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1553 - Front End Software Engineer II

Remote
Secret

OVERVIEW:

We drive missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. We serve as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

We are seeking a Web Software Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.  The qualified applicant will become part of our Department of State (DOS) Consular Systems Modernization (CSM) Program, for the Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA). This initiative is intended to modernize and consolidate the operational environment under a common technology framework in order to better support the services provided to CA’s customers.

If challenge, growth, and the ability to have a positive impact on your customer and fellow team members is something that interests you, this job is worth your consideration. As part of the modernization program, the Web Software Engineer will be responsible for supporting the full software development lifecycle (SDLC), including software systems engineering activities, requirements definition, prototyping, software design, implementation, testing, and maintenance.

GENERAL DUTIES:

  • Work with the system engineering team to understand customer business needs and priorities
  • Define software requirements, both functional and non-functional, as high level epics, features and user stories to support SAFe Agile methodology
  • Develop prototypes to support product and/or technology evaluations
  • Design software using industry standard design patterns and best practices to improve maintainability, flexibility, performance, security, and availability
  • Define the software design using a model-based engineering strategy (SysML/UML)
  • Implement enterprise web-based applications within a SAFe Agile environment
  • Develop single page applications using a client-side rendering framework
  • Develop service-based solutions (REST-based web services) using microservices architecture
  • Develop automated unit and integration tests that can be incorporated into CI/CD pipeline
  • Support CI/CD initiatives and utilize static code analyzers to ensure high quality source code
  • Support software testing activities, including IV&V, and provide timely software defect resolutions
  • Provide production and operational support, as needed, to ensure deployed software meets functional and non-functional requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in STEM and at least two years’ experience
  • Experience in software development and maintenance projects with involvement in requirements management, technical design/development, and deployment steps within SDLC
  • Experience supporting software development activities for software projects specializing in development of enterprise web applications
  • Experience with web development, client-side browser technology stack, to implement enterprise web-based applications
  • Experience developing 508 compliant solutions
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in cloud based environments including the development of software that supports architectures that involve public/hybrid clouds
  • Experience developing single page applications using a client-side rendering framework (React, Angular, etc.) and responsive CSS framework (Bootstrap, Material Design, etc.)
  • Experience developing service-based solutions using the Java technology stack, building REST-based services (Spring MVC, Spring Boot, etc.), and deploying in a container-based microservices architecture (Docker, Spring Boot, Kubernetes, etc.)
  • Experience with static code analyzers (CAST, HP Fortify, SonarQube, etc.)
  • Experience developing high volume, highly available, and secure software systems
  • Experience in enterprise software system modernization efforts
  • Experience developing and deploying software systems in an incremental manner using the SAFe Agile methodology

CLEARANCE:

  • Secret minimum