1/2 Remote Principal Software Engineer
Principal Software Engineer, Clearance Required - TS/SCI w/Polygraph Please note, this position requires all candidates to currently possess an active Top-Secret SCI Clearance with a Polygraph. This position is not an opportunity to be sponsored or nominated for a government security clearance. The Work: This contract supports compliance solutions and integration, as well as development and sustainment of analytic services and hosting platforms to sustain analytics, threads, and services to enable the agency and tactical customers' missions and goals throughout the extended enterprise. Minimum Qualifications: A current Top-Secret/SCI government security clearance with polygraph is required. Twenty (20) years experience as a SWE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional SWE experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor's degree. 4 years+ experience with a JVM language, particularly Java or Scala. Experience using document stores like MongoDB and using memory caching solutions. Experience building stateless services and deploying them within a container using technologies like Docker. Familiar with messaging such as JMS. Experience using Subversion, Git, Maven, Nexus, and NPM. Must have a passion for and experience providing operations support for a production application, including supporting and maintaining code written by other developers. Excellent understanding of application performance with experience measuring and optimizing Java Memory Management, IO thresholds, file descriptors, and concurrent threads. Experience administering Unix/Linx machines including clustered web server configurations, package management, SSL configuration, and Tomcat configuration. Bonus Points: Shall have five (5) years demonstrated work experience with distributed scalable Big Data Store (NoSQL) such as Hbase, CloudBase/Acumulo, Big Table, etc. Shall have demonstrated work experience with the Map Reduce programming model and technologies such as Hadoop, Hive, Pig, etc. Shall have demonstrated work experience with the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS). Shall have demonstrated work experience with Serialization such as JSON and/or BSON. As a Principal Software Engineer, You Will: Work from home 50% of the time. Analyze user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements. Design and code new software or modify existing software to add new features. Debug existing software and correct defects. Integrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments. Develop simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories. Provide recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards. Develop or implement algorithms to meet or exceed system performance and functional standards. Assist with developing and executing test procedures for software components. Write or review software and system documentation. Develop software solutions by analyzing system performance standards, confer with users or system engineers; analyze systems flow, data usage and work processes; and investigate problem areas. Serve as team lead at the level appropriate to the software development process being used on any particular project. Modify existing software to correct errors, to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance. Design, develop and modify software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design. Design or implement complex database or data repository interfaces/queries. Oversee one or more software development teams and ensure the work is completed in accordance with the constraints of the software development process being used on any particular project. Design or implement complex algorithms requiring adherence to strict timing, system resource, or interface constraints; Perform quality control on team products. Confer with system engineers and hardware engineers to derive software requirements and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces. Coordinate software system installation and monitor equipment functioning to ensure operational specifications are met. Implement recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards. Serve as the technical lead of multiple software development teams. Select the software development process in coordination with the customer and system engineering. Recommend new technologies and processes for complex software projects. Ensure quality control of all developed and modified software. Delegate programming and testing responsibilities to one or more teams and monitor their performance. Work Site: Greater Ft. Meade, MD area. To Learn More About Our Team and Solutions, Check Out the Following: At Sensible Solutions and Technologies, Inc. (SSATI), we don't just accept difference-we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our services, and our community. SSATI is honored to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.