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Sr. Web Development Engineer - TS/SCI + CI Poly

Seal Beach, CA 90740

Posted: 11/17/2023 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 49103

Job Description

Kavaliro has partnered with a client who is seeking a Sr. Web Development Engineer - TS/SCI + CI Poly to support their Satellite Systems Division located in El Segundo, CA.

We are seeking engineers that are passionate about space and motivated to be part of a multi-disciplined, collaborative engineering environment that supports the design, development, and implementation of software for our client's built government space products!

This is an opportunity to work in a rapid development environment using modern technology, architecture, and tools. We need your help to develop a new cloud-based and containerized front-end web application with additional interfaces. Our team works within an agile methodology using a CI/CD environment; integrated with automated testing, vulnerability, & quality scanning capabilities. The software team is using javascript, HTML, and Python languages; using the Django framework; and with a complex SQL based backend database.

You will directly partner with customer counterparts and program management to deliver the highest value capabilities, performing demonstrations along the way. The role requires a creativity and you will be encouraged to automate manual processes and workflows where possible. The candidate should possess excellent communications skills and work well in a team environment to support the needs of the Integrated Product Team.

This senior position requires proven experience within the software ecosystem, a unique background of project experience, and the clear exhibition of superior judgment and decision making to engineer new solutions and capabilities. Critical thinking and troubleshooting skills are required!

Primary Responsibilities & Expectations:
  • Develop and maintain requirements, architectures, algorithms, interfaces, and designs for software systems.
  • Write software code and integrate completed software components into a fully functional software system.
  • Perform software development in the agile methodology utilizing a DevSecOps environment where you will support continuous improvement.
  • Build software test procedures and environments, execute the tests and document results to ensure software system requirements are met.
  • Support the presentation of progress demonstrations to customer representatives and satellite program leadership.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
  • MUST HAVE Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctorate degree from an accredited course of study, in Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science or another related field.
  • MUST HAVE Active U.S. Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance with Counterintelligence polygraph.
  • Experience with front-end web application development
  • Experience with JavaScript, Python, React.JS, Development on AWS, Linux, and Agile experience. 
  • Software development experience in a collaborative team environment using agile principles and a structured development process including code reviews and DevOps processes/tools.
  • Experience using team collaboration tools including Git, JIRA, Confluence, Artifactory, etc.
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
  • Current CompTIA Security+ certification.
  • Experience using SonarQube and/or Coverity to manage code quality.
  • Experience with cloud computing and virtualization technologies and containerized applications and frameworks (Jupyter, Docker, Kubernetes, Helm).
  • Experience with Python numerical tools (numpy, scipy), GIS tools for python & map front-ends (OpenLayers/Cesium).
  • Experience with databases using PostgreSQL, including Geospatial, Multi-Level Security, Alembic/migration and/or Oracle Spatial/Database Vault capabilities.
Additional comments:
This position is expected to be  a long term opportunity and will have the opportunity to convert to a full time employee between 6 - 12 months into the position. The program is expected to continue to grow to 3 Scrum Teams. This position will allow exposure to cutting edge Software Technologies deployed in concert with really interesting and impactful mission environments. This is generally fast paced environment, that allows for collaboration between teammates and direct customer. 

Kavaliro provides Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. Kavaliro is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with our commitment, Kavaliro will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please respond to this posting to connect with a company representative.


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