Polaris Alpha

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Software Engineer

Software Engineer

Req # 
Position Type 
Full Time
FLSA Status 
Engineering - Software Engineer
Security Clearance 
Required Top Secret
SOCAFRICA, Stuttgart, Germany

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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

Job Description

Polaris Alpha, a Parsons Company (“Polaris”) provides advanced technical capabilities, specialized domain expertise and mission critical solutions to Department of Defense and Intelligence Community customers. The Company has approximately 1,100 employees with major offices in Colorado Springs, CO, Fredericksburg, VA, Annapolis Junction, MD, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, and Alexandria, VA as well as customer sites both domestically and internationally.

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!

This position will offer you the opportunity to inject your creativity, vision, and perspective into the overall design process and work with a bright and diverse group of engineers and analysts who have chosen to invest their talent in a greater cause to keep our nation safe. As a part of this team you will be tasked with gathering requirements, managing data, integrating data sources, and building the next generation of software to support SOCAFRICA’s diverse missions.

Required Skills

• BS in computer science or related field with a minimum of two years experience.
• Java/JEE development experience
• HTML, JavaScript, and CSS experience
• Relational database management experience
• Knowledge of XML schemas and associated tools
• Experience with object-oriented analysis and design techniques
• Experience utilizing SOAP and RESTful web services
• Experience with Software Configuration Management tools such as Subversion, Maven and Git
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work in a collaborative and distributed team environment
• Current & active Top Secret with DCID eligibility
• 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 Angular, Bootstrap, npm, Bower, and Grunt
• Experience with Security technologies (PKI, SSL)
• Experience with JBoss web application server deployment and runtime environment
• Experience in mission-critical IT system support
• Experience in Networking and server storage management
• Experience in gathering customer requirements
• Experience in Solution Development

Polaris Alpha, a Parsons Company 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.

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