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SME Developer/Engineer Level 2
Location:Washington DC Metro Area
Security Clearance:Top Secret
Shift/Hours:0800 - 0500
FT/PT Status:Full Time Employment
Job Code:2017:BD/PROPO-029
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Generally recognized as a leader in the industry in their area of expertise; sought out by others in the area of expertise for advice and guidance
Provide expert support, analysis, research, and advice into exceptionally complex problems, and processes relating to the subject matter
Serve as technical expert on executive-level project teams providing technical direction, interpretation and alternatives. Expertise is in a particular area of Information Technology (e.g., Cybersecurity, Information Systems Architecture, Telecommunications Systems Design, Architecture, Implementation, Information Systems Integration, Software Development Methodologies, Security Engineering, Communications and Network Systems Management).
Perform highly specialized and technical tasks associated with the most current and cutting-edge technologies
May serve as a technical consultant to a project or a number projects dealing with area of technical expertise
Coordinate with contract management and Government personnel to ensure the problems have been properly defined and the solutions satisfy customer needs 
Position Description:
Supports software and web architecture development, requirements analysis, process execution and evaluation, selection and evaluation of COTS/GOTS tools, and integration (with both new and legacy systems)
Interacts with customers and development team to gather and define requirements
Analyzes and studies customer requirements to determine the most effective software and web technologies to satisfy their needs
Designs, creates, tests, and maintains software and web based applications and content solutions to satisfy customer requirements
Follows a formal design process using formal specifications, data flow diagrams, other accepted design techniques and also adheres to laws, standards, and established guidelines for development and delivery of software and web applications (e.g., software reuse, modifiable, efficient, reliable, understandable, fault tolerant) • Coordinates creation and collection of necessary technology components and integrate them into a coherent site design
Designs and develops visually-pleasing, content rich, user-friendly interfaces with intuitive navigation
Develops and maintains software and web development technical documentation to assist with software and web application maintenance and upgrades
Provides software process management and configuration management throughout the software / web development lifecycle
Required Qualifications:
Education and Years of Relevant Experience:
High School Diploma/ GED + 8 years relevant experience in addition to education level OR
Associates Degree (related to area) + 6 years relevant experience in addition to education level OR
Bachelors Degree (related to area) + 4 years relevant experience OR
Masters Degree (related to area) + 2 years relevant experience OR
PhD (related to areas) + 0 years relevant experience
Preferred Skills & Certifications:
8570 Compliance minimum IAT I (A+CE, CCNA Security, Network + CE, SSCP)

Skills and Tasks:

Complex - develops new concepts and processes. Analyzes root causes and resolves issues. Supports more junior level technicians and specialists in their activities. Can perform all tasks of lower level technicians or specialists.
Individual Leadership/ Management:
Works individually, actively participates on integrated teams, and may also lead a task, project or team
Requires guidance and direction from more senior level technicians, specialists, and managers only when dealing with new, uncertain situations. Provides guidance to lower level technicians and specialists.

In addition, in concert with the software development lead, develops, tests, maintains, and supports high performance, innovative software and web-based applications. Analyzes and troubleshoots extremely complex software problems and provides solutions using the latest technologies. Works independently on more complex projects. Integrates new software and web products with existing software and web applications in order to improve the functionality or design of the system.

Experience with Agile, Scrum, Waterfall and SDLC software development