Software Engineer
Jacobs
Fort Meade, Maryland,United States
6d ago

Description

KeyW is looking for a Software Engineer to support a newly award program to support in developing web-based applications that support collaboration efforts across the Agency.

Expertise in all aspects of software development is essential. Ideally, the candidate would be a full stack web developer, with experience doing front-end and back-end development.

  • Analyze user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements.
  • Debug existing software and correct defects.
  • Design and code new software or modify existing software to add new features.
  • Write or review software and system documentation.
  • Integrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments.
  • Develop simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories.
  • Software development using languages such as C, C++, Python, Ruby, Perl, JavaScript, etc.
  • Has experience with agile development processes.
  • Has experience with source code control systems, such as Git.
  • Serve as team lead at the level appropriate to the software development process being used on any particular project.
  • Design and development of relational and non-relational database applications.
  • Use of orchestration frameworks such as Spring and Kafka.
  • Familiarization with queue management systems
  • Develop or implement algorithms to meet or exceed system performance and functional standards.
  • Develop and execute test procedures for software components.
  • Develop software solutions by analyzing system performance standards and conferring with users or system engineers; analyzing systems flow, data usage and work processes;
  • and investigating problem areas.

  • Modify existing software to adapt to new hardware or to improve its performance
  • Design, develop, and modify software systems using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcomes and consequences of design decisions
  • Java development using the Eclipse IDE (Integrated Development Environment).
  • Development of Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) applications
  • Experience using collaboration and software development tools (ie. Atlassian).
  • Software development using continuous integration practices
  • Experience with container technologies (ie. Docker).
  • Unix shell scripting
  • Development of event driven or data driven analytics
  • Development of cloud-based solutions and technologies.
  • Design or implement complex algorithms requiring adherence to strict timing, system resource, or interface constraints.
  • Perform quality control on team products.

  • Recommend and implement suggestions for improving documentation and software development process standards.
  • Oversee one or more software development teams and ensure the work is completed in accordance with the constraints of the software development process being used on any particular project.
  • Confer with system engineers and hardware· engineers to derive software requirements and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements, and interfaces.
  • Coordinate software installation on a system and monitor performance to ensure operational specifications are met.
  • Qualifications

    Master's degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university, plus three (3) years of experience as a SWE, in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity.

    OR Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university, plus five (5) years of experience as a SWE, in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity OR Seven (7) years of experience as a SWE, in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity.Task Required Skills :

  • Demonstrated experience with PHP scripting language
  • Demonstrated experience developing in a Linux environment
  • Familiarity with MySQL (or other relational databases)
  • Experience with object oriented programming (OOP)
  • Experience with Node.js (or other front-end frameworks)
  • Experience with Twitter’s Bootstrap library
  • Experience with Model, View, Controller (MVC) architecture
  • Experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Strong Computer Science background
  • Experience problem solving and breaking down complex problems
  • Experience with recommendation algorithms (nice to have, not necessary)
  • Able to work as a team member or independently Task Desired Skills (nice to have, not necessary) :
  • Experience with Docker
  • Graphic Design experience
  • Experience with the ELK Stack (ElasticSearch, Logstash, Kibana)
  • Experience with MediaWiki
  • Data Science experience This position requires a Top Secret / SCI security clearance, based on current background investigation (SBI), as well as the favorable completion of polygraph.
  • Clearance and polygraph processing will be completed by the U.S. Government. Factors considered for a U.S. Government Security Clearance include, but are not limited to : - U.

    S. Citizenship (Required) - Favorable Criminal History Check - Education Verification - Abuse / Illegal Drug Use - Credit Check - Subject InterviewEssential Functions

    Physical Requirements :

    Most work will be done at a desk or computer.

    Work Environment :

    General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.

    Equipment & Machines :

    General office equipment including PC / laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.

    Attendance :

    Attendance is critical at all times. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday. However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements.

    Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.

    Other Essential Functions :

    Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

    Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk / hazard to the employee or others.

    Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

    Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing. Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously.

    Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Must be willing to travel as needed. Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle records check. Must be a US citizen.

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