SkyePoint Decisions, Inc.

  • Application Engineer

    Job Location US-VA-McLean
    Job Type
    Immediate Hire
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    SkyePoint Decisions, Inc. is seeking an Application Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in McLean, VA. The qualified applicant will become part of Department of State (DOS) Consular Systems Modernization (CSM) Program, for the Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA). This initiative is intended to modernize and consolidate the operational environment under a common technology framework in order to better support the services provided to CA’s customers.  During the initial program transition period, the Application Engineer will be responsible for reviewing incoming CA systems/applications to gain understanding of technical and maintenance requirements, architecture of the system, interfaces and applications. After the transition in period, the Application Engineer will support sustainment activities as part of the Shared Services team.


    • Obtain complete understanding of existing CA applications in preparation for assuming operations and maintenance responsibility
    • Provide software maintenance support for existing CA applications and new CA applications
    • Troubleshoot issues in existing applications
    • Participate in root cause analysis of issues
    • Create and maintain application documentation
    • Investigate/institute changes and enhancements to improve the reliability, maintainability, and performance of applications
    • Participate in requirements management, development, system modeling, configuration management, and other systems engineering activities for new CA applications, as appropriate


    • Bachelor's degree in a related field and five (5) years’ experience
    • At least 5 years of experience developing and/or maintaining applications using any of the following: Java, AngularJS, Oracle SOA Suite, CA API Gateway, Oracle Identity and Access Management (IAM), Oracle Business Intelligence, and other Oracle Fusion Middleware products
    • Experience designing and developing enterprise web applications
    • Hands on experience deploying web applications into production environments
    • Hands on experience maintaining applications in a production environment
    • Hands on experience monitoring and optimizing application performance
    • Must have a current, active Secret (or higher) clearance. An interim clearance may be considered.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience working in agile development environments
    • Ability to gain proficiency in new technologies and tools quickly
    • Experience administering Microsoft Sharepoint 2016 sites
    • Experience developing Microsoft Dynamics 2016 applications
    • Experience supporting DOS applications for CA or other bureaus
    • Knowledge of Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) security guidelines
    • Experience supporting system development, integration and test environments
    • Ability to work independently and in a team environment


    SkyePoint Decisions is an established ISO 9000:2008 certified small business headquartered in Dulles, Virginia, with local offices across the Washington, DC, metropolitan area. SkyePoint Decisions has grown into a successful federal contractor by combining industry best practices with innovative solutions that consistently meet or exceed customer requirements. We understand and integrate our customer’s technology and mission requirements to successfully deliver high quality, cost effective services on time and on budget.


    SkyePoint Decisions empowers a secure dynamic workforce to complete any mission -- anytime, anywhere. It’s what we call Agency Anywhere®. SkyePoint Decisions delivers Agency Anywhere® by tightly integrating our technical competencies (cybersecurity, cloud services, remote access, collaboration, system & network optimization, device management and more) to provide our customer’s operating environments with the security, flexibility, availability, and operational continuity required to enable today’s on-the-go federal workforce to successfully and securely complete any mission – anytime, anywhere.


    SkyePoint Decisions is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions


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