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Junior Level Software Engineer (Backend-Oriented Code)

Position Description:

Work with team lead to understand tasking and deliver system to required specifications. Work with stakeholders to understand and implement system components. Participate as a member of the SCRUM team in daily stand ups.

Labor Requirements:

  • Design or implement complex database or data repository interfaces/queries
  • Design, develop and modify software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design
  • Modify existing software to correct errors, to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance
  • Serve as team lead at the level appropriate to the software development process being used on any particular project
  • Develop software solutions by analyzing system performance standards, conferring with users or system engineers; analyzing systems flow, data usage and work processes; and investigating problem areas
  • Write or review software and system documentation
  • Assist with developing and executing test procedures for software components
  • Develop or implement algorithms to meet or exceed system performance and functional standards
  • Make recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards
  • Develop simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or repositories
  • Debug existing software and corrects defects
  • Design and code new software or modifies existing software to add new features
  • Analyze user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements

Technical Skills Required:

  • Significant experience writing backend-oriented code
  • In-depth understanding of concurrency
  • Full lifecycle software development, including: design, implementation, testing, installation, configuration, deployment, and monitoring
  • Good communication and documentation skills
  • Must be comfortable working in Linux based environments

Special Technical Skills Desired:

  • Experience with Go(lang) and its ecosystem
  • Experience with stream processing platforms and analytic workflows
  • Experience with Atlassian tool suite
  • Experience with Graph, NoSQL, or SQL databases
  • Neo4j experience a plus
  • Experience with a modern client-side framework (Angular, React, Vue, etc.)
  • Experience with Git or other DVCS
  • Good working knowledge of Linux/Unix and scripting (sh, bash, perl, and other scripting tools/language)
  • Agile/Scrum methodology a plus

Minimum Experience Required:

Seven (7) years of experience in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional software engineering experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

TS/SCI with Polygraph required

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