Polaris Alpha

  • Cloud Software Engineers

    Location Denver, CO
    Req #
    Position Type
    Full Time
    FLSA Status
    Engineering - Software Engineer
    Security Clearance
    Required Top Secret
  • Benefits

    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
    • 3+ weeks of PTO and 10 Paid Holidays observed
    • Education Assistance Program
    • Relocation may be considered

    Benefits are subject to change

    Job Description

    The position involves the following day to day responsibilities:

    - Java, C++, JavaScript, Python or Ruby programming
    - Conversion of legacy monolithic application software to a virtual environment using Amazon Web Services (AWS) or equivalent technologies.
    - Design, develop, integrate and maintain new software functionality.
    - Work with previously written code and modify as necessary
    - Work with a team that is geographically remote
    - Be an enthusiastic and energetic performer able to work in a dynamic, fast paced, and sometimes pressured environment
    - Incorporate a team based success philosophy
    - Communicate complex and diverse engineering topics
    - Mentor junior engineers

    Required Skills

    - 5+ years of SW development experience
    - Familiarity with Amazon Web Services, Azure, DigitalOcean, or other cloud vendor
    - Experience in architecture and design of software systems through the entire software life cycle
    - Experience with unit testing using Junit
    - Experience working in agile teams

    Security Clearance: Active Top Secret

    Desired Skills

    - Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certified Developer (Associate level)
    - Container based architecture and deployments (Docker, Ansible, etc.)
    - Puppet configuration management
    - Amazon Web Services Cloud Formation Template creation
    - JSON and/or YAML
    - Ability to operate in a LINUX or Windows development environment
    - Experience integrating software modules

    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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