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Software Developer

  • ID: 496199
  • Posted: 11/18/2021
  • Location: Alexandria, VA
  • Category: IT - Computer/Software
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Duration: Direct Placement


Acara Solutions is helping our DoD engineering services contractor find a Software Developer to join their organization in Alexandria, VA as a salaried direct employee. The salary range for this position is $75k - 115k with some flexibility. 

Current active Secret or Top Secret highly preferred. If no clearance, must be a U.S. Citizen capable of getting the clearance.

  • Design and implement software for a large-scale command and control system
  • Develop software using C/C++ in a RHEL Linux environment
  • Create and execute system tests and document test procedures
  • Perform System and Software level Integration and Test for an operational environment
  • Troubleshoot software system issues
  • Knowledge of industry practices, techniques, and standards
  • Work as an effective team member across multiple disciplines (systems, networking, configuration management, & test engineering)
  • Work in a dynamic, fast paced, & sometimes pressured environment
Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:
Must be able to obtain a DoD security clearance if one currently does not have a Secret or Top Secret
Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science/Engineering or other relevant technical field
Min 2 years of experience of software development/engineering using C/C + + in a Lunux environment 

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Proficiency developing and testing software in a Linux environment
  • Experience in Object Oriented Programming and JAVA desirable
  • Solid understanding of networking technology, TCP/IP and common internet application protocols
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Use of software configuration management tools (examples: GIT, ClearCase, Mercurial, etc.)
  • Documenting test results for corrective actions
  • Interacting with databases (examples: Oracle, Sybase, MySQL, etc.)
  • Writing scripts (examples: shell scripting, python, PERL, etc.)
  • Experience with Satellite Ground Systems, Ground System Operations, or Satellite Operations      

Additional Qualifications
This position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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