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System Software Developer, Washington, D.C. area

A challenging position in computer software engineering. We are looking for an innovative software engineer who will drive all aspects of the software development life cycle: requirements, design, development, test, and release to customer success.

Must have a minimum of a Masters Degree in Computer Science and 1 year of full-time experience.

The candidates for this position should be able to perform the following duties:
  • Modify existing software to correct errors, allow it to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance;
  • Advise customer about or to perform maintenance of software system;
  • Analyze information to determine, recommend, and plan installation of a new system or modification of an existing system;
  • Consult with engineering staff to evaluate interface between hardware and software, develop specifications and performance requirements, or resolve customer problems;
  • Direct software programming and development documentation;
  • Confer with data processing or project managers to obtain information on limitations or capabilities for data processing projects;
  • Consult with with customers or other departments on project status, proposal, or technical issues such as software design or maintenance;
  • Develop innovative software in small teams using cutting-edge technologies;
  • Perform monitoring and performance tuning;
  • Collaborate with program managers and prospects to gather and define requirements;
  • Deliver projects on-time and to specification with an appropriate level of quality;
  • Develop automated functional tests;
  • Set operations and formulate software requirements;
  • Collaborate with technical writers to create customer-relevant documentation;
  • Design, develop, and modify software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design;
  • Store, retrieve data for analysis of system capabilities and requirements;
  • Coordinate software system installation and monitor equipment functioning to ensure specifications are met;
  • Obtain and evaluate information on factors such as reporting formats required, costs and security needs to determine hardware configuration;
Essential Skills:
  • Basic knowledge of molecular biology;
  • Core development C/C++ skills in both Unix/Linux and Windows environment;
  • Extended scripting (sh, awk, sed, grep, etc). Perl, Python, PHP is a plus;
  • Multithreaded and multiprocess execution environment;
  • Full software development life cycle;
  • Web development: xml, xsl, javascript, css, html, cgi/fcgi;
  • Data servers: MSSQL 2008, Sybase ACE 15;
  • Experience with version control tools: CVS, SVN;
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must complete a Technical Assessment;

Contact us if you found this position attractive.