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Principal Software Engineer w/ 15 years experience

Annapolis Junction, MD · Information Technology
This team supports a Research and Development group in the development of a prototype and operational hybrid system environment. The candidate designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions. They conduct multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software. They determine computer user needs; analyze system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; design and develop compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems. The candidate will ensure software standards are met.

At least fifteen (15) years in software development/engineering, including requirements analysis, software development, installation, integration, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, testing, and problem diagnosis/resolution. The individual must be able to communicate directions and provide guidance to junior programmer/analysts, as required

At least eight (8) years developing software using the Java programming language. At least six (6) years of this experience must have been obtained in the last eight (8) years

At least six (6) years demonstrated experience developing software for Windows (2000, 2003, XP, Vista), UNIX and Linux (Redhat versions 3-5) operating systems.  At least two (2) years of this experience must have been obtained within the last four (4) years

Experience planning, accomplishing goals, complicated tasks, and providing consultation on complex projects as top-level contributor or specialist

At least six (6) years in programming and development of application software for complex systems and software testing

Experience architecting, designing, developing, testing, and supporting integration of software systems with functional requirements within a CMMI Level 2 process structure

Experience "wrapping" legacy systems or components as Web Services within a SOA framework

Developing solutions integrating and extending COTS products

Developing of Framework infrastructure and services within one of the SOA design patterns

Experience with performance tuning and optimization of service-based Framework infrastructure and services

Developing of custom adapters allowing the integration of legacy (i.e., capabilities not developed as services) capabilities with service-based Framework infrastructure and services

Preferred Qualifications
• At least 15 years of software development experience in a Linux Environment to include Java 8 or greater.
• Ability to work well in an agile team environment with rapidly changing tasking and priorities.
• Ability to lead a small team of application developers
• Full stack development
• Highly desired server side technologies:
o Java 8 or greater
o Spring (Core, REST, Data, Boot)
o Maven
o Elastic Stack
o MongoDB (other RDBMS or NoSQL frameworks helpful)
o IntelliJ IDEA
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