Software Engineer



Company Job Title: Software Engineer

Clearance: TS/SCI Clearance

Location: St. Louis, MO

Reports To: Program Manager

FLSA Status: Exempt, Full Time, Regular


The Software Engineer possesses and applies expertise on multiple complex work assignments. Assignments may be broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks. Operates with appreciable latitude in developing methodology and presenting solutions to problems. Contributes to deliverables and performance metrics where applicable. Leveraging this level of skill, shall research, design, develop, and test operating systems-level software, compilers, and network distribution software for medical, industrial, military, communications, aerospace, business, scientific, and general computing applications. Set operational specifications and formulate and analyze software requirements. May design embedded systems software. Apply principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Work with systems engineers to elicit and understand user needs, analyze system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls.
  • Utilize configuration management to baseline code updates, and develop software using mature software lifecycle processes
  • Utilize well defined software processes, such as Agile, to work in a rapid development environment as part of a development team.
  • Design, code and unit test front and back end solutions for integrated Geospatial systems using packages such as in HTML, CSS, PostgreSQL with PostGIS, Java and JavaScript. Develop integration code to connect and interface Geospatial systems and services.
  • Develop solutions that utilize open standards and ICDs to promote interoperability through service based architectures.
  • Support the development and configuration of database systems. Analyze, fix, and document DRs on geospatial systems.
  • Work with systems engineering and test teams to understand and develop solutions that address program requirements.
  • Assist in software design and architecture decisions.
  • Document design artifacts in architecture software, including class and sequence diagrams.
  • Update and document knowledge and best practices in common repositories such as Confluence Wiki.
  • Participate in agile scrum teams through the agile process.
  • Work with systems engineering and management to establish user stories and closure criteria.
  • Participate in the software feature and story estimations using standard software estimation tools and practices.
  • Support program reviews and milestones including FATs, SATs, and IV&Vs. Contribute to and maintain a continuous integration environment.
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)
    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline and 8 years of relevant experience or
    • High School Degree and 10 years of relevant experience.
    • Active TS/SCI Clearance required

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Ability to work independently and yet be effective within a team setting
    • Must be capable of managing multiple efforts with time related constraints in a fast-paced contracting environment
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with diverse internal and external stakeholder groups and individuals
    • Friendly presence, helpful attitude, good interpersonal skills, and ability to work well with others.
    • Excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other Office applications
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications, and experience working in a home office setting as well as the ability to train end users on frequently asked technical issues.
    • Ability to provide technical assistance and support over the phone; good phone skills, professional demeanor, previous customer service experience strongly desired.
    • Good problem-solving skills; ability to visualize a problem/situation and think abstractly to solve it

    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: NJVC
    Strategic Business Unit: Military Intelligence and Operations Support
    Security Requirements: TS / SCI
    Job Schedule: Full Time Exempt
    Recruiter: Jonas Patterson
    Req ID: 2000002621

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