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Software Engineer - Java

Colorado Springs, CO 80921

Posted: 06/19/2024 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 50689

Job Description

Our Client is actively hiring for multiple Software Engineers experienced in Java to support a Missile Defense Program based out of Colorado Springs, CO. 

The Missile Defense National Team provides technical solutions to the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Program. This program is integrating element for the Ballistic Missile Defense System and links various sensors and weapon systems. The system provides capabilities to integrate and synchronize missile defense systems and operations, providing a layered defense against multiple ranges of threats and in all phases of flight.

Technical Skills Required:
- Java experience
- Effective oral and written communication skills
- Ability to be cleared at TS/SCI. Secret is required to start.
- Ability to work effectively in a rapid paced, team environment
- Knowledge of software practices and coding standards
- Strong problem solving skills, including the ability to review performance issues, identify root cause, recommend and develop a solution

Desired Qualifications:
- Experience working as part of an Agile team
- Familiarity with Java Spring
- Familiarity with containerization tools such as Docker/Kubernetes
- Knowledge of server side development and message passing
- Experience developing enterprise applications
- Good working knowledge of MS Office products
- Flexibility and willingness to take on unanticipated tasking
- Use of common software development and management tools such as git, Nexus, JIRA, Confluence, Maven or Gradle and Eclipse
- Understanding of standard system engineering design artifacts such as Use Cases and UML diagrams

Background Experience:
- Command and control system application development
- Previous experience with message translation software
- Automated test and pipeline development experience
- Experience developing software for Unix/Linux and Windows platforms
- Experience with Software Integration testing including developing automated test scripts
- Experience with Risk Management Framework/STIG/Fortify mitigation
- Prior experience designing and developing microservices and deploying with containers; experience setting up a container environment

Position Responsibilities:
This position is for a Mid- Level Software Engineer on this Missile Defense program. The candidate will primarily be responsible for software development using Java.
A successful candidate should be able to:
• Interact with other people using good verbal and written communication skills
• Work independently or with a small group
• Be flexible in a highly dynamic and ever-changing environment
• Provide in-depth analysis and technical support of a large, distributed system written in Java
• Perform complex problem resolution, design, development, testing, integration, and user-support for a large code baseline
• Follow specifications in order to develop or modify functionality within the code
• Assist with design, benchmark testing, debugging and documentation
• Interface with other system support groups to resolve problems, set standards and improve overall efficiency of the system
• Design, code, test and implement tools for automation

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