Cloud Software Engineer 2

Company Info

ACES, Inc. offers a very competitive benefits package, excellent salaries and a great 401k retirement program. We have offices in Maryland and Colorado with talented employees supporting a number of government agencies concentrating on analysis, information technology services, and engineering. Our mission objective is to enable actionable intelligence by connecting the right people with the right tools. We believe in the character and integrity of our employees and we demonstrate this through limiting traditional bureaucratic activities and empowering employees to make decisions in line with customer expectations and the ACES, Inc. core values of Quality, Customer Satisfaction, Leadership, Integrity, and People. Taking care of our People, both our customers and employees, is our most important value, as it drives our business model and ensures success.

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Position Info

Analyze user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements 
Design and code new software or modify existing software to add new features 
Debug existing software and correct defects 
Integrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments 
Develop simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories 
Provide recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards 
Develop or implement algorithms to meet or exceed system performance and functional standards 
Assist with developing and executing test procedures for software components 
Write or review software and system documentation 
Develop software solutions by analyzing system performance standards, confer with users or system engineers; analyze systems flow, data usage and work processes; and investigate problem areas 
Serve as team lead at the level appropriate to the software development process being used on any particular project 
Modify existing software to correct errors, to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance
Design, develop and modify software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design 
Design or implement complex database or data repository interfaces/queries 
Oversee one or more software development teams and ensure the work is completed in accordance with the constraints of the software development process being used on any particular project 
Design or implement complex algorithms requiring adherence to strict timing, system resource, or interface constraints; Perform quality control on team products
Confer with system engineers and hardware engineers to derive software requirements and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces 
Coordinate software system installation and monitor equipment functioning to ensure operational specifications are met 
Implement recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards

Requirements Summary

Required Skills:
Fourteen (14) years experience as a SWE, Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional SWE experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
Development experience with MapReduce, key-value store technology, HBase/Hadoop, Apache, Accumulo.
Knowledge of Cloud architectures, cloud analytic development, data integest, Ozone Widgets.
Programming background in JAVA, C++, Scripting, Perl, Ruby, Python, XML, UNIX, SYBASE & Oracle. Rquires experience in Distillery/IBM Streams Framework, NiagaraFiles.

Clearance Required:
Positions require a Top Secret security clearance, based on current background investigation (SBI), as well as the favorable completion of polygraph.  Clearance and polygraph processing will be completed by the U.S. Government.


General Requirements

  • Required Education: Bachelors
  • Required Years Experience: 14
  • Requires Travel:
  • Allows Relocation:
  • Citizenship Requirements:
    • US
  • Security Clearance Needed: Not Specified

Desired Skills

  • Java
  • Hadoop
  • MapReduce
  • Python
  • Perl
  • C++
  • Unix/Linux
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