Software Engineer
Feb 21, 2024
Government IT Division
Boston, Massachusetts, United States

MKS2 Technologies, LLC, an award-winning high growth small business, creates innovative and customer-centric technology solutions in the areas of Cyber Security, Instructional Design and Training, Software Engineering and IT Support Services to improve the security and well-being of our clients. Our commitment to excellence and our “Mission First” orientation has resulted in steady growth and an expanding client base across government agencies. We have employees nationwide and for the past three consecutive years were named one of the fastest growing Veteran-owned companies in the nation. Please take a moment to browse through our website and learn more about what it means to serve with MKS2.


 

Must have Sr. level knowledge and hands-on experience in developing, implementing and leading across multiple software teams. Candidate is responsible for assessing, creating, and improving the quality and performance of existing software code, with duties to design and update software databases under contract and direction from the assigned Government Product Manager.
SW Eng write test scripts in an agile software development environment with emphasis on automated test procedures, continuous integration and continuous delivery of software. Shall recommend improvements to existing software applications as necessary. SW Eng shall be capable/willing to perform the software tasks identified in the position’s primary responsibilities while working on Government/Contractor software teams.

Primary Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
A. Responsibilities A – D 
B. Optimizes software designs and architectures to deliver desired performance targets and devises tooling and methodologies to profile execution and capture performance metrics.
a. Principal engineers shall be highly proficient in discussing future limitations and a forward-thinking approach to resolving roadblocks presented by current strategy
C. Stays informed on latest software architectures and trends from design patterns to DevSecOps and systems architecture patterns.
D. Guides technical decisions in order to migrate legacy systems to the cloud
E. Directly influences strategy formulation on how to achieve rapid prototyping of capabilities.
F. Analyzes and decomposes activities and requirements to software designs that are allocated across systems components/sub-components, classification system levels, etc.
G. Captures, develops, and reports reference architectures and documenting compliance standards.
H. Develops plans, road maps, and software design strategies.
I. Teaches others troubleshooting techniques, design patterns, and testing strategies in order to train and upskill less experienced engineers.
a. Principal Devs shall be able and willing to provide guidance and constructive feedback to junior engineers within and across product teams
J. Maintains and guides the development of common best practices and tools used by multiple teams.
K. Implements and practices DevOps Developer Enablement and helps more junior/less experienced developers to do same
L. Shares best practices and technical knowledge among multiple teams/branches.
Technical Competencies:
Required: Bachelor’s degree plus 8 Yrs of non-internship professional Full-Stack Software development exp (In lieu of Bachelor of Science, 4 Yrs of directly related exp will be accepted for a total of 12 Yrs of non-internship professional Full-Stack Software development experience)
Bachelor’s degree shall be (Computer Science, Machine Learning, Operational Research, Statistics, Mathematics, etc.) In lieu of a BS, 4 Yrs of directly related exp will be considered.
• 8 Yrs of non-internship professional Full-Stack Software development exp (Java, Web services, Database, and/or web application development)
• 6 Yrs of programming exp with JavaScript, Java, and preferably one more programming language (Python, etc)
• Yrs of exp with DevSecOps tools and processes such as Git, Concourse, GitLabCI, SonarQube, Fortify, and ThreadFix
• Yrs exp with front end frameworks like React or Vue
• Yrs of exp with Extreme Programming practices (Test-Driven Development, Pair Programming, CI/CD, etc)
• 4 Yrs of exp contributing to software architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability, and scaling) of both new and existing systems
• 2 Yrs of exp using container technologies such as Docker or Kubernetes
• 3 Yrs training, upskilling, and/or mentoring engineers
Must be eligible to obtain a minimum of a Secret clearance

 


 

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: MKS2 Technologies is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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