Polaris Alpha

  • Software Engineer

    Location APG Aberdeen, MD - EOIR Office
    Req #
    Position Type
    Full Time
    FLSA Status
    Security Clearance
  • Job Description

    Polaris Alpha provides cutting edge technologies 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 develops sophisticated data visualization, event analysis, pattern detection, mission planning and mobile software using web centric and enterprise architectures.

    The software engineer selected will be working on the 3D Common Operating Picture (3D COP) project. You would be working on high performance visualization of geospatial data within a web browser environment. You will also be developing the UI for command and control of a variety of Artificial Intelligence analytics.

    Required Skills

    • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline with a minimum of 4 years of software development experience
    • Experience in multiple scripting languages (AngularJS, Javascript, Groovy, NodeJS)
    • Experience with a DevOps toolchain (JIRA, Gitlab, Jenkins, Fortify, Artifactory, Docker, etc)
    • Knowledge and understanding of software agile development life cycle processes
    • Knowledge of Web Services (e.g. SOAP, REST, XML, JSON, HTTP, WebSockets)
    • Experience with modern web development including HTML 5.2 and CSS 4.0

    Ability to obtain a security clearance is required

    Desired Skills

    • Experience with Cesium or other web based geospatial systems
    • Experience with WebGL

    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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