Principal Software Engineer w/ Java, JIRA, and Cloud technologies

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
The candidate will conduct multidisciplinary research and collaborate with systems engineers and developers across projects to support the planning, design, development, and utilization of a final product recommendation. They will work with the team to evolve requirements, identify, define, develop prototypes and support the creation and presentation of design documents and product demonstrations. Other duties will include both COTS and GOTS product evaluation, integration, testing and Analysis of Alternatives as part of the design process for the data tracking and metrics solution. They will be responsible for managing development activities, to include Sprint planning, schedules, Jira ticket management and the tasking of the teams developers. They will ensure software standards and best practices are met by the team.

Experience with Java
Experience with JIRA
Experience with Cloud Technologies
Experience with XML and other data formats
10 years SIGINT Enterprise experience
Demonstrated experience in researching software solutions.
Experience with dataflows.
Experience working with User Interface.
Experience Providing Demonstrations of Software solutions.
At least 15 years’ experience in the development, engineering, interfacing, software systems to include an understanding of requirements elicitation, analysis and functional allocation, concepts of operation, interface standards, and system architectures
Basic understanding of Object Oriented and Structured development methodologies and languages
Experience working in an AGILE environment.
Experience Managing Software Development activities.
Database Experience
SIGINT Enterprise
Experience with using automated test frameworks such as JUNIT

Familiarity with software design patterns
Experience with version control software (Git, SVN)
Experience with or Jenkins
Experience using the Eclipse IDE
Experience and ability to develop strong customer relationships
Experience with Database technologies
Experience with Data Compliance Rules
Experience in U/I development

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
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