Application Engineer III

Employer
MAXIMUS, Inc.
Location
Reston, VA
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Overview: MAXIMUS is a leading operator of government health and human services programs and has partnered with state, federal and local governments to provide critical, high quality health and human service programs to a diverse array of communities. Operating under MAXIMUS's founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People? since 1975, MAXIMUS Federal Services is entirely focused on helping government agencies run programs cost-effectively and serve program constituents with improved outcomes. By being a responsible steward for government programs, we help the federal government deliver on its promises through our people, process and technology. Our focus is always on outcomes and results that connect citizens more effectively with government services. We are seeking an Application Engineer III to join our team in support of a large Medical Health client in Reston, VA. The selected candidate will analyze functional applications and design specifications, and documentation for functional activities. They will be responsible for the translation of detailed design into application systems. The Application Engineer III will analyze functional applications and design specifications to determine if application performs properly. The engineer will be responsible to provide feedback to client to include solutions if and when problems are found with the application being analyzed. Responsibilities: * Work within the Agile software development methodology providing updates on program activity * Analyze and study complex system requirements to determine problem areas * Find and suggest methodologies to remediate problem areas discovered * Work with internal and external teams to discuss optimal approaches to institute remedies to existing software systems * Estimate software development costs and schedule, if needed * Review existing programs and assist in making refinements, reducing operating time, and improving current techniques * May supervise software configuration management * Integrate COTS packages including data mapping tools, viewer portals, and identity management tools * Develop Enterprise Java Beans and similar software packages to facilitate the interchange of Electronic Health Records between government agencies The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience: * Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Information Technology, Information Systems, Application Engineering, Software Development or related field required * At least seven (7) years of related experience required * Knowledge and experience in DevOps required * Knowledge and experience using Java programming language required * Familiarity with how applications work with databases built using Oracle and SQL * Knowledge of the Agile Development Framework and other Software Development Lifecycles * Ability to provide leadership in obtaining data needed for specific analysis across the Military Health System and related organizations * Ability to work proactively within a team setting and effectively with clients, and deliver high quality work products in a timely manner * Ability to provide leadership in recommending, developing, and communicating approaches for resolving specific issues * Knowledge of and experience working in the Military Health System preferred Physical Requirements: * Work is performed in a general office environment * Ability to lift or transport items weighing up to 10lbs. Additional Requirements as per contract/client: * Active Secret security clearance * United States citizenship EEO Statement: A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status. Apply/Socialize: Posted by StartWire