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Software Engineer 3

Learn more about this opportunity below: 8180-TKO - Software Engineer 3

Clearance: TS, SCI w/Polygraph

Location: Next Century

TKO is seeking Cloud Software Engineers for a new effort (TTO) to support the re-engineering of a deployable defensive sensor platform to a cloud-based, containerized solution. The platform uses FOSS, COTS, and GOTS components that perform active and passive sensor operations in support of network defense. Utilizes common tools like Puppet, Splunk, NiFi, Bro/Zeek, Snort, etc to configure, collect, and export sensor data.



-- The Software Engineer develops, maintains, and enhances complex and diverse software systems (e.g., processing-intensive analytics, novel algorithm development, manipulation of extremely large data sets, real-time systems, and business management information systems) based upon documented requirements. Works individually or as part of a team. Reviews and tests software components for adherence to the design requirements and documents test results. Resolves software problem reports. Utilizes software development and software design methodologies appropriate to the development environment. Provides specific input to the software components of system design to include hardware/software trade- offs, software reuse, use of Commercial Off-the-shelf (COTS)/Government Off-the-shelf (GOTS) in place of new development, and requirements analysis and synthesis from system level to individual software components.

Required Skills:
-- Experience with software-based network devices
-- Cloud networking experience
-- Strong understanding of cloud environments, to include development, test, and production.
-- Experience deploying operational systems and applications in a cloud environment
-- Experience with common commercial cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, or similar)
-- Experience with configuration management & automation tools such as Ansible, Puppet

Desired Skills:
-- Hands-on experience with Container orchestration and scaling with Docker, Kubernetes, and implementation of analysis/logging/monitoring using ELK and Splunk

-- Ability to provide cloud software development/engineering services to include requirements analysis, software development, installation, integration, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, testing, and problem diagnosis/resolution
-- Understanding of cross-domain dataflow management
-- Experience configuring and developing in a CI/CD environment

YOE Requirement:

-- Twenty (20) years experience as a SWE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity.

-- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university.

-- Four (4) years of additional SWE experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.


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