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Software Engineer II - IV (ID) NB52704637

Columbia, MD, US
Job Description ***Position requires a current TS / SCI clearance with a Polygraph***

This position is on a brand new contract working on an exciting project. A software engineer on this contract designs, develops, tests, deploys, documents, maintains, and enhances complex and diverse software systems based upon documented requirements. These systems might include, but are not limited to, processing­ intensive analytics, novel algorithm development, manipulation of extremely large data sets, real-time systems, business management information systems, and systems which incorporate data repositories, data transport services, and application and systems development and monitoring. 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 Open Source Software (OSS) and/or Commercial Off­-The-Shelf (COTS) Government Off-The-Shelf (GOTS) software in place of new development, and requirements analysis and synthesis from system level to individual software components. Experience developing in Unix. Ability to perform shell scripting. Working knowledge of Configuration Management (CM) tools and Web Services implementation.

On this specific task, we are looking for someone who has the following skills:
• Demonstrated hands-on software development experience
• Experience in programming with Java and/or Scala
• Experience configuring systems in CentOS/RedHat
• Experience troubleshooting software and system issues
• Experience with creating and deploying Docker containers
• Experience with Kubernetes
• Experience with Yarn, Spark, and Apache Tomcat
• Demonstrated experience designing, developing, deploying, and troubleshooting analytics
• Demonstrated ability to perform technical analysis for system and system architecture
• Demonstrated ability to identify, analyze, and resolve system design weaknesses

In addition, here are skills that would be helpful but not required:
• Demonstrated experience using the Atlassian product suite (Confluence, Jira, BitBucket, and/or Bamboo) to capture, track, and assess requirements
• Experience creating and deploying NiFi custom processors
Required Skills This position could be a level II, III or IV depending on the years of experience and level of degree of the applicant. The higher the level, the higher the salary. A majority of the following capabilities must be met to qualify for any level. Specific experience and education minimums for each level are listed below as well. • Analyze user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements. • Debug existing software and correct defects. • Design and code new software or modify existing software to add new features. • Write or review software and system documentation. • Integrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments. • Develop simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories. • Software development using languages such as C, C++, Python, Ruby, Perl, JavaScript, etc. • Has experience with agile development processes. • Has experience with source code control systems, such as Git. • Serve as team lead at the level appropriate to the software development process being used on any particular project. • Design and development of relational and non-relational database applications. • Use of orchestration frameworks such as Spring and Kafka. • Familiarization with queue management systems • Develop or implement algorithms to meet or exceed system performance and functional standards. • Develop and execute test procedures for software components. • Develop software solutions by analyzing system perfonnance standards and conferring with users or system engineers; analyzing systems flow, data usage and work processes; and investigating problem areas. • Modify existing software 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 outcomes and consequences of design decisions • Java development using the Eclipse IDE (Integrated Development Environment). • Development of Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) applications • Experience using collaboration and software development tools (ie. Atlassian). • Software development using continuous integration practices • Experience with container technologies (ie. Docker). • Unix shell scripting • Development of event driven or data driven analytics • Development of cloud-based solutions and technologies. • Design or implement complex algorithms requiring adherence to strict timing, system resource, or interface constraints. Perform quality control on team products. • Recommend and implement suggestions for improving documentation and software development process standards. • Oversee one or more software development teams and ensure the work is completed in accordance with the constraints of the software development process being used on any particular project. • Confer with system engineers and hardware· engineers to derive software requirements and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements, and interfaces. • Coordinate software installation on a system and monitor performance to ensure operational specifications are met. • Recommend new technologies and processes for complex software projects. • Serve as the technical lead of multiple software development teams. • Select the software development process in coordination with the customer and system engineering. • Ensure quality control of all developed and modified software. • Delegate programming and testing responsibilities to one or more teams and monitor their performance. SWE-2 Qualifications: Master's degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university, plus three (3) years of experience as a SWE, in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity. OR Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university, plus five (5) years of experience as a SWE, in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity OR Seven (7) years of experience as a SWE, in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity. SWE-3 Qualifications: Master's degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university, plus five (5) years of experience as a SWE, in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity. OR Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university, plus seven(7) years of experience as a SWE, in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity OR Nine (9) years of experience as a SWE, in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity. SWE-4 Qualifications: Master's degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university, plus ten (10) years of experience as a SWE, in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity. OR Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university, plus twelve (12) years of experience as a SWE, in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity OR Fourteen (14) years of experience as a SWE, in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity. Clearance Level: TS/SCI #Clearance
Employment Type Full time
Career Level
Job ID 52704638
Company Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. federal civilian agencies, the intelligence community, the Government of Canada, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently, while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco has approximately 6,000 employees with an annual revenue of $1 billion and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset, and our success directly relates to our employees. At Serco, we listen, respect and support our employees and through continuous training, development and information-sharing, we advance talent internally, enhancing career growth and progression which enables not only our employees to excel but enables our customers to excel as well. It is not just a job at Serco; at Serco, we offer career opportunities. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco's people share a passion for delivering ethical service, innovation, and a commitment to results. We trust our people to deliver. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).
Functional AreaSystems Design & Engineering
DepartmentSerco’s Federal Services business unit provides services in the areas of business processing, case management, intelligence, logistics, personnel readiness, acquisition and program management, modelling, and simulation and training to Defense and Federal Civilian agencies. We understand the often complex regulatory and security requirements of executing government programs and we stand up programs quickly, assembling and training highly qualified teams, and delivering to well-defined service level metrics.
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