Polaris Alpha

  • Sr. Software Developer - Android

    Location Home Office
    Req #
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Security Clearance
    Preferred Secret
  • 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
      • 3+ weeks of PTO and 10 Paid Holidays observed
      • Education Assistance Program
      • Relocation programs

    Benefits are subject to change

    Job Description

    Polaris Alpha, a Parsons company is seeking a full time software engineer to provide Android development support for DoD systems. The ideal candidates will have experience development and maintaining Android-based software applications that interact with remote servers.

    • Development of applications and services that communicate with backend servers utilizing structured messaging and APIs.
    • Understanding and enhancing existing software applications.
    • Frequent interaction with system engineers and other system developers.
    • National Agency Background Investigation required
    • Option to work remote

    Required Skills

    • A minimum of 5 years designing and implementing Android applications.
    • Experience working in an Agile/SAFe environment.
    • Experience with other relevant technologies (Java, JSON, Javascript, application servers, etc.).
    • Experience with Atlassian and related development tools, including: Eclipse, GIT, JIRA, Maven, Confluence, or equivalent.
    • Experience implementing systems compliant with cybersecurity requirements (e.g. RMF).
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and be self-motivated.
    • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or Computer/Electronic Engineering disciplines from an accredited educational institution.
    • Ability and willingness to travel (approx. 10%).

    Desired Skills

    • Experience with ATAK (Android Tactical Assault Kit)
    • Experience with the Integrated Sensor Architecture (ISA)

    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, genetic information or disability status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

    Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
    Must be able to stand, walk and sit for prolonged periods of time; use of hands and/or fingers to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; operate office equipment; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance, stoop, kneel; talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close and distant


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