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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 Positions: Project Manager

General Information

Location: Washington, DC

Employment Classification: Regular, FT Employee

Minimum Experience – 5 years of IT experience, 3-5 years management experience

Required Degree and Certifications:

  • 4 Year Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related discipline
  • PMP certification, required
  • Certified Scrum Master desired, but not required

Clearance – Public Trust

US Citizens Only

 

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 Project Manager to provide leadership, supervision and management of a team for application systems development and implementation. The candidate will be a technologist experienced in developing enterprise IT strategy, definition, implementation, and alignment of program operations and modernization strategies.  The qualifying candidate will possess proven experience in conceptual and communication skills, adept at making presentations for senior client executives, be able to perform independently and in a team environment, have the capability to respond to critical situations, and work to facilitate tasks and process improvement across functional and technical teams. The candidate should also possess a proficient grasp of project management best practices within an agile development environment to bring about organizational changes. The position will require an assessment of the organization, identification of approaches, and the ability to both prioritize and advocate the necessary changes.

Responsibilities

  • Project Planning and Management – Define project scope and schedule while focusing on regular and timely delivery of value; organize and lead project status and working meetings; prepare and distribute progress reports; manage risks and issues; correct deviations from plans; and perform delivery planning for assigned projects
  • Team Management – Assist in team development while holding teams accountable for their commitments, removing roadblocks to their work; leveraging organizational resources to improve capacity for project work; and mentoring and developing team members
  • Product Owner Support – Support the Product Owner in managing customer expectations for project deliverables, managing stakeholder communications, and helping to implement an effective system of project governance
  • Process Management and Improvement – Define and manage a well-defined project management process and champion ongoing process improvement initiatives to implement best practices for Agile Project Management
  • Team building – promote empowerment of the team, ensure that each team member is fully engaged in the project and making a meaningful contribution, and encourage a sustainable pace with high-levels of quality for the team

 

Qualifications:

  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as expert knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment
  • A proven track record of successfully implementing software or web development projects using Agile methodologies managing projects in a high-tech development environment with multi-function teams
  • Prior experience with SCRUM/Agile methodologies with enterprise-level application development projects. PMI-ACP, CSM, or equivalent preferred
  • Experience overseeing multi-function project teams with at least 10-15 team members including Developers, Business Analysts, and QA Personnel
  • Balanced business/technical background:

 

Skills Required:

  • Strong interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building
  • Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills with an ability to manage competing demands
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs with the ability to establish/maintain high level of customer trust and confidence
  • Proven ability to lead software development projects and ensure objectives, goals, and commitments are met
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and experience interacting with both business and IT individuals at all levels including the executive level
  • Creative approach to problem-solving with the ability to focus on details while maintaining the “big picture” view

 

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: ETL Developer

General Information

Location: Washington, DC

Employment Classification: Regular, FT Employee

Minimum Experience – 5-10 Years’ experience with data warehousing

Required Degree – 4 Year Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related discipline

Clearance – Public Trust

US Citizens Only

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 an ETL Developer to support a federal Agency located in the Washington, DC Metro Region. The ideal candidate will be responsible for designing and testing ETL data processes, capturing and analyzing business requirements, and developing reports. To be successful, it is critical that you are flexible and able to work well within a team environment. The ideal candidate for this opportunity will have solid industry experience in the following area(s):

* Design, develop and test ETL (Extract, Transform, and Load) data processes (using SQL SSIS)

* Work with Business analysts to understand requirements and create technical specifications

* Develop Source-to-Target mappings

* Develop and execute unit test plans

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

* Excellent knowledge of data warehousing, dimensional, relational, and OLAP data modeling

* Demonstrated independent problem solving skills and ability to develop solutions to complex analytical/data-driven problems

* 5-10 years’ experience in data warehouse and data mart development (SQL Server)

* 5-10 years’ experience designing and developing ETL programs and stored procedures for Data Warehousing (using tools such as SSIS, Informatica, etc.)

* SQL server Database management with T SQL skills

* ETL tool of SSIS

* SSRS

* Ability to work on multiple projects

* Ability to work with a team

* Good communication skills

* Experience working on a Federal contract

* Preferred Skills:

o Experience with SAP Business Objects, Embarcadero ER Studio, and Tableau

o Experience with source control repository

o Experience with Financial Data Warehouse

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 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.

Open position: Software engineer II

General Information

Location: Washington, DC

Minimum Experience – 4 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 II to work for a federal Agency located in Washington, DC. As the Software Engineer ( Software Engineer II ) 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.
  • 4 years of experience with multiple software programming technologies including J2EE with Spring and Hibernate.
  • 2 years of experience analyzing, designing and implementing integration solutions.
  • 1 year of related development experience in Agile team environment.
  • Experience working with software development team members.
  • 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:

 

  • 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 databases such as PostgreSQL, MongoDB, MySQL.
  • Experience with DevOps to include version control, automated builds, automated testing, and continuous integration with tools such as Chef, Jenkins, Liquibase, Git.
  • Experience with Red Hat OpenShift, Containers, Kubernetes, Microservices
  • 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/ .

 

 

Thank you for considering us for employment.

Open position: Software Engineer I

General Information

Location: Washington, DC

Minimum Experience – 1+ 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 I to work for a federal Agency located in Washington, DC. As the Software Engineer ( Software Engineer I ) 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.
  • 1 year of experience with multiple software programming technologies including J2EE with Spring and Hibernate.
  • Experience working with software development team members.
  • 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:

 

  • 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 databases such as PostgreSQL, MongoDB, MySQL.
  • 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/ .

 

 

Thank you for considering us for employment.