Polaris Alpha was formed in 2016 through the merger of EOIR Technologies, Intelligent Software Solutions (ISS), PROTEUS Technologies and Intelesys. The Company has approximately 1,200 employees with major offices in Colorado Springs, CO, Fredericksburg, VA, Annapolis Junction, MD, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, and Alexandria, VA as well as customer sites both domestically and internationally. 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.
We are a one-of-a-kind mid-tier government contractor provides leading-edge capabilities to three emerging warfighter domains critical to the future of national security: space, cyber, and the electromagnetic spectrum. 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!
EWork spans the roles of software engineer to software developer to assist in software selection, reuse, cross platform functionality and high maintainability; perform as an Android, Java, and Java Web Services developer; Technology and software integrator supporting the customer. Work closely with customers and PM. Perform as a key technical team member and mentor technical team. Majority of work (90%) will be performed on site with the customer with some (10%) requiring traveling. Strong written and verbal communications skills are a must.
Software developer and engineering role for work in a research and development, team collaboration environment. This task supports Java software development in a windows, Android and Linux operating system environment. The effort will involve software application development and maintenance as well as some software infrastructure work. This task will also involve technical assessment of software needs as they apply to specific domain problems. Support for assessments looks at cross platform support, mobile platforms, virtual machines and significant software reuse. Developer role requires familiarity with the fundamentals of JAVA JAVA FX, Android, Gradle, Maven and GIT technologies and applications. This task will require work with customers and stakeholders to define software requirements and capabilities.. Regularly present engineering and development decisions to customer and development team. Experience handling data objects in a Service Oriented Architecture. Software Integrator role has responsibility for integration of COTS and GOTS products. Ability to install and configure products on various hardware (Linux, Windows, Virtual server) platforms. Experience implementing and configuring open source solutions is very useful.
Must have a minimum of 5+ years of experience in software development and software engineering for software projects. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, Java, JAVS FX, Android, J2EE, Restful Web services, open source / DI2E, data objects and models.
Education:Bachelorsdegree in a technical discipline or 4years of additional targetedexperience can be substituted This position requires the selected candidate to hold an activeDepartment of Defense Secret levelsecurity clearance which requires US citizenship while working in support of a governmentcontract.
Preferred but not required: Virtual Machine experience, Android, Linux, development/integration work with Army tactical systems.