Software Engineer


Job Description

If You Join Us, You Will:

  • Design, Develop, and test software for Command and Control based products.
  • Develop front end and backend of software prototypes, components, and tooling that can be leveraged to speed prototyping process
  • Help to design and develop software requirements for multiple Command and Control based products including the software architectures, APIs, frameworks, and libraries.
  • Work with data scientists, UX designers, engineers, and product managers to help in composing cohesive and sound software designs that form the basis of scalable Command and Control software solutions
  • Optimize software designs and architectures to deliver desired performance targets
  • Maintain a forward-thinking approach in resolving roadblocks presented by current software strategy
  • Stay informed on latest software architectures and trends from design patterns to DevSecOps and systems architecture patterns
  • Migrate legacy systems to the cloud
  • Analyzes and decomposes activities and requirements to software designs that are allocated across systems components/sub-components, classification system levels, etc
  • Implements and practices DevOps Enablement
  • Communicate with key stakeholders ensuring business goals and visions are met
  • Be part of a cross-functional product team that respects, supports, and pushes for continuous improvement

Our Ideal Candidates Are:

  • Knowledgeable of industry standards and best practices
  • Comfortable with Extreme Programming (XP) Practices, paired programming, test-driven development, continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) techniques
  • Experienced with IT Architecture and System Integration
  • Experienced in one or many object-oriented programming languages
  • Familiar with implementing and using AWS or other similar cloud technologies
  • Aware of software development risks, with an appreciation for what is technically feasible
  • Able to maintain a high level of coding, testing, and engineering standards
  • Able to be flexible and adaptable if changes in priorities occur
  • Self-starters and fast-learners who are able to independently research and resolve issues using appropriate resources
  • Comfortable working with multi-disciplinary, multicultural, and geographically dispersed teams
  • Confident and proactive in communicating challenges or opportunities
  • Committed to their personal success, as well as success of their peers
  • Technologists at heart and leaders in practice

What You Should Know:

  • This position is located in Boston, MA.
  • The position is operating remotely during COVID-19. We value our culture and connection, plus flexibility to work from home. We are currently designing hybrid options.
  • To protect our community, and in consideration of the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and a variety of public health authorities, Client is implementing a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for our full workforce. This vaccine mandate will help keep our people and our community safe through this ongoing health crisis.
  • All new employees must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for the position. Reasonable accommodations for qualified exemption requests will be considered.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 4 years of non-internship professional Full-Stack Software development experience (Java, Web services, Database, and/or web application development)
  • Bachelor's degree in a highly quantitative field (ie: Computer Science, Machine Learning, Operational Research, Statistics, Mathematics, etc). 3 years of directly related experience will be considered in lieu of Bachelor's degree.
  • 3-4 years of programming experience with JavaScript, Java, and preferably one more programming language (Python, etc)
  • 1-2 years of experience with DevSecOps tools and processes such as Git, Concourse, GitLabCI, SonarQube, Fortify, and ThreadFix
  • 1-2 years of experience with front end frameworks like React or Vue
  • 2 years of experience with Extreme Programming practices (Test-Driven Development, Pair Programming, CI,CD, etc)
  • 1-2 years of experience contributing to software architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of both new and existing systems
  • 1 year of experience using container technologies such as Docker or Kubernetes

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a highly quantitative field (Computer Science, Machine Learning, Operational Research, Statistics, Mathematics, etc.)
  • MS in a highly quantitative field (Computer Science, Machine Learning, Operational Research, Statistics, Mathematics, etc.)
  • 1-2 years of experience with backend runtimes and frameworks like Node.js, Spring, Spring Boot, Django, Flask, etc.
  • 2 years of test authoring experience in Javascript, Java, or other languages.(Unit tests, Integration tests, and Journey tests)
  • 1 year of experience with test mocks
  • 1 year of experience with contract testing
  • 1 year experience training, upskilling, and/or mentoring engineers
  • CompTIA Sec+, CMU SEI or CSSLP Certification

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