Wood Consulting System Engineer, Level 5 in Ft. Meade, Maryland

This position supports Mobility Strategies and Operations to support MSO’s two key systems, which include a Portfolio Planning and Execution (PEB) tool and conference management tool. The Systems Engineer designs, maintains, and enhances diverse software systems based on provided requirements. A successful candidate for this position can work individually or within a team of subject matter experts to analyze user requirements to make decisions on technology, derive software design, and code / update existing software. This individual shall be comfortable with agile methods and spin planning, as well as rapid prototyping execution and demonstration, and integrating continual customer feedback. A successful candidate thinks critically about the placement and use of COTS, GOTS, and FOSS software in place of ground-up customer development, while integrating to enterprise frameworks and services.

Active Top Secret Clearance with a polygraph is required

Individual Capabilities/Experience Desired:

A Bachelor’s degree in a Qualified Engineering field or a related discipline from an accredited college or university plus fifteen (15) years of systems engineering experience OR a High School Diploma or GED plus nineteen (19) years of general system engineering experience OR a Master’s degree in a Qualified Engineering Field from an accredited college or university plus thirteen (13) years of systems engineering experience OR a PhD in a Qualified Engineering Field from an accredited college or university plus thirteen (13) years of systems engineering experience.

Additional Requirements:

  • Experience using or willingness to utilize Groovy-on-Rails (GRAILS) framework for all coding

  • Proficiency with hand-coding HTML, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, and HTML5

  • Experience with Bootstrap, jQuery UI, and the jQuery ecosystem, OR strong understanding of MEAN Stack (MongoDB, Express.js, Angular.js, and Node.js)

  • Experience designing and engineering web-based applications using standards-based HTML/CSS/ JavaScript

  • Solid understanding of current web standards and technologies

Individual Capabilities Desired:

  • Strong User Interface design skills

  • Experience in client-side JavaScript applications using angularJS

  • Experience creating, integrating, and maintaining JIRA and Confluence projects

  • Experience with software development lifecycle methodologies and practices

  • Experience using Git for source code control repository

  • Experience in leveraging customer virtual servers for development and production deployments

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

ID: 2019C-0438

External Company Name: WOOD Consulting Services

External Company URL: www.woodcons.com