Python Developer

Location: Fort Meade, Maryland
Date Posted: 12-15-2017
Qualifications: SW3
Eleven (11) years experience in software development and maintenance (i.e. software requirements analysis and software design including object oriented analysis and design, coding, testing, documentation, configuration management, user training, deployment, and lifecycle maintenance.)  
 
Documented formal training on the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) Capability Maturity Model Integration for Development (CMMI-DEV) model or documented experience working on projects that applied some portions of this model. 
 
Documented formal training on DOD standards for software testing and documentation or documented experience working on projects that applied these standards

Education: 
Electrical/Computer/Software Engineering, Computer Science, Math or Information System
 
Qualifications: SW2
Seven (7) years of experience in software development technologies and methodologies. (Relevant degree may be applied to this requirement only.) 
Education:
Electrical/Computer/Software Engineering, Computer Science, Math or Information System


We are looking for a Python-focused software engineer ready to grow their skills and career in a dynamic organization by writing CND tools that will ensure maximal mission impact for their customer.  Candidates must be capable of writing Python to be used in a variety of situations, including as standalone web service applications, analyst scripts and tools, and as plugins in a variety of frameworks.  Our applications are primarily deployed on Linux using a DevOps process and lifecycle.   Knowledge of writing Splunk commands and interfacing with Splunk as a developer is highly desired   Join us in creating awesome solutions to real world problems that are vital to the defense of our nation.

Requirements:
·Intermediate to Advanced skills with Python, including familiarity with developing command-line applications and server applications; and both consuming and providing RESTful services.  Experience developing multi-tier or full-stack applications preferred but not required.
·Experience with database technologies, especially PostgreSQL.
·Experience with message queue and other reliable message delivery technologies, such as ActiveMQ, RabbitMQ, and JMS.
·Ability to decompose complex requirements into discrete tasks and use cases, along with prioritizing development efforts between multiple objectives.
·Ability to work together in a team with multiple roles, skills, and expertise.  Ability to work independently within a larger group.
Preferred: 
·Experience with Splunk or related technologies such as ELK, especially as a developer.
·Knowledge of Computer Network Defense (CND) activities and concepts, including network analysis, malware analysis, and forensics.
·Experience with additional programming languages, especially Bourne shell.
·Experience with packaging and integrating large software systems into turnkey and/or shrink-wrapped software deliverables, especially as Linux RPMs and/or Docker containers.
·Experience with unit and testing technologies for Python.
 
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