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Posted: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 11:01 AM

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The ideal Application Developer candidate will have development and system support experience related to the ANSI COBOL programming language, ACUCOBOL compiler and Oracle database technologies in Unix/Linux environments. Candidates must be comfortable working in an Agile Software Development model delivering deployable software in short sprints. All team members work as part of an Agile Scrum team in close collaboration with other software
developers/engineers, stakeholders, and end users within Agile Engineering processes.
They will also be responsible for supporting development of a spectrum of engineering artifacts that adequately, but succinctly captures system requirements, design, architecture, and user documentation. This position is responsible for ensuring that all assigned work activities are performed in a timely and cost effective manner while maintaining the highest quality of performance.

:Designing, developing and implementing custom software and database application capabilities for a variety of legacy and modernized systems
:Acts as a member of a product team supporting teammates and collaborating with a do what it takes attitude to ensure product and team success
:Active participation in Agile Scrum sprint planning, artifact creation, sprint testing, regression testing, demonstrations and retrospectives and solution releases
:Providing relevant metrics that help the team see how they are doing
:Supporting development of product roadmaps
:Participating in estimating backlog items
:Supporting release planning with conceptual design and
development/refinement of software engineering guidelines
:Decomposing backlog items into the software tasks based on the desired software architecture (e.g., n:tier architecture) necessary to create the desired functionality
:Strengthening the presence of the team as an Agile center of excellence.
:Actively contributing to the organization Agile Community
:Analyzing project:related problems and creating innovative solutions involving, scheduling, technology, methodology, tools and solution components
:Ensuring product quality and timeliness of work, providing advice and guidance, resolving problems to meet objectives, and providing periodic performance reports
:Developing new and refining existing process to enhance quality and productivity

College degree (B.S.) in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Management Systems or a related discipline, or equivalent professional experience
Must be a U.S. Citizen, with or eligible for a Government security clearance
Strong software development background, with a minimum of seven (7) solid years experience in software development projects
Experience with ANSI COBOL and Oracle
Experience working in HP:UX/UNIX/LINUX environments
Experience with database design and stored SQL procedures
Ability estimation techniques to software development efforts
Ability to identify and manage risk
Working knowledge of and ability to assist others in the use of software engineering tools to support process improvement
Good communication skills in English in written and spoken form
Strong collaboration skills and desire to work within a team
Understanding of all elements of the software development life cycle, including planning, development, requirements management, CM, quality assurance, and release management
Highly responsible, team:oriented individual with very strong communication skills and work ethic; self:starter
Outstanding customer relations skills
Professional Experience: 12+ years related technical experience

Other Desirable Qualifications
Experience with developing shell scripts and C programming
Experience with integration between systems
Experience in using a range of COBOL compilers including ACUCOBOL
Knowledgeable in using Oracle PL/SQL


• Location: Northern Virginia

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