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Software Engineer

  • Country:US
  • State:VA
  • City:HERNDON
  • Category:Software Development & Support
  • Required Education:Bachelor's Degree
  • Position Type:Professional
  • Employment Type:Full-Time
  • Contract Type:Regular
  • Req ID:141239BR
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Job Description
IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.

Bottom line? We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM.

The Public Service Sector consulting practice is a trusted advisor to federal, state and local governments, partnering to meet challenges and responding quickly to citizen demands, business needs, new economic conditions, and changing legislative priorities and policies.

Ready to transform the way the Federal Government works and solves its problems? At IBM, we're strongly committed to the advancement of open Internet standards and applications. Join us to help IBM deliver world-class solutions for our public sector customers - some of the most important customers in the world! Show them how the complex can be made easy.

Active TS/SCI security clearance required.

IBM currently has numerous openings for cleared Software Engineers and Developers with varying levels of experience to support our clients in the National Capital Region. As an IBM Software Engineer you will support the development and implementation of cost effective solutions to meet business objectives by coordinating detailed technical analysis and design, investigating new approaches, and developing these technical designs.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Deliver value at frequent intervals by creating usable, tested software that meets the business needs of our customer
  • Develop web services, maintenance, enhancement and operational support of existing applications and web services
  • Work with customer-base through industry leading DevOps practices to rapidly develop prototypes to iteratively solve difficult customer challenges
  • Design wire frames of GUIs and workflows using industry proven open source tools
  • Perform software design, development, integration, and maintenance
Active TS/SCI security clearance required.

Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.

Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:
  • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills
  • Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee’s strengths and career aspirations
  • Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation
In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role.

With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 2 years’ DoD/IC experience with full life-cycle software development (analysis, design, development, test, deployment, maintenance)
  • At least 2 years’ experience building back-end big data services and APIs
  • Working knowledge of at least one of the following: Python, R, Scala, or Perl
  • Working knowledge in at least one of the following: Java, C++, C#
  • Experience with iterative development and software CM processes and tools
  • Familiarity with various data formats such as XML, JSON, other formats
  • Familiarity with web services
  • Active TS/SCI security clearance required

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Experience with Object Oriented analysis, design and programming
  • DoD/IC experience with systems engineering in the process areas of Architecture, Requirements, Portfolio Management, or User Engagement
  • Demonstrated experience providing support to all aspects of system development from analysis of needs to verification of system performance
  • Awareness and use of key community reference models/frameworks (DoDAF, JARM, FEA-CRM)
  • Experience in the following technologies/languages/formats (Desired)
  • Development/Working knowledge of Amazon Web Services with experience in C2S, DI2E, or GovCloud
  • Data Visualization Libraries
  • Database concepts and usage (Oracle, PostgreSQL, SQL Server, NoSQL)
  • Big Data Applications (Hadoop HDFS, Accumulo, Spark, Streaming, Kafka, Cassandra)
  • IC analysis tools (Junypter Notebook, RStudio, Analysts Notebook, and others)

Preferred Education: Bachelor's Degree Commissionable: No
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