Abaco Strategy, LLC Receives Certification for ISO 9001:2015

Abaco Strategy, LLC (Abaco) is pleased to announce that our Quality Management System (QMS) has been certified as ISO 9001:2015 compliant. ISO 9001:2015 is accepted by organizations worldwide as a quality management standard. This certification helps ensure that the policies, practices and procedures Abaco follows result in consistent quality in the services and work products we provide to our customers.

Estefania Arregui, President and CEO, said “The fact that a young company has received ISO 9001:2015 certification is a testament to our uncompromising commitment to quality and customer satisfaction. Standardization of our processes and systems has been a key focus area within our corporate strategy and ensures that all our customers receive exactly the same high quality of service.”

“ISO 9001:2015 certification validates the effectiveness of the critical focus that Abaco has placed on meeting its customer’s needs,” said Dr. Dan Navarro, COO. “It is an important step for Abaco to meet our quality objectives to focus on customer satisfaction and strive to continually improve our processes, procedures and practices.”

“Abaco has demonstrated its commitment to world class quality by implementing and becoming certified to the ISO 9001:2015 standard. They have joined an elite number of organizations worldwide who have achieved certification to this globally recognized quality standard,” said Randy Daugharthy, Director of the Registrar Program at the Performance Review Institute Registrar. “PRI Registrar is proud to partner with Abaco in this accomplishment and looks forward to continued support of their objective of quality excellence.

 

Now hiring! Jr. Systems Administrator

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Location: Washington, DC
Experience: 4 years of IT experience
Education: BS, IT or related field
U.S. Citizenship Required

Abaco Strategy, LLC (Abaco) is a HUBZone, Woman Owned, Small Business located in Leesburg, VA. Abaco provides Information Technology and Consulting Services to Commercial customers and the Federal Government. We deliver technology enabled, results oriented solutions. We build long term business relationships by ensuring the availability of highly skilled and certified resources providing a broad range of capabilities that meet the unique needs of all customers. We leverage industry best practices and business innovation to provide measurable results.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Abaco is seeking a Systems Administrator to work for a major financial banking institution located in Washington, DC. The ideal candidate for this opportunity will demonstrated ability in a lead capacity as a systems administrator of Microsoft Windows servers.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

Experience with windows migrations and active directory upgrades
Knowledge of network backup processes and procedures
Experience building, configuring, and managing Microsoft Windows servers
Experience with Enterprise Backup software

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Monitor server resources, application/server health, and application/server performance to proactively identify and resolve any server-related issue(s).

Perform analysis on server faults to and implement strategies, approved by the COR, to minimize future issues
Troubleshoot and resolve server problems
Recommend system enhancements, tests, and implements approved solutions
Perform Windows server upgrades and patches
Author and maintain PowerShell script suite for various server operations tasks
Ensure the server security posture is in adherence to agency’s mandates
Analyze security scan finding and address vulnerabilities

Certifications and Clearance Requirements:

Limited Background Investigation for Public Trust Clearance

Abaco is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. We are a military friendly organization and veterans are encouraged to apply. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

As a HUBZone certified company, we encourage applicants who live in HUBZones, as designated by the Small Business Administration (SBA). For more information visit http://map.sba.gov/hubzone/maps/ .

Thank you for considering us for employment.

If interested, please apply below.

Now hiring! Mid-Level J2EE Developer

GENERAL INFORMATION:

  • Location: Washington, DC
  • Experience: 3-7 years of J2EE experience
  • Education: BS, IT or related field
  • Clearance: Limited Background Investigation

Abaco Strategy, LLC (Abaco) is a HUBZone, Woman Owned, Small Business located in Leesburg, VA. Abaco provides Information Technology and Consulting Services to Commercial customers and the Federal Government. We deliver technology enabled, results oriented solutions. We build long term business relationships by ensuring the availability of highly skilled and certified resources providing a broad range of capabilities that meet the unique needs of all customers. We leverage industry best practices and business innovations to provide measurable results.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Abaco is seeking a Mid-Level Level J2EE Developer to work for a major financial banking institution located in Washington, DC. The Mid-Level J2EE Developer will be part of a team of developers supporting the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM). SOA components of the target architecture include:

  • IBM Tivoli WebSeal (Apache) – v6.1.1.8, and WebSphere Application Server v7.0.0.41, for the Web Server & Presentation Layer and for Enterprise Application Services;
  • Oracle 11g R1 Relational Database Engine – v11gRi, for Data Services;
  • Documentum ECM v6.7sp2, for Content Management and Workflow Management Services;
  • Crystal Reports Java Reporting – XI, for Reporting;
  • SunOne Server (LDAP) v7.0 and IBM Tivoli Access Manager (TAM) v6.1.1 for Security Services.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS :

  • Must be able to work on large scale systems as part of small development teams; Strong Verbal and Written Communication Skills necessary.
  • Must be able to support team members in maintaining the product backlog, release backlog, sprint backlog, velocity and burndown charts, and work within 2-week sprints with 25-30 items in the backlog.
  • Must be able to attend release and sprint planning meeting sessions, (b) daily scrum/standup sessions, (c) sprint review sessions, and (d) sprint retrospectives sessions, and work in a collaborative environment that follows the Bank’s established agile development methodology.
  • Must have experience with standards compliant J2EE COTS solutions that deliver functionality and integrate independent components in service-oriented architecture (SOA).
  • Must be able to utilize J2EE best practices within the EXIM application architecture across the client layer, presentation layer, application layer and data layer.
  • Must possess proven ability to implement major improvements and enhancements in the capacity as J2EE developer.
  • Must be able to support team members in maintaining a release schedule for the DEV, SQT, UAT, PROD and COOP environments for all agile J2EE development activities, and store all build files (e.g. ear, war, jar, sql, etc.) in the software versioning and revision control repository following change management processes.
  • Must be able to support team members in creating the release build for the production and coop environments. Team will develop detailed deployment instructions for the Production Deployment Manager (PDM) to successfully complete the installation and execution of all build file(s) for the release within the production and coop environments.
  • Must be able to work with team to write and modify SQL Scripts to query database, be able to identify and report data anomalies, and conduct automated script testing exercises. This includesbeing able to perform standard data exchange practices (e.g. JSON) and writing manual and automated tests scripts that validate how an end-user would expect the system to work.

Abaco is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high performance culture. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. We are a military friendly organization and veterans are encouraged to apply. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

As a HUBZone certified company, we encourage applicants who live in HUBZones, as designated by the Small Business Administration (SBA). For more information visit http://map.sba.gov/hubzone/maps/ .

Thank you for considering us for employment.

Now hiring! Senior J2EE Developer

GENERAL INFORMATION:

  • Location: Washington, DC
  • Experience: 7-10 years of J2EE experience
  • Education: BS, IT or related field
  • Job type: Full time
  • Clearance: Limited Background Investigation

Abaco Strategy, LLC (Abaco) is a HUBZone, Woman Owned, Small Business located in Leesburg, VA. Abaco provides Information Technology and Consulting Services to Commercial customers and the Federal Government. We deliver technology enabled, results oriented solutions. We build long term business relationships by ensuring the availability of highly skilled and certified resources providing a broad range of capabilities that meet the unique needs of all customers. We leverage industry best practices and business innovations to provide measurable results.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

Abaco is seeking a Senior Level J2EE Developer to work for a major financial banking institution located in Washington, DC. The Senior J2EE Developer will act in a lead technical capacity and will be supporting the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM). SOA components of the target architecture include:

· IBM Tivoli WebSeal (Apache) – v6.1.1.8, and WebSphere Application Server v7.0.0.41, for the Web Server & Presentation Layer and for Enterprise Application Services;

· Oracle 11g R1 Relational Database Engine – v11gRi, for Data Services;

· Documentum ECM v6.7sp2, for Content Management and Workflow Management Services;

· Crystal Reports Java Reporting – XI, for Reporting;

· SunOne Server (LDAP) v7.0 and IBM Tivoli Access Manager (TAM) v6.1.1 for Security Services.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

 

· Must be able to work on large scale systems, leading small development teams; Strong Verbal and Written Communication Skills necessary.

· Must be able to establish and maintain the product backlog, release backlog, sprint backlog, velocity and burndown charts, and establish two (2) week sprints with 25-30 items for accomplishing the sprint backlog.

· Must be able to attend release and sprint planning meeting sessions, (b) daily scrum/standup sessions, (c) sprint review sessions, and (d) sprint retrospectives sessions, and work in a collaborative environment that follows the Bank’s established agile development methodology.

· Must have experience with standards compliant J2EE COTS solutions that deliver functionality and integrate independent components in service-oriented architecture (SOA).

· Must be able to utilize J2EE best practices within the EXIM application architecture across the client layer, presentation layer, application layer and data layer.

· Must possess proven ability to implement major improvements and enhancements in the capacity as J2EE development technical lead.

· Must establish and maintain a release schedule for the DEV, SQT, UAT, PROD and COOP environments for all agile J2EE development activities, and store all build files (e.g. ear, war, jar, sql, etc.) in the software versioning and revision control repository following change management processes.

· Must create the release build for the production and coop environments. Lead will coordinate the development of detailed deployment instructions for the Production Deployment Manager (PDM) to successfully complete the installation and execution of all build file(s) for the release within the production and coop environments.

· Must be able to work with team to write and modify SQL Scripts to query database, be able to identify and report data anomalies, and conduct automated script testing exercises. This includes being able to perform standard data exchange practices (e.g. JSON) and writing manual and automated tests scripts that validate how an end-user would expect the system to work.

Abaco is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high performance culture. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. We are a military friendly organization and veterans are encouraged to apply. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

As a HUBZone certified company, we encourage applicants who live in HUBZones, as designated by the Small Business Administration (SBA). For more information visit http://map.sba.gov/hubzone/maps/ .

Apply now or share!

IBM Rational Jazz System Administrator

General information

Location – Washington, DC.

Employee type – FT

Industry – Information Technology

Required degree – 4 year degree

IMPERATIVE EXPERIENCE WITH IBM RATIONAL SUITE OF TOOLS

Abaco Strategy, LLC (Abaco) is a HUBZone, Woman Owned, Small Business located in Leesburg, VA. Abaco provides Information Technology and Consulting Services to Commercial customers and the Federal Government. We deliver technology enabled, results oriented solutions. We build long term business relationships by ensuring the availability of highly skilled and certified resources providing a broad range of capabilities that meet the unique needs of all customers. We leverage industry best practices and business innovations to provide measurable results.

Abaco is looking for an IBM Rational Jazz System Administrator who, as part of the in-house Rational Support team, is able to manage backend server support using IBM’s Rational Jazz.

Responsibilities

– Manage backend server support using IBM’s Rational Jazz
– Train and mentor application team members on an ad hoc basis
– Work closely with environment team to ensure efficient and stable builds

Experience/Skills/Education

– Experience administering IBM Rational Jazz v5 or higher
– Experience with the MS Windows Server 2012 platform
– Experience managing IBM WAS (WebSphere Application Server)
– Experience developing and maintaining PowerShell Scripts
– MS Windows IIS
– MS SQL Server 2014
The ideal candidate will have:
– Experience implementing and maintaining Jenkins in a Microsoft environment
– Experience implementing Reverse Proxy configurations
– Experience implementing two-factor authentication solutions on Windows (such as PIV card)

Abaco is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high performance culture. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. We are a military friendly organization and veterans are encouraged to apply. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

As a HUBZone certified company, we encourage applicants who live in HUBZones, as designated by the Small Business Administration (SBA). For more information visit http://map.sba.gov/hubzone/maps/ .

Apply now:

Thank you for considering us for employment.

ASP .NET/SQL Developer

General Information

Location – Washington, DC

Minimum Experience –Minimum 4 Years

Required Degree – 4-Year Degree or equivalent

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED

Abaco Strategy, LLC (Abaco) is a HUBZone, Woman Owned, Small Business located in Leesburg, VA.

Abaco provides Information Technology and Consulting Services to Commercial customers and the Federal Government. We deliver technology enabled, results oriented solutions. We build long term business relationships by ensuring the availability of highly skilled and certified resources providing a broad range of capabilities that meet the unique needs of all customers. We leverage industry best practices and business innovations to provide measurable results.

JOB Description

Abaco is seeking an ASP .NET/SP Developer to work for a major financial banking institution located in the Washington, DC Metro Region. The ideal candidate for this opportunity will have demonstrated ability developing and supporting applications using .NET and SQL Server. The .NET developer will work within a team to plan, lead, design, develop, integrate, test, and implement business solutions that involve .NET Framework, SQL Server, and cutting edge front end technology

THE PREFERRED CANDIDATE WILL HAVE

 A degree in Computer Science, IT or Engineering

 Experience working with SharePoint, Rational Jazz, RPT, RFT

 4+ years of experience with .NET and Microsoft development framework

 4+ Years of working with backend C# coding

 4+ years of working with SOAP and REST based services

 4+ Years of writing transaction based SQL queries

 4+ Years of writing and optimizing stored procedures for SQL

 4+ Years of working with front end development including HTML5, CSS, Angular, JQuery

 Working knowledge of excel writers and Open XML based solutions

 Experience with Rational Jazz suite  508 compliance testing experience

 Strong analytic and problem-solving skills with excellent written and verbal communication skills

 Strong interpersonal skills

 Agile development experience

Education:

 Microsoft .NET certifications, SQL certifications, and/or other technical certifications are strongly preferred

 4-year technical degree

Other Requirements:

 US Citizenship

 Ability to pass a background check

 Must be self-motivated and possess the ability to take on projects and tasks with little direction and apply good judgment on decision-making skills

 Ability to work effectively as a member of medium to large, cross-functional or cross-departmental teams of medium to large, cross-functional or cross-departmental teams

Abaco is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high performance culture. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. We are a military friendly organization and veterans are encouraged to apply. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

As a HUBZone certified company, we encourage applicants who live in HUBZones, as designated by the Small Business Administration (SBA). For more information visit http://map.sba.gov/hubzone/maps/ .

Thank you for considering us for employment.

Open position: QA/Tester

Responsibilities

Responsible for working with a team of software quality professionals to develop an automation framework to test technology platform and tools.

Integration between and among technology layers is vital to maintaining accurate, timely and robust service delivery.  Working closely with the business, application and IT infrastructure teams, the candidate will analyze business and technical problems, work with software engineers and develop the appropriate testing framework and policies to enable technology solutions to scale.

EDUCATION AND YEARS OF EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Requires a bachelor’s degree.

 

At least five (5) years of experience in the field.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS

– Experience with HP Unified Functional Testing, required

– At least 1 year experience leading test teams

– 3+ years’ experience in Test Development and/or Test Automation roles

– At least 2 years’ experience in developing/maintaining regression test suites

– Experience with and understanding of object oriented concepts and programming languages such as Java

– Strong SQL experience

– Working knowledge of QA methodology, testing techniques and approaches

– Strong knowledge and understanding of SDLC and concepts

 

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

– Develop, execute, and debug automated functional tests

– Work closely with development and functional QA teams

– Work closely with environment team to ensure efficient and stable builds

– Train and mentor application team members on an ad hoc basis

 

Open position: Software Test Engineer

General Information

Location: Washington, DC

Minimum Experience – 2 Years

Required Degree – N/A

 

 

JOB Description

Abaco Strategy, LLC (Abaco) is a HUBZone, Woman Owned, Small Business located in Leesburg, VA. Abaco provides Information Technology and Consulting Services to Commercial customers and the Federal Government. We deliver technology enabled, results oriented solutions. We build long term business relationships by ensuring the availability of highly skilled and certified resources providing a broad range of capabilities that meet the unique needs of all customers. We leverage industry best practices and business innovations to provide measurable results.

Abaco is seeking a Business Analyst to work for a federal Agency located in Washington, DC. As the Software Test Engineer, you will provide testing solutions for Agile scrum teams working with Java, J2EE, Web development and Open Source technologies. Reporting to the Team Lead, the individual will be responsible for verifying changes made to the system through the execution of automated test scripts to meet established acceptance criteria. Along with this role the Tester will be responsible for working with other teams to understand the changes, and be able to articulate any test failures.

Highlights of Responsibilities

  • Work within the development team environment and performs the following tasks:
    • Execute automated testing on both web front end and back end systems (the ability to test at an API level such as via Web Services, JMS Queue, or other back end service is essential);
    • Perform test validations at various levels including DB validation, logging validation, and UI validation;
  • Work with Business Analyst and Team Leads/Technical Leads to define test scenarios and test cases for the evolving solution in accordance with the Technical Testing Strategy:
    • Create testing products, e.g. test cases, plans and logs;
    • Document and report the results of testing activities for Quality Assurance purposes;
    • Keep the Team Lead and other designated management officials informed of the results of testing activities;
    • Provide programmatic and technical assistance to respective components regarding the procurement, development, maintenance, and use of accessible EIT as required by Section 508.

 

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • US Citizenship with the ability to obtain DHS Security Clearance.
  • 2 years of experience as a Solutions Tester with increasing testing responsibilities.
  • Hands-on experience with any of the following technologies: Cucumber, CSS, JSON, Selenium, SQL, Maven, XML, JBOSS, Jenkins, MongoDB, Drools, Sonar, Fortify, JUnit/JMock.
  • Prior working experience with Functional Testing, Security, Integration Testing, System Acceptance Testing, and User Acceptance Testing phases.
  • Prior working experience with Agile industry best practices, to include version control, automated builds, automated testing, and continuous integration.
  • Prior working experience testing to ensure compliance with Section 508 (29 U.S.C. § 794d).
  • Understanding of WebDriver concepts such as (Selenium) and implementation through a browser-specific browser driver.
  • Prior working experience interactively debugging web based user interface in real time mode.
  • Prior working experience writing test documents, test cases, and test scenarios based on the Acceptance criteria defined for the User story.
  • Understanding of basic HTML, CSS, Java script.

 

Preferred Education and Experience:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Information Technology (IT) related field.
  • 2 years of software testing experience within the Federal Government.

 

Abaco is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high performance culture. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. We are a military friendly organization and veterans are encouraged to apply. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

 

As a HUBZone certified company, we encourage applicants who live in HUBZones, as designated by the Small Business Administration (SBA). For more information visit http://map.sba.gov/hubzone/maps/ .

 

If interested, please fill the following contact form:

 

Thank you for considering us for employment.

Open position: Software Engineer IV

General Information

Location: Washington, DC

Minimum Experience – 8 Years

Required Degree – 4 Year Degree

 

 

JOB Description

Abaco Strategy, LLC (Abaco) is a HUBZone, Woman Owned, Small Business located in Leesburg, VA. Abaco provides Information Technology and Consulting Services to Commercial customers and the Federal Government. We deliver technology enabled, results oriented solutions. We build long term business relationships by ensuring the availability of highly skilled and certified resources providing a broad range of capabilities that meet the unique needs of all customers. We leverage industry best practices and business innovations to provide measurable results.

Abaco is seeking a Software Engineer IV to work for a federal Agency located in Washington, DC. As the Software Engineer ( Software Engineer IV ) who is passionate about learning and shipping code, you will develop software solutions using open source technologies as part of a team of developers and engineers working in an Agile environment. You will be part of a team responsible for developing applications to support mission-critical functions for a Federal agency. This is a great opportunity to create dynamic, state-of-the-art software applications utilizing cutting-edge DevOps technologies. The ideal candidate for this opportunity will have solid industry experience in the following area(s):

  • Write quality code with a goal of 0 defects and 100% code coverage.
  • Design and code software components, units, and modules that meet product specification and development schedules.
  • Perform a variety of complicated tasks with a wide degree of creativity and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Work with other developers and systems engineers to solve critical problems and identify efficiencies in implementing technical and functional requirements and tasks.
  • Work closely with product owner, stakeholders, business analysts, and team members to understand product specifics and to create quality code.
  • Contribute to an atmosphere of cross-functional teamwork within the organizations Agile project lifecycle.
  • Execute automated testing on both front-end and back-end systems.

 

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • US Citizen with the ability to obtain Public Trust and complete DHS Security Clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related, equivalent experience.
  • 8 years of experience with multiple software programming technologies including J2EE with Spring and Hibernate.
  • 6 years of experience analyzing, designing and implementing integration solutions with increasing responsibilities.
  • 3 years of related development experience in Agile team environment.
  • Experience working closely with product owners, stakeholders, and project managers.
  • Strong innovative and analytical ability with implementation experience as a results-oriented, collaborative self-starter who can learn and contribute to a development team.

 

Preferred Education and Experience:

 

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related, equivalent experience.
  • Experience working on software development contracts for the Federal government.
  • Experience working on large scale IT software development projects.
  • Experience with a wide variety of tools and techniques such as Activiti, JUnit, Gradle, Maven, Nexus, MuleSoft, Selenium, Drools, Sonar, Fortify, Cucumber.
  • Experience with modern software engineering practices including BDD, continuous integration, continuous deployment, TDD, pair programming, unit testing, refactoring, emergent design, automated builds.
  • Experience with database such as PostgreSQL, MongoDB, MySQL.
  • Experience with Red Hat OpenShift, Containers, Kubernetes, Microservices.
  • Experience with DevOps to include version control, automated builds, automated testing, and continuous integration with tools such as Chef, Jenkins, Liquibase, Git.
  • Testing experience with Functional Testing, Security, Integration Testing, System Acceptance Testing, and User Acceptance Testing phases.

 

Abaco is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high performance culture. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. We are a military friendly organization and veterans are encouraged to apply. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

 

As a HUBZone certified company, we encourage applicants who live in HUBZones, as designated by the Small Business Administration (SBA). For more information visit http://map.sba.gov/hubzone/maps/ .

 

If interested, please fill the following contact form:

 

Thank you for considering us for employment.

Open position: Software engineer III

General Information

Location: Washington, DC

Minimum Experience – 6 Years

Required Degree – 4 Year Degree

 

 

JOB Description

Abaco Strategy, LLC (Abaco) is a HUBZone, Woman Owned, Small Business located in Leesburg, VA. Abaco provides Information Technology and Consulting Services to Commercial customers and the Federal Government. We deliver technology enabled, results oriented solutions. We build long term business relationships by ensuring the availability of highly skilled and certified resources providing a broad range of capabilities that meet the unique needs of all customers. We leverage industry best practices and business innovations to provide measurable results.

Abaco is seeking a Software Engineer III to work for a federal Agency located in Washington, DC. As the Software Engineer ( Software Engineer III ) who is passionate about learning and shipping code, you will begin developing software solutions using open source technologies as part of a team of developers and engineers working in an Agile environment. You will be part of a team responsible for developing applications to support mission-critical functions for a Federal agency. This is a great opportunity to create dynamic, state-of-the-art software applications utilizing cutting-edge DevOps technologies. The ideal candidate for this opportunity will have solid industry experience in the following area(s):

  • Write quality code with a goal of 0 defects and 100% code coverage.
  • Design and code software components, units, and modules that meet product specification and development schedules.
  • Perform a variety of complicated tasks with a wide degree of creativity and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Work with other developers and systems engineers to solve critical problems and identify efficiencies in implementing technical and functional requirements and tasks.
  • Work closely with product owner, stakeholders, business analysts, and team members to understand product specifics and to create quality code.
  • Contribute to an atmosphere of cross-functional teamwork within the organizations Agile project lifecycle.
  • Execute automated testing on both front-end and back-end systems.

 

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • US Citizen with the ability to obtain Public Trust and complete DHS Security Clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related, equivalent experience.
  • 6 years of experience with multiple software programming technologies including J2EE with Spring and Hibernate.
  • 4 years of experience analyzing, designing and implementing integration solutions with increasing responsibilities.
  • 2 years of related development experience in Agile team environment.
  • Experience working closely with product owners, stakeholders, and project managers.
  • Strong innovative and analytical ability with implementation experience as a results-oriented, collaborative self-starter who can learn and contribute to a development team.

 

Preferred Education and Experience:

 

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related, equivalent experience.
  • Experience working on software development contracts for the Federal government.
  • Experience with a wide variety of tools and techniques such as Activiti, JUnit, Gradle, Maven, Nexus, MuleSoft, Selenium, Drools, Sonar, Fortify, Cucumber.
  • Experience with modern software engineering practices including BDD, continuous integration, continuous deployment, TDD, pair programming, unit testing, refactoring, emergent design, automated builds.
  • Experience with database such as PostgreSQL, MongoDB, MySQL.
  • Experience with Red Hat OpenShift, Containers, Kubernetes, Microservices.
  • Experience with DevOps to include version control, automated builds, automated testing, and continuous integration with tools such as Chef, Jenkins, Liquibase, Git.
  • Testing experience with Functional Testing, Security, Integration Testing, System Acceptance Testing, and User Acceptance Testing phases.

 

Abaco is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high performance culture. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. We are a military friendly organization and veterans are encouraged to apply. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

 

As a HUBZone certified company, we encourage applicants who live in HUBZones, as designated by the Small Business Administration (SBA). For more information visit http://map.sba.gov/hubzone/maps/ .

 

If interested, please fill the following contact form:

 

 

Thank you for considering us for employment.