Polaris Alpha

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Software Engineer

Software Engineer

Req # 
Position Type 
Full Time
FLSA Status 
Security Clearance 
Colorado Springs, CO

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Job Description

Polaris Alpha is a highly technical industry leader uniquely positioned to address customers’ most complex challenges across the full spectrum of air, land, sea, cyber and space domains. Polaris Alpha provides cutting edge solutions development based on the latest advances in open software design and integration.

This position is a mid-level software engineer in the Air and Cyber Operations Department. Applicants will work on specific technical tasks as defined by senior engineers/program management to design and develop the next generation of C2 software for Department of Defense customers. Area of focus is web development using the Angular2 JavaScript framework, web styling technologies, and Java for developing RESTful services. High value is placed on a demonstrated ability to learn new domains and technologies quickly.

Required Skills

• Bachelor’s degree in engineering field with a minimum of six years experience. Relevant domain experience may be accepted in place of a degree.
• Experience with Java backend development
• Experience with Java Persistence API
• Experience with Java Application Servers
• Experience with Java Frameworks (i.e., Spring)
• Experience with Designing and Developing SOAP and RESTful Services
• Experience with Messaging
• Experience with Designing Scalable Web Applications
• Experience with Angular4 or similar JavaScript frameworks
• Experience with Routing technologies for webpage navigation
• Experience with Web tooling
• Experience with Bootstrap
• Experience with styling (i.e., CSS, SASS or LESS, and similar technologies)
• Experience with Docker
• Experience with Jenkins or similar build systems
• Experience with SQL Database Technologies
• Eligible to obtain DOD clearance
This position requires the selected candidate to hold an active Department of Defense security clearance which requires US citizenship while working in support of a government contract.

Desired Skills

• Experience with JavaScript component libraries
• Security + Certification
• Experience with C2 systems and domains
• Experience with Git repositories
• Experience with Maven
• Experience with JIRA or similar issue tracking systems
• Knowledge of Air Operations Centers operations
• Experience with SQL Database Technologies
• Current & active Top Secret clearance with DCID eligibility

Polaris Alpha is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, genetic information or disability status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Normal office setting, therefore the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking. Use of hands to operate computer equipment. Frequent near vision use for reading and computer use.

In addition to competitive compensation, Polaris Alpha offers excellent benefits to full-time employees:
• Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
• Life and AD&D coverage at 3x annual salary
• 401k plan, 4% non-elective contributions for all eligible employees - 100% vested in plan from date of enrollment
• 4+ weeks of PTO and 10 Paid Holidays observed
• Education Assistance Program
• Relocation may be considered
Benefits are subject to change

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