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Software Systems Engineer ( R-00069045 )

Technology

Software Engineer

Yearly

No

Newport News, Virginia, United States

Description

Job Description:

Ready for your next career step? We are seeking a talented Software Systems Engineer with 4-8 years hands-on experience to work with our team in Newport News, VA. The position can support up to 50% telework.

This opportunity will provide professional growth that is singularly focused on providing world class solutions to US Air Force bases around the globe in an exciting, collaborative, and inclusive environment. You will be challenged and provided a tremendous opportunity to expand your skills in a customer-facing, fast-paced, and rewarding environment.

Primary Responsibilities

  • All aspects of the software development lifecycle including scope and work estimation, architecture and design, coding, and automated testing within an Agile and Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery model.
  • Design, develop, troubleshoot, and debug mission critical software source code using modern software development languages and tools, such as Java.
  • Use Agile development tools such as Jira, Confluence, and Bitbucket/Git to manage work and collaborate with other teams.
  • Create and update relevant documentation and specifications for design, development and testing.
  • Identify potential roadblocks and develop around them.
  • Plan and estimate development tasks and work to improve performance metrics.
  • Develop and execute maintainable code that matches specification.
  • Develop automated tests leveraging a continuous integration process.
  • Work closely with other engineers to develop the best technical design and approach for new product development.
  • Build software solutions where the solution is not always well defined but always considers the customer first
  • Present ideas and system improvements to team and customer as needed.
  • Reviewing system logs and identifying errors.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field and 4+ years of related experience; years of experience can be substituted in lieu of degree.
  • Experience with IaC tools such as Terraform.
  • Working understanding of Amazon Web Services and cloud computing.
  • Ability to apply software development process fundamentals.
  • Understanding of DoD compliant security standards.
  • Strong, self-motivated desire to learn new programming languages, tools, frameworks, and techniques.
  • Ability to complete tasking independently with minimal direct supervision.
  • Ability to work and collaborate effectively within a multi-disciplined engineering team.
  • Ability to communicate clearly with customers and other team members
  • Experience with logging tools such as Splunk, AWS Cloudwatch, or other syslog tools.
  • Must have a current SECRET Security clearance
  • Current DoD 8570 compliant certification (such as CompTIA Security+ CE).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with basic web technologies including HTML, CSS, XML, REST, JSON, SOAP, and WSDL
  • Familiarity with web application technologies, such as Apache Tomcat, JBoss, etc.
  • Experience with JavaScript and JS frameworks such as React.
  • Knowledge of a version control system (e.g., Git).
  • Knowledge of Agile Development methodologies.
  • Familiarity with multiple operating systems (Mac OSX, Windows, Linux, etc.).
  • Familiarity with at least one Relational Database Management System (Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server, etc.).
  • Familiarity with scripting languages such as Windows PowerShell and Linux Shell scripts.
  • 1-2 years of system administration experience.

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