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Senior Software Engineer

1 day ago
$55 - $65/hour (Estimated)Herndon, VAVT iDirect
Overview

We are seeking a talented Senior Software Engineer with a strong background in software design and development to work in a team that will implement next generation features for iDirect satellite communication products. This engineer will work with an outstanding team of engineers with the goal of delivering a premier IP-based satellite communication product making it possible to deliver voice, video and data connectivity anywhere in the world.

Our teams use Scrum for Agile software development, and as such we work in diverse teams where thoughts and ideas are shared and collaboration is actively encouraged. This gives team members the opportunity to work across products, getting to understand exactly how products operates, and how it fits within the larger iDirect communication solution.
Qualifications
EDUCATION:
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science or a related engineering discipline is preferred.

PROFESSIONAL QUALITIES:
  • Strong problem solving and communications skills.
  • Must be a self-motivated individual with technical leadership potential and proven success in a structured development environment.
  • Possess the ability to proactively drive technical solutions in a collaborative environment.
  • Good software design skills using proven and best practice design methodologies & related principles; Strong command of Object Oriented Design and Object Oriented Programming techniques.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing quality and maintainable software.
  • Hands-on experience developing, designing and testing multi-threaded and multi-process applications on Linux, with strong working knowledge of C++.
  • Good understanding of networking and network protocols (TCP/IP)
  • Strong documentation and writing skills.

POSITION SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:

  • 5+ years of experience designing and developing C++ software applications.
  • 5+ years of experience programming in Linux
  • Strong knowledge of Linux and Linux Kernel.
  • Strong knowledge of C, C++, OOD/OOP
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP, and sockets programming
  • Knowledge of networking protocols


ADDITIONAL SKILLS:


  • Excellent presentation skills required
  • A solid working knowledge of UML is strongly desirable.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced development environment
  • Experience in satellite communications systems is strongly desired
  • Working experience with tools such as GDB and Valgrind.
  • Git experience is strongly desired.
  • Scripting using shell scripting or Python.
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Senior Software Engineer

1 day ago
$60 - $70/hour (Estimated)Herndon, VA 20171iDirect
Overview

We are seeking a talented Senior Software Engineer with a strong background in software design and development to work in a team that will implement next generation features for iDirect satellite communication products. This engineer will work with an outstanding team of engineers with the goal of delivering a premier IP-based satellite communication product making it possible to deliver voice, video and data connectivity anywhere in the world.

Our teams use Scrum for Agile software development, and as such we work in diverse teams where thoughts and ideas are shared and collaboration is actively encouraged. This gives team members the opportunity to work across products, getting to understand exactly how products operates, and how it fits within the larger iDirect communication solution.
Qualifications
EDUCATION:
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science or a related engineering discipline is preferred.

PROFESSIONAL QUALITIES:
  • Strong problem solving and communications skills.
  • Must be a self-motivated individual with technical leadership potential and proven success in a structured development environment.
  • Possess the ability to proactively drive technical solutions in a collaborative environment.
  • Good software design skills using proven and best practice design methodologies & related principles; Strong command of Object Oriented Design and Object Oriented Programming techniques.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing quality and maintainable software.
  • Hands-on experience developing, designing and testing multi-threaded and multi-process applications on Linux, with strong working knowledge of C++.
  • Good understanding of networking and network protocols (TCP/IP)
  • Strong documentation and writing skills.

POSITION SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:

  • 5+ years of experience designing and developing C++ software applications.
  • 5+ years of experience programming in Linux
  • Strong knowledge of Linux and Linux Kernel.
  • Strong knowledge of C, C++, OOD/OOP
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP, and sockets programming
  • Knowledge of networking protocols


ADDITIONAL SKILLS:


  • Excellent presentation skills required
  • A solid working knowledge of UML is strongly desirable.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced development environment
  • Experience in satellite communications systems is strongly desired
  • Working experience with tools such as GDB and Valgrind.
  • Git experience is strongly desired.
  • Scripting using shell scripting or Python.

Last 90 Days

GIS Software Engineer

8 days ago
Reston, VA 20191Octo Consulting Group

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career. Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government. Voted one of the region’s best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!

Octo Consulting Group has an immediate need for a GIS Software Engineer. In this role, successful candidate will apply their experience with Java, Scala , and Python to develop mission critical GIS applications. Preferably, the successful candidate will also have experience with Spark as well some familiarity with AWS or PCF. The software engineer must have adequate domain knowledge and hands-on experience in developing, implementing software programs. As a mid-level coder, this labor competency is responsible for maintaining and improving the performance of existing software code, with duties to write and update software code under contract and direction from the assigned Government Product Manager. Clear communication skills are required. Astute ability in writing test scripts, in an agile software development environment, where building in automated test procedures in addition to functional code are paramount to continuous integration and continuous delivery of software. This competency is required to further test and maintain software products to ensure strong functionality and optimization. Recommendation of improvements to existing software programs as necessary. The mid-level coder shall be capable of performing the software tasks identified in the contract requirements in forming and working on Government/Contractor software coding teams.

  • 4 years’ experience in full stack development to include Java, Web services, Database, and micro-service development.
  • 3 years’ experience with agile and lean philosophies, serving as scrum or team lead.
  • Experience working independently with clients or stakeholders conducting interviews, observations, and surveys, to develop user-stories in support of full-service consumer and business applications.
  • Experience with Continuous Delivery and Continuous Integration (CI/CD) techniques, test-driven development, and automated testing practices.
  • Development of customized code, scripts, modules, macro procedures, and libraries to implement specialized spatial analysis functions using Python, Java, and Scala
  • Understanding of and familiarity with current and developing Geospatial data formats
  • Understanding and familiarity with Government and Military common geospatial formats

    Desired Education/Experience:

  • BS or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or equivalent technical degree.
  • 5 years’ experience in full stack development to include Java, Web services, Database, and micro-service development.
  • 4 years’ experience with agile and lean philosophies, serving as scrum or team lead.
  • Integration and tailoring of geospatial Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) software applications; specialized software and database development and maintenance; integration of related specialized hardware; engineering studies to identify and remedy geodata processing bottlenecks.
  • Integration and tailoring of geospatial Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) software applications; specialized software and database development and maintenance;
  • Expertise in multiple Commercial, Open Source and Government created Geospatial Information Systems/Platforms
  • Use and development with common geospatial tools, data, and operating platforms. These may include, but are not limited to:
    • Tools - Boundless Spatial suite, Remote View, PostGRES, and/or other geospatial databases, ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Server, Image Server, and File Geodatabases.
    • Data formats including KML, KMZ, NITF, TIFF, JPEG, GeoPDF, and similar geo-related formats.
    • Operating Platforms – ESRI, OpenGeo Suite, or similar
    • Advanced knowledge of and ability to work and develop with geospatial information systems (GIS) to include open-source and proprietary geospatial formats.
  • Use and development of common geospatial tools, data, and operating platforms. These may include, but are not limited to:
    • Tools - Boundless Spatial suite, Remote View, PostGRES, and/or other geospatial databases, ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Server, Image Server, and File Geodatabases.
    • Data formats including KML, KMZ, NITF, TIFF, JPEG, GeoPDF, and similar geo-related formats.
    • Operating Platforms – ESRI, OpenGeo Suite, or similar.
  • Possesses a TS//SCI level, or above, security clearance, is desired.

Octo is a growth-oriented firm that provides a unique, differentiated employee culture relative to our Federal market peers. We leverage this culture to attract and retain a higher grade of talent than our peers to be an employer of choice.


Please no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates; this position is W-2 only. Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation.

Oracle Tester

9 days ago
$50/hourReston, VAArthur Grand Technologies

Position Oracle Tester

Location Reston VA

Employment / Duration Contract / Long term

Interview Style Telephonic / In-person

  • Oracle Tester responsible for testing and related duties on a small, dedicated team operating within a DHS Oracle-based applications.
  • This Test member should possess solid working knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within testing.
  • The position will also document and track software defects identified through testing and work with developers and support engineers to resolve outstanding issues.

Required Skills/Level of Experience:

  • Develop and document test plans, test cases, SQL scripts, and automation scripts based on user requirements, condition data (as required);
  • Primarily responsible for working with large volume of data validations using complex SQL scripts; Develop, document, and execute regression, functional, and integration tests across various data-centric enterprise applications;
  • 4+ years of overall experience as a Oracle tester;
  • Experience working in Agile Software Development environment is highly preferred;
  • 2+ years’ experience testing Oracle Financials Release 12.2.X in one or more process areas - Procure to Pay (including PRISM, Mark View), CLM module, Order to cash , Budget to report, Asset to retire (including SUNFLOWER), Project costing and project billing, GRC and User Management.
  • Experience in reviewing Functional/Technical designs and writing test scripts and test procedures is needed.
  • Experience in managing test cases using Quality Center.
  • Define the detailed test approach.
  • Create and automate tests scripts using UFT/Selenium (preferred).
  • Document and track software failures using issue tracker.
  • Work with developers to resolve outstanding defects.
  • Participate in after-hours and off-peak outage windows to provide certification and testing support.
  • Support ongoing work to automate and document QA regression testing.
  • Work with QA team lead/manager to plan and schedule test cycle, manage health of test environments, and contribute towards continuous improvements.
  • Knowledge of Oracle 11g/12c, test automation, regression tools, and QA test methodology.
  • Ability to verify and test Oracle PL/SQL.
  • Ability to interact with development team to identify and resolve defects.
  • Ability to develop test plans and cases using business requirements.
  • Experience with ETL Tools (Oracle Warehouse Builder, Talend, Informatica or DataStage) preferred.

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $50.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Oracle Tester: 1 year (Preferred)

Location:

  • Reston, VA (Preferred)