Software Engineer (1184)

Software Engineer (1184) | Annapolis Junction, 20701, Annapolis Junction, MD, US

 

Summary:

Zapata Technology, Inc. seeks a cleared person holding a TS/SCI clearance with polygraph to become a Software Engineer in Annapolis Junction, MD. Check out the details below and our awesome benefits here. 

Essential Functions:

  • The Software Engineer will develop, maintain, and enhance complex and diverse software systems (e.g., processing-intensive analytics, novel algorithm development, manipulation of extremely large data sets, real-time systems, and business management information systems) based upon documented requirements. 
  • Debug existing software and correct defects
  • Provide recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards
  • Design and code new software or modify existing software to add new features
  • Integrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments
  • Develop simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories
  • Write or review software and system documentation
  • Serve as team lead at the level appropriate to the software development process being used on any project
  • Design or implement complex database or data repository interfaces/queries
  • Develop or implement algorithms to meet or exceed system performance and functional standards
  • Assist with developing and executing test procedures for software components
  • 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
  • Modify existing software to correct errors, to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance
  • Work individually or as part of a team
  • Review and test software for adherence to the design requirements and documents test results. 
  • Resolve software problem reports. 
  • Utilize software development and software design methodologies appropriate to the development environment. 
  • Provide specific input to the software components of system design to include hardware/software trade-offs, software reuse, use of Commercial Off-the-shelf (COTS)/Government Off-the-shelf (GOTS) in place of new development, and requirements analysis and synthesis from system level to individual software components.

Job Qualifications:

Qualifications and Skills include:

  • Ability to analyze user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements
  • Must be able to provide recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards
  • Must be able to write or review software and system documentation
  • Knowledge to 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
  • Ability to design, develop and modify software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design

Education/Experience include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. 
  • Seven (7) years of experience as a SWE, in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. 
  • Four (4) years of additional SWE experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree. (So 10 total years of experience without a degree)

 Working Conditions:

Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer. Use of standard office equipment such as scanners and printers, phones, and laptops. 

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

Full time position

Clearance Requirement and Background screening:

Employment is contingent on maintaining the required TS/SCI clearance with polygraph, as well as other factors, including, but not limited to, drug screens. 

AAP/EEO Statement: 

Zapata Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, genetic information, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. 

AAP/EEO Employer: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans