Software Development Specialist


Dahlgren, VA

What you'll be doing

Provide life cycle support for various commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) and government off-the-shelf (GOTS) software and applications. Test, support, troubleshoot, and maintain various commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) and government-off-the-shelf (GOTS) software and applications. Manage COTS and GOTS software and applications while taking into consideration and understanding the impacts the software has to relational databases, web servers, and other software and applications. Modify, test, and troubleshoot software, applications, code, and scripts written in multiple programming languages, including C#, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, C++, Java, Visual Basic, Python, PHP, Perl, BASH, and Ruby. Modify, test, and troubleshoot software, applications, code, and scripts that interact with multiple types of databases, including MS SQL Server, MySQL, MS Access, and Oracle. Log and track software bugs using department help desk software and have familiarity with other bug tracking/CM tools including Bugzilla, subversion, and Rational ClearCase. Provide report of metrics per supported application that shows performed patches, hotfixes, and bug fixes.

What your background should be

Minimum 5 years of experience required. Demonstrate an advanced understanding of complex concepts of software, application, database, and web server operation and the interaction between these concepts in an enterprise setting. Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills, experience in training users in application usage, writing documentation and standard operating procedures (SOPS), making presentations to internal and external audiences, interacting positively with upper management, and demonstrating excellent communication skills. Demonstrate experience that demonstrates the ability to work independently to complete a significant body of work. Security+ security clearance required. Must be able to obtain a security clearance at the secret level with a single scope background investigation (SSBI) within 180 days of being hired.

Required Schooling / Training

Bachelor degree in a related discipline and or equivalent.

Who is the client company

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