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Software Engineer 1

Annapolis Junction, MD
(U//FOUO) This is a position for the ABR Labs product development team within the Content Warehouse. The candidate will have a primary focus of supporting all aspects of agile end-to-end application software design and development, including the front end and back end (Full stack) for the ABR Labs System. The focus of this design and development will be to create an intuitive and efficient interface for analysts that is fully 508 compliant. The candidate will be responsible for: the design, development and testing of the ABR Labs System within the existing framework, including the integration of new applications, in coordination with the Product Owner, and CWH Leadership; triaging & prioritization of incoming user requests and developing wireframe for an effective UI based on feedback and new requirements; developing and applying advanced approaches and technologies to solve critical technological issues within the content of collaboration, information sharing and accessibility for the System.

(U) Core Competencies and Skills:
•    Detail-oriented, mission focused, team player
•    Java programming for distributed systems, with experience in networking and multi-threading
•    Knowledge of the Vue.js framework and related components, such as Vuex and Vue
•    JavaScript, CSS, HTML, and other frontend languages
•    Experience with browser-based debugging and performance testing of applications
•    Agile development experience
•    Well-grounded in Linux fundamentals and knowledge in at least one scripting language (e.g.,
Python, Ruby, Perl, etc.)
•    Experience with source code management practices and tools
•    Enabling tools: Git, Jira

(U) Additional Desired Skills
•    Understanding of advanced JavaScript concepts, such as dealing with asynchronous requests and dynamic content
•    Continuous Integration / Continuous Testing: Bamboo, Jenkins, GitLab Cl/Pipelines
•    Continuous Monitoring: ELK Stack (ElasticSearch, Logstash and Kibana), Nagios
•    Familiarity with microservices software development technique and container-orchestration (e.g., Kubernetes)
•    Python Scripting

(U) As a ABR Labs Software Engineer, you are expected to perform requirements analysis, software development, installation, integration, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, testing, and problem diagnosis/resolution.

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.
Seven (7) 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.
One (1) year demonstrated experience developing software with high level languages such as Java, C, C++, etc.
Demonstrated ability to work experience with OpenSource (NoSQL) products such as Hbase /Accumulo, Big Table, et cetera.
  • 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 problem areas
  • 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
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