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Job Title Software Engineer, Java Developer, 130035E
Job ID 697710
Location Fort Meade,  MD
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Description Currently looking for a mid-level Java Developer to be an integral part of the Rapid Response Development Teams (RRDTS).  RRDTs exist to develop and provide agile, mission-driven capabilities specific to a particular need in a short period of time (<3 months).  In this position, a mid-level Java Developer will act as the back-end developer on the team and will support the team via writing client and server-side code for web-based applications.  The successful candidate will have knowledge of distributed systems, OS/kernel, network system design, and large scale storage systems.  In addition, the engineer will be expected to design and implement data models and algorithms within a complex, SOA-based, distributed system.  This position requires a TS/SCI with polygraph.   
Technical Skills required for the position include:
    - 4 or more years of experience in software development with in-depth experience developing numerous web-based applications
    - Distributed systems and architecture knowledge and experience
    - Hands on programming capabilities in C++ and/or Java with extensive knowledge of Unix/ Linux
    - Experience with Python, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, AJAX and SQL
    - Knowledge of TCP/IP and network programming
    - Solid foundation in data structures, algorithms and software design
    - Some familiarity with mobile development platforms to include working knowledge of iOS and Android development environments
    - Experience building applications on NoSQL databases such as hBase or Accumulo
    - Experience building applications on top of relational databases such as MySQL and/or PostgreSQL
    - Experience or familiarity with SOLR, ElasticSearch and other Lucene Indices
Essential Job Functions
    - Performs highly complex systems modeling, simulation and analysis to provide appropriate solution.
    - Conducts investigations and tests of complex software systems to enhance performance or to investigate and resolve matters of significance.
    - Reviews completion and implementation of technical products to ensure success and timeliness.
    - Reviews literature, patents and current practices relevant to the solution of more complex projects.
    - Recommends corrections in complex technical applications and analysis to enhance performance.
    - Evaluates vendor capabilities on projects to provide required products or services.
    - Provides leadership and work guidance to less experienced personnel.
    - Provides technical consultation to other organizations; interacts with senior customer personnel and internal senior management.
    - Provides the customer base with first level support.
Basic Qualifications
    - Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
    - Bachelor's degree in computer science, management information systems, or related field preferred
    - Six or more years of experience in software engineering or operating systems programming
    - Experience working with software design principles
Other Qualifications
    - Strong analytical and creative problem solving skills to resolve highly complex software design issues and create new software for one or more products
    - Good leadership skills to mentor, oversee, and lead team members
    - Good interpersonal skills to interact with senior customers, management, and team members
    - Good communication skills to interact with team members and senior support personnel
    - Ability to synthesize broad and narrow concepts of high complexity and use them to meet company objectives
    - Ability to work independently and as part of a team
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