Job Description :
Position: Software Developer
Location: Reston, VA
Duration: 9 months contract

Required Skills
A bachelor''s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or MIS.
3 - 5 years of experience in software systems, programming, database development, and infrastructure development and administration
Minimum 3 years demonstrated experience with full stack development.
3+ years demonstrated experience with AWS cloud supported programming languages like Java, Node JS, or Python development.
1+ years hands-on with AWS Lambda, SNS/SQS, S3, IAM, CloudWatch, EC2, RDS and DynamoDB, AWS CLI
Ability to use or learn: KMS, ALB/ELB, Route 53, VPC
Fluency with CI/CD toolsets such as: Jenkins, Ansible, CloudFormation, BitBucket
Working knowledge of distributed architectural design patterns
Strong and evolving competence in several programming languages and technologies, working knowledge of multiple tools sets, technologies and implementation environments
Ability to work independently
Strong problem solving and analytic skill Ability to handle multiple projects and assignments simultaneously and effectively in a cross-functional team environment

Related Skills & Other Requirements:
Expertise in the knowledge of programming languages, relational databases, and NoSQL databases
Experience building infrastructure as code using AWS CloudFormation or similar scripting techniques
Strong practical Linux based systems administration skills and scripting experience in a Cloud based environment

Preferred Skills:
Familiarity with monitoring tool suites like DataDog, SumoLogic, NewRelic, and Nagios
Experience with Chef, Puppet, Salt, or Ansible in production environments
Experience with automated testing tools (i.e. selenium, Cucumber) are a plus