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Sequoia Strategies & Solutions

Software Engineer 3 (System Administrator) - STADIATHING

Location: Ft. Meade, MD
Date Posted: 08-02-2017
Security Requirements:        US Citizen and Current Top Secret SCI Clearance w/Full-Scope Polygraph
Job Description:
The Software Engineer (SWE) designs, develops, maintains, enhances and documents software systems. Depending upon the SWE’s role, skill level and system complexity, the SWE may perform all or some subset of these functions. At the lowest levels the SWE may work under close supervision as a member of a team using well-defined specifications to develop or maintain non-complex systems. At the highest levels the SWE may work independently or in a lead technical role, developing system architecture and requirements, defining processes and methodologies, resolving complex technical issues or research problems, and may have responsibility for directing the software activities of a large program.
  • Work with ISSOs and ISSEs to maintain the security documentation.
  • Perform VMware and Cloud Administration.
  • Analyzes user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements.
  • Designs and codes new software or modifies existing software to add new features.
  • Debugs existing software and corrects defects.
  • Integrates existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments.
  • Develops simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories.
  • Provides recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards.
  • Develops or implements algorithms to meet or exceed system performance and functional standards.
  • Assists with developing and executing test procedures for software components.
  • Writes or reviews software and system documentation.
  • Develops software solutions by analyzing system performance standards, confers with users or system engineers; analyzes systems flow, data usage and work processes; and investigates problem areas.
  • Serves as team lead at the level appropriate to the software development process being used on any particular project. 
  • Modifies existing software to correct errors, to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance.
  • Designs, develops and modifies software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design.
  • Designs or implements complex database or data repository interfaces/queries.
  • Oversees one or more software development teams and ensures the work is completed in accordance with the constraints of the software development process being used on any particular project.
  • Designs or implements complex algorithms requiring adherence to strict timing, system resource, or interface constraints; Performs quality control on team products.
  • Confers with system engineers and hardware engineers to derive software requirements and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces.
  • Coordinates software system installation and monitors equipment functioning to ensure operational specifications are met.
  • Implements recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards.
Job Requirements:
  • Twenty (20) years’ experience as a SWE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Cybersecurity, other Computer Science-related (Software Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, etc.) from an accredited college or university is required.
    • Four (4) years of additional software engineering experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a Bachelor's degree
  • Experience with VMWare and Cloud Administration.
  • Experience administering MASH resources primarily in a Linux environment.
  • Strong understanding of customer Authentication Technologies (PKI Certificates, TLS/SSL, SSH, Trusted Agents, Trust Stores, CSPid, PK Enabling Servers, Server Certificates, CA Chains, Test Certificates, IC ITE PKI, SIPR/NIPR Authentication, Unclassified Authentication – CAC/PIC).
  • Familiarity with the following tools: SonarQube (direct experience), Code Analyzers, Scanners, 3rd Party Plugins, SolarLint (direct experience), Eclipse, IntelliJ IDEA, Visual Studio, Jenkins (direct experience), Job Configuration, Enterprise Architecture, MASH, Architecture Support, MySQL, DB Management, Puppet, Chef, Salt, Configuration, GitLab, GitLab-CI, Nexus, Maven, Redmine, JIRA, Confluence, Bamboo, DevOps Concepts. 
  • Familiarity with the programming languages: Java (direct experience), JavaScript, PHP, C/C++, C#, Python, Front end Web Tools (HTML, JSP, etc), and Groovy.
  • Familiarity with the following programming standards and style guides: MISRA, CERT, CWE, OWASP, SANS, NIST, Google.
  • Scripting experience is desired.
Contact:  Interested candidates please forward your resume to Sequoia Strategies & Solutions, LLC via email or via fax to 1-888-439-2533. Please be sure to include Job Requisition Number:    NP-154–SFT-ENG-3 in Subject Line of email or fax.
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