Principal Software Web Applications Developer

Job title: Principal Software Web Applications Developer

Company: Shield Consulting

Job description: **Active TS/SCI w/Polygraph REQUIRED**


Seeking a Principal Software Web Applications Developer to join the development team on one of our (many) prime programs.

What You Will Do:

Build and enhance high-visibility, collaborative web application tools used in the day-to-day mission, throughout the customer and across the broader Intelligence Community (IC). Your work will enable data to be updated and shared in real-time and will help drive more informed and timely decisions in matters of national security.

You will work with real-time data and create tools using cutting-edge visualization, development and analytic technologies.

Thus far, our team has created:

  • A streamlined, collaborative User Interface (UI) that shares data across agencies within the IC.
  • Cognitive Data Models to develop data transformations for easier consumption into the UI.
  • A UI that allows users to consolidate, organize, and reconcile data in a sandbox setting and updates real-time tabular, graphical, and map visualizations.
  • An analyst tool that enables users to quickly capture, document and access information.

A Day in the Life (Just a Few of the Things You Will Do):

  • Stay at the forefront of data visualization in web applications by staying current on trends, top tools and emerging technologies and recommend, advocate for, and implement solutions that are a performant and fit for the customer’s mission.
  • Be part of collaborative and diverse team of junior, senior and expert level developers and mission leaders allowing you to mentor and learn from others.
  • High level of collaboration with multiple product teams to design solutions from the user’s perspective.
  • Unique opportunities to work with UI/UX designers who manage the design – look and feel – of the application, as well as Mission Outreach teams who provide direct user feedback for continuous product improvement.
  • Review and test software components and gain experience developing comprehensive system, performance, and design plans.

Required Education / Years of Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required OR Twenty-four (24) years of development experience may be substituted for candidates without a qualifying bachelor’s degree.

Required Skills/Qualifications (What You Must Have):

  • Active TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph
  • Fourteen (14) or more years of experience developing web-based applications – creating web page elements such as user interface features, site animation, special effects, databases, and e-business applications using:
  • JavaScript and Front-end JavaScript frameworks such as React, Angular or Vue.
  • Java or C++
  • HTML, CSS, PHP and Perl, Python, Ruby
  • Experience developing applications interfacing with REST-based APIs/services in Apache Tomcat/Java or NodeJS.
  • Experience developing applications using NoSQL (i.e. MongoDb, Elasticsearch), advanced key store (i.e. REDIS), and/or relational (i.e. Oracle, MySQL) databases.

Full Software Development Lifecyle (SDLC) experience that includes eight (20) years or more of:​

  • Analyzing user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements to maintain a functioning user-accessible website
  • Provide specific input to the software components of system design to include hardware/software trade-offs, software reuse, and requirements analysis and synthesis from system level to individual software components
  • A combination of providing both new software development and capabilities enhancement
  • Developing simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories
  • Software Integration (new and existing systems)
  • Administer, maintain, and implement policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the application
  • Troubleshooting, debugging and defects correction to resolve systems and software issues
  • Creation and editing of software system documentation
  • Ensuring unit testing and software quality control of all developed and modified software
  • Serving as a mentor to junior team members

Desired Experience/ Skills (Nice to Have):

  • Experience with writing Linux based scripts to facilitate application integration using a one or more appropriate server-side languages (i.e. Shell, Python, etc.)
  • Modify the repository schema of an existing application to support new data items, develop data mining and data ingest processes for new data, and support integration with middle-tier and back-end APIs
  • Administer, maintain, and implement policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the application
  • Experience working in an Agile software development environment
  • Experience managing software code using Git & MAVEN
  • Experience using Jira and Confluence

Shield Consulting Solutions is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

This is a full time position

Expected salary:

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD

Job date: Fri, 23 Apr 2021 23:01:30 GMT

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