Polaris Alpha

  • Junior Java Developer

    Location Colorado Springs, CO
    Req #
    2942
    Position Type
    Full Time
    FLSA Status
    Exempt
    Security Clearance
    Preferred Top Secret/SCI
  • Benefits

    In addition to a competitive salary, Polaris Alpha offers excellent benefits to full-time employees:

    • Medical, Dental, and Vision
    • Life and AD&D coverage at 3x annual salary
    • 401k plan with employer match, 100% vesting
    • 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, provides cutting edge solutions development based on the latest advances in open software design and integration. We are best known for not only understanding our customers' needs, but also consistently exceeding their expectations. Polaris Alpha/Parsons develops sophisticated data visualization, event analysis, pattern detection, mission planning and mobile software using net centric and enterprise architectures.

    This position is a junior level software engineer in the Air and Cyber Operations Department. Applicants will work on specific technical tasks as defined by senior engineers/program management to design and develop the next generation of C2 software for Department of Defense customers. Area of focus is software design and development using Java and Spring for developing Multi-Domain C2 business logic and RESTful services. High value is placed on a demonstrated ability to learn new domains and technologies quickly.

    Required Skills

    • 0-2 years of experience in Software Development
    • Bachelor’s degree in engineering field. Relevant domain experience may be accepted in place of a degree.
    • Experience with Java 2
    • Experience with Java backend development
    • Experience with Java Persistence API
    • Experience with Java Frameworks (i.e., Spring)
    • Experience with SQL Database Technologies
    • Must be a US Citizen

    Desired Skills

    • Computer Science or Software Engineering degree
    • Experience with Designing and Developing SOAP and RESTful Services
    • Experience with Messaging (i.e., JMS)
    • Experience with Maven
    • Experience with Docker
    • Experience with Java Application Servers (i.e., JBoss/WildFly, WebLogic)
    • Experience with Jenkins or similar build systems
    • Experience with C2 systems and domains
    • Experience with Git repositories
    • Experience with JIRA or similar issue tracking systems
    • Knowledge of Air Operations Centers operations
    • Able to obtain a Top-Secret clearance


    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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