Software Developer (Cloud Based)

Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 12-03-2018
All qualified resumes will receive feedback within 24 hours 
Must have an active Top Secret Clearance 

In this position, the candidate will be responsible for recommending and employing techniques and methodologies for solving tough analytical challenges in support of one of the nation's premier law enforcement entities. The candidate will apply cloud development and data migration skills. The candidate will use expertise in such technologies as: Python, R, Java, JavaScript, d3, Leaflet, Pig, Elasticsearch, PHP, Oracle, Angular JS, XML, .NET, Hadoop and other related technologies to develop prototypes and bring structure to large quantities of data to make automated analysis possible as well as provide technical support for the migration of applications and data sets to the cloud.

Essential Functions
  • Employ software development techniques and methodologies for solving tough analytical challenges;
  • Use software development skills to automate manual analytical processes;
  • Utilize technical developer skills including, but not limited to: Python, R, Java, JavaScript, d3, Leaflet, Pig, Elasticsearch, PHP, Oracle, Angular JS, XML, .NET, Hadoop and other related technologies;
  • Expand upon beyond specializations to include both front end user interfaces as well as back end services;
  • Provide technical expertise to support migration of applications and data sets to the cloud;
  • Deploy developed IT solutions, user applications, databases and other IT capabilities;
  • Design and develop specialized user solutions, applications and databases using a hybrid Agile approach within a DevOps environment;
  • Provide Tier 3 technical support for deployed applications and databases;
  • able to work well with and support co-workers and clients;
  • have clear, concise and accurate communication skills.


Required Skills, Qualifications and/or Certifications
  • Clearance: Active TS clearance (SCI Eligibility Preferred)
  • Must be a US citizen
  • DHS HQ EOD required to start
  • Typically has a BS degree in computer or system science discipline from an accredited college or university and three (3) to five (5) year of progressive, relevant experience, or a MS degree in a computer or system science and two (2) to three (3) years of progressive experience, or a Ph.D. degree in a computer or system science discipline.
  • Bachelor’s Degree and four years’ experience in related field - additional experience may be substituted for degree;
  • Keen interest in learning and using the latest software tools, methods, and technologies to solve real world problem sets vital to national security;
  • Familiarity of the Intelligence Community (IC) data architectures, tools and services;
  • Understanding of cloud concepts and enabling tools and technologies (AWS/C2S, MS Azure, Informatica, VMWare etc.);
  • Familiarity with containers, data layers, SQL/NoSQL databases, and microservices;
  • Specialization in either OBJECT-ORIENTED Programming languages, scripting, or databases;
  • Completion of required certifications required within six (6) months of hire date.
  • Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines. Regular attendance is necessary and required;
  • Must be able to communicate, verbal and written, effectively;
  • Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with clients, management and employees;
  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to the employee or others;
  • Must be able to support and work in a proactive team environment;
  • Must hold the safety of yourself and those around you as the number one priority in the workplace.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Direct Experience with DHS and Intelligence Community (IC) component's data architectures and environments;
  • Expertise in various COTS, GOTS, and open source tools which support development of data integration and visualization applications;
  • Experience with DevOps environments;
  • One or more of the following certifications: DoD 8570 IAT Level II, ITIL, AWS Associate or Professional Solution Architect.
Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions
  • Working at a computer or desk
  • May involve long periods of sitting
  • Inside office environment
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