KEYW Corporation

  • Jr. Software Engineer

    Job Locations 2 months ago(12/12/2018 9:18 AM)
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    Software Engineering
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  • Overview

    KeyW Corporation is currently seeking a Jr. Software Engineer with a Top Secret clearance located in Quantico, VA. 


    The Software Engineer/Software Programmer will:

    • Design and develop software using disciplined software development processes that adhere to industry standard and software best practices
    • Design, execute, assess, and troubleshoot software programs and applications. This includes configuring, coding, developing, and documenting software specifications throughout the project life cycle.
    • Oversee system startups in a timely and accurate fashion and provide support to other departments when required.
    • Integrate applications as per written specifications
    • Translate technical requirements and design documentation into application code and modules
    • Perform maintenance on existing software products
    • Implement requested software features and enhancements
    • Maintain Bug List and exercise control over software configuration
    • Document approved software configuration Change Requests (CRs)



    • Must possess and maintain a Top Secret clearance
    • Minimum one (1) year of experience with embedded systems programming
    • Software development experience with C, C++, C#, Java, HyperSQL or another SQL
    • Experience and working knowledge of virtual environments such as VMWare Servers.
    • Experience with Windows, Windows Server 2008, and 2012
    • Experience in IT Security
    • Must be proficient in utilizing external code and integrating in applications
    • Experience troubleshooting code both in development and production environments and with using tools such as Wireshark or similar.
    • Previous experience developing applications or services that read and store data from databases is required
    • Work with database engineers to create new tables, schemas, or stored procedures that efficiently transport data
    • Experience using SDKs and APIs to integrate third-party software (commercial or independently created) into an application
    • Must be available 24/7 for system troubleshooting and support 
    • On an as needed basis or as requested, troubleshoot and support the primary and COOP sites
    • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills as well a high degree of self-motivation
    • Must be able to communicate technical information to customers with varying skill levels

    Desired Skills:

    • Familiarity and working knowledge of AWS or other cloud systems
    • Familiarity and working knowledge of AWS DynamoDB
    • Experience with HTML, Python, and Linux
    • Experience with GIT or other repository
    • Working knowledge of Google Map API
    • Experience designing and documenting processes and procedures
    • Able to work with moderate supervision
    • Analytical thinker with strong attention to detail


    Formal Education & Certification

    • College diploma or university degree in Software Engineering or Computer Science and 2 years of work experience in the system and/or software engineering development field

    This position requires that the candidate possess a Top Secret security clearance.



    Interested in this position?

    Please click Submit your resume, on the right.

    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.


    This position requires that the candidate possess a Top Secret security clearance.

    KeyW EEO Statement

    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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