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Senior Software Engineer

Company: VES LLC

Location: Rockaway Township NJ Onsite United States

Posted on: May 26

VES, LLC is seeking a Senior Software Engineer with demonstrated success supporting and providing leadership within DoD organizations. For this position, you'll be supporting our efforts up at Picatinny, NJ and helping to lead a team of exceptionally smart individuals. While this position can be performed remotely, the employee will be expected to travel occaisionally to the worksite. ABOUT VES, LLCWe are a small business headquartered out of Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD. We have grown up to 47 employees, many of them getting our footprints established in other areas of the United States. This particular role will support our team in Picatinny Arsenal, NJ. Established in 2014, our core competencies are the development of custom government off the Shelf (GOTS) infrastructure solutions, integrating mission command systems, and prototyping emerging technologies for use in the Army tactical architecture. We are a company built entirely of engineers, focused completely on solving the DoD's hardest software systems integration challenges.Many software government contractors only hire to fill a slot and then release the person with the contract time is up. We truly strive to be more of a close-knit group, hiring people for their talent and making sure they want to stay for the long haul. We offer highly competitive pay, generous benefits, and a friendly work culture.General Job Duties:Software Integration of existing components with R&DDevelop, test, and manage software as directed and determined by the project leadPerform technical prototypes for emerging technologiesMaintain and improve the performance of existing software solutionsClearly and regularly communicate with management and technical support colleaguesRecommend improvements to existing software solutions as necessaryLead and manage the software development team to design, develop, and maintain software applications for mission objectives.Work closely with the customer and other stakeholders to understand requirements and design software solutions to meet their needs.Required Skills:Solid problem-solving and debugging ability. Must be comfortable using a debugger.Solid CS fundamentals including object orientation, data structures, advanced algorithms, complexity, automata, operating system fundamentals, computer architecture, and systems analysis and designFamiliarity with professional software engineering practices for the full software development life cycle, including requirements elicitation, coding standards, code reviews, source control management, agile development, build processes, testing, and operationsHave developed unit tests and useful code documentationAbility to work independently as well as in a collaborative environmentPassionate about learning new technologies, tools, and platformsAbility to take strategic guidance and execute in a self-motivated mannerAbility to write code and documentation that is maintainable for years down the lineAbility to write code that is easily adaptable to changing requirementsWorking knowledge of C, C++, and/or JavaDesired Skills:Experience with Apache NiFi and Apache KafkaExperience with big data search and databases including Elasticsearch and PostgreSQLExperience creating, managing, and debugging containerization technologies including Kubernetes and DockerExperience using a profiler to debug performance issuesExperience with Atlassian (JIRA, Confluence).Understand the entire SDLCRequired Education and Experience:BS in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field7+ years of experience in software development, with at least 3 years of experience leading software development teams.Ability to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance.Excellent oral and written communication skills with respect to all the above requirements.VES offers a rich benefits package that includes:401(k) matchHighly Competitive SalaryUp to 15 Paid Vacation days / year11 Paid HolidaysFlexible work/life balance cultureVES is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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