Athena Sciences Corporation

Applications Developer Level 2

Software Developer in Washington, DC , Fairfax, VA

Posted 2018-08-29

ID: VA-1061/WV-1076- Software Applications Developer II (U.S. Citizen)
Location: Fair Lakes, VA / Fairmont, WV
Job Type: Full Time
Education/Experience: BS and 5-15 yrs experience.
​US Citizenship Required: Yes

Athena Sciences Corporation seeks an experienced software developer to join a team working on the next-generation biometrics system for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The successful candidate will join Athena’s growing biometrics systems business unit assigned to the DHS Homeland Advanced Recognition Technology (HART) Program. This five-year contract is currently in its first year.

Software Applications Developer required skills:

Java or C/C++
GoLang, or willing to learn

Software Applications Developer desired skills (one or more of following):

OpenShift/Kubernetes in Linux environment
Programming messaging interfaces
Use of an integrated development environment (IDE)
Agile Scrum
DevOps tooling and practices

The candidate will report to the prime contractor's facility and work within an established Agile SCRUM team to develop technical solutions and implement functional software. The Software Applications Developer II estimates task effort, provides expertise in problem solving, works closely with test engineers in a continuous automated test and integration environment, attends team meetings and design sessions, peer reviews other developers' code, and is flexible in learning all aspects of the system under development. The candidate possesses and applies expertise on multiple complex work assignments which are broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks; has the ability to apply comprehensive knowledge across key tasks and high impact assignments; plans and leads major technology assignments; evaluates performance results and recommends major changes affecting short-term project growth and success; functions as a technical expert across multiple project assignments. May supervise others.

Athena Sciences Benefit Package includes:

Relocation assistance and signing bonus
Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance
Life/AD&D Insurance
Paid vacation & sick leave
Paid holidays
Education assistance

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Company summary

Athena provides computing systems development and technical services.

Tech Stack

MongoDB, Spring, AngularJS, Java, Linux, Docker, Selenium, Cucumber, AWS, Go, Kubernetes, OpenShift, Jenkins, ActiveMQ, Python, REST, JMS, PostgreSQL, C/C++

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