Solidus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans)

Java Software Engineer
Job CategorySoftware Engineering /Development
Clearance LevelEligible to Obtain
LocationMassachusetts, Lexington
Req Code18:BC-D10-027
Job Description
Solidus is looking for Software Engineers at multiple levels of experience with expertise in Java.  The successful candidate will work as a member of a team which designs and develops software in order to implement large scale open architecture distributed / cloud-based data processing, analysis, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) projects.  They will utilize agile development methodology. The candidates must be experienced in software design, development, integration, testing, documentation, and maintenance.  Work will be executed primarily in Java in a mixed Windows/Linux environment using open source and custom software stacks.

The work will support the research and development of large scale open architecture distributed / cloud-based data processing, analysis, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) projects utilizing agile development methodology.  The candidate will perform the coding, development, implementation, integration, and testing of these systems.

- US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance
- Expertise with Java development, tools and common design patterns  
- Experience in innovative applications is especially useful 
- Existing DoD security clearance a plus 

Candidates will be reviewed at the following levels:
- PhD plus 5 years minimum experience, or MS plus 8 years minimum experience
- MS plus 3 years minimum experience, or BS plus 5 years minimum experience
- BS plus 1 year minimum experience

Basic Qualifications:
- Strong object-oriented development skills 
- Experience developing distributed and cloud-based systems and services
- Experience developing RESTful and/or SOAP based web services
- Web application server development using Tomcat or other servlet containers 
- XML technologies including XSDs, XPATH, XSLT
- Experience with modern development tools such as Eclipse, maven, git, github, JIRA, Jenkins, Puppet, etc.
- Experience in applying skills in innovative, cutting edge applications
- Work well with in a fast moving, small team environment

Preferred Skills:
- Experience developing scalable architectures in a cloud environment
- Experience with commercial cloud environments such as AWS or Azure
- Knowledge of full software lifecycle automation and testing tools
- Expertise in high performance multi-threaded applications
- Experience with at least one NOSQL database technology
- Familiarity with Big Data technologies such as Spark, Kafka, Hadoop, HBASE
- Familiarity with standard SQL databases and JDBC
- Familiarity with AI/machine learning libraries, software stacks and applications
- Solid understanding of Linux and Windows operating systems, including shell scripting
- Expertise in modern software design patterns and frameworks (Spring, Hibernate, etc.)
- Securing distributed services using PKI methodologies

Applicants selected must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship may be required. Solidus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. NOTICE OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PLAN FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, DISABLED VETERANS AND OTHER PROTECTED VETERANS. It is the policy of this Company to seek and employ qualified individuals at all locations and facilities, and to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees in recruiting, hiring, placement, training, compensation, insurance, benefits, promotion, transfer, and termination. To achieve this, we are dedicated to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans. The objective in adopting the Affirmative Action Programs is to place qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans and other protected veterans in all job classifications. These Affirmative Action Programs are available for inspection by any applicant or employee by contacting the Company's EEO Coordinator, in the Human Resources office, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm