Software Engineer (Senior)

 •  Octo Consulting Saint Louis, MO

11 - 15 years experience  •  Information Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/21/17
Saint Louis, MO
11 - 15 years experience
Information Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/21/17

Job Description

At Octo, our focus is on delivering results that matter. We are a premier provider of digital solutions and services to the federal government specifically in the areas of UI/UX, Agile, Data, and Cloud services.  We support and modernize our federal customer’s mission critical systems and functions. Agility is at our core: it is the mantra that drives us to succeed. We work quickly, analytically and deliver on agency priorities.



Octo is currently seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join our growing team! 


Responsibilities broadly include:


Oversees one or more software development teams and ensures the work is completed in accordance with the constraints of the software development process being used on any particular project. Designs or implements complex algorithms requiring adherence to strict timing, system resource, or interface constraints.

Perform quality control on team products. Confers with system engineers and hardware engineers to derive software requirements and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces.

Coordinates software system installation and monitors equipment functioning to ensure operational specifications are met. Implements recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards

·       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

·       Provides specific input to the software components of system design to include hardware/software trade-offs, software reuse, use of COTS/GOTS in place of new development, and requirements analysis and synthesis from system level to individual software components

·       Designs, implements, and integrates software applications or performs software eng. tasks

·       Utilizes software engineering and design methodologies appropriate to the development, integration, and production environment

·       Ensures efficient delivery of software engineering capabilities using industry standards and repeatable processes

·       Mitigates risks, controls costs and schedule variance, and effectively manages large scale, integrated software projects

·       Reviews and tests software components for adherence to the design requirements and documents test results



Skills & Requirements

-Active TS/SCI clearance

- 10+ years of experience as a Software Developer

-Possess a Bachelor's Degree in an IT related field or have four additional years of relevant Software Engineer or related technical experience as a substitute for the for the Bachelor's Degree.

-Thorough understanding of standard web service protocols (such as SOAP, REST, and OGC).

-  Thorough understanding of one or more of following programming languages and systems (JAVA, PHP, JBOSS, Tomcat, Linux, Windows, PHP, JavaScript, ColdFusion, XSLT and/or Python)

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