• Software Development Engineer II

    Posted Date 9 months ago(9/19/2018 3:50 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Design & Development
    Job Location
    Pocatello, ID
  • Job Description

    DHA is hiring a Software Development Engineer II to support a contract in Pocatello, Idaho. Candidate must have an active Top Secret Clearance and be eligible for an SCI.


    Position Summary:


    Responsible for the design, development, testing, and management of the application development projects in support of IT infrastructure. This includes the programmatic integration of third-party components, the introduction of new custom capabilities, modification of existing code, process improvement recommendation, and automation of operations and maintenance tasks. Duties include technical project milestone reviews, code architecture sessions, resource estimation, and development best practices knowledge transfer.


    Requirements & Duties:

    • The contractor shall be responsible for program design, coding, testing, debugging, and documentation.
    • The contractor shall recommend and utilize the appropriate programming language for each component or workload based upon performance requirements, supportability, integration with existing components, maintainability, and other selection criteria deemed applicable.
    • The contractor shall have full technical knowledge of all phases of applications systems analysis and programming.
    • The contractor shall analyze business functions or processes to understand the needs for which applications are being designed.
    • The contractor shall be able to conduct large scale development efforts.
    • The contractor shall develop all components and services using industry best practices such as test driven development, centralized source code management, code reviews, and automated testing.
    • The contractor shall utilize continuous integration / continuous deployment (CI/CD) workflows to the maximum extent possible for all published components.
    • The contractor shall produce DevOps best practice templates and guides to serve as examples to other development teams interested in transitioning to DevOps development workflows.
    • The contractor may be asked to provide assistance with the creation and maintenance of trusted computing components, such as operating system images, application templates, platform as a service infrastructure, etc.
    • The contractor shall provide subject matter expertise during the review of potential technologies proposed for integration with the environment.
    • The contractor shall fully document development efforts using a combination of code comments, project issue tracking, change requests, and formal documentation.
    • The contractor shall understand agile software design and be able to create/consume stories within a sprint structure.
    • The contractor shall ensure that software deployments minimally impact production workloads running in production environments. All developed components should be produced in accordance with industry best practices for high availability environments.
    • The contractor shall performance of analysis and tests, as needed, to aid the design process and to document the end item business functionality and performance requirements.



    The contractor shall have a minimum of 6 years’ experience in the design and development of complex server based, client/server, service oriented, micro-service, and/or n-tiered applications. Bachelor’s degree in relevant field preferred. Experience serving as the engineer of complex technology implementations in a web service centric environment preferred. Experience with containerization technologies (e.g., LXC, Docker, Rocket) preferred. Advanced knowledge and implementation experience with the Atlassian Suite. Experience with automation/configuration management using Chef, Puppet, Ansible, or similar preferred.


    About DHA

    DHA has been a trusted partner to the US Federal Government for 20 years.  We are a vibrant, energized and fast growing company serving the agencies which protect our freedom and way of life.  Our mission focuses on the intelligence, law enforcement and defense communities.  DHA adds value to every customer we serve by providing the best solution, talent, expertise and experience specifically tailored to each customer’s need.  We are proud of the company’s culture which is results-oriented and based on kindness, caring and compassion for everyone we serve as a customer, employee or teaming partner.

    Why DHA? 
    Over the years, DHA has proven its ability to provide cost-effective, forward-thinking solutions, and exceptional service for customers. The trust our clients, teaming partners, and employees have in DHA is directly related to how we cultivate and value relationships. Our diverse clients include the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Department of Justice (DOJ), Veteran’s Administration, Department of State, U.S. Marshals, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), and the Department of Defense (DoD). 


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