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Software Engineer

Software Engineer

Req # 
2152
Position Type 
Full Time
FLSA Status 
Exempt
Category 
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Security Clearance 
Preferred Top Secret/SCI
Location 
Colorado Springs, CO

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Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, ISS – Polaris Alpha offers excellent benefits to full-time employees:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision premiums are paid 100% by ISS for employee and their family
  • Life and AD&D insurance premiums are paid 100%, by ISS for employee at 3x annual salary
  • 401k plan, ISS matches up to 3% of employee contributions and participants are 100% vested in plan from date of enrollment
  • 4+ weeks of PTO and 8 Paid Holidays observed
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Relocation may be considered

Benefits are subject to change

Job Description

Polaris Alpha (“Polaris”) provides advanced technical capabilities, specialized domain expertise and mission critical solutions to Department of Defense and Intelligence Community customers. The Company has approximately 1,300 employees with major offices in Colorado Springs, CO, Fredericksburg, VA, Annapolis Junction, MD, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, and Alexandria, VA as well as customer sites both domestically and internationally.

Our Space Operations Division is passionate about making America the undisputed leader in Space because we understand that ensuring our nation’s security for future generations depends on it. Polaris creates game changing space solutions by teaming highly respected subject matter experts with brilliant technologists. Do you enjoy solving challenging technical problems? Does furthering our nation’s goals in space intrigue you? This may be the position for you.

Tasks will focus on the development and enhancement of Java based enterprise applications which support the Space Situational Awareness and Command & Control missions. You will have the opportunity to participate in the design and development of a real-world, mission critical Space Situational Awareness system which is changing how the Space community is doing business. You will be involved in the implementation and support of the core SOA infrastructure and other critical application functionality, as well as the integration of third party services into the system.

Required Skills

• Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline with minimum 6 years of software development experience
• Java/JEE development experience
• Experience with object-oriented analysis and design techniques
• Experience designing and implementing Service Oriented Architectures and related technologies
• Experience with Software Configuration Management (SCM) tools (e.g. Subversion, Maven, Git)
• Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to work in a collaborative and distributed team environment
This position requires the selected candidate to obtain and hold an active Department of Defense security clearance which requires US citizenship while working in support of a government contract.

Desired Skills

• Experience successfully leading software teams
• Experience developing SOAP and/or RESTful web services
• Knowledge of XML schemas and associated tools
• Experience working with platform virtualization technologies (e.g. VMWare, Hyper-V)
• Experience with integration containers and ESB related technologies (e.g. OSGi, Active MQ, AMQP, Camel, CXF)
• Experience with application server deployments and runtime environments (Weblogic, JBoss, Tomcat)
• Knowledge of Space operations, SSA and C2 systems
• Current TS security clearance with DCID eligibility is highly desirable

Polaris Alpha and its Companies are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, religion, marital status, ancestry, disability, protected veteran status, or any other factor prohibited by applicable law .

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