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Software Integration Engineer IV

Position Description:

  • Ability to integrate, install, configure, upgrade, compile, and support COTS/GOTS software.
  • Generate documentation for the full software stack.
  • Update software for sustainment support.
  • Basic Linux system administration skills and shell scripting.
  • Execute test codes for characterization of software performance.
  • Provide software product ownership for HPC tools.
  • Working knowledge of CM tools, web documentation, and issue tracking.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and switch between various architectural paradigms.
  • Develop software tool plugins in the language in which the tools are written.
  • Determine the optimal, or best available, HPC configuration for customer needs.
  • Develop new modules and maintain existing modules in support of tools written in Java, JavaScript, Python, Shell/Bash
  • Develop and maintain a wide variety of open source key/value and relational database solutions
  • Utilize Eclipse, Maven, Git, IntelliJ, Jenkins, and Junit
  • Maintain and integrate new capability features for workflow/processing component technologies
  • Utilize Web Development Stack and JS based frameworks
  • Plan, develop, organize, write, and edit operational procedures, diagrams, and manuals using Atlassian product suite
  • Research, develop, and document technical design specifications for wide-range of supported FOSS software stack
  • Maintain a comprehensive library of technical terminology and documentation
  • Analyze documents to maintain continuity of content style/format


Labor Requirements:

  • Analyze software and/or system requirements and various system engineering documents, acquisition plans and software/system descriptions to develop evaluation and test plans and procedures.
  • Liaise with Project Directors, software developers, system administrators, hardware maintenance teams and the test team during software and/or system tests on High Performance Computing Systems (HPCs).
  • Provide testing expertise and recommendations through full system development lifecycle.
  • Develop test plans, test scenarios, and test cases for software and System tests to be run on HPC architectures.
  • Provide full-scope System testing — to include, but not limited to: functional, performance, operational, and mission simulation on HPCs.
  • Collaborate with the test team to review, verify, validate and refine test plans prior to execution.
  • Generate test reports to capture the results of software and system level testing.
  • Perform initial software installation, software integration, and software testing on HPCs.
  • Trouble-shoot software installation, configuration issues/concerns and collaborate with software developers and project managers to obtain resolutions.
  • Install and test software revisions verifying functionality and capabilities.
  • Train site personnel to operate, troubleshoot, report and maintain developed and deployed software packages that are installed on the HPC systems.
  • Optimize customer written test programs.
  • Prepare and conduct data collection and analysis and report status and results.
  • Write Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), installation guides, configuration guides, and troubleshooting guides.
  • Develop test scripts that will be used to test a system.
  • Update test script repository with current and updated test scripts for team use.
  • Provide post operational test support to operational systems.
  • Manage and monitor a large Linux Cluster
  • Update and patch system packages.
  • Modify system configurations as needed to meet customer and mission needs.
  • Oversee hardware fixes and changes to the system.
  • Manage configuration control of the system.
  • Document procedures and processes for supporting the system.


Technical Skills Required:

  • 4+ years of Linux system administration (RHEL/CENTOS) experience including software integration, service management, configuration management, and routine sustainment operations related to provisioning, storage, and networking
  • Strong understanding of Cloud and HPC architecture environment to include terminology, practices, and configurations used
  • Understanding of AGILE software development methodologies and use of standard software development tool suites
  • Understanding of software unit and integration testing, bug reporting and tracking, documentation, and production software support and maintenance
  • Comprehension of software engineering fundamentals, object oriented programming, relational and time series databases, scripting knowledge and an advanced level of development operations (DevOps) skill set


Special Technical Skills Desired:

  • 4+ years of software development experience with applicable Java knowledge
  • Experience with Eclipse, Maven, Git, Junit, and scripting (Shell/Bash, JavaScript, NodeJS)
  • Experience with data parsing/transforming technologies, to include JSON, XML, CSV formats
  • Experience with FOSS monitoring and metrics tool suites (i.e., Ganglia, Graphite, OpenTSDB, InfluxDB, Prometheus)
  • Experience with Key/Value and Time-series repositories
  • Experience with analytical algorithm design/data science
  • Experience with Apache Storm, Apache HDFS/YARN, Apache Spark, Apache HBASE, Apache Ignite, Python, JIRA, Confluence, Nagios, Logstash, Kibana, Splunk, Grafana, OpenTSDB, InfluxDB, Prometheus, and relational database knowledge (PostgreSQL, MySQL)


Minimum Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field and have at least ten (10) years of demonstrable experience with integrating, installing, configuring, upgrading, compiling, and supporting COTS/GOTS software in a heterogeneous operating system environment OR
  • The individual shall have five (5) years full time Computer Science directly related work that can be substituted for a degree and have at least ten (10) years of demonstrable experience OR
  • An industry recognized professional certification, as defined in the TT0s, may substitute as one (1) year experience OR
  • A Master’s Degree in Computer Science or related field may substitute for two (2) years’ experience.
  • TS/SCI with Polygraph Required


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