Lead Systems Engineer/ Project Manager - Temp to Perm - NASA NACl Clearance

Location: Hampton, VA
Date Posted: 06-05-2018
This is a temp to perm position
6 month contract
1099 or W-2

• Responsible for learning and providing systems engineer support of the NASA Engineering Network (NEN) Liferay portal.
• Understanding of system testing practices
• Develop, maintain and support technical infrastructure and system software components.
• Provide technical risk assessment and plans to program management and development team.  Drive ongoing product improvements and enhancements.
• Work to debug and implement fixes for an enterprise Liferay platform portal.
• Lead and/or assist with architecture designs, make technical recommendations on implementation methodologies for expanding function
• Lead discussions between the development and customer teams to capture business requirements, stories, use cases, business flows and acceptance criteria
• Provide expertise in the web portal development
• Support the project manager with development and integration tasks and other duties as assigned
• Assist with managing the project team through the project lifecycle including requirements, development, testing/quality assurance, configuration management, and production release
• Assist in evaluating design of new and existing systems to judge their functionality, effectiveness, reliability, performance, usage, maintainability and cost of ownership
• Assist with managing budget, schedule, resources, and risks throughout the Task Orders delivery
• Assist with managing customer and management expectations and communicate effectively to both
Required Education & Experience:
• B.S./B.A. in Computer Science, or Information Systems or relevant technical field
• 5+ years of related technical and project management experience
 Experience with a variety of web application languages and frameworks such as Wordpress, HTML5, PHP, JavaScript, Java, ColdFusion, and JAVA
• Full understanding of the software development process including analysis, design, coding, system and user testing, problem resolution and planning.
• Experience with database design and development including Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL
• Experience with content management systems, software version control tools and configuration management tools
• Experience managing project scope, schedule and budget
• Strong technical background and experience in full development of web applications and portal
• Motivated, self-directed, results oriented
• Strong planning and organization skills as role will communicate with varying levels of team members across business stakeholders, technology and management.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to influence and motivate others
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Strong written, presentation, and facilitation skills
Desired Qualifications:
• Experience working with Liferay software
• Understand and support the Amazon Web Services architecture
• Foundational understanding of Java
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