Software Engineer II

Job Description:

Transpacific Technologies Inc is seeking a highly motivated Software Engineer II that works with minimal supervision/guidance to support the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS) program using Java, Java Enterprise Edition (JEE) architecture, and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) / Enterprise Bus (ESB) software technologies.

The candidate must have experience and knowledge with software engineering using object oriented methodologies. The candidate will work as a software developer and integrator as part of a development team, which utilizes a diverse dynamic workforce, including many experts in their fields throughout the design, development and maintenance life cycle.


· Assist in the design and coding of software products.

· Prepare comprehensive test plans and conducts tests.

· Identify and debug relatively simple problems.

· Provides test results and recommends corrections that are more complex to senior developers.

· Codes enhancements and supports features.

· Participate in writing product and user documentation.

· Possess extensive knowledge of one or more platforms and operating systems, as well as multiple programming languages. Typically requires knowledge of one or more systems architectures.

· Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the Software Engineering field.

· Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish program and individual goals.

· Develop new functional capabilities within software applications to meet a wide range of customer requirements and operational needs

· Integrate a wide variety of applications from various sources, and ensuring they meet performance standards for stability and resource utilization

· Adhere to accepted standards for development, including writing unit tests which provide a high percentage of code coverage, participating in peer code reviews, conducting design reviews, and generating test plans to ensure maximum stability and quality of code

Basic Qualifications - Required Experience, Skills:

· Two or more years directly related to software development engineering in Java. A thorough understanding of Java gained through formal training can substitute for this experience

· Two or more years of experience in software development using Object Oriented Methodologies. Object Oriented Analysis (OOA) and Object Oriented Design (OOD) skills

· Programming skills Java/J2EE

· Proficiency in Windows, Unix and/or Linux

· Knowledge and understanding of software development life cycles

· Strong oral and written communication skills

US Citizenship with the ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance - candidate must be able to pass a National Agency Check (NAC).

Desired Experience, Skills, Knowledge:

· One or more years of experience using Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) and/or Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) web services architecture. A thorough understanding of ESB or J2EE gained through formal training can substitute for this experience.

· Experience with Software design tools such as Rational Rose, Rhapsody, or comparable tools

· Experience with scripting is a plus (Perl & Python as well as others)

· Experience and/or knowledge with Web Service design and development

· Experience and/or knowledge with Service Oriented Architecture

· Experience developing and/or supporting solutions for weather and meteorological science.

· Experience in Extensible Markup Language (XML), Unified Modeling Language (UML), Eclipse IDE, database, and/or Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs) a plus.

Experience in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or OpenGL technologies a plus.

Required Education (including Major):

Bachelor of Science, BS in a Math, Science or Engineering related field

Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. (Please include your GPA on your resume.)

Job Requirements:
  • Develop software applications using Java
  • Communicate software defects to software development teams
  • Improving software and code design
  • Use software development tools to maintain software configuration control
  • Perform testing on new software development projects and legacy software platform products
  • Perform software testing on both existing software and new features
  • Build new software and improve existing software
  • Define the control system software requirements, software specification and software structure
  • Integrate software components into a fully functional software system
  • Integrate software components with the larger software system
  • Participate in software/hardware testing
  • Build automated software test frameworks for applications
  • Improve software development and test processes
  • Lead a propulsion application software development project
  • Execute functional test scripts for custom-developed software applications
  • Maintain application and system software documentation
  • Perform development of complex software applications
  • Assist associate software test engineers
  • Manage embedded software designs projects
  • Manage embedded software design projects
Salary Range
$69,000.00 - 104,000.00
per Year
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Silver Spring, MD 20910, US
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