Application Engineer Sr. III

Job Location: Columbia, MD – Required: TS/SCI with Polygraph

Required Education & Experience:

  • High School and 9 years’ experience
  • Associates + 7 years’ experience
  • Bachelor’s + 5 years’ experience
  • Masters + 3 years’ experience
  • Doctorate + 4-year experience
  • One of the following DoD approved certifications is necessary to meet the category/level IAT-2 (DoD 8570) requirement for this position: Security+, GSEC, SSCP, CCNA-Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), CASP, GCIH, or GCED.
  • STRONG PHP SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT SKILLS A MUST

The Software Developer develops and configures systems specifications that address business requirements, processes, and that fit within architecture standards.
So what is required of a Senior Software Developer on a day to day basis? There is quite a myriad of tasks and responsibilities, such as:
Being Involved in planning of system and development deployment as well as responsible for meeting software compliance standards.
Evaluating interface between hardware and software, operational requirements, and characteristics of the overall system.
Establishing and documenting system parameters and formats ensure hardware and software systems compatibility, and coordinates and/or modifies system parameters in terms of existing and projected computer capacity and capabilities.
Revises existing systems and tests functionality of the system to correct deficiencies and maintain more effective data handling, data integrity, conversion, input/output requirements, and storage.
May document testing and maintenance of system updates, modifications, and configurations.
May act as a liaison with other business functions
TOP SKILLS REQUIRED:
The successful candidate must be able to communicate with systems analysts, engineers and programmers to get information on project limitations, performance requirements, and interfaces.
Must be well versed in Linux, Apache, PHP, MySQL, Perl, Shell Scripting, JavaScript and MS Office.
Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, highly visible environment with the ability to work across the branch and organizational lines.
NICE-TO-HAVE SKILLS:
Jquery and PowerShell experience
Database Management Solutions (Oracle)
Experience utilizing web service
Qualifications
To qualify, you must also meet these basic qualifications:
Active TS/SCI with Polygraph required to start.