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Junior Software Engineer

Company: Reston Consulting Group
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

Career Opportunities with Reston Consulting Group Inc A great place to work. Careers At Reston Consulting Group Inc Current job opportunities are posted here as they become available. Subscribe to our RSS feeds to receive instant updates as new positions become available. RCG is seeking a Junior Software Engineer for a full-time position as part of an ongoing contract in Silver Spring, MD near Silver Spring metro station. RCG is a growing federal contracting company looking for strongly qualified people to help support our clients. Please note: Due to the secure nature of this government agency, all candidates must be U.S. citizens. This is a hybrid position requiring occasional onsite work. The successful candidate will receive a contingent offer based on the outcome of a government background check. This will take several weeks, and the candidate cannot begin actual employment until the background check is successfully completed. The work done on a daily basis impacts the lives of the public through ensuring a stable and high performing tool is at the fingertips of the nation's skills weather forecasters. The candidate must have experience, training, or knowledge with software engineering within a Java environment. The candidate will work in software development and integration performing break/fix software modifications and tier 2 field support as part of a development team. The team utilizes a diverse dynamic workforce, including many experts in the field throughout the design, development, and maintenance life cycle. Primary Responsibilities: Participate in agile-like teams addressing field concerns documented in bug reports and field reports of system failures. Understand, debug, and modify code using best practices of software components, units, and modules that meet product specification and development schedules. Test and debug assigned components and units, Adhere to product build and release schedules and strategies. Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Perform a variety of tasks using a wide degree of creativity. Isolate and modify to repair functional capabilities within software applications to meet a wide range of customer requirements and operational needs. Work on a wide variety of applications from various sources, and ensuring they meet performance standards for stability and resource utilization. Adhere to accepted standards for development, including writing unit tests which provide a high percentage of code coverage, participating in peer code reviews, conducting design reviews, and generating test plans to ensure maximum stability and quality of code. Work closely with the team, learning from the experiences of more experienced developers. Qualifications include: Bachelor of Science, BS in a Math, Science or Engineering related field. (Required) Minimum one (1) year hands-on experience working with Unix and/or Linux. Two or more years directly related to software development engineering in Java. A thorough understanding of Java gained through formal training can substitute for this experience. Knowledge and understanding of software development life cycles. Strong oral and written communication skills in the English language. US Citizenship with ability to obtain a Public Trust; candidate must be able to pass a National Agency Check (NAC). Desired Experience, Skills, Knowledge: Experience in software development using Object Oriented Methodologies. Object Oriented Analysis (OOA) and Object-Oriented Design (OOD) skills. Experience using Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) and/or Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) web services architecture. Experience with scripting is a plus; Bash & Python as well as others. Experience with Service Oriented Architecture. Experience developing and/or supporting solutions for weather and meteorological science. Experience in Extensible Markup Language (XML), Unified Modeling Language (UML), Eclipse IDE, database, and/or Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs) a plus. Experience in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or OpenGL technologies a plus. Physical Demands: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. RCG, Inc. does not discriminate against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, or national origin.

Keywords: Reston Consulting Group, Silver Spring , Junior Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Silver Spring, Maryland

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