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Software Developer

Company: Avantus
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview

Avantus Federal, a NewSpring Holdings Company, is a mission-focused services and solutions company headquartered in McLean, VA. Drawing upon its heritage companies' histories of consistent growth and high performance in the federal services market, Avantus ensures eminence is earned, sustained and grown.

Avantus' services and solutions are designed, tailored, and executed based on our long history of helping our Homeland Security, Defense, Intelligence, and Federal Civilian customers solve complex challenges. Our capabilities include Project & Portfolio Management, Facilities, Acquisition & Sustainment, Systems Engineering Technical Services, Operations & Analysis, Transformation & Advisory Services, Data & Software Solutions, Digital Innovation, and Augmented Intelligence.

Position Overview

The Software Developer will design and develop complex new software products, or make significant enhancements to existing software. The ideal candidate is a hands-on developer with significant experience in developing scalable data platforms, with experience in business intelligence, analytics, data science and data products. They must have strong, firsthand technical expertise in a variety of big data technologies and the proven ability to fashion robust scalable solutions that can manage large data sets. They must be at ease working in an agile environment with little supervision.


* Design, program/develop, and modify software systems, applications, and tools, both existing and potentially new in the future
* Analyze user needs and software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints
* Correct errors by making the appropriate changes and then re-checking the program to ensure the desired result was produced
* Conduct testing of program and software applications to be sure they will produce the desired results and that instructions are correct
* Organize and maintaining documentation of application development and subsequent revisions, so others are able to understand the program
* Collaborate with teammates, other service providers, vendors, and users to develop new programming method
* Develop and enhance complex new software products in a self-directed, agile environment.

Required Qualifications

* TS/SCI clearance with polygraph required #AvantusClearedJob
* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or IT field
* Experience with software development and/or data systems
* Required to follow the Executive Order 14042 mandate regarding COVID vaccination and client requirements to ensure compliance.

Preferred Qualifications

* Experience with C/C++, Scala, Groovy, Python, and/or shell scripting
* Javascript development experience with Angular, React, ExtJS and/or Node.js
* Experience with distributed computing technologies including Hadoop, HBase, Cassandra, Elasticsearch and Apache Spark a plus
* Hands-on experience working with Elastic Search, Mongo DB, Node, Hadoop, Map Reduce, Spark, Rabbit MQ, and NiFi.
* DevOps experience building and deploying cloud infrastructure with technologies like Ansible or Cloud Formation.

Company EEO Statement

Avantus Federal is an equal opportunity employer and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) federal contractor. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other category protected by law. Avantus hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

Keywords: Avantus, Chantilly , Software Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Chantilly, Virginia

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