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Principal Level Software Engineer (Java, Python, Ruby)

Position Description:

  • Work with team lead to understand tasking and provide system operations support, troubleshooting, and sustainment activities to required specifications in a Linux environment. Work with stakeholders to understand and implement completion of tasks as described in Service Desk ticketing system. Participate as a member of the Service Desk team in daily stand-ups and twice weekly Service Desk Priority Reviews.

Labor Requirements:

  • Analyze user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements
  • Debug existing software and correct defects
  • Provide recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards
  • Design and code new software or modify existing software to add new features
  • Integrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments
  • Develop simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories
  • Write or review software and system documentation
  • Serve as team lead at the level appropriate to the software development process being used on any particular project
  • Design or implement complex database or data repository interfaces/queries
  • Develop or implement algorithms to meet or exceed system performance and functional standards
  • Assist with developing and executing test procedures for software components
  • Develop software solutions by analyzing system performance standards, confer with users or system engineers; analyze systems flow, data usage and work processes; and investigate problems
  • 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 algorithms requiring adherence to strict timing, system resource, or interface constraints; Perform quality control on team products
  • Implement recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards
  • 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
  • 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
  • Recommend new technologies and processes for complex software projects
  • Serve as the technical lead of multiple software development teams
  • Select the software development process in coordination with the customer and system engineering
  • Ensure quality control of all developed and modified software
  • Delegate programming and testing responsibilities to one or more teams and monitor their performance

Technical Skills Required:

  • Dataflow Management (JMS, Active MQ, Niagrafiles)
  • Automation Experience (Shell Scripting, Cron, Kickstart)
  • Programming in JAVA as well as scripting languages (Groovy, Ruby, Python)
  • Software Build and packaging and deployment tools (Jenkins, Puppet, Gradle, Ansible, Helm)
  • Knowledge in Memory Database and Key/Value store solutions
  • Experience with containerization technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Operational monitoring experience (Prometheus/Grafana)
  • Familiar with Messaging Technologies (Pulsar and Kafka)
  • Experience with the Atlassian Suite Software Development Tools
  • Experience with No-SQL and SQL databases (Bookkeeper, Zookeeper, MongoDB)
  • Experience integrating and testing components, including unit tests, integrations test, and continuous integration systems
  • Exposure to Agile and SCRUM methodology

Minimum Experience Required:

  • Twenty (20) years’ experience as a SWE 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 SWE experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
  • TS/SCI with Polygraph Required

Why ProObject?

A culture of people with a passion for technology, career growth, and training
  • Humble, smart, and a consultative approach to how we serve our mission customers. To us, is not about bragging and "rock star engineer" status.
  • If you love technology, learning, and growing in your career, we'd make a great team.
  • ProObject was one of the first software engineering companies (many moons ago), that put our money where our mouth is: Robust training ($5250 per year) and certifications for all of our team members.
AWS Select Consulting Partner
  • As an AWS select consulting partner, we have tons of training and certs with AWS if you're ready to get into cloud engineering and expand your career.
Family-oriented, family-feel, and respect for your time
  • We're a family-owned company and we care about all of our employees. The difference is easy to see with us compared to other firms.
  • We also don't believe in concepts like "work-life integration." For us, we believe in balance and support for your "outside of work" life. We respect that time.
  • Comp time available
  • Care about certain causes? We care about what our employees are into. Matching contributions and special events to make our community better
A Top Workplace, year-over-year
  • Our staff and the Baltimore sun ranked us a top workplace for 2015, 2016, 2017, 2020, 2021.
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