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508 Developer

Independent Software

Annapolis Junction, MD,US

Education Requirement:

Bachelor’s Degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) years of additional system engineering experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

Technical Qualifications:

7+ Years of experience as a Software Developer
3+ years of direct experience with Java
Experience with AJAX Single Page Interface technologies such as JavaScript, GWT, EXT-JS, and JQuery
Experience with GIT, Eclipse, Maven, Linux, JIRA, Confluence

Leadership, Process Management

Strategic planning
Business process analysis
Risk management
Experience working in an Agile environment and leading a small development team
Excellent writing skills and verbal communication
Problem solving and analysis techniques


Organizational awareness
Partnership development
Influence and negotiation

Policy compliance

508 experiences with MPO customer
Experience implementing 508 (accessibility) standards
Knowledge of IT accessibility requirements, including 508 standards, law and policy; and
Familiarity with the other components of the Rehabilitation Act

Customer experience

Communications planning and management
Customer service.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience testing with JAWS
Knowledge of GWT

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.

Must have the following capabilities:

Analyze user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements
Debug existing software and correct defects
Provide recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards
Design and code new software or modify existing software to add new features
Integrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments
Develop simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories
Write or review software and system documentation
Serve as team lead at the level appropriate to the software development process being used on any particular project
Design or implement complex database or data repository interfaces/queries
Develop or implement algorithms to meet or exceed system performance and functional standards
Assist with developing and executing test procedures for software components
Develop software solutions by analyzing system performance standards, confer with users or system engineers; analyze systems flow, data usage and work processes; and investigate problem areas
Modify existing software to correct errors, to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance
Design, develop and modify software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design


Seven (7) years’ experience as a SWE, in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. 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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