Software Designer II



Company Job Title: Software Designer II

Clearance: TS/SCI

Location: St. Louis, MO

Reports To: Program Manager

FLSA Status: Exempt, Full Time, Regular


The Software Designer II will serve as the technical member on the Precise Imagery Division team for CIB Management and Foundation Management. This position builds, manages, and tracks NGA, Industry, and International Partners CIB production. Access and integrate GIMS, GDATM, NGA product dissemination, and GEOINT Requirements Management System (GRMS) data. Performs analysis including CIB version checking. Includes CIB1, CIB5, and ECIB. Manages Product Distribution. Whiteboard, dashboard metrics, and workflow management capabilities. The Software Designer will work closely with NGA government users to resolve any issues and improve users experience.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Designer will maintain and modernize software that supports program and production management of Controlled Image Base (CIB) and Digital Point Positioning Database (DPPDB).
  • Top problem-solving skills, excellent organizational and time management skills, accuracy, and attention to detail in a modern and evolving developer environment/architecture are also required.
  • Design, modify, develop, write, and implement web applications for the continuation, integration, and follow-on enhancements to the existing applications.
  • Produce application code using Python, Javascript, and HTML as codebases.
  • Perform updates to databases and assist in software design and architecture decisions
  • Manage data and data structures using PostgreSQL/PostGIS, MSSQL, MySQL, or Oracle including understanding SWL and data modeling, data transformation objects and object relation mapping with Hibernate/Spring Data/JPA
  • Create front end experiences with JavaScript (including libraries such as JQuery/Bootstrap and frameworks such as Ember.js), and other technologies as mentioned above
  • Provide direct user support for access via PKI to the customer systems and is on call 24x7
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)
    • Minimum 10 years' experience in modern software and system design for complex Geomatics systems, experienced with object-relational databases (with preferred experience in PostgreSQL) and database management systems, geospatial extensions and relevant application software, such as MAPINFO, ESRI Arc suite of applications, and Rimage.
    • Security
    • TS/SCI clearance required
    • Successful passage of a Counter-Intelligence Polygraph may be required if directed by customer

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Experienced in Visual Basic, .NET architectural, and modern programming languages such as, but not limited to Python, Java, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and NGA system architecture.
    • Experience in the National Geospatial Agency's (NGA) environment and direct experience in software development tasks in support of NGA.
    • Previous development experience - web services, database applications, web application development.
    • Leadership and self-direction skills are highly desired.
    • Ability to solve complex engineering problems utilizing creative thinking skills.
    • Strong communication skills.
    • Knowledge and strong background with Unix System Administration, LDAP, and SiteMinder implementation.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
    • Ability to critically analyze and understand the systems and communicate system requirements to the customer and leadership.
    • Ability to travel as required.
    • Ability to meet eligibility requirements of a government security clearance for access to classified information.

    Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
    • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee may use repeated motions that include the arms, wrists, hands and/or fingers. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

    Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)
    • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.
    • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

    Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

    Native preference under PL 93-638.

    We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

    Primary Location: United States-Missouri-St. Louis

    Organization: Chenega IT Enterprise Services, LLC
    Strategic Business Unit: Military Intelligence and Operations Support
    Security Requirements: TS / SCI
    Job Schedule: Full Time Exempt
    Recruiter: Melissa Gendreau
    Req ID: 2000002236

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