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Senior Software Engineer

Company Overview

PAR Government Systems Corporation (PGSC) is an industry leader in systems and service solutions for the geospatial intelligence community. For more than 30 years, PGSC has provided software solutions, systems engineering expertise and geospatial product innovations for motion and raster imagery, Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR), and geospatial information assurance for the Department of Defense, Federal, State and local agencies, as well as private industry customers throughout the world.

Job Summary

This position is located in Maryland, and performs software requirements analysis, participates in research, designs, develops and tests software and tools, to include development of new work products or enhancing existing applications, systems or embedded products.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Codes, tests, integrates and documents software solutions
  • Applies principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis to the development of software
  • Participates in internal review of software components and systems
  • Generally works within an identified work group and responsible for resolution of problems and issues of moderate scope and complexity
  • May provide work direction to other employees as a technical lead
  • Collaborates with project leaders and other professionals within the Engineering department

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in software or systems engineering (or a related technical field)
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree
  • Agile experience preferred 
  • Top Secret Security clearance with poly is required
  • Travel may be required
  • Professional and experienced understanding of software engineering concepts, principles, and theories and skilled at applying technical standards
  • Very solid knowledge of the software development process
  • Very solid ability to grasp and apply new information quickly and handle ever increasing responsibility and assignments with growing complexity
  • Shows initiative on assignments, and professionally executes projects with little direction
  • Exercises independent judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action
  • Very solid ability to be a team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success, meeting and exceeding personal and team commitments
  • Very solid knowledge of software tools supporting Integrated Development Environments (IDE), version control, defect reporting and scripting
  • Ability to be creative, innovative and responsible, and able to master solid decision-making skills
  • Skilled at learning and applying company policies and procedures to resolve more complex issues
  • Very solid proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Very solid written and verbal communications skills
  • Very solid ability to recognize and clearly report relevant information
  • Skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
  • Very solid ability to use the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the software development life cycle to support the generation of technical engineering products

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