Polaris Alpha

  • Field Software Engineer

    Location MacDill AFB, FL
    Req #
    Position Type
    Full Time
    FLSA Status
    Engineering - System Engineering
    Security Clearance
    Required Top Secret/SCI
  • 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, a Parsons company provides cutting edge solutions development based on the latest advances in open software design and integration. The company is best known for not only understanding our customer’s needs, but also consistently exceeding their expectations. Polaris Alpha, a Parsons company develops sophisticated data visualization, event analysis, pattern detection, mission planning and mobile software using net centric and enterprise architectures. No job is too large or too small. In this position, the engineer will be responsible for understanding customer information challenges and creating unique solutions to address those challenges. This will be the third member of a software development team at HQ CENTCOM. The work environment is fast-paced with rapidly changing priorities, which requires the engineer to be flexible and focused.

    Duties Include:

    • Design and development of SharePoint
    • Create and update custom web applications
    • Diagnose and resolve code output errors/issues
    • Assist in the resolution of customer related connectivity issues
    • Troubleshoot SharePoint permissions and access issues
    • Analyze client requirements, data sources, infrastructure, and gaps to develop comprehensive solutions using data analysis and visualization products
    • Serve as a user advocate throughout the development process by monitoring and representing client change requests and software bugs reports while providing client follow-up
    • Provide basic hands-on system administration support

    Required Skills

    • Must be a US Citizen
    • Must possess a Top Secret/SCI U.S. Government security clearance
    • Bachelor’s degree in related field with 3–6 years of experience developing web applications; eight (8) years of experience, applicable training and/or certifications may be substituted for degree
    • Demonstrated proficiency with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
    • Demonstrated proficiency with ASP Classic or ASP.NET, VBScript, and SQL
    • Proficient with the jQuery JavaScript Framework
    • Three plus years of experience with SharePoint; creating new sites, configuring web parts and workflows, and administering user privileges
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office software, SharePoint Designer, Visual Studio, and Notepad++

    Desired Skills

    • Security + Certification
    • Experience developing web sites to meet Section 508 compliance.
    • Use and administration of DBMS such as Microsoft SQL Server, MongoDB, MySQL, etc.
    • Administration of server operating systems such as Microsoft Windows Server and Linux
    • Experience with Python and Angular

    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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