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Software/Application Engineer Level 4
Location:Washington DC Metro Area
Security Clearance:Top Secret
Shift/Hours:0800 - 0500
FT/PT Status:Full Time Employment
Job Code:2017:BD/PROPO-030
  
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Develops, maintains, and enhances complex and diverse software systems (e.g., processing-intensive analytics, novel algorithm development, manipulation of extremely large data sets, real-time systems, and business management information systems) based upon documented requirements
Provides specific input to the software components of system design to include hardware/software trade-offs, software reuse, use of COTS/GOTS in place of new development, and requirements analysis and synthesis from system level to individual software components
Designs, implements, and integrates software applications or performs software engineering tasks
Utilizes software engineering and design methodologies appropriate to the development, integration, and production environment
Ensures efficient delivery of software engineering capabilities using industry standards and repeatable processes
Mitigates risks, controls costs and schedule variance, and effectively manages large scale, integrated software projects
Reviews and tests software components for adherence to the design requirements and documents test results
Position Description:
Develops, maintains, and enhances complex and diverse software systems (e.g., processing-intensive analytics, novel algorithm development, manipulation of extremely large data sets, real-time systems, and business management information systems) based upon documented requirements
Provides specific input to the software components of system design to include hardware/software trade-offs, software reuse, use of COTS/GOTS in place of new development, and requirements analysis and synthesis from system level to individual software components
Designs, implements, and integrates software applications or performs software engineering tasks
Utilizes software engineering and design methodologies appropriate to the development, integration, and production environment
Ensures efficient delivery of software engineering capabilities using industry standards and repeatable processes • Mitigates risks, controls costs and schedule variance, and effectively manages large scale, integrated software projects
Reviews and tests software components for adherence to the design requirements and documents test results
Required Qualifications:
Education and Years of Relevant Experience:
High School Diploma/ GED + 12 years relevant experience in addition to education level OR
Associates Degree (related to area) + 10 years relevant experience in addition to education level OR
Bachelors Degree (related to area) + 8 years relevant experience OR
Masters Degree (related to area) + 6 years relevant experience OR
PhD (related to areas) + 4 years relevant experience
Preferred Skills & Certifications:

8570 Certification: IAT Level 1 (minimum) (A+CE, CCNA Security, Network + CE, SSCP)

Skills and Tasks:
Exceptionally Complex, Inter-Discipline, Inter-Organizational. Can perform tasks of senior level technicians, specialists, and or managers not performed at Level 3 due to the size and/or complexity of the tasks.
Individual Work/Teamwork - Leadership/Management:
May work individually or as a key member of a senior leadership team. Oversees and monitors performance across several disciplines, and when required, takes steps to resolve issues.  
Guidance:
Provides expert guidance and direction to Government and Vendor senior level technicians and managers. Directs multiple contractor and subcontractors teams through to project completion.
Training and Certifications: DoD 8570 compliance or information assurance certification commensurate with technical objectives and services required within the task order (as identified under respective job description / mandatory skill requirements) 

In addition to the general Position Description, serves as the technical lead of multiple software development teams. Selects the software development processes in coordination with the customer and system engineering. Recommends new technologies and processes for complex software projects. Ensures quality control of all developed and modified software. Delegates programming and testing responsibilities to one or more teams and monitor their performance.