• Advanced Software Engineer

    Job Location US-MD-Annapolis Junction
  • Overview

    ASRC Federal - Vistronix is a national security solutions provider specializing in transforming big and complex data sets into mission critical intelligence.  Ingesting, processing, and exploiting Big Data is at the core of everything we do: Cyber & SIGINT Operations, C4ISR & Multi-INT Processing, and Enterprise & Open Source Analysis.  As a national security middleweight, we have a passion for our customers' mission and value ingenuity, agility, speed, and the ability to think and deliver at scale.  For more information, visit www.vistronix.com.


    ASRC Federal - Vistronix is currently seeking an experienced Advanced Software Engineer for a role on one of our subcontracts.  This full time position affords the successful candidate the opportunity to work in an engaging, high-tech development environment, working with an excellent team and customer base. 


    Contribute to a Software Design and Development team that will engineer, configure, performance tune, efficiently diagnose, and repair issues with all aspects of the Event Warehouse (EWH) and Content Warehouse (CWH) large scale computer clusters.



    •  A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or in a related technical field is highly desired which will be considered equivalent to two (2) years experience. A Master's degree in a Technical Field will be considered equivalent to four (4) years experience.   A degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Information Systems, Program Management, or similar degree will be considered as a technical field.
    • Required - Shall have twelve (12) years experience in software development/engineering, including requirements analysis, software development, installation, integration, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, testing, and problem diagnosis/resolution.
    • Required - Four (4) years demonstrated experience developing softwa for one of the following: Windows, UNIX, or Linux OS.
    • Required - Experience with systems developed using with high level languages such as Java, Python, etc.
    • Required – The following proficiencies/characteristics have been noted as required by the TTO Lead for this position:
      • Apache Hadoop
      • Apache Accumulo
      • Apache Nifi
      • Java Progamming
      • Must be willing to contribute to on-call/after-hours support
    • Highly Desired - The following proficiencies/characteristics have been noted as highly desired by the TTO Lead for this position:
      • Apache Zookeeper
      • HAProxy
      • ELK Stack: Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana
      • UNIX/Linus Operating System monitoring and tuning
      • Git/GitHub
      • Linux operating system level virtualization
    • Desired - Shall have two (2) years experience in the SIGINT environment.
    • Desired - Knowledge and experience with internals of HDFS, HADOOP, and/or Google's BIG TABLE.
    • Desired - Experience with Hadoop clusters with 400 or more cores.
    • Desired - Familiar with the software development process described in the J-STD-016 and IEEEIEIA 12207, "Information technology-Software life cycle processes" and possesses at least two (2) years of experience developing software in accordance with these standards.
    • Desired - Able to communicate directions and provide guidance to junior programmer/analysts.
    • Desired - Extensive experience in planning and accomplishing goals and complicated tasks and providing consultation on complex projects as top-level contributor or specialist.
    • Desired  Experience in evaluating project needs, determining tasks and durations and allocating resources.
    • Desired  Knowledge and experience with developing distributed storage routing and querying algorithms.

    Specialized Experience:

    • Required – Shall have at least six (6) years of experience developing software with high level languages such as Java, C, or C++.  At least four (4) years of this experience must have been obtained in the last seven (7) years.
    • Required - Firm grasp of modem computer programming with a minimum of six (6) years experience in programming and development of application software for complex systems and software testing.
    • Desired  Experience developing solutions integrating and extending COTS products.
    • Desired  Demonstrated technical writing skills.
    • Desired  Experience "wrapping" legacy systems or components as Web Services within a SOA framework

    This position requires an active Security Clearance.


    Positions require a Top Secret security clearance, based on current background investigation (SBI), as well as the favorable completion of polygraph.  Clearance and polygraph processing will be completed by the U.S. Government.


    ASRC Federal and its Subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, religion, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other factor prohibited by applicable law.


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