Disclaimer: Resumes sent to Telophase will be stored in Telophase's centralized database and may be used in the future.

    Current Openings

  • Job Title
  • Graphic Design Specialist
  • Job Overview

  • Location: Greenbelt, MD
  • Employment Type: Full Time / Onsite
  • Job Description

    NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC; is the nation's largest organization of scientists and engineers that build spacecraft, construct instruments, and develop technology to study the Earth, the sun, our solar system, and the universe. Goddard's work generates many inventions; some fraction have the potential to generate commercial success or otherwise improve quality of life. Goddard's Innovative Technology Partnerships Office (ITPO; screens inventions for commercial potential, markets promising inventions to industry, and establishes partnerships with interested companies - all to help translate Goddard's inventions from lab to market.

    Marketing is central to the ITPO's mission. The ITPO must market internally to encourage Goddard inventors to disclose their new ideas (inreach) and externally to make industry aware of the benefits in partnering with NASA (outreach). The Graphic Design Specialist (staffed as an onsite, fulltime contractor via Telophase) works within a marketing team to translate various marketing ideas into reality through a variety of electronic and print media. While a variety of skills are valued (e.g., message development, print-order management, and some event coordination), the ability to generate professional graphic designs within time and budget constraints is of paramount importance.

    Job Requirements

    • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident
    • Education: Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 5 years of experience preferred.
    • Tools: Strong proficiency with standard graphic design packages such as the Adobe Creative Suite (e.g., Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop) and related tools common in graphic arts. Web programming skills could prove quite useful but are not required. Expect basic proficiency with MS Office products (Excel, Word, Powerpoint).
    • Portfolio: Examples illustrating strong graphic design/art talent for generating very professional products (may include Web, electronic, or print). Should have experience developing marketing materials that include flyers, brochures, booklets, booth displays, banners, and associated materials.
    • Work skills: Ability to work both individually and in a team-based environment. Good interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills (and ability to work tactfully with others). Willing to accept management direction/guidance (i.e., if in conflict, customer requests must trump creative preferences). Strong initiative as well as organization and project-management capabilities.

    Job Duties

    • Develop graphic designs for marketing materials upon request that include but are not limited to flyers, brochures, booklets, presentations, Web sites, booth displays, banners, marquee postings, and associated materials. Marketing materials will be used for both inreach and outreach via both direct and indirect initiatives.
    • Proactively find creative ways to enhance the image and brand of NASA GSFC's ITPO.
    • When needed, assist in the setup and staffing of booths utilized at various events (typically local) that showcase NASA GSFC technologies and the ITPO's support services.
    • Provide any other service that supports ITPO operations upon request. For example, may be asked to provide front-desk, receptionist backup assistance on occasion (several staffers rotate backing up regular receptionist when out of the office).

    Additional Requirements

    • Individual must meet government NAC and citizenship/work permit requirements for access to NASA
    • Position may require occasional air travel

    Additional Requirements

  • Sr. Software Engineer/UI Developer
  • Job Overview

  • Job ID: SWD03 – 0021
  • Location: Greenbelt, MD
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Job Description

    Telophase Corporation, a federal and commercial IT Services company in the Washington DC Metro area, is offering the following employment opportunity in Greenbelt, MD. We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to work with a team of UI developers, back-end developers and Earth Science subject matter experts to develop, revise and improve a web user interface.

    Candidates must have a broad range of programming skills with a strong understanding of software development concepts, such as object oriented design/programming and event driven programming, in JavaScript. Candidates will be expected to lead small tasks from concepts to finished product. Candidates should also bring a strong vision and a penchant for applying new technologies for Web applications.

    Job Requirements

    • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident
    • BS in Computer Sciences or related field, MS preferred
    • 5-10 years of experience developing web based application software using Open Source Technologies, preferably geared toward the science community and data visualization
    • 3+ years of hands-on experience in developing user interfaces and web applications using client side technologies
    • Expertise in XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX and event based programming
    • Experience using one or more of JavaScript libraries such as YUI, JQuery, Prototype
    • Experience in server-side scripting using Perl, JSP, CGI or Python
    • Experience with developing and using web services (REST or SOAP)
    • Has general knowledge of human factors and usability issues
    • Experience in automated testing of web user interfaces
    • Works well in an agile environment with inter-disciplinary teams
    • Experience leading small tasks in all phases of software development life cycle
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in working with internal and external customers
    • Ability to work independently or as part of a team

    Desired Skills

    • Experience with server side technologies such as Java Servlets and CGI
    • Experience in Java6
    • Experience working with Makefiles, code minification, programming best practices, JSDoc, and CVS
    • Experience in a civilian government contracting environment
  • Web Applications Developer
  • Job Overview

  • Job ID: DD02-0011
  • Location: Washington, DC
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Job Description

    Telophase Corporation, a federal and commercial IT Services company in the Washington DC Metro area, is offering the following employment opportunity at a customer site in Washington, DC. Candidates must have proven experience in developing web applications and be able to show examples of previous web development work.

    Job Requirements

    • Must be a US Citizen (security clearance not required but a plus)
    • Must have 5+ years of proven experience developing web applications
    • Must be able to show examples of previous web development work
    • Must have at least 1 year experience developing with Ruby on Rails
    • Has extensive knowledge in CSS and have familiarity with the CSS3 standards
    • Has extensive knowledge of JavaScript and popular JavaScript libraries such as JQuery
    • Has a good understanding of test and behavior driven development
    • Familiarity with NoSQL (i.e. MongoDB, Couch, Riak)
    • Proficient in Linux and has the ability to use SSH
    • Knowledge of version control and web authentication using Active Directory is preferred

    Other Skills

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering is preferred
    • Superior communication skills – both written and verbal – for interaction with prospects and customers.
    • High level of drive and initiative; ability to deliver with limited direction.
    • Must be highly motivated, self-starter, results-oriented, able to work independently or as part of a team
    • Strong attention to detail, process and documentation