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Senior Level Software Engineer (Strong Java)

Position Description:

The Software Engineer develops, maintains, and enhances complex and diverse software systems (e.g., processing-intensive analytics, novel algorithm development, manipulation of extremely large data sets, real-time systems, and business management information systems) based upon documented requirements. Works individually or as part of a team. Reviews and tests software components for adherence to the design requirements and documents test results. Resolves software problem reports. Utilizes software development and software design methodologies appropriate to the development environment. Provides specific input to the software components of system design to include hardware/software trade-offs, software reuse, use of Commercial Off-the-shelf (COTS)/Government Off-the-shelf (GOTS) in place of new development, and requirements analysis and synthesis from system level to individual software components.

Labor Requirements:

  • Analyze user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements
  • Design and code new software or modify existing software to add new features
  • Debug existing software and correct defects
  • Integrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments
  • Develop simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories
  • Provide recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards
  • Develop or implement algorithms to meet or exceed system performance and functional standards
  • Assist with developing and executing test procedures for software components
  • Write or review software and system documentation
  • Develop software solutions by analyzing system performance standards, confer with users or system engineers; analyze systems flow, data usage and work processes; and investigate problem areas
  • Serve as team lead at the level appropriate to the software development process being used on any particular project
  • Modify existing software to correct errors, 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 outcome and consequences of design
  • Design or implement complex database or data repository interfaces/queries
  • 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
  • Design or implement complex algorithms requiring adherence to strict timing, system resource, or interface constraints; Perform quality control on team products
  • 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 system installation and monitor equipment functioning to ensure operational specifications are met
  • Implement recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards

Technical Skills Required:

  • Diversity of software engineering experience (mid to strong JAVA – back end development; JavaScript/PHP – Web development; C, C++;  XML; comfortable working in LINUX, Windows 7, Windows XP environments; SOAP UI)
  • Experience with Agile development processes (SCRUM)
  • Experience with variety of software architectures (e.g., client/service, SOA, etc.)
  • Evaluation of software packages (trade studies)
  • Solid experience across software development life cycle
  • Experience leading/mentoring developers/programmers
  • Eclipse IDE (development)
  • Development in Windows (XP, 7) environment; operational environment varies by project

Special Technical Skills Desired:

  • Understanding of distributed architecture
  • Familiarity with CM tools (e.g., Eclipse, GIT)
  • Love of coding!
  • Experience with the following tools: IBM Rational Clear Case (code repository, CM), Clear Quest (Ticketing, Tracking), IBM Jazz
  • Experience with cryptographic key management, key generation algorithms, PKI certificates, and certificate authorities
  • Familiar with Commercial solutions for classified and customer mobility programs

Minimum Experience Required:

  • (14) years’ experience as a SWE
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related technical field
  • (4) years of additional SWE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree
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