Software Engineer at Applied Research Associates (ARA) in Alexandria, VA

๐Ÿ“Œ Alexandria ๐Ÿท๏ธ Other ๐Ÿ•‘ 2021-04-15
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Software Engineer

ARA's Capital Area Division in Alexandria, VA is seeking a Software Engineer to aid in developing advanced cloud-enabled analysis infrastructure and software for DHS applications. Candidate will have a strong passion and background in making quality cloud-based infrastructure and production software at all stages of the development lifecycle. As a valued contributor to our development team your responsibilities will include (1) collaborative brainstorming and problem solving to define requirements, objectives and potential solutions, (2) developing and testing infrastructure and software from inception to deployment in the homeland security community, and (3) maturing and improving infrastructure and software with new ideas and customer feedback as part of an agile team. You will be responsible for developing and integrating cloud-enabled applications and services that will be deployed in a federal government environment. Additionally, you will work to integrate analysis and visualization capabilities into this cloud platform and build web-based GUI applications to manage project information and enable information sharing.

Required Qualifications

Demonstrated experience in DevOps and software development in a modern cloud environment.
Demonstrated ability to write efficient, structured code in multiple languages, including but not limited to Java, Python and JavaScript.
Experience with DevOps, such as developing, deploying, and managing Infrastructure and Configuration using automation (e.g. Terraform and Ansible)Experience with distributed code management (e.g.
GIT), and continuous integration/continuous development (CI/CD) tools (e.g. Jenkins, Travis CI, or CircleCI)BS in Computer Science or similar degree with 5-7 years of relevant work experience, or MS with 3-5 years of relevant experienceUS citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance and a DHS Suitability.
Desired

Qualifications

BS in Computer Science or similar degree with 7-9 years of relevant work experience, or MS with 5-7 years of relevant work experience.
Experience with containerized environments and tools, including Docker and Kubernetes.
Experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF) and information assurance/information security activities (e.g. server hardening security control implementation)Interest in data science, data analysis, data visualization, and mathematical algorithms.
Experience with web-based software development and visualization, including familiarity with HTML5, Javascript, and web frameworks such as Angular, Jquery, and D3.jsExperience with agile development and agile frameworks, such as scrum and kanban development processes. Company InformationARA is a strong, employee-owned company with a robust benefits package. You will be eligible to participate in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), take advantage of great compensation & benefits, and participate in a rewarding culture where innovation & experimentation are the norm. Our employees have the tools, training and opportunities to take more active roles as owners and are recognized as the company's greatest assets!
The motto, "Engineering and Science for Fun and Profit" sums up the ARA experience. If you desire a career with a company that provides a broad range of technical expertise in defense and homeland security technologies, computer software and simulation, systems analysis and engineering, and testing and measurement, then our Capital Area Division in Alexandria, VA will be perfect for you. We are an EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran employer and At
- Will Employer. For additional information and an opportunity to join our unique workplace, please apply at careers.ara.com.
Experience.
Required5 - 7 years: Relevant work experience Education.
RequiredBachelors or better in Computer Science or related field.
PreferredMasters or better in Computer Science or related field Behaviors.
RequiredDetail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well.
Team Player: Works well as a member of a group.
Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity Motivations.
RequiredSelf
- Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-
1. 35(c) See job description

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