KEYW Corporation

  • Software Developer

    Job Locations 2 months ago(12/21/2018 10:02 AM)
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    Information Technology
    Job Locations
    US-AZ-Sierra Vista
  • Overview

    Join our DCGS-A engineering and sustainment services DCGS-A Fixed team responsible for the development, modification and support of mission-critical secure cross-domain systems and applications. The DCGS-A Fixed sustainment software development team designs, codes and modifies robust, secure, high-availability software and systems of systems to handle DoD intelligence data presentation needs as specified by user requirements and DoD regulations.


    As a DCGS-A Fixed software developer, you will work individually and as part of a team to design and code solutions to implement new features, modifications and problem resolutions to the software baseline. Specifically, you will:

    • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to plan the translation of software requirements into functioning code by assessing and communicating recommendations, level of effort and risks
    • Evaluate and recommend architectural approaches to the whole system, to include hardware platforms, operating systems, virtualization solutions, and communications and storage technologies on which to base future development and fielding cycles
    • Implement new and modify existing functionality, interfaces, networking protocols, and systems interconnectivity
    • Code individually and collaboratively in a team environment, adhering to team coding standards and best industry practices
    • Work with security solution developers and independent testers to ensure that authored solutions correctly and fully satisfy the mitigation criteria for reported vulnerabilities
    • Monitor available patches for software and operating systems, and recommend courses of action based on formal policy and risk assessment
    • Create documentation of software, systems and solutions for multiple audiences (e.g., internal development engineers, testers, managers and end users)
    • Troubleshoot and provide resolution of problems reported against the system by testers and users
    • Test system and software performance throughout the entirety of the development cycle




    • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or other Engineering or Technical discipline and 9 years of professional work experience is required (No Degree Substitution)
    • At least 1 year of experience with DCGS-A Fixed, DCGS-A v3, or another DCGS-A POR Database
    • 2+ years of experience with scripting and automating database tasks
    • 2+ years of production support or technology administration supporting internal systems
    • 1+ years of Linux/UNIX background
    • Experience in security hardening of operating systems and networked communications
    • Experience using industry standard security scanning tools (e.g., ACAS)
    • Demonstrated experience working in a virtualized environment
    • In-depth working knowledge of supporting operating systems (RH Linux, Microsoft Windows 7, Server 2008 R2, Server 2012, and others)
    • Experience in scripting (PowerShell, VBScript, batch files, InstallScript, Wise Script, etc.)
    • Experience in creating technical documentation
    • Working knowledge of storage systems and automation
    • DoD 8570 IAT Level 2 certified (baseline security certification i.e. CompTIA Security+ce) and (technical computing environment training or certification i.e. Server+) prior to start of work
    • TS/SCI clearance required

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Microsoft Certified System administrator SQL Server 20XX
    • Oracle Certified Associate
    • MySQL, MySQL Cluster, MySQL Replication
    • Oracle RAC
    • Microsoft SQL Server PowerShell scripting
    • Software development experience (Java preferred)
    • Emerging technology knowledge of NoSQL databases (Hadoop)
    • Demonstrated experience with software developers or Lab Management operations
    • Direct DCGS-A Fixed experience
    • Familiarity of project management principles
    • Experience in scripting languages like Python, JavaScript etc.
    • Experience developing automated testing mechanisms
    • Knowledge of DoD messaging and classification markings



    About the Organization

    KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.


    KeyW, together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries, encourages and actively supports a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and commits to provide equal opportunity to each individual, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other classifications protected by Federal, State or local law. In fact, we foster an environment that promotes diversity, balance and fun—because we believe in the importance of having a workplace as unique as the challenges we solve.


    Clearance Requirement: This position requires a Top Secret w/SCI security clearance, based on current background investigation. 


    KeyW is an EEO employer. We are committed to providing fair and equal employment consideration, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.


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    Recruiting Point of Contact:

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