Senior Software Engineer

5 - 7 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18
Annapolis Junction, MD
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18

In addition to competitive compensation, Polaris Alpha offers excellent benefits to full-time employees:


• Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
• Life and AD&D coverage at 3x annual salary
• 401k plan, 4% non-elective contributions for all eligible employees - 100% vested in plan from date of enrollment
• 4+ weeks of PTO and 10 Paid Holidays observed
• Education Assistance Program
• Relocation may be considered

 

Benefits are subject to change

Job Description

Polaris Alpha develops innovative solutions to the most significant challenges affecting our Nation's ability to collect, utilize, and defend digital information. We’re passionate about developing cutting-edge, creative solutions, and fostering a highly sought-out place of employment for many of the brightest minds in the industry. We are the best because we hire the best. At Polaris Alpha, we have developed a culture of going above and beyond the normal expectations in the delivery of our work. Our clients and employees are the number one reason why we’re successful, and that formula won’t be changing!

Polaris Alpha is conducting a search for a Senior SoftwareDeveloper(s) to join our Knowledge Management team. This seniordeveloper will be working with a mature, mid-sized team charged with building capabilities to support knowledge management, automation and dissemination. Successful candidates should be “A” team players, self-starters who are individual contributors within a team environment, with solidexperience focused across Java and REST Web-Service. Candidate with Nifi, Angular JS/Javascript, Pythonexperience a plus. Looking forexperiencefrom people who have built Web application work and done front-end/middle-tier/back-end work.

Required Skills

• Four years in increasingly complex and progressive experience as a SWE in performing systems analysis, development, and implementation of software systems, to include the development and design of application software for prototyping, production, and architecture products
• Six years in the DoD/IC in performing systems analysis, development, and implementation of software systems, to include the development and design of application software for prototyping, production, and architecture products
• Experience including software management, design, development, flow analysis, detailed design data flow diagrams, structure charts, and PDL’s for each module of the software system
• Four years of experience in five of the following specializations: UNIX or Windows Software Development, Programming Languages (C, C++, Java, Perl), Object Oriented Design, Graphical User Interface, Database Management, Communication Protocols/Networks, Database Development (OO or Relational), Web Technologies (JavaScript, XML, J2EE), Business Object Modeling, Systems Interfacing
• Agile or SW Prototype Development experience desired
• Awareness and past experience with applicable security, policy, and data processing interactions desired
• Previous experience with both rules engine and automated decision trees is a plus
• Cyber experience within DoD and/or Intelligence Community preferred but not required
• Solid experience required across key technologies including JAVA, Angular JS, and REST Web-Services

Clearance:
TS/SCI Full Scope Poly Required

Six (6) years’ experience as a SWE, in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.

Desired Skills

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university desired
• Master’s degree in an Information Technology related field, such as computer engineering, computer science, math, or physics from an accredited college or university desired.

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