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Software Engineer Level 3 w/ 20 years experience

Hanover, MD · Information Technology
REQUIRED
  • TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION YOU MUST HAVE AN ACTIVE TS/SCI W/ FULL SCOPE POLYGRAPH SECURITY CLEARANCE (U.S. CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED)  

The candidate should be able to assume a development role in an organization that has a secure and mature Kubernetes infrastructure built inside AWS. This includes the ability to understand security constraints and details regarding the use of certificates in the environment. Candidate will be required to review and understand systems that are configured using best practices and modified using Python. Usage of micro services in a clustered cloud environment should be understood and the effective candidate should be able to recommend courses of action that improve reliability, security, and maintainability. Familiarity with key parts of Kubernetes deployments is a must as is a clear understanding of current AWS product offerings. Candidate should be proficient using source code control processes and ticketing tools in a technologically diverse and fast-moving environment.

Required Skills
• Python (Object oriented development, JSON web token (JWT) handling, Unit testing, Integration testing)
• Bash scripting
• Kubernetes (General development, Cluster configuration, Cluster deployment, Components: KIAM, KeyCloak)
• Security (Certificate management, Customer security infrastructure including accesses and access controls)
• Amazon Web Services (AWS) (DynamoDB, Relational Data Store (RDS), S3 storage, Identity and Access Management (IAM) roles and policies)
• Source code control (Git process flows)
• Ansible (Build basic playbooks to deploy new system components)

Desired Skills
• Python (3rd party library management, Flask web development Gunicorn web development)
• Docker (Image management, Image security compliance)
• Kubernetes (Network administration, Metrics and monitoring, Components: Prometheus, Grafana, Fluentd, Container Network Interfaces (CNI))
• Amazon Web Services (AWS) (Lambda expressions)
• Niagara Files (NiFi) (General development, Deployment and administration)
• Source code control (Git continuous integration (CI) pipelines)
• Ansible (Build and edit advanced playbooks to manage multiple infrastructures)

The Software Engineer develops, maintains, and enhances complex and diverse software systems (e.g., processing-intensive analytics, novel algorithm development, manipulation of extremely large data sets, real-time systems, and business management information systems) based upon documented requirements. Works individually or as part of a team. Reviews and tests software components for adherence to the design requirements and documents test results. Resolves software problem reports. Utilizes software development and software design methodologies appropriate to the development environment. Provides specific input to the software components of system design to include hardware/software trade-offs, software reuse, use of Commercial Off-the-shelf (COTS)/Government Off-the-shelf (GOTS) in place of new development, and requirements analysis and synthesis from system level to individual software components.               
                                   
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. 

Highly Desired
Cloud Experience: Shall have demonstrated work experience with distributed scalable Big Data Store (NoSQL) such as Hbase, CloudBase/Accumulo, Big Table, etc.; Shall have demonstrated work experience with the Map Reduce programming model and technologies such as Hadoop, Hive, Pig, etc.; Shall have demonstrated work experience with the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS); Shall have demonstrated work experience with Serialization such as JSON and/or BSON 

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

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