Software Developer, ODMAP

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Sep 23, 2022
Nov 03, 2022
Full Time
Software Developer, ODMAPThe George Mason University, Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy (CEBCP), housed within the Department of Criminology, Law and Society, invites applications for a Software Developer to work in the Washington/Baltimore High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (W/B HIDTA) program. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.About the Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy (CEBCP):The CEBCP, founded in 2008, seeks to make scientific research a key component in decisions about crime and justice policies. The CEBCP carries out this mission by advancing rigorous studies in criminal justice and criminology through research-practice collaborations, and proactively serving as an informational and translational link to practitioners and the policy community.About the HIDTA Program:The HIDTA Program is a federal grant program administered by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) to provide resources that assist federal, state, local and tribal agencies to coordinate activities that address drug trafficking in specifically designated areas of the United States. Information and intelligence sharing are keys to successful investigations, drug treatment and prevention programs, and drug policy development.About the Position:The Software Developer will report to the Network Operations Center within the Washington/Baltimore High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (W/B HIDTA) and report to the Software Development Unit Supervisor. This position will be responsible for the implementation of system-to-system integration with Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program (ODMAP) as well as continued development on ODMAP, supporting databases, reports, analytical products and maintenance.This position may involve travel.Responsibilities:Working within the Microsoft.NET, JavaScript development platforms to develop ODMAP. This position will work within an Agile/SCRUM framework. This position will utilize MVC, C#, ArcGIS, JavaScript and Microsoft SQL Server to develop custom solutions for our ODMAP application. The position will report to senior staff and will analyze requirements, code and perform testing on our applications pre-release;Working with ODMAP, participating agencies and other parties on integration efforts. This position will work on integrating a naloxone distribution map layer to support ODMAP. This may involve utilizing different development languages and paradigms relevant to the participant's infrastructure and requirements for implementation;Working with senior development to provide technical solutions to requirements. This position will work with senior developers and system architects in order to identify use-case scenarios within the intended solution. This position will work to identify unit tests based on the scenarios to provide a high level of software quality assurance; andWriting and maintaining technical documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, testing, changes and corrections. This position will create documentation as described by senior developers and architects on an as needed basis. This may include API documentation for external users, process flow diagrams, detailed use case scenarios, requirements specification and system design documentation.Required Qualifications:Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field; or equivalent combination of related education and experience.Experience: Experience (generally 3+ years) working within the Microsoft.Net and JavaScript development technologies is required. Experience working with other development languages, scripting languages and database platforms. Experience with ArcGIS integration is a plus.Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: The individual in this position must be able to develop software using the Microsoft.NET and JavaScript Development technologies.Ability to develop software using C# programming language;Ability to develop front end work using JavaScript;Ability to utilize and integrate with ESRI ArcGIS mapping solutions;Ability to work with a variety of different database platforms;Ability to work with many different organizations, understand their requirements and develop accordingly;Ability to function in an Agile team and work within the SCRUM framework;Ability to create technical documentation and process diagrams;Ability to write SQL queries against a relational database;Ability to design relational databases in Microsoft SQL Server; andAbility to appropriately apply W/B HIDTA Directives, as well as interpret and employ the Directives of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP).* Due to the nature of the work, must possess the ability to obtain a Secret level government clearance.** The position must be available for all emergencies, at all times. Significant or special events may occur and may include crises or high-level investigations related to terrorism or criminal activities. Additionally, events such as a computer virus situation may require the knowledge and skills of the incumbent during hours other than normal work hours.THIS POSITION IS LOCATED AT THE W/B HIDTA OFFICES LOCATED IN BALTIMORE, MD & RESTON, VA.

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"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

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