Python Software Engineer w/Active TS/SCI Clearance

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Python Software Engineer 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 12 months with the potential for extension or conversion.
W2 with full benefits
Customer and contract specific training will be required and provided.
Labor Category: Engineering Applications Software Engineer V

Job Description:
The qualified candidate will be responsible for:
• Developing ground software tools in support of command and control operations
• Definition of software use-cases, requirements and interfaces
• Coding, integrating, and testing software
• Taking technical direction from software architects

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
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline with a minimum of 6 years of related experience; Master’s degree in similar disciplines with a minimum of 4 years of related experience; or PhD in similar disciplines with a minimum of 2 years related experience.
• Software development background in Python, Java and XML
• Experience working in team environments using software configuration management software
• Knowledge of software development processes & life cycles
• Ability to learn new software skills as needed on-the-job
• Ability to handle complex multi-tasking environments
• Ability to operate effectively with little to no oversight
• Experienced using software languages (e.g. Python/C/C++/MATLAB/XML/JSON/Java/Visual Basic)

Desired Skills:
• Familiarity with software support tools (e.g. JIRA, GIT, Artifactory, Confluence, Jenkins, Docker, Sphinx)
• Familiarity with Cloud Solutions (e.g. AWS)
• Familiarity with software code analyzers/audit tools (e.g. Coverity)
• Familiarity with JPL, NASA, or DoD practices and standards.

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