Application Developer - IT Specialist (Mid-Level)



  Full Time   Employee   Contractor

United States

Application Developer - IT Specialist (Mid-Level)

Position Description
CGI Federal is looking for a mid-level Information Technology Specialist who will build and code applications and/or modules using tools such as Bachman, C++, Oracle, DB2UDB, Java, Node JS, .NET, Microfocus Cobol, Hadoop, GreenPlum, Java Web Services, MS SQLServer, AWS, Azure, AGILE methods, Red Hat Linux, SAS, VMWare, Erwin, HIJAAK, Unix, Unix script. Other tools ? we are also looking at expertise in open source tools like splunk, JAWS, OpenStack, Swagger, GitHub and Jenkins, etc. Experience working with/on Agile development teams, overseeing the Agile iterative sprints and producing a minimum viable product within a specified time frame. Your future duties and responsibilities
Responsible for compliance with technical architecture specifications. Also advises on improvements thereof to enhance security, interoperability, and availability.
Leads, directs a technical team or develops computer programs for medium to large-scale systems. Has extensive successful experience leading, directing the development, design and implementation of information system solutions across centralized, distributed, or cloud-based systems nationally or in multi-geographical setting.
Advises, evaluates, and recommends to clients best practices, latest computer technologies, platforms, designs, and other IT services and technologies.
Oversees, directs or prepares evaluation papers on IT solutions, provides assistance in the development of IT standards, reviews logical and physical database designs, software specifications, and application logical and physical designs and network integration and requirements (sizing, speed, locations, etc.) ? all facets of a complete information system.
Advises, develops and adheres to enterprise-wide standards for the planning, analysis, design, construction, reverse-engineering, and reengineering of information systems on an enterprise-wide basis or across a major sector of the enterprise.
Works closely with SSA technical leads and program leads to make sure SSA mission is primary goal of development activities.
Provides patches and upgrades to existing systems.
Designs Web-based, mobile technology, cloud, and security interface to meet the specific needs of users.
Prepares operating instructions, compiles documentation of program development, and analyzes system capabilities to resolve questions of program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques, and controls.
May build add-on modules using application program language.
May have vendor management responsibility.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role
Bachelor?s Degree required along with 2-5 years of relevant experience
Knowledgeable of federal laws and regulations, directives, instructions, policy, standards, and guidance, so that requirements support security and privacy compliance. Knowledgeable of FedRAMP requirements and guidance.
Experience making certain that security policies, privacy policies are complied with and that data is protected, available to only authorized users and complies with all applicable laws and regulations.
Experience in leading, managing and directing the development of IT systems over a large user base and geographical area. This includes all facets from architectural development, software engineering, design, specs, coding, testing, implementation, adhering to security policies and standards, debugging, and maintaining the system.
Experience, leadership and collaborations skills to work with and or direct technical specialists from many disciplines (business analysts, database developers, security experts, etc.) to build systems and successfully implement systems.
Experience creating and managing project plans for computer system development with a focus on design, coding, testing debugging, recovery and implementation, allocating resources, managing WBS, reaching milestones, estimating time and budget requirements and resolving issues as they arise.
Experience, training and technical expertise necessary to build, oversee, support, and develop in close collaboration with technical functional leads the necessary systems in each phase of the SDLC including requirements/needs analysis, design, development, implementation , testing, and deployment of IT solutions and architectures.
Experience in all phases of project management and the SDLC such as data and process modeling (using flow charts, ER tools, etc.), design, change control and problem resolution, validation and stress testing, and implementation of IT solutions for end users.
Experience in leading or performing trade-off analyses including systems design alternatives, existing code and database analysis and making recommendations thereof in order to modernize, make more efficient and better manage systems, system components, data and code sets.
Experience in supporting the retooling from a mainframe-oriented infrastructure environment to a Platform-as-a-service environment using more modern tools as listed above.Experience in leading directing or performing the engineering and management of hardware and software architectures that maximizes interoperability, integration of multiple systems.
Experience in offering recommendations to resolve issues that arise from systems usage and client issues. Promotes recommendations that can improve and meet SSA mission and program performance.
Must have excellent Oral and written communication skills

Desired Emerging Tech Experience: Cloud, Big data platforms and data analysis, Emerging backup and storage technologies
Desired Certs / Other: Commercial certifications for database products, Certs or specialized advanced training of commercial databases such as DB2, Oracle, OODBs
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