Sotera Defense Solutions

Software Architect

US-DC-Washington DC
5 months ago
ID
2017-9498
Category
Information Technology
Clearance
Top Secret

Description

Sotera Defense Solutions/KeyW is looking for strong candidates that can lead our Software Architecture for a critical national security mission.  Candidates will have significant and deep understanding of modern software architectures, must keep abreast of industry trends and techniques, and brief our DevOps and Mission personnel on potential directional changes to the overall software architectural design of the system.  The Software Architect will have significant responsibility in shaping and defining future technical decisions for the entire program.  Candidates, must have significant understanding of modern design principals, and be able to champion new and innovative architectural patterns that will benefit the program. 

 

The Software Architect will be responsible for communicating/documenting the AS-IS and TO-BE architectures of the overall system.

 

Qualified candidates will be strong thought leaders that can be considered strong architectural minds, but also possess similar strengths with development.  The software architect will consider all phases of development, the impact on the existing design and implementation, impacts to test and evaluation as well as the overall user experience.  Qualified candidates will be strong motivators and leaders, who can communicate effectively with technical and management personnel, being able to use various communication techiques to champion their thoughts and ideas.

Successful candidates must have strong development experience in large scale software projects, with specific knowledge related to large scale transactions systems primarily designed in a J2EE environment.  Understanding of next generation toolsets and processes such as:

  • Git
  • Jenkins
  • Maven/Gradle
  • Continuous Delivery
  • DevOps
  • N-tiered and Micro-service architectures
  • Other Enterprise design patterns

 

Candidates must be able to work alone and supporting teams.  This position is considered a leadership role, with significant latitude in communicating with customer and operational personnel.

Requirements

  • 10 years of software development experience and five years of architect experience.
  • Successful candidates must have strong development experience in large scale software projects, with specific knowledge related to large scale transactions systems primarily designed in a J2EE environment.  Understanding of next generation toolsets and processes such as:
    • Git
    • Jenkins
    • Maven/Gradle
    • Continuous Delivery
    • DevOps
    • N-tiered and Micro-service architectures
    • Other Enterprise design patterns

About The Organization

Sotera Defense Solutions, Inc. (Sotera) is an agile, mid-size national security technology company that delivers innovative systems, solutions and services in support of the critical missions of the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and federal law enforcement agencies charged with ensuring the safety and security of our nation. Our 1,200 employees are focused on delivering essential counterterrorism, cyber operations, intelligence, data analytics, C4ISR and force mobility solutions to our customers throughout the national security community.

 

Sotera Defense 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.

 

If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with Sotera through its online applicant system, please contact Sotera’s recruiting team at recruiting@soteradefense.com.  

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