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Junior Software Engineer
Zel Technologies | Charlottesville, Virginia
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Job Description

Must have an active DoD clearance to be considered for this position.

Job Summary: The Junior Software Engineer will provide software design and development support to DoD clients at offices in Charlottesville, VA. Successful applicants will perform software development, database design and system testing for Agile technology development initiatives. The Junior Software Engineer will work in a team setting working with systems analysts, product owners, system testers, and other software engineers.

Essential Job Functions:

Ability to work in multiple programming languages including but not limited to HTML, CSS, Node.JS, JavaScript, .NET, Java, SQL Client and server programming. Work with project teams to review and prioritize documented requirements in tools such as Redmine and JIRA. Develop code in two to three week sprints and coordinate product reviews and releases with team members. Work with code versioning control systems (GIT, SUN, Mercurial), and a continuous integration environment onsite using Jenkins to test code releases.


Platforms/Technologies: Linux and Windows Server OS, HTML, CSS, Node.JS, JavaScript, .NET, Java, SQL, Software QA/QC, Databases (Oracle, PostgreSQL, NoSQL, and SQL), Gitlab, Jenkins, Redmine, Commercial Cloud Services

Required Skills/Experience:

* Ability to research and implement technical solutions with limited guidance from team members and supervisors;
* Ability to identify problems, communicate them to supervisor, and propose solutions;
* Ability to manage time & resources.

Desired Skills/Experience: Cloud-based system development and management, specifically with AWS/C2S; Ability/experience working with clients to demonstrate progress, gather requirements and feedback from periodic reviews, and document end user feedback; Ability to create progress summaries and present updates to management; Ability to obtain CompTIA Security+ or CISSP certification a big plus.


BA/BS in Computer Science or related field OR 2-3 years' experience in lieu of degree.

Special Requirements:

Active minimum Secret Clearance required. May be required to pass a CI Polygraph within 90 days of employment.

About Zel Technologies

ZelTech is a recognized leader in developing and integrating air and space battle management (BM) and command & control, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems. We have extensive experience leading efforts to develop open system architectures and integrating legacy systems accessed by a variety of software applications permitting warfighters to tailor them to their needs. ZelTech operates at over twenty locations in the United States and overseas. Our staff of over 258 professionals includes experienced operators, systems analysts, programmers, intelligence specialists, engineers, computer scientists, information assurance analysts, subject matter experts in homeland and port defense, Joint and Coalition operations, air defense, C2, HUMINT, MASINT, CBRN defense and all-source intelligence programs and program managers. Our information operations, software development, systems engineering, and integration efforts, as well as the technical and operational expertise we provide to various customers deliver increased capabilities to command and control, decision support, predictive analysis, exercises, experimentation, and a wide variety of information operations programs. We have won a number of awards in recent years that reflect our corporate success and our commitment to excellence. Our strong, multidisciplinary staff allows unsurpassed responsiveness to customer requirements. We have the academic disciplines, the education, and the security necessary to accomplish a wide range of tasks. This wealth of talent enables us to assemble integrated teams of functional and technical experts to provide value-added, tailored solutions to our customers. ZelTech is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We maintain a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.

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