Jr. Software Engineer

O'Fallon, Illinois
Sep 20, 2022
Oct 04, 2022
Engineer, IT
Full Time

The Jr. Software Engineer will apply fundamental concepts, processes, practices, and procedures on technical assignments. Leveraging this level of skill, the Software Engineer will research, design, develop, and test operating systems-level software, compilers, and network distribution software for medical, industrial, military, communications, aerospace, business, scientific, and general computing applications.

  • Set operational specifications and formulate and analyze software requirements.
  • Design embedded systems software.
  • Apply principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis.
  • Utilize well-defined software processes, such as Agile, to work in a rapid development environment as part of a development team.
  • Design, code, and unit test front and back end solutions for integrated Geospatial systems using packages such as in HTML, CSS, C++, C#, Java and JavaScript.
  • Develop integration code to connect and interface Geospatial systems and services.
  • Develop solutions that utilize open standards and ICDs to promote interoperability through service-based architectures.
  • Support the development and configuration of database systems.
  • Analyze, fix, and document DRs on geospatial systems.
  • Work with systems engineering and test teams to understand and develop solutions that address program requirements.
  • Assist in software design and architecture decisions.
  • Document design artifacts in architecture software, including class and sequence diagrams.
  • Update and document knowledge and best practices in common repositories such as Confluence Wiki.
  • Participate in agile scrum teams through the agile process.
  • Work with systems engineering and management to establish user stories and closure criteria.
  • Participate in the software feature and story estimations using standard software estimation tools and practices.
  • Support program reviews and milestones including FATs, SATs, and IV&Vs.
  • Contribute to and maintain a continuous integration environment.
  • Translate answers into code solution.
  • Make corrections to code problems.
  • Perform as the primary developer and/or lead for specific applications when requested.
  • Be able to understand and solve complex coding tasks with sound decision-making.
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline
  • Associate's degree and 2+ years of relevant experience OR
  • High School Degree / GED and 4 + years of relevant experience
  • 1+ years of SW Development Concept Experience
  • Some Training, classwork, or relevant self-study
  • Background check required
  • The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to obtain a secret clearance
  • Ability to work independently and yet be effective within a team setting
  • Must be capable of managing multiple efforts with time-related constraints in a fast-paced contracting environment
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with diverse internal and external stakeholder groups and individuals
  • Friendly presence, helpful attitude, good interpersonal skills, and ability to work well with others
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other Office applications
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications, and experience working in a home office setting as well as the ability to train end users on frequently asked technical issues
  • Ability to provide technical assistance and support over the phone; good phone skills, professional demeanor, and previous customer service experience strongly desired
  • Good problem-solving skills; ability to visualize a problem/situation and think abstractly to solve it


Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

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