• Software Engineer - Senior/Lead (Java) - (A)

    Job ID 2018-2193
    Job Locations
    Washington
    Category
    IT: Administrator / Analyst / Architect / Engineer
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    NCI is a leading provider of enterprise solutions and services to U.S. defense, intelligence, health and civilian government agencies. Coupled with a refined focus on strategic partnerships, we are successfully bridging the gap between commercial best practices and mission-critical government processes. Core competencies include:

    • Artificial intelligence
    • Agile digital transformation
    • Advanced analytics
    • Hyperconverged infrastructure solutions
    • Cyber security and information assurance
    • Fraud, waste and abuse
    • Engineering and logistics

    MF18

    NCI has been designated a 2018 Military Friendly Employer by MilitaryFriendly.com 

     

    Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, NCI has approximately 2,000 employees operating at more than 100 locations worldwide.

    Responsibilities

    NCI: As a Senior Full Stack DevSecOps Software Engineer (Software Engineer) who is passionate about shipping code, you will act as senior, lead engineer and provide software development solutions on a team of 9 developers and test engineers working in an Agile environment. You will be part of a team responsible for developing applications to support mission-critical functions for a Federal agency. This is a great opportunity to lead development of dynamic, state-of-the-art software applications utilizing cutting-edge DevSecOps technologies.

     

    In assuming this position, you will be a critical contributor to meeting NCI's mission: To deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions and services that enable our customers to rapidly adapt to dynamic environments.

     

    • Leading a software development team including running the daily standups ensuring they are timely, focused, and brief.
    • Encouraging full participation of team members within their defined roles and responsibilities.
    • Focusing the team to ensure an on-time delivery of the agreed products each Sprint through an iterative development process that is properly focused and controlled.
    • Design and code software components, units, and modules that meet product specification and development schedules.
    • Provide technical leadership and act as a resource for lower-level developers while ensuring that all testing and review activity is properly carried out.
    • Analyze functional and system level user stories, tasks and issues and conduct Sprint and Release planning and implements maintenance and feature sprints.
    • Perform a variety of complicated tasks with a wide degree of creativity and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
    • Work with the developers and systems engineers to solve critical problems and identify efficiencies in implementing technical and functional requirements and tasks.
    • Working closely with product owners, stakeholders, business analysts, project managers, and other development teams to define the requirements and to create quality code.
    • Assisting with creating project resource estimates, metrics to track completion phase, defect reports, defect prevention, development efficiency and quality.

    Qualifications

    Requirements:

    • Ability to obtain Public Trust and complete DHS Security Clearance.
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related, equivalent experience.
    • 10+ years experience with multiple software programming technologies including J2EE with Spring and Hibernate.
    • 8+ years experience analyzing, designing and implementing integration solutions with increasing team leadership responsibilities.
    • 4+ years related development experience in Agile team environment.
    • Documented experience leading teams using Agile methodology and working closely with product owners, stakeholders, and project managers.
    • Strong innovative and analytical ability with implementation experience as a results-oriented, collaborative self-starter who can lead a development team.
    • Must have experience with presentations to customer and executives at a written and oral level.

     

    Preferred Education and Experience:

    • Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related, equivalent experience.
    • Experience working on software development contracts for the Federal government.
    • Experience leading large scale IT software development projects.
    • Experience with a wide variety of tools and techniques such as Activiti, JUnit, Gradle, Maven, Nexus, MuleSoft, Selenium, Drools, Sonar, Fortify, Cucumber.
    • Modern software engineering practices including BDD, continuous integration, continuous deployment, TDD, pair programming, unit testing, refactoring, emergent design, automated builds.
    • Database experience such as PostgreSQL, MongoDB, MySQL.
    • DevSecOps experience, to include version control, automated builds, automated testing, and continuous integration with tools such as Jenkins, Liquibase, Git.
    • Testing experience with Functional Testing, Security, Integration Testing, System Acceptance Testing, and User Acceptance Testing phases.
    • Scrum Master/SAFe Certification.

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