PAE, Inc Junior Software Engineer in Dahlgren, Virginia

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Junior Software Engineer

Junior Software Engineer

PAE is currently seeking a Senior Software Engineer for their Naval Surface Warfare Dahlgren Division (NSWDD) customer site location. Telework Authorized. Travel 10%. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Performs software development utilizing Java/Cold Fusion 11.

  • Performs technical support focused on the development, operation, management, and enforcement of security capabilities for software running on government systems.

  • Requirements gathering, documentation and refinement.

  • Attending Change Control Boards as a liaison for software development.

  • Assist with New Requirements, Bug Fixes, STIG Implementation, IAVA/IAVB fixes.

  • Assist in Build Testing and Regression Testing.

  • Assist external location in the installation and troubleshooting.

  • Perform Training of new/current customers on application capabilities and features.

  • Assist in the compilation of all documentation necessary.

  • Assist with Database development and documentation.

  • Maintains system documentation.

  • Maintain current databases and their operational capabilities.

  • Assist the government in the installation of additional instances of the database at other locations.

  • Assist in planning, programming, installation, testing and transition of current capabilities.

  • Assist in the training of users.

  • Assist with documentation, software and database fixes and network administration.

  • Assist with the documentation consisting of System Identification Profile (SIP), DIACAP Implementation Plan (DIP), DIACAP Scorecard and Plan of Action & Milestones.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of four (4) years of experience in the design, development, and maintenance of software applications and related databases (i.e. SQL, Oracle).

  • Experience in developing with Cold Fusion, C, C++, Java, or DotNet utilizing Windows or Unix operating environments.

  • Experience in software development frameworks (i.e. waterfall, spiral, scrum).

  • Experience with software development cycle: requirements gathering, development, testing, deployment, bug tracking, and reporting.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance.

  • Ability to travel CONUS/OCONUS (Afghanistan or other specified Areas of Operation) and meet assignment-specific contingencies and eligibility for deployment.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Current/Active Top Secret clearance.

  • Experience with Adobe ColdFusion 9 or higher.

  • Client/Server - A solid understanding of web applications and the client/server paradigm.

  • A good understanding of Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS).

  • Strong background in testing and troubleshooting complex issues.

  • Experience with web-based automated testing tools recommended.

  • Experience in other Web application development languages like JAVA, PHP or other object oriented languages.

  • Basic understanding of version control systems such as SubVersion.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.