Software Engineer

Alexandria, VA

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Job Description

Octo Consulting Group is seeking an experienced Developer to join an agile development team responsible for designing and building web services on a highly visible project for an innovative federal government agency. 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the design, development and engineering of software solutions using Node.js, Angular.js, and other JavaScript-based frameworks for web development
  • Responsible for the design, development and engineering of REST and SOAP web services
  • Responsible for coding and documenting quality code using best practices, such as unit test integration.
  • Responsible for troubleshooting system issues related to software applications.
  • Responsible for providing updates in daily Agile Scrums, providing demonstrations of code and contributing to the Agile team wherever required.

Skills & Requirements

  • A minimum of 5+ years of development experience.
  • Strong working knowledge of Angular2 and Node.js
  • Strong working knowledge of web services environments, languages, and formats such as RESTful APIs, SOAP, FTP/SFTP, HTML, JavaScript, XML, and JSON
  • Experience with multiple operating systems including: UNIX, Linux, and Windows
  • Experience with Oracle databases and MyBatis
  • Knowledge of container solutions such as Docker and their configuration and implementation best practices
  • Working knowledge of management/tracking utilities such as JIRA and Rally
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery tools
  • Experience working in a DevOps environment.
  • Experience working in a SAFE Agile environment
  • Software development experience working independently, in pairs, and as part of a team
  • Expertise in Java and Spring framework to develop enterprise application
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  • Working knowledge or experience with Selenium a plus

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree

Location:

  • Alexandria, VA 

 

About Octo Consulting Group, Inc.

Octo Consulting Group (Octo) is an industry-leading, award-winning provider of digital services for the federal government. Octo specializes in providing agile software engineering, user experience design, cloud services, and digital strategy services that address government’s most pressing missions. Octo delivers intelligent solutions and rapid results, yielding lower costs and measurable outcomes.

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 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. 

Other Considerations: This position is W-2 only; no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates. Relocation will not be offered. Selected applicants will be subject to a background investigation. Individual’s primary workstation is located in an office area. The noise level in this environment is low to moderate. Regularly required to sit for extended periods up to 80% of time; frequently required to move about to access file cabinets and use office equipment such as PC, copier, fax, telephone, cell phone, etc. Occasionally required to reach overhead, bend, and lift objects of up to 10 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include use of computer monitor screens up to 80% of time.

For more information please visit: 

www.octoconsulting.com

www.octoconsulting.com/careers