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Software Engineer Level 1-2

Position Description:

The contractor shall support a set of software support efforts directed at the Government’s HPC Infrastructure and Big Data Analytics capabilities. There is a need for support of SW services that enable efficient management of analytic workflows across the HPC Enterprise while maintaining security separation. The Government has a need for sustainment in the following areas: Machine Learning, DevOps Compliance, Data Science Exploration, and Performance Engineering.

 

Labor Requirements:

Software Engineer (SWE) Level 1 shall possess the following capabilities:

  • Analyze user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements.
  • Debug existing software and correct defects.
  • Design and code new software or modify existing software to add new features.
  • Write or review software and system documentation.
  • Integrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments.
  • Develop simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories.
  • Software development using languages such as C, C++, Python, Ruby, Perl, JavaScript, etc.
  • Has experience with agile development processes.
  • Has experience with source code control systems, such as Git.
  • Serve as team lead at the level appropriate to the software development process being used on any particular project.
  • Design and development of relational and non-relational database applications.
  • Use of orchestration frameworks such as Spring and Kafka.
  • Familiarization with queue management systems
  • Develop or implement algorithms to meet or exceed system performance and functional standards.
  • Develop and execute test procedures for software components.
  • Develop software solutions by analyzing system performance standards and conferring with users or system engineers; analyzing systems flow, data usage and work processes; and investigating problem areas.
  • Modify existing software 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 outcomes and consequences of design decisions
  • Java development using the Eclipse IDE (Integrated Development Environment).
  • Development of Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) applications
  • Experience using collaboration and software development tools (i.e. Atlassian).
  • Software development using continuous integration practices
  • Experience with container technologies (i.e. Docker).
  • Unix shell scripting
  • Development of event driven or data driven analytics

 

Software Engineer (SWE) Level 2 shall possess the following capabilities:

  • All the capabilities required for a SWE-1 plus those that follow
  • Development of cloud-based solutions and technologies.
  • Design or implement complex algorithms requiring adherence to strict timing, system resource, or interface constraints. Perform quality control on team products.
  • Recommend and implement suggestions 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 installation on a system and monitor performance to ensure operational specifications are met.

 

Technical Skills Required:

  • Demonstrated software development experience with Python in a Unix environment
  • Demonstrated software development experience with various Python Machine Learning libraries such as scikit-learn
  • Experience using the Unix command Line
  • Practical experience with containerization technologies such as Docker

 

Special Technical Skills Desired:

  • Experience using the Atlassian Tool Suite
  • Familiar with CI/CD concepts and principles
  • Familiar with container orchestration technologies such as Kubernetes
  • Familiar with HPC General concepts

 

Minimum Experience Required:

  • SWE-1 Qualifications: Master’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university. OR Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university, plus two (2) years of experience as a SWE, in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity OR Four (4) years of experience as a SWE, in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity.
  • SWE-2 Qualifications: Master’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university, plus three (3) years of experience as a SWE, in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity. OR Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university, plus five (5) years of experience as a SWE, in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity OR Seven (7) years of experience as a SWE, in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity.
  • TS/SCI with Polygraph Required
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