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Mid-Level Software Engineer (JavaScript, Flex, JSP)

Position Description:

  • Provide software engineering support for a suite of high visibility, heavily used reporting and authoring tools and their underlying RESTful microservices infrastructure. Tasks include:
    • Work with a team of developers designing, developing, and supporting a suite of mission critical web applications for report authoring and dissemination
    • Apply new technology to improve collaboration among analysts and ensure robust and rapid delivery of critical intelligence to those who need it
    • Communicate with customer leadership, end users, help desk staff, and other product teams to gather requirements and resolve issues
    • Ensure that application user interfaces meet accessibility requirements and comply with WCAG 2.1 guidelines
    • Develop software in an AWS environment, leveraging automated testing and continuous integration and deployment practices to deliver software releases to multiple environments
    • Mentor junior software engineers, participate in code reviews, and recommend improvements to the team’s engineering practices
    • Contribute to project planning, new feature design, and documentation
    • Provide operational support to include troubleshooting issues and provide after-hours, on-call support on a rotating schedule with other team members. (Support is on a rotational schedule)

Labor Requirements:

  • Experience with JavaScript, Flex, JSP, Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), CSS, SpringMVC or equivalents for UI developers and Spring, Hibernate, JPA, Servlets or equivalents for enterprise Java developers.
  • Experience developing at least one Object Oriented System (OOS)
  • Extensive experience in planning and accomplishing goals and complicated tasks and providing consultation on complex projects as top-level contributor or specialist.
  • Firm grasp of modern computer programming with a minimum of 6 years’ experience in programming and development of application software for complex systems and software testing.
  • Developing solutions integrating and extending COTS products
  • Demonstrated technical writing skills; generated at least 5 documents in support of a SW development project
  • Experience designing and developing applications that contain a user-facing view component

Technical Skills Required:

  • Experienced with JavaScript, Flex, JSP, Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), CSS, SpringMVC or equivalents for UI developers and Spring, Hibernate, JPA, Servlets or equivalents for enterprise Java developers and developing at least one Object Oriented System (OOS).
  • Extensive experience in planning, accomplishing goals, complicated tasks and providing consultation on complex projects as a top-level contributor or specialist. Have a firm grasp of modern computer programming with a minimum of six (6) years’ experience in programming and development of application software for complex systems, software testing and experience developing solutions integrating and extending COTS products.
  • Have demonstrated technical writing skills and have generated at least five (5) documents in support of a software development project and experience designing and developing applications that contain a user-facing view component.
  • An Active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph

Special Technical Skills Desired:

  • Experience consuming and writing RESTful backend microservices in Java and Node.Js.
  • Experience with SpringBoot 2 and embedded tomcat deployments
  • Familiar with Typescript and JavaScript frameworks such as jQuery, Angular, or ReactJs to build dynamic and responsive web clients that leverage backend web services over RESTful interfaces
  • Experience using and managing/optimizing NoSQL queries and databases such as MongoDB to persist data for web applications at a large scale (100+ queries per second)
  • Familiar with Apache to create and manage data extract, transform, load (ETL) operations for critical data flows
  • Utilized Docker, Kubernetes, or similar containerized environments to provide re-useable components that are agnostic of underlying cloud infrastructures
  • Experience with proxy services such as HAProxy in large, horizontally scalable environments to serve web content and requests to large numbers of users concurrently
  • Familiar with various cloud infrastructures such as AWS or private cloud infrastructures to support scaled architectures
  • Experience with Elastic Stack technologies (ElasticSearch, Logstash, Kibana) to provide metrics and monitoring of distributed microservices
  • Experience with Agile methodologies (SCRUM)
  • Familiar with implementing and testing web services with various automated test frameworks (JUnit, Mockito, Selenium, Jest, Enzyme, Jasmine, Mocha, Protractor, etc.)
  • Proven technical debugging/troubleshooting ability on multi-threaded and distributed systems.
  • Experience integrating new architectures/systems/services with complicated legacy code bases

Minimum Experience Required:

  • 10 years SW development/engineering, including requirements analysis, SW development, installation, integration, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, testing, and problem diagnosis/resolution. Must be able to communicate directions and provide guidance to junior programmer/analysts. Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science is highly desired and will be considered equivalent to 4 years’ experience.
  • 6 years developing SW in an enterprise environment. At least four 4 years of this experience must have been obtained in the last 7 years
  • 4 years developing SW for Windows (2000, 2003, XP, Vista), UNIX or Linux (RedHat versions 3-5) OS. At least 2 years of this experience must have been obtained within the last 4 years.
  • TS/SCI w. Polygraph Required
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