Praxis Engineering is hiring a

Cloud/DevOps/Software Engineer (JAWA 107)

Chantilly, United States
Full-Time

The Software Engineer will design and develop complex new software products, or make significant enhancements to existing software.  The ideal candidate is a hands-on developer with significant experience in developing scalable data platforms, with experience in business intelligence, analytics, data science, and data products.  They must have strong, firsthand technical expertise in a variety of big data technologies and the proven ability to fashion robust scalable solutions that can manage large data sets. They must be at ease working in an Agile environment with little supervision.  This person should embody a passion for continuous improvement and innovation.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.
  2. 8 to 10 years of related software development experience.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:

  1. Hands-on experience with modern programming languages including Java, Java Script, Python, and other non-relational databases.
  2. Hands-on experience working with Elastic Search, Mongo DB, Docker, Kubernetes, Rabbit MQ, and NiFi.
  3. DevOps experience building and deploying cloud infrastructure with technologies like Ansible, Cloud Formation, Puppet, etc.
  4. We are looking for a candidate with hands-on experience and is familiar with one or more of the following software/tools:

       * Experience with monitoring technologies like ELK, Prometheus, Grafana, etc.

       * Experience with building APIs and services using REST, Hadoop, Map Reduce, Spark, etc.

       * Experience with build automation technologies like Maven, Jenkins, etc.

       * Experience with Linux (preferred) or Windows operating systems.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Design and develop a processing platform using various configuration management technologies.
  2. Provide ongoing maintenance, support, and enhancements in existing systems and platforms.
  3. Troubleshoots complex problems and provides customer support for software systems and application issues.
  4. Provide recommendations for continuous improvement.
  5. Work alongside other engineers on the team to sustain and advance our organization’s capabilities.

 

Active DoD TS/SCI & appropriate level polygraph required for this position.

 

Who are we?
Praxis Engineering* was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Annapolis Junction MD - with growing offices in Chantilly VA and Aberdeen MD.

Praxis Engineering is a consulting, product, and solutions firm dedicated to the practical application of software and system engineering technologies to solve complex problems. 

With over 350 employees supporting more than 50 contracts, Praxis brings together world class engineers with proven engineering best practices, domain expertise, commercial technologies and proven agile management approaches to create high value solutions aimed at helping our customers meet their most critical business and mission objectives.  

*Praxis Engineering is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics IT.


Why Praxis?
 
We are focused on continual learning and evolution. We don’t do things because “that’s the way we’ve always done things”; we listen to our employees and adapt to the changing marketplace.   We look at the big picture and encourage our engineers to get training and certifications in emerging technologies that will help shape our customer’s mission.  We've been profitable year after year.  We're always on the lookout for great engineers to join the team and we recognize that our employees are the heart and soul of what we do.   We focus on recruiting talented people, treating them right, and then allowing them to do what they do best.  No red tape. No micromanagement.  Smart people want to work with smart people, and we love people who are passionate about what they do, and finding ways to do it better.

And then there is the...

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Office perks such as free soft drinks and snacks (both healthy and not-so-healthy)
  • Praxis swag (annual gift certificate to purchase top brand Praxis apparel)
  • Comprehensive health insurance plans
  • Parental leave
  • 401k contribution/match: combination of profit share/contribution (4%) and employer match (up to 4%) for a total of 8%.
  • Annual bonus plan
  • Four weeks Paid Time Off + 10 holidays + comp time eligibility
  • Training is a priority! Take advantage of our endless in-house training opportunities - or seek out vendor offered (paid) training opportunities like conferences, certification courses and seminars. 
    • Conferences (recently attended by Praxis employees): AWS Summit, IoT World, Black Hat and DefCon.
    • Training & Certifications: Splunk, AWS, Big Data/Cloudera, VMWare, Scrum Master...the list of certifications goes on and on!
    • Praxis University: Cyber Research, Data Analytics, IoT, AWS and RedHat course offerings and hands-on training.
  • We truly believe the right work-life balance can exist, and it's here at Praxis. Our work is extremely important, but your job is just a part of who you are. When you enjoy your life outside of our walls, you're at your best the next time you walk through our doors. We do all we can to assure that happens every day.

Praxis Engineering provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, or any other protected class.

 

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