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Sr Software Engineer / Information Engineer with Security Clearance

Location: Reston
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Castalia Systems is looking for an active, in-scope TS/SCI with ability to obtain a CI Poly, cleared Sr. Software Engineer to join our team in the Reston, VA area. We will be supporting our government customer within the Space and Counterspace domain by providing software updates and developing new software. Responsibilities: Development: * Provide software engineering to develop and administer development information systems, web sites, databases, file structures, and document management as required in support of the overall software and system plan * Perform software integration activities onto various controllers, controlled networks and interfaces * Recommend appropriate Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS)/Government-Off-The-Shelf (GOTS) software and support implementation * Coordination with system project team to design and integrate modifications, improvements, and advancements towards a flexible, extensible approach to the system software architecture that will enable the software to accommodate other sensors Testing and Integration: * Assist in developing, modifying system software, validating the software in laboratory or bench/test bed setup * Test fidelity of database functions and verify data completeness, accuracy, reliability, and consistency by tracing end report details back to source documentation * Recommend and assist in maintenance of file structures and permissions control. Train users on database and other information technology (IT) software and systems * Provide optimization of existing storage infrastructure and completing data migrations, monitoring diagnostic data, analyzing case trends, and providing technical recommendations * Work with Chief Information Office to authority to operate (ATO), and coordinate with Information Security Officer (ISO) and Information system security manager (ISSM) to integrate and release (deploy) software versions * Release the software version(s) and confirm proper operations * Evaluate system hardware, firmware, and software configuration against recommended "as-built" and optimize site hardware, firmware, and software configuration based on site's mission and utilization and provide technical report and recommended fixes to identified deficiencies Requirements Engineering and Documentation: * Assisting in developing high level and detailed design documents for supporting and implementing the concept of operations * Provide group facilitation and conduct interviews to determine and document information needs of the organization, perform process and data modeling to plan system solutions, define and analyze data and information requirements to design and implement information systems, configuration and tailoring to establish optimal information support capabilities * Design and administer system R&D websites and information portals for customer organization on classified and non-classified networks * Develop and document training, hardware lists, definitions and technical reports as determined by the customer Qualifications: * Active, In-Scope TS/SCI w/ CI POLY * 4 - 6 years experience in Python software system coding and development * 4 - 6 years experience in HTML and script languages * Working knowledge of C/C++ * Possess education, training and experience in software engineering to develop, modify and customize common commercial office computer software applications for customer use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency * Possess ability to analyze user needs and deliver software solutions such as databases and web-based tools. * Have technical knowledge and customer support skills to assist users, managers. Level Discriminators Senior Level : * Master's degree with 24 semester hours in combination of science, engineering; or experience equivalent * 5-6 years' experience in DoD system development, test, evaluation and fielding * Experience developing in or for a US Government cloud environment Mid-Level: * Bachelor's degree with 24 semester hours in any combination of software engineering, computer engineering or three years of DoD work experience or a combination of education and military work experience * 3-6 years' experience in DoD system development, test, evaluation and fielding Desirable: * Knowledge of Small module control system (i.e. small telescope control) experience * Any experience with Engineering with Electro Optical systems Work Environment : Work conditions are typical office Environment Why Castalia Systems? Castalia Systems values its employees, and our employees love to work for Castalia! We offer a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k matching with day 1 vesting, PTO and paid holidays, paid life insurance, AD&D, and long/short-term disability, professional training, and many more! Castalia Systems is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and strives to comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, HIV-positive status, as well as any other category protected by federal, state, or local laws. All such discrimination is unlawful and all persons involved in the operations of the company are prohibited from engaging in this type of conduct.

Keywords: CASTALIA SYSTEMS LLC, Reston , Sr Software Engineer / Information Engineer with Security Clearance, IT / Software / Systems , Reston, Virginia

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