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Software Developer, Journeyman (Interim Secret or Clearance)


AI Developer


Orlando, Florida, United States


Work Where it Matters

Akima Systems Engineering (ASE), an Akima company, is not just another federal systems support contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At ASE, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders, ASE provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers, ASE delivers solutions in maritime IT, systems engineering, and integration across the Department of Defense and stands ready to help improve operational performance at a reasonable and sustainable cost.

As an ASE employee, you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

ASE is looking for an experienced Software Developer to work in support of Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) in Orlando, Florida. To join our team of outstanding professionals, apply today!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Research, design, and develop computer and network software or specialized utility programs.
  • Analyze user needs and develop software solutions, applying principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis. Update software or enhance existing software capabilities.
  • Build and refine applications using various programming languages and tools and collaborate with the team to deliver integrated and high-performing software solutions.
  • May maintain databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team.
  • This position is fully on-site as the systems used are air-gapped.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in software development, with programming languages such as Python, Pandas, and PyTorch, and experience with Machine Learning.
  • Associate of Science or Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or Computer Engineering, specializing in Software Engineering.
  • Proven experience in writing, updating, and maintaining efficient, testable, and well-documented code to handle specific jobs such as data handling (CRUD), executing workflows, or executing custom business rules.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, excellent communication abilities, and a penchant for teamwork.
  • Minimum Interim Secret clearance; client approval required.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Active Secret clearance strongly preferred.
  • Data Science and/or big data experience.
  • Familiarity with Spark, SQL, Seaborn, Matplotlib, Plotly, and Dash.
  • SQL and GUI project experience, along with database development. 
  • Experience working in large data environments with HPC systems to effectively manage and manipulate large datasets.


We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability, or have known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at or [Register to View] (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Information Technology

Travel: None

Organization: ASE - Akima Systems Engineering

Clearance: SECRET

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-3728