Software Engineer 1

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
Date Posted: 06-01-2018 #11018575
Security: TS//SCI clearance with polygraph is REQUIRED
Candidate will perform software development in the creation of analytics, writing custom queries, developing metrics, and advising on system integrations. Efforts will be in support of the Cyber Security Operations (CSO) Cyber Knowledge Management (CKM, X2333) which leverages Knowledge Driven Operations (KDO) to capture, counter, share, and target adversary cyber operations.
The CKM team is seeking to add software developers to an existing team where the chosen candidates will work in an environment of System Engineers and other Software Developers to perform Data Science activities. The team will analyze existing data sets to develop metrics and identify trends. From these results, analytics will be proposed and approved to enhance knowledge and capture value from the data. The Software Developer will design, develop, and test these approved analytics, advising on integrations with enterprise systems and developing metrics.

MANDATORY SKILLS: Experience in Software Engineering, (1 year for SWE0, 7 years for SWE1, 14 years for SWE2
Programming experience using Java (at least 1 year for SWE0, 4 years for SWE1, 8 years for SWE2)
Experience with using MapReduce, PIG, and Restful Services
Experience writing requirements and coordinating/negotiating the design and implementation of those requirements with all stakeholders, especially analysts, understanding their needs in order to translate them to new requirements.
Experience with the collaboration of multiple organizations across the agency, including working with various products within CSO and the Capabilities Directorate.
Ability to bridge gaps between mission needs and tool environments
Have the capability to be a good communicator to explain best practices and principles of Knowledge Management
Experience in the signals processing mission

OPTIONAL SKILLS: Understanding of fundamental cyber security, cyber operational awareness, and computer network defense practices.
Familiarity with graph analytics and cyber knowledge domain
Experience with open source and enterprise data science, collection, database, and dissemination systems like Jupyter Notebooks, Kibana, and Python in a data analytic environment
Experience supporting an operational environment to include management of customer and mission needs and balancing those needs with software deployments
Working knowledge of Cyber activities to include networks and the associated technologies including routers, firewalls and cross-domain solutions
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with experience giving briefings
Working knowledge of the major data repositories
Working knowledge of the various CSO and Capabilities systems
Familiarity with the various dataflows related to the CSO systems
Experience with the support of operational systems, including managing customer and developer relationships
Participation in technical trade studies to support operational decisions

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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