Software Engineer

Location: Reston, VA
Date Posted: 03-14-2018 #10608631

Deadline for resume Submission:3/16/18 11:59 PM

The Client is seeking a Software Engineer to be part of a small team that enhances and supports the Sponsors premier web-based application. The engineer will be supporting a mission critical production application that provides information for policy makers throughout the Sponsors organization and all affiliated organizations. All development will be performed on a fully scalable, completely automated AWS platform. The technology stack includes modern versions of Ruby on Rails, Linux, MySQL, Solr, Elasticsearch, and Twitter Bootstrap.
The development team strives to defend high code quality through automated testing, pairing, refactoring, and ruthless automation. The team has automated everything from the infrastructure build to the cert renewal process. It strives to minimize meetings and keep necessary ones concise to maximize the amount of time spent solving problems.
The team members have strong opinions but hold them loosely and always desire the best outcome rather than a dogmatic preference. They are pragmatic in their solutions and work to meet requirements while minimizing paperwork and process as much as possible. They have a fantastic relationship with their customer, who is engaged and regularly expresses appreciation for the high quality work the team has done in support of the mission. The project and development team is well established and highly regarded as it strives to provide a system worthy of that regard.

OPTIONAL SKILLS: 1. Experience with Lucene technologies, specifically Elasticsearch.
2. JavaScript development experience, particularly jQuery.
3. Experience with Agile development methodologies such as Kanban.

4. Experience with AWS technologies, particularly CloudFormation and CloudWatch.
5. Experience with front-end design toolkits such as Twitter Bootstrap.
6. Demonstrated experience with deployment tools within the customer space, specifically Capistrano or similar.

About Avid Technology Professionals 
Avid Technology Professionals, LLC (ATP) is a premiere provider of software and systems engineering, and acquisition program management services for the community. ATP is actively seeking to pursue contract opportunities with other departments and agencies in the federal government, in state governments, and in the commercial sectors. Delivered by seasoned experts in the IT field, ATP solutions adeptly address the IT concerns manifesting in both the federal and commercial sectors.
Employee Benefits
The ATP Employee Benefits package includes:
  • A Supportive and Equitable Working Environment that is both Stimulating and Challenging
  • Competitive Hourly Salary
  • Unique Employee Success Sharing Program that allows ATP employees to Share in Company's Successes
  • Automatic Approved Overtime (as long as contract permits)
  • Retirement Pay (401K); 100% company paid, immediately vested with Profit-Sharing Component
  • Company Medical Coverage Plans - HMO, Open Access, PPO plans
  • Company Dental Plan - widely accepted, comprehensive, and flexible
  • Progressive Overtime Policy
  • Flexible Spending Account benefit
  • Lucrative Referral Bonus Policy
  • Holiday Scheduling that Coincides with Government Holidays
  • Robust Professional Expenses & Training Program
  • Computer Allowance
  • Internet Allowance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
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