Polaris Alpha

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Application Engineer

Application Engineer

Req # 
2264
Position Type 
Full Time
FLSA Status 
Exempt
Category 
Engineering - Software Engineer
Security Clearance 
TS\SCI Full Scope Poly
Location 
Annapolis Junction, MD

More information about this job

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!

As part of the Secure the Enterprise initiative, the Software Engineer will develop capabilities to shift from the current manual system security evaluation and authorization process to a new model that emphasizes automation, streamlined processes and approvals, continuous monitoring and assessment, and network data gathering across the entire life cycle of a project. The Software Engineer will provide the development, visualization, testing, deploying, and sustainment of various streaming (real time) and batch (cloud) analytics using existing open source and corporate solutions.

Required Skills

Strong experience in the following technologies
o Python
o Pig
o Rest

Clearance:
TS/SCI Full Scope Poly required

Desired Skills

• Ruby
• Grails
• Django

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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