IT Specialist/Java w/Active TS/SCI Clearance

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IT Specialist/Java w/Active TS/SCI Clearance

Roles and responsibilities
US Citizenship and an active TS/SCI & Polygraph Eligible is required to be considered for this position
Estimated duration of 18 months with the potential for extension or conversion.
W2 with full benefits
Customer and contract specific training will be required and provided.
Labor Category: Software Systems Engineer IV

Job Description:
As a member of IT Special Programs, you will provide timely support by responding to and diagnosing problems through discussion with users and other ITSP personnel. Support includes developing, testing and sustaining applications/software and virtual equipment. Candidate will need to conduct problem recognition, research, isolation of issues, problem resolution and follow-up steps. Interaction with specialized support (Sys Admins,Computer Engineers, etc.) to track progress and resolve projects, tasks and explicit problems. Candidate will need to be able to document, simulate or recreate user problems to resolve difficulties and restore services according to schedule. Provide input to architectures and develop system baselines for configuration management and control, while also providing subject matter expertise in a variety of operating system environments (e.g, Azure, AWS, GCP,VMWare).
Specific activities will require:
• Expertise in Java development and supporting technologies such as Maven or Gradle
• Experience in building solutions on top of AWS such as Lambda, API Gateway, Dynamo and others
• Knowledge of Java concepts such as event loops, clustering, memory management
• Experience working with enterprise technology platforms
• Escalate user rights issues and employee setup issues to specialized support
• Strong communication, presentation, and advisory skills
• Knowledge of building RESTful web services
• Strong experience with development methodologies such as XP, Agile or SCRUM
• Exposure to a wide range of technologies including enterprise application integration, database design & configuration, web apps, ops platforms,security & networking
• Ability to drive design/architectural path
• Interact with various experience levels of users, engineers, program managers and customers to discern requirements

Required Skills:
• The candidate must be a citizen of the United States of America
• Candidate must have a minimum of a Top Secret/SCI clearance
• A United States Government administered polygraph examination will be given to the selected candidate; he/she must pass it to maintain employment in this position
• Offer contingent on ability to successfully pass a background check and drug screen
• 6+ years server side development experience
• 5+ years JAVA experience
• Current 8140 Cyber Workforce Management Cert. (examples: A+, Security+, Cloud+)
• Obtain IAT Level II/III, IAM Level I/II/III certification within 90 days of start
• Expertise in client-side Javascript technologies like Angular, React, Vue and jQuery
• Expertise in technologies like Terraform
• Expertise with Testing frameworks, scripting and methodologies
• Availability to work non-standard hours; early/after hours; nights, weekends as needed
• Available to work both off-site and on-site, in a team environment of internal and external coworkers
• In-scope Top Secret clearance w/ability to be SCI briefed
• Must be willing to submit to a counter-intelligence (CI) polygraph

Desired Skills:
• Current Counter-Intelligence (CI) Poly highly desired

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