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JavaScript Engineer w/ Splunk

Location: Herndon, VA
Job # 8358953
Date Posted: 03-24-2017
Our client is seeking a Software Engineer to assist the Security Development branch in Northern Virginia, just outside the Washington DC area, with software development activities, analysis and coordination. The Security Development team is responsible for creating and enhancing a broad range of cyber security related applications as a pivotal part of the program to secure its information assets, services, and the products that depend on them, building trust with customers and stakeholders and protecting the privacy of customers. This is a position for those interested in pursuing a career in information technology development with an emphasis on software development in the realm of cyber security on a global scale.
Job Responsibilities
  • Works individually and part of a team to develop information security applications, APIs, and data visualizations through the software development lifecycle
  • Designs, creates and extends software solutions by conferring with users, studying information needs, systems flow, data usage and work processes
  • Determines operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definitions and requirements
  • Develops thorough documentation including user and administrator guides, flow charts, diagrams and code comments
  • Prepares and presents briefings on software solutions tailored to varying levels of technical expertise
  • Provides user training and troubleshooting for software solutions
  • Conducts systems analysis, recommending and implementing features and changes to existing software solutions
  • Collects, analyzes and summarizes development status and issues
  • Conducts research into commercial and open-source solutions; recommending purchases, testing and approving products
  • Updates job knowledge by studying start-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques and computing equipment with an eye toward improving existing software solutions
Job Qualifications
  • Undergraduate degree in computer science, applied information technology or related subject matter
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience with Node.js, JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience building advanced Splunk dashboards and applications
  • Minimum 2 years of experience parsing complex data structures (XML, HTML, JSON )
  • Strong background with various back-end solutions (MySql, PostGres, Mongo)
  • Experience developing data visualizations
  • Experience interacting with external APIs via provided SDKs
  • Experience developing REST APIs
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Software design, debugging, testing and documentation skills
  • Basic understanding of information security and tactics
  • Detail-oriented, quick learner with the ability to multi-task
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently in unstructured situations with little oversight
  • Fluency in another language (particularly Japanese) a plus
  • Ability to travel domestically and/or internationally as required, up to 10%
  • Eligible to work in the USA
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