Company Name:
Intelligent Software Systems
Approximate Salary:

Location:
Annapolis Junction, Maryland
Country:
United States
Industry:
Information Technology
Position type:
Unspecified
Experience level:
Education level:

Principal Software Engineer


Intelligent Software Systems

Req # 2207
FLSA Status Exempt
Security Clearance TS\SCI Full Scope Poly
Position Type Full Time
Category Engineering - Software Engineer
Location Annapolis Junction, MD

Benefits

In addition to competitive compensation, Polaris Alpha offers excellent benefits:

• Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
• Life and AD&D coverage at 3x annual salary
• 401k plan, 4% gifted 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 programs

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 Principal Software Developers+ to join our Cloud Analytics Prototype team building mission-critical cloud analytic prototypes within a cloud computing framework. This Developer will be working with a small team employing rapid capability prototyping solutions for "big data" employing cloud analytic technologies including Java MapReduce, Apache NiFi, and ActiveMQ.

Required Skills

• Minimum of 8 years with increasingly complex and progressive experience as a Software Engineer 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. This experience includes software management, design, development, flow analysis, detailed design data flow diagrams, structure charts, and Program Description Language (PDL) for each module of the software system
• Ten 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
• Experience with software development tools, both current and emerging technologies
• Four years of leadership experience
• Experience in solving various software related problems, generating and reviewing software designs for accuracy, completeness, and appropriateness in light of objectives
• Agile or SW Prototype Development experience desired
• Solid experience required across key technologies including Java, REST, Python and ActiveMQ, Apache NiFi, Cloud, MapReduce, Apache Spark a plus.
• Experience working in Full stack developer with strong emphasis on middle/backend. Knowledge of building and interfacing with web services.
• Cyber experience within DoD and/or Intelligence Community preferred but not required

Clearance:
TS/SCI Full Scope Poly required

Eight (8) years' experience as a senior or principal software engineer, 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

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Normal office setting, therefore the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking. Use of hands to operate computer equipment. Frequent near vision use for reading and computer use.

EOE M/F/D/V
Polaris Alpha is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.



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