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Octo Consulting Group Software Engineer - Mid in Reston, Virginia

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career. Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government. Voted one of the region’s best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!

Octo Consulting Group is seeking a Software Engineer - Mid to join our growing team at our headquarters site in Reston, VA. On this project you will have the opportunity develop, integrate and rapidly deploy geospatial applications that support commercial navigation, humanitarian relief and disaster response, military operations, and national security users. These applications will support big data analytics, vector tile services, and rapid geospatial data provisioning to support event and crisis response. Come work as part of a “balanced team” that includes the design, development, DevOps, and product ownership skillsets required to effectively build applications users crave.

Software Engineer (Mid) Responsibilites: Individual must have adequate domain knowledge and hands-on experience in developing, implementing software programs. As a mid-level coder, this labor competency is responsible for maintaining and improving the performance of existing software code, with duties to write and update software code under contract and direction from the assigned Government Product Manager. Clear communication skills are required. Astute ability in writing test scripts, in an agile software development environment, where building in automated test procedures in addition to functional code are paramount to continuous integration and continuous delivery of software. This competency is required to further test and maintain software products to ensure strong functionality and optimization. Recommendation of improvements to existing software programs as necessary. Individual shall be capable of performing the software tasks identified in the contract requirements in forming and working on Government/Contractor software coding teams.

  • 4 years’ experience in full stack development to include Java, Web services, Database, and micro-service development.

  • 3 years’ experience with agile and lean philosophies, serving as scrum or team lead.

  • Experience working independently with clients or stakeholders conducting interviews, observations, and surveys, to develop user-stories in support of full-service consumer and business applications.

  • Experience with Continuous Delivery and Continuous Integration (CI/CD) techniques, test-driven development, and automated testing practices.

  • Development of customized code, scripts, modules, macro procedures, and libraries to implement specialized spatial analysis functions using languages such as Python, Java, PHP, C, Pro*C, Perl, or similar scripting and development languages.

  • Understanding of and familiarity with current and developing Geospatial data formats

  • Understanding and familiarity with Government and Military common geospatial formats

Desired Skills

  • BS or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or equivalent technical degree.

  • 5 years’ experience in full stack development to include Java, Web services, Database, and micro-service development.

  • 4 years’ experience with agile and lean philosophies, serving as scrum or team lead.

  • Integration and tailoring of geospatial Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) software applications; specialized software and database development and maintenance; integration of related specialized hardware; engineering studies to identify and remedy geodata processing bottlenecks.

  • Integration and tailoring of geospatial Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) software applications; specialized software and database development and maintenance;

  • Expertise in multiple Commercial, Open Source and Government created Geospatial Information Systems/Platforms

  • Use and development with common geospatial tools, data, and operating platforms. These may include, but are not limited to:

  • Tools - Boundless Spatial suite, Remote View, PostGRES, and/or other geospatial databases, ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Server, Image Server, and File Geodatabases.

  • Data formats including KML, KMZ, NITF, TIFF, JPEG, GeoPDF, and similar geo-related formats.

  • Operating Platforms – ESRI, OpenGeo Suite, or similar

  • Advanced knowledge of and ability to work and develop with geospatial information systems (GIS) to include open-source and proprietary geospatial formats.

  • Use and development of common geospatial tools, data, and operating platforms. These may include, but are not limited to:

  • Tools - Boundless Spatial suite, Remote View, PostGRES, and/or other geospatial databases, ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Server, Image Server, and File Geodatabases.

  • Data formats including KML, KMZ, NITF, TIFF, JPEG, GeoPDF, and similar geo-related formats.

  • Operating Platforms – ESRI, OpenGeo Suite, or similar.

  • Possesses a TS//SCI level, or above, security clearance.

At Octo, our focus is on delivering results that matter. We are a premier provider of digital solutions and services to the federal government specifically in the areas of UI/UX, Agile, Data, and Cloud services. We support and modernize our federal customer’s mission critical systems and functions. Agility is at our core: it is the mantra that drives us to succeed. We work quickly, analytically and deliver on agency priorities.

Octo is a growth-oriented firm that provides a unique, differentiated employee culture relative to our Federal market peers. We leverage this growth-oriented and employee-focused culture to attract and retain a higher grade of talent than our peers to be an employer of choice.

http://www.octoconsulting.com/careers

  • Please no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates; this position is W-2 only

  • We are unable to sponsor H1B applicants for this role

  • US citizenship required as per potential clearance requirements

  • Relocation will not be offered

  • Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Octo Consulting Group’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment

  • Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation

  • 4 years’ experience in full stack development to include Java, Web services, Database, and micro-service development.

  • 3 years’ experience with agile and lean philosophies, serving as scrum or team lead.

  • Experience working independently with clients or stakeholders conducting interviews, observations, and surveys, to develop user-stories in support of full-service consumer and business applications.

  • Experience with Continuous Delivery and Continuous Integration (CI/CD) techniques, test-driven development, and automated testing practices.

  • Development of customized code, scripts, modules, macro procedures, and libraries to implement specialized spatial analysis functions using languages such as Python, Java, PHP, C, Pro*C, Perl, or similar scripting and development languages.

  • Understanding of and familiarity with current and developing Geospatial data formats

  • Understanding and familiarity with Government and Military common geospatial formats

Desired Skills

  • BS or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or equivalent technical degree.

  • 5 years’ experience in full stack development to include Java, Web services, Database, and micro-service development.

  • 4 years’ experience with agile and lean philosophies, serving as scrum or team lead.

  • Integration and tailoring of geospatial Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) software applications; specialized software and database development and maintenance; integration of related specialized hardware; engineering studies to identify and remedy geodata processing bottlenecks.

  • Integration and tailoring of geospatial Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) software applications; specialized software and database development and maintenance;

  • Expertise in multiple Commercial, Open Source and Government created Geospatial Information Systems/Platforms

  • Use and development with common geospatial tools, data, and operating platforms. These may include, but are not limited to:

  • Tools - Boundless Spatial suite, Remote View, PostGRES, and/or other geospatial databases, ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Server, Image Server, and File Geodatabases.

  • Data formats including KML, KMZ, NITF, TIFF, JPEG, GeoPDF, and similar geo-related formats.

  • Operating Platforms – ESRI, OpenGeo Suite, or similar

  • Advanced knowledge of and ability to work and develop with geospatial information systems (GIS) to include open-source and proprietary geospatial formats.

  • Use and development of common geospatial tools, data, and operating platforms. These may include, but are not limited to:

  • Tools - Boundless Spatial suite, Remote View, PostGRES, and/or other geospatial databases, ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Server, Image Server, and File Geodatabases.

  • Data formats including KML, KMZ, NITF, TIFF, JPEG, GeoPDF, and similar geo-related formats.

  • Operating Platforms – ESRI, OpenGeo Suite, or similar.

  • Possesses a TS//SCI level, or above, security clearance.

At Octo, our focus is on delivering results that matter. We are a premier provider of digital solutions and services to the federal government specifically in the areas of UI/UX, Agile, Data, and Cloud services. We support and modernize our federal customer’s mission critical systems and functions. Agility is at our core: it is the mantra that drives us to succeed. We work quickly, analytically and deliver on agency priorities.

Octo is a growth-oriented firm that provides a unique, differentiated employee culture relative to our Federal market peers. We leverage this growth-oriented and employee-focused culture to attract and retain a higher grade of talent than our peers to be an employer of choice.

http://www.octoconsulting.com/careers

  • Please no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates; this position is W-2 only

  • We are unable to sponsor H1B applicants for this role

  • US citizenship required as per potential clearance requirements

  • Relocation will not be offered

  • Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Octo Consulting Group’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment

  • Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation

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