SOFTWARE ENGINEER II

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Description/Job Summary

Global Connections to Employment (GCE) is a non-profit organization that provides opportunities to work for Department of Defense Enterprise Information Technology contracts. Our organization’s mission is to help persons with disabilities through life’s journey. As a Top 25 non-profit provider under the AbilityOne® Program, GCE is recognized for complex and demanding operational systems, leadership development, workforce engagement, and the ability to manage prime/subcontractor relationships. We provide numerous business lines in 16 states, including District of Columbia.  Our IT Groups are located in Seaside, CA and Lorton, VA, performing more than 50 government and commercial contracts. We provide a wide range of IT support in accordance with industry standards and sustain high quality. Our pillars of operational excellence are Best People, Best Service, Best Quality, Financial Performance, and Growth.

Position Overview

With general guidance of a senior staff member, develop software for medium to large-sized projects by studying information needs; conferring with clients; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle. Determines operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development, and proposed solutions. Documents and demonstrates solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code. Improves operations by conducting systems analysis; recommending changes in policies and procedures. Designs, modifies, develops, writes and implements software programming applications. Supports and/or installs software applications/operating systems. Participates in the testing process through test review and analysis, test witnessing and certification of software.

Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Degree Requirement: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Information Systems or related field. May substitute equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Years of Experience: 3+ years in software engineering.
  • 3+ years of experience developing J2EE application including J2EE/Java performance testing and tuning.
  • Advanced experience with the following software languages: PL/SQL, C++, Java, JavaScript, Java Framework (ie Strut 2 and Spring), Apache Tomcat, Linux (Red Hat), GenEdit.
  • Advanced Java programming and Object Oriented Analysis and Design skills.
  • Proficiency Level Required with MS Office Products: advanced.
  • Full lifecycle experience with requirements analysis, design, development, testing, deployment and support.
  • 1+ years of MVC framework experience; STRUTS, SPRING MVC, JSF.
  • 1+ years of PL/SQL experience.
  • Experience working with Oracle databases.
  • Strong experience in developing enterprise Java solutions following standard/best practices including SDLC, OOAD and design patterns.
  • Experience in the design, development and implementation of batch applications.
  • Intermediate/advanced understanding and working knowledge on Software Development methodologies (Waterfall, RUP, AGILE/SCRUM).
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Experience with Maven, Ant, or other build tools.
  • Experience with CVS or other source code control system.
  • Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for a public trust clearance or higher.
  • U. S. Citizenship required per government contract.

Travel Requirements

Travel by car, rail and/or air may be required, domestically and internationally. The percentage of time traveling will vary widely based on the circumstances.

To Apply

Interested applicants please visit our Career Center @ www.gce.org or www.gce-it.org  and complete our on-line applications. Our toll free number is (866) 236-3981.

Global Connections to Employment, Inc. is a Drug Free Workplace Employer, DRUG TESTING REQUIRED

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Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer including Vets and Disabled. For more information, view the EEO is the Law Poster and Pay Transparency Statement. For reasonable accommodation, please email us at LCIEmployment@bhcpns.org.