Polaris Alpha

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Software Engineer II

Software Engineer II

Req # 
2263
Position Type 
Full Time
FLSA Status 
Exempt
Category 
Engineering - Software Engineer
Security Clearance 
TS\SCI Full Scope Poly
Location 
Annapolis Junction, MD

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Benefits

In addition to competitive compensation, Polaris Alpha offers excellent benefits:


• Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
• Life and AD&D coverage at 3x annual salary
• 401k plan, 4% gifted 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 programs

Job Description

Polaris Alpha develops innovative solutions to the most significant challenges affecting our Nation's ability to collect, utilize, and defend digital information. We’re passionate about developing cutting-edge, creative solutions, and fostering a highly sought-out place of employment for many of the brightest minds in the industry. We are the best because we hire the best. At Polaris Alpha, we have developed a culture of going above and beyond the normal expectations in the delivery of our work. Our clients and employees are the number one reason why we’re successful, and that formula won’t be changing!

Polaris Alpha is conducting a search for a Cloud Software Engineer to join our Analytic Tradecraft and Technology team building mission-critical cloud analytic prototypes within a cloud computing framework. This Software Engineer will be working with a small team designing and developing software prototype systems.

Required Skills

• At least five (5) years of general experience in software development/engineering, including requirements analysis, software development, installation, integration, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, testing, and problem diagnosis/resolution.
• At least three (3) years of experience developing software with high level languages such as Java, C, C++.
• At least three (3) years of experience developing software in UNIX/Linux (Red Hat versions 3-5+) operating systems.
• At least three (3) years of experience in software integration and software testing, to include developing and implementing test plans and test scripts.
• At least two (2) years of experience with distributed scalable Big Data Store (NoSQL) such as HBase, Cloud Base/Accumulo, Big Table, etc., as well as two (2) years of experience with the Map Reduce programming model, the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS), and technologies such as Hadoop, Hive, Pig, etc
• Demonstrated work experience with Serialization such as JSON and/or BSON
• Demonstrated work experience with developing restful services, Ruby on Rails framework, LDAP protocol configuration management and cluster performance management (e.g. Nagios)
• Demonstrated work experience developing solutions integrating and extending FOSS/COTS products.
• Demonstrated technical writing skills and shall have generated technical documents in support of a software development project
• Demonstrated work experience with Source Code Management {e.g. Git, Stash, or Subversion, etc.).

Clearance:
TS/SCI Full Scope Poly required

Desired Skills

Education:
A Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, mathematics or a related discipline may be substituted for four years of general experience.

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.

EOE M/F/D/V:
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, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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