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Computer Software Engineer ( R-00084259-OTHLOC-PL-2D2824 )


Software Engineer



Washington, Washington DC, United States


Job Description:

The Leidos NISC III program is looking for a Computer Software Engineer to join our team in Washington, DC and support the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The ideal candidate must be able to handle multiple mission critical IT projects from new development to sustainment. The candidate must have hands-on experience developing large and complex IT projects while ensuring a quality outcome.

This position is responsible for the architecture of IT solutions that includes complex systems for the federal government. The candidate must have experience designing and implementing .NET, Model View Controller (MVC) framework, Oracle/MSSQL solutions. The candidate must have experience developing technical planning, rough order of magnitude (ROM), Context Diagram, Concept Diagrams, Risks, requirements analysis, functional analysis, trade studies, requirements allocation, interface definition, technical management, integration, system testing, and quality assurance. The candidate must have experience architecting technical refresh and converting legacy systems into web-based and cloud-based enterprise applications using load-balancing technologies.

Primary Responsibilities:

The candidate will analyze complex software engineering problems including fixing technical issues, perform technical analyzes to evaluate implementation of new technologies, upgrades or technical refresh. The candidate will attend daily meetings with team to discuss assignment status and will participate in customers and other meetings as per project manager discretion. The candidate will provide level of effort (LOE) to assigned tasks and will take ownership of their assignments including working with the project manager, business analysts, testers, tech writer and fellow developers to coordinate tasks from inception to completion. The candidate must perform trough unit tests before handling the code to the testers. The candidate must be an expert on .NET, relationship database, object oriented language, and load balancing among others areas as mentioned below.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field and 8+ years of relevant experience.

  • Deep analytical skills. Able to demonstrate resolution of very complex technical situations.

  • Experience implementing, upgrading and troubleshooting Telerik software on .NET applications.

  • Experience upgrading .NET frameworks.

  • Experience with load balancing architecture.

  • Experience with MVC, C#.NET, ASP.NET, ADO.NET, Web Services, XHTML and CSS.

  • Hands-on expertise with ASP.NET, WWF, WCF using Visual Studio artifacts and designing and development of SOA Services using Restful Services / WCF.

  • Experience with web services oriented architectures, MS SQL and Microsoft SSIS (SQL Server Integration Services).

  • Experience with AJAX Extensions and Toolkit Controls, Knowledge of Microsoft Enterprise Libraries and SQL server.

  • Experience creating and updating complex Queries, Tables, Keys, Procedures, Triggers and Functions in SQL Server.

  • Experience providing rough order of magnitude cost estimates for proposed solutions.

  • Experience evaluating current systems for effectiveness, making recommendations regarding the scalability of such systems, and troubleshooting any problems that arise during the use of the system. May be involved in a hands-on manner during the acquisition, installation, testing, and implementation phases of the project.

  • Experience with full System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) using waterfall, Agile or a combination of both.

  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of Agile methodology including Scrum and Kanban.

  • Experienced with implementing and using configuration management for multi-environment IT applications.

  • Experience using SharePoint, GIT, JIRA and Microsoft Project.

  • Demonstrated ability to engage customers to resolve root cause issues in a positive, non-adversarial manner.

  • Great organization skills to prioritize, follow up, deliver, and communicate status of assigned actions.

  • Deep analytical skills to understand complex procedural problems, identify root causes, and provide solutions.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. and pass FAA security screening for positions of public trust.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Information Technology or related field.

  • Experience architecting and implementing fault tolerant .NET web-based applications using Cloud platforms. Deep understanding of DevOps engineering framework.

  • Experience with SharePoint development, Add-ins, PowerShell Scripts, Bootstrap, CSS, Entity Framework, Quartz, responsive web design, and DevOps.

  • Experience with AngularJS and jQuery.

  • Experience with Functional Flow Block Diagrams and N2 diagrams.

  • Experience with Systems Engineering tools like Vitech CORE, IBM Rational DOORS or Enterprise Architect.

  • Familiarity with the Federal Government work environment.

  • Familiarity with FAA configuration management and transitioning systems to operations including change control board, Application Data Center (ADC), Enterprise Data Center (EDC) and MKS tickets.

  • Experience with the FAA IT security compliance process.

  • Experience with Enterprise Architecture, DOT and NIST Security and Privacy Standards, and Contingency Planning guidelines.

  • Skilled in the use of Systems Engineering management tools.

  • Knowledge of and experience managing FAA Knowledge Sharing Network (KSN).

Pay Range:Pay Range $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00