Why this opportunity exists

We are looking for a Software Engineer to support a newly award program to support in developing web-based applications that support collaboration efforts across the Agency. Expertise in all aspects of software development is essential. Ideally, the candidate would be a full stack web developer, with experience doing front-end and back-end development.


• Analyze user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements. • Debug existing software and correct defects. • Design and code new software or modify existing software to add new features. • Write or review software and system documentation. • Integrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments. • Develop simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories. • Software development using languages such as C, C++, Python, Ruby, Perl, JavaScript, etc. • Has experience with agile development processes. • Has experience with source code control systems, such as Git. • Serve as team lead at the level appropriate to the software development process being used on any particular project. • Design and development of relational and non-relational database applications. • Use of orchestration frameworks such as Spring and Kafka. • Familiarization with queue management systems • Develop or implement algorithms to meet or exceed system performance and functional standards. • Develop and execute test procedures for software components. • Develop software solutions by analyzing system performance standards and conferring with users or system engineers; analyzing systems flow, data usage and work processes; and investigating problem areas. • Modify existing software to adapt to new hardware or to improve its performance • Design, develop, and modify software systems using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcomes and consequences of design decisions • Java development using the Eclipse IDE (Integrated Development Environment). • Development of Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) applications • Experience using collaboration and software development tools (ie. Atlassian). • Software development using continuous integration practices • Experience with container technologies (ie. Docker). • Unix shell scripting • Development of event driven or data driven analytics • Development of cloud-based solutions and technologies.

Additional requirements (other than skills)

• Active TS Clearance • Ability to get a Security+ 3 months after employment

Language(s) required

English - fully-fluent Challenges

• Design or implement complex algorithms requiring adherence to strict timing, system resource, or interface constraints. Perform quality control on team products. • Recommend and implement suggestions for improving documentation and software development process standards. • Oversee one or more software development teams and ensure the work is completed in accordance with the constraints of the software development process being used on any particular project. • Confer with system engineers and hardware· engineers to derive software requirements and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements, and interfaces. • Coordinate software installation on a system and monitor performance to ensure operational specifications are met.

Career path

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university, plus five (5) years of experience as a SWE, in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity

About the organization(s)

• Latitude is a Human Resource Consulting Firm headquartered in Hanover, MD with an office in Winter Park, FL. Latitude provides consulting services to a wide range of industries (Technology, Engineering, Scientific, Communications) in both the Private and Public Sectors. We are a contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement personnel agency providing clients with skilled professional employees of all skill levels. • Latitude provides its services to businesses in the Beltway Corridor, Washington DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia regions. However, we are not limited to these areas as we will work with Nationwide Clients. As a company, Latitude differs from other temporary and permanent placement agencies because of the experience of its owners and the talent and professionalism of its employees. • With 30 plus years of experience, Latitude’s Management team understands what is required to service the needs of the most complex clients and organizations. Our recruiters and consultants are chosen based on their experience and track records within the industry. This commitment to excellence will ensure successful results and most importantly cost efficiency for our client.

Additional details

Locate: Washington, DC

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