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Lead Software Developer

Company: Battelle
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Battelle delivers when others can't. We conduct research and development, manage laboratories, design and manufacture products and deliver critical services for our clients-whether they are a multi-national corporation, a small start-up or a government agency.We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.JOB SUMMARYBattelle is seeking a Lead Software Developer to support the operations and maintenance of a legacy information technology application used by a Department of Defense client in Alexandria, VA and at the Pentagon. This position is based primarily out of a U.S. Government facility in Alexandria, VA.Primary responsibilities include requirements determination, software development, application fielding and maintenance, security compliance, user training including development of training materials, and oversight of the application's use by the client. Additional duties may include support to project management and integration of the system with other client operations.Typical work assignments include:

  • Coordinate with stakeholders to define and document requirements,
  • Lead software design and implementation,
  • Coordinate cybersecurity performance with supporting government agencies,
  • Create and deliver user training for new users and for new features,
  • Monitor application performance
  • Support annual system accreditation for operation on the Government network
  • Support monthly performance reportingThe successful candidate will have the ability to define and assess the optimal approach to application software development for periodic application updates and be proficient in a variety of programming languages, software engineering practices, and design methodologies with the ability to learn and utilize new material quickly. The candidate must also possess strong communication skills with the capability to interact with a multi-faceted team, including federal clients and vendors. Travel up to -5% time may be required.THE FOLLOWING IS REQUIRED
    • Ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance
    • BS in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent
    • Four years of experience working as a software application developer
    • Experience applying programing languages especially C#, Java, JavaScript, and SQL
    • Ability to address cybersecurity issues identified in Government periodic reviews
    • Experience gathering, defining, and prioritizing application requirements
    • Ability to provide and implement solutions for high-level anomalies/bugs, including but not limited to software, servers, linked applications, hardware, and equipment
    • Experience executing software test plans
    • Experience developing or updating training materials
      • Active Secret Security Clearance with the ability to obtain a Top-Secret clearance
      • Master's degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science
      • Experience in Project Management
      • Experience responding to cybersecurity requirements as outlined in Government standards and in periodic Government cyber security scansLEGAL DISCLAIMERThe above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle's Legal Department.BENEFITSBattelle's competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.As a condition of employment, Battelle will inquire about COVID vaccination status, and in the event that vaccinations are mandated at a work location (including client site and Battelle sites) we expect all candidates to comply with these required safety protocols.Battelle is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle. For more information about our other openings, please visit

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