Software Systems Engineer II in Hampton, VA at Volt

Date Posted: 7/24/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Hampton, VA
  • Duration:
    20 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    (804) 727-0017

Job Description

Volt is seeking a Lead Systems Engineer/Project Manager to support our customer in the Hampton, VA area. Please take a moment to review the detailed description below.

Job Title: Lead Systems Engineer/Project Manager

Job Location: Hampton, VA

Job Description:

  • Responsible for learning and providing systems engineer support of the NASA Engineering Network (NEN) Liferay portal.
  • Understanding of system testing practices
  • Develop, maintain and support technical infrastructure and system software components.
  • Provide technical risk assessment and plans to program management and development team.  Drive ongoing product improvements and enhancements.
  • Work to debug and implement fixes for an enterprise Liferay platform portal.
  • Lead and/or assist with architecture designs, make technical recommendations on implementation methodologies for expanding function
  • Lead discussions between the development and customer teams to capture business requirements, stories, use cases, business flows and acceptance criteria
  • Provide expertise in the web portal development
  • Support the project manager with development and integration tasks and other duties as assigned
  • Assist with managing the project team through the project lifecycle including requirements, development, testing/quality assurance, configuration management, and production release
  • Assist in evaluating design of new and existing systems to judge their functionality, effectiveness, reliability, performance, usage, maintainability and cost of ownership
  • Assist with managing budget, schedule, resources, and risks throughout the Task Orders delivery
  • Assist with managing customer and management expectations and communicate effectively to both

Required Education & Experience:

  • B.S./B.A. in Computer Science, or Information Systems or relevant technical field
  • 5+ years of related technical and project management experience
  • Experience with a variety of web application languages and frameworks such as Wordpress, HTML5, PHP, JavaScript, Java, ColdFusion, and JAVA
  • Full understanding of the software development process including analysis, design, coding, system and user testing, problem resolution and planning.
  • Experience with database design and development including Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL
  • Experience with content management systems, software version control tools and configuration management tools
  • Experience managing project scope, schedule and budget
  • Strong technical background and experience in full development of web applications and portal
  • Motivated, self-directed, results oriented
  • Strong planning and organization skills as role will communicate with varying levels of team members across business stakeholders, technology and management.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to influence and motivate others
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong written, presentation, and facilitation skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working with Liferay software
  • Understand and support the Amazon Web Services architecture
  • Foundational understanding of Java

This is a contingent/temp-to-hire position offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path. 

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