Polaris Alpha

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Software Engineer

Software Engineer

Req # 
2243
Position Type 
Full Time
FLSA Status 
Exempt
Category 
Information Technology - Systems Administration
Security Clearance 
Required Top Secret/SCI
Location 
Schriever AFB, CO

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Job Description

Polaris Alpha has an opening for a passionate and innovative Software Engineer who has a strong background in software engineering to join our Analysis & Machine Intelligence team. The AMI group focuses on developing state-of-the-art pattern learning, predictive analysis, and hypothesis management solutions in support of various R&D and national security customers.

Tasks will focus on the development and enhancement of Java & Scala based pattern of life and anomaly detection applications utilizing technologies such as Apache Spark in support of operational Space Situational Awareness systems.

Required Skills

• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, or similar discipline with minimum of 3 years relevant work experience
• Excellent programming and communication skills
• Experience with Java and/or Scala programming languages
• Experience with web service technologies (SOAP, REST, XML, JSON, HTTP, etc.)
• Experience using Software Configuration Management Tools (Hg, Git, Gradle, Maven, etc.)
• A self-starter who is able to be highly productive with minimal supervision
This position requires the selected candidate to hold an active Department of Defense TS/SCI level security clearance which requires US citizenship while working in support of a government contract.

Desired Skills

• Experience with Web UI development, including HTML, CSS and JavaScript
• Familiarity with Linux OS, including basic system admin
• Experience working with relational databases and SQL
• Experience with application server deployment and runtime environment (JBoss, WildFly)
• Familiarity with Cloud-based micro-service architectures
• Experience with Intelligence Community, DoD, and/or Space Systems


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.

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.

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