• Software Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
    Job ID
    2018-1419
    Category
    Software Engineering
  • Overview

    Are you a talented engineer and want to work on a mission-focused product? Ntrepid is looking for an experienced software engineer to join a team supporting a growing web data collection product. The role will be a key participant in the development, deployment, and scaling of this web data mining and analytics tool. This position requires strong problem-solving skills and a deep interest in learning the details of API’s and web network technologies, standards and protocols.

     

    The product directly supports a customer mission and is a key tool used by end-users to achieve their shot and long-term objectives. You’ll join a small but growing agile team which delivers continuous improvements and enhancements to the product and has direct impact to improve our customer’s mission efforts.

    Responsibilities

    • Work directly with the software tech lead to suggest and make changes to the system that focus on improving application reliability, lower latency, and increasing scalability
    • Work with the product development team to research, develop, and maintain web data mining/collection mechanisms
    • Develop and maintain the product’s API and web application components
    • Contribute to our automated unit test suite to prevent regressions
    • Work with QA to ensure product meets high quality standards and is validated at the software level
    • Work with the team to troubleshoot and fix production issues

    Qualifications

    • U.S. Citizenship required
    • Must be able to obtain/maintain a security clearance
    • Degree in Computer Science or related field required
    • 5+ years of software development experience
    • Very strong problem-solving skills, curious, independent
    • Experience with developing and using libraries focused on data mining, collection and analysis
    • Working knowledge of web application network protocols, especially HTTP/S
    • Experience with modern web frameworks and application architectures such as Flask and Rails
    • Experience developing systems in either Python or Ruby, and a willingness to learn the other language
    • Experience both developing and using REST based web services
    • Experience with server-side data visualization/analytics generation a plus
    • Experience writing unit tests     
    • Experience with container technologies (Docker) desirable

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