SkyePoint Decisions, Inc.

  • Software Developer (Level 2)

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

    SkyePoint Decisions, Inc. is seeking a Software Developer (Level 2) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in McLean, VA. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's 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.  As part of the modernization program, the software developer will support development and integration for a large scale predictive analytics platform.


    • Support the evaluation of existing data and analytics capabilities to support system migration
    • Support the development and software integration of an overall data architecture for a predictive analytics platform
    • Support standing up and deploying a new data science platform with data loads coming in from internal and external data sources
    • Support data science solutions using data acquisition processes and ETL
    • Support determination of systems specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility and maintenance of system security
    • Participate in customer planning sessions and project implementations
    • Recommends appropriate actions to improve performance, monitoring and tuning systems to achieve optimum user performance and load balancing
    • Work within the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) based team structure and work closely with counterparts within the customer organization


    • Active Secret Clearance or higher
    • Bachelor's degree in a related field (computer science) and at least three (3) years’ experience
    • Experience in systems implementation and Big Data Technologies
    • Experience with development of data architectures for large scale systems
    • Experience using open source tools for scalable processing such as Apache NiFi, languages such as R, Python, Scala, open source data analytics platforms such as Spark and Hadoop


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience using SAP HANA
    • Experience in cloud-based environments including deploying solutions on public/hybrid clouds
    • Experience with data routing and orchestration tools such as Apache NiFi and with in-stream processing tools such as Apache Spark
    • Experience with the Apache Hadoop ecosystem, MapR and/or Databricks
    • Experience with containerized applications using Docker
    • Experience using engineering environments and tools that support agile development, and especially SAFe, such as JIRA, Rally, VersionOne, Confluence


    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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