**Active TS/SCI w/Polygraph REQUIRED**

Job Description:

Seeking a Front-End Software Engineer for Web Applications to join the development team on one of our (many) prime programs.

Work Location: 
Annapolis Junction, MD
What You Will Do:
  • Build and enhance high-visibility, collaborative web application tools used in the day-to-day mission, throughout the customer and across the broader Intelligence Community (IC). Your work will enable data to be updated and shared in real-time and will help drive more informed and timely decisions in matters of national security.
  • You will work with real-time data and create tools using cutting-edge visualization, development and analytic technologies.
  • Thus far, our team has created:
  • A streamlined, collaborative User Interface (UI) that shares data across agencies within the IC.
  • Cognitive Data Models to develop data transformations for easier consumption into the UI.
  • A UI that allows users to consolidate, organize, and reconcile data in a sandbox setting and updates real-time tabular, graphical, and map visualizations.
  • An analyst tool that enables users to quickly capture, document and access information. 
A Day in the Life (Just a Few of the Things You Will Do):
  • Stay at the forefront of data visualization in web applications by staying current on trends, top tools and emerging technologies and recommend, advocate for, and implement solutions that are a performant and fit for the customer’s mission.
  • Be part of collaborative and diverse team of junior, senior and expert level developers and mission leaders allowing you to mentor and learn from others.
  • High level of collaboration with multiple product teams to design solutions from the user’s perspective.
  • Unique opportunities to work with UI/UX designers who manage the design – look and feel – of the application, as well as Mission Outreach teams who provide direct user feedback for continuous product improvement.
  • Review and test software components and gain experience developing comprehensive system, performance, and design plans. 
Required Education / Years of Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required OR eighteen (18) years total of software development experience may be substituted for candidates without a qualifying bachelor’s degree 
Required Skills/Qualifications (What You Must Have):
  • An Active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph
  • Fourteen (14) or more years of experience developing web-based applications using:
  • JavaScript and Front-end JavaScript frameworks such as React, Angular or Vue.
  • Java, C++, or VB.net 
  • HTML, CSS, PHP and Perl, Python, Ruby
  • Full Software Development Lifecyle (SDLC) experience that includes eight (8) years or more of:
  • Analyzing and translating user requirements into software requirements
  • A combination of both new software development and capabilities enhancement
  • Provide specific input to the software components of system design to include hardware/software trade-offs, software reuse, and requirements analysis and synthesis from system level to individual software components
  • Developing simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories
  • Software Integration (new and existing systems)
  • Troubleshooting, debugging and defects correction.
  • Creation and editing of software system documentation
  • Assisting with development and execution of test procedures for software components
  • Experience developing applications interfacing with REST-based APIs/services in Apache Tomcat/Java or NodeJS. 
Desired Experience/ Skills (Nice to Have):
  • Experience with writing Linux based scripts to facilitate application integration using a one or more appropriate server-side languages (i.e. Shell, Python, etc.)
  • Modify the repository schema of an existing application to support new data items, develop data mining and data ingest processes for new data, and support integration with middle-tier and back-end APIs
  • Administer, maintain, and implement policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the application
  • Experience working in an Agile software development environment
  • Experience managing software code using Git & MAVEN
  • Experience using Jira and Confluence
Shield Consulting Solutions is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

This is a full time position

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