Polaris Alpha

  • Principal Software Engineer

    Location Annapolis Junction, MD
    Req #
    2933
    Position Type
    Full Time
    FLSA Status
    Exempt
    Category
    Engineering - Software Engineer
    Security Clearance
    TS\SCI Full Scope Poly
  • 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 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!

    Polaris Alpha, a Parsons Company is conducting a search for Principal Software Developer(s) to join our Knowledge Management team. This senior developer will be working with a mature, mid-sized team charged with building capabilities to support knowledge management, automation and visualization. Successful candidates should be “A” team players, self-starters who are individual contributors within a team environment, with solid experience focused across JAVA, Angular JS, template-based GUI environment and understanding of analytic workflow. Role focuses on usability and hands-on, front-end development employing Angular JS with additional JAVA skills needed to support backend.

    Required Skills

    • Minimum of 8 years with increasingly complex and progressive experience as a Software Engineer in performing systems analysis, development, and implementation of software systems, to include the development and design of application software for prototyping, production, and architecture products. This experience includes software management, design, development, flow analysis, detailed design data flow diagrams, structure charts, and Program Description Language (PDL) for each module of the software system
    • Ten years in the DoD/IC in performing systems analysis, development, and implementation of software systems, to include the development and design of application software for prototyping, production, and architecture products
    • Experience including software management, design, development, flow analysis, detailed design data flow diagrams, structure charts, and PDL’s for each module of the software system
    • Experience with software development tools, both current and emerging technologies
    • Four years of leadership experience
    • Experience in solving various software related problems, generating and reviewing software designs for accuracy, completeness, and appropriateness in light of objectives
    • Agile or SW Prototype Development experience desired
    • Solid experience required across key technologies including JAVA, Angular JS, ExtJS, or D3 with understanding of analytic workflow needed.
    • Additional technology needs include understanding of Elastic search, Kibana, Oracle, SpingBoot, and REST services.
    • Experience working in template-based GUI environment to augment interfaces that allow for the manual and automated incorporation of knowledge base is preferred
    • Cyber experience within DoD and/or Intelligence Community preferred but not required

    U.S. Government Security Clearance w Poly required

    Desired Skills

    Education:
    • Eight (8) years’ experience as a senior or principal software engineer, in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university desired
    • Master’s degree in an Information Technology related field, such as computer engineering, computer science, math, or physics from an accredited college or university desired

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