Polaris Alpha

  • Software Engineer

    Location Nationwide
    Req #
    Position Type
    Full Time
    FLSA Status
    Security Clearance
  • 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!

    Responsible for the development and/or modification of software products as part of an agile team leveraging the principles of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). Uses expertise to design develop, code, test, and debug software. Reviews and evaluates systems and software for adherence to government or commercial directives, standards, guidelines, and criteria concerning software safety and systems safety. Confirms design mitigations are captured in the design and its documentation and verifies implementation. Reports to the Topic Builder System Architect and works on unusually complex technical problems and provides solutions which are highly innovative. Limited travel may be required.

    Required Skills

    Required Skills:
    • Bachelor’s degree in engineering field with a minimum of three years experience. Relevant domain experience may be accepted in place of a degree.
    • Experience with Docker
    • Experience with Java Frameworks (i.e., Spring)
    • Experience with SQL Database Technologies
    • Eligible to obtain DOD clearance

    Desired Skills

    Desired Skills:
    • Experience with Java backend development
    • Experience with Jenkins or similar build systems
    • Experience with Angular4 or similar JavaScript frameworks
    • Experience with Web tooling
    • Experience with Bootstrap
    • Experience with styling (i.e., CSS, SASS or LESS, and similar technologies)
    • Experience with Git repositories
    • Experience with Maven
    • Experience with JIRA or similar issue tracking systems
    • Current & active Top Secret clearance with DCID eligibility


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