Junior Software Engineer

Junior Software Engineer

18 May 2021
Virginia, Reston, 20190 Reston USA

Junior Software Engineer


Job Description:

The Junior Software Engineer/Developer will work with a multi-faceted team to assist in analyzing user needs, and develop software solutions. Must have basic knowledge of analysis process, analytical databases, deployment hosting methodologies, web hosting, internet communications tools and platforms.

The candidate will have basic software engineering knowledge to write code that successfully manipulates data. The candidate will demonstrate experience in working with MySQL, Ruby on Rails - Linux platform, web-based development, shell, Perl, python, SharePoint, Arc Sight and Adobe Insight products. The candidate will demonstrate knowledge of developing codes, tests, and debug software, which includes data optimization and formats but are not limited to, specified data filtering, data alignment and correlation of specified data types and other information.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist in writing scripts and profiles for GOTS and COTS analytical applications
  • Assist in building complex profits, align tools, and tailor databases and applications, which successfully process extremely large data repositories
  • Provide quick-response tailoring to software by writing scripts
  • Assist in Design and customize software for analytical use to optimize analytical efficiency and streamline the workflow
  • Assist in develop and write computer applications to store, locate, and retrieve specific document's, data, and information
  • Maintain updates and enhance software products
  • Document code changes or revisions by using version control and revision logs descriptions
  • Optimize actions by recognizing where it is necessary and expected to work with other team members and across groups to improve success
  • Evaluate existing software products and makes on-going improvements to the analytical toolbox
  • Coordinate with the Gov POC and other team members to ensure problem solution, appropriate risk reduction, and user satisfaction
  • Update applications, databases and tools for customers with changing demands
  • Conduct testing for programs and software applications to be sure they will produce the desired information and that the instructions are correct
  • Assist in write, update, and maintain programs or software packages to handle specific jobs related to analysis of large data sets
  • Consult with managerial and technical personnel to clarify program intent, identify problems, and suggest changes
  • Collaborate with other technical resources and customers to select appropriate design solutions and to ensure the compatibility with system
  • Assist in designing valid user-criteria testing, prior to production release of software

Basic Qualifications
  • Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field and 3+ years' experience commensurate with the requested level in software engineering; if no degree, 5+ years' experience in software engineering or Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience.
  • Proficient using Ruby on Rails
  • Proficient in MySQL administration
  • Proficient in the following languages: shell, Perl, and Python
  • Experience in Linux operating systems and platforms
  • Familiarity with SharePoint
  • Experience with Arc Sign and Adobe Insight Products
  • Familiarity with Agile development

Preferred Qualifications
  • Familiarity with Jira

External Referral Bonus:

Potential for Telework:

Clearance Level Required:
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


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