Software Engineer

  • Polaris Alpha LLC.
  • Colorado Springs, CO 80919, US
  • Oct 11, 2018
Full time Other

Job Description

Polaris Alpha LLC.

Req # 2795
Security Clearance Preferred Top Secret/SCI
Position Type Full Time
Location Colorado Springs, CO


In addition to competitive compensation, Polaris Alpha offers excellent benefits to full-time employees:
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
  • Life and AD&D coverage at 3x annual salary
  • 401k plan, 4% non-elective contributions for all eligible employees - 100% vested in plan from date of enrollment
  • 4+ weeks of PTO and 10 Paid Holidays observed
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Relocation may be considered

Benefits are subject to change

Job Description

Polaris Alpha, a Parsons Company, has an opening for a passionate and innovative mid to senior level Software Engineer who has a strong background with software engineering & architecture to join our Analytics & Machine Intelligence team. This position provides the opportunity to develop state-of-the-art machine learning, predictive analysis, sensemaking, and artificial intelligence (AI) solutions in support of national security initiatives.

The AMI group has several new opportunities to work on both operational and R&D projects in support of active national defense projects as well as DARPA research. Projects include opportunities for modernizing existing solutions as well as developing new custom solutions using state of the art tools and techniques. This position would offer the opportunity to inject your vision and creativity into the process of developing solutions for multiple domains in support of high priority national security initiatives.

Required Skills

- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or similar discipline with 2 or more years of relevant work experience
- Excellent programming and communication skills
- Experience with Java and/or Scala programming languages
- Experience with web service technologies (SOAP, REST, XML, JSON, HTTP, etc.)
- Experience using Software Configuration Management Tools (Hg, Git, Gradle, Maven, etc.)
- A self-starter who can be highly productive with minimal supervision
- May require a Department of Defense security clearance which requires US citizenship

Desired Skills

- Knowledge of Apache Spark, Hadoop, and/or NiFi distributed computing frameworks
- Experience with Spring framework
- Familiar with BPMN modelling
- Aptitude and desire to learn technologies such as data analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and graph analysis technology
- Experience with application server deployment and runtime environment (JBoss, WildFly, Tomcat, etc.)
- Familiarity with Linux, including basic system admin
- Current Security+ Certification
- Familiarity with Cloud-based micro-service architectures
- Experience with Intelligence Community, DoD, and/or Space Systems

Polaris Alpha is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.