Senior Cloud Software Engineer
ALL CANDIDATES MUST HAVE AN ACTIVE TS/SCI WITH A POLYGRAPH CLEARANCE! Description: Seeking a Software Engineer to join a large agile team transitioning a mission-critical product from a Windows baseline to a Linux baseline Design software architectures for distributed systems Introduce new patterns, practices, techniques, or other contributions to a development team with a focus on increasing team productivity Develop asynchronous, distributed systems in a modern software development stack Work with and mentor junior team members Required Experience : Must be able to work independently on complex tasks, both design and implementation Experience working with OpenSource (NoSQL) products that support highly distributed, massively parallel computation needs such as Hbase, CloudBase/Accumulo, Big Table, etc. Experience with the Map Reduce programming model and technologies such as Hadoop, Hive, Pig, etc. Experience with the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) Experience with serialization such as JSON and/or BSON Experience in the requirements analysis and design of at least one Object Oriented system Experience developing solutions integrating and extending FOSS/COTS products At least three (3) years experience in software integration and software testing, to include developing and implementing test plans and test scripts Technical writing skills and shall have generated technical documents in support of software development project Experience deploying applications in a cloud environment Experience developing and deploying: data driven analytics; event driven analytics; sets of analytics orchestrated through rules engines At least six (6) years of experience developing software with high level languages such as Java, C, C Experience developing Restful services At least five (5) years experience developing software for Windows (2000, 2003, XP, VISTA) or UNIX/Linux (Redhat versions 3-5) operating systems Hadoop/Cloud Developer Certification or comparable Cloud System/Service Certification. Six (6) months experience administering or implementing Cloud technology will be accepted as substitution for certification. In addition, the candidate will have demonstrated work experience in at least four (4) of the desired characteristics Desired Experience: Knowledge of TechSIGINT Data, COPILOT, and Data Warehouse Platform Experience developing and deploying: analytics that include foreign language processing; analytic processes that incorporate/integrate multi-media technologies, including speech, text, image and video exploitation; analytics that function on massive data sets, for example more than a billion rows or larger than 10 Petbaytes; analytics that employ semantic relationships (ie, inference engines) between structured and unstructured data sets; analytics that identify latent patterns between elements of massive data sets, for example more than a billion rows or larger than 10 Petabytes; analytics that employ techniques commonly associated with Artificial Intelligence, for example genetic algorithms Experience designing and developing automated analytic software, techniques, and algorithms Experience with taxonomy construction for analytic disciplines, knowledge areas and skills Experience developing and deploying analytics that discover and exploit social networks Experience documenting ontologies, data models, schemas, formats, data element dictionaries, software application program interfaces and other technical specifications Experience developing and deploying analytics within a heterogeneous schema environment Experience with linguistics (grammar, morphology, concepts) Understanding of Big-Data Cloud Scalability (Amazon, Google, Facebook) Qualifications: At least eight (8) years experience in software development/engineering, including requirements analysis, software development, installation, integration, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, testing, and problem diagnosis/resolution A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical field is highly desired which will be considered equivalent to two (2) years of experience. A Master's degree in a technical field will be considered equivalent to four (4) years of experience.