Apr 12, 2024

Software Developer

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Denver, CO, USA
Full-Time Information Technology

Job Description

9th Way Insignia

Company Introduction
9th Way Insignia is a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business bringing transformative technology to our government customers so they can achieve their missions. Our specialties include cybersecurity, cloud modernization, software development, data analytics, enterprise architecture, enterprise IT, analytics and artificial intelligence. Learn more about 9th Way Insignia at https://9thwayinsignia.com/

Team (Project) Introduction

9th Way Insignia Technology is looking for a Software Developer - Applications to assist in providing Information Technology Program Management and technical support (i.e., development, operations and maintenance) to the Department of Veterans Affairs, Benefits and Memorial Services (BAM) Portfolio. BAM provides high quality, effective, and efficient Information Technology (IT) services to those responsible for providing care to the Veterans at the point-of-care as well as throughout all points of the Veterans' health care in an effective, timely and compassionate manner. VA depends on Information Management/Information Technology (IM/IT) systems to meet mission goals, and deliver world-class, innovative systems that ensure reliable, secure, and seamless delivery of benefits and services directly to Veterans and their families. The BAM serves the Veterans Benefits Administration, the Board of Veterans Appeals, and the National Cemetery Administration to develop and manage advanced technology solutions.

Functional Job (LCAT) Information:
Software Developer, Applications - Develop, create, and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs. Analyze user needs and develop software solutions. Designs software or customizes software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency. May analyze and design databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team. May supervise computer programmers.

Professional Level Information:
A Computer Software Developer-Applications aligns as a Level 4 (H) within 9th Way Insignia Technology. A Level 4 Hybrid Manager accomplishes department objectives by managing staff and processes and evaluating department activities. Focuses on leading a team and working hands-on with projects involving technology. Hybrid Managers require skills and qualifications such as exceptional leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop software applications using programming languages such as Java, C#, Python, or others as required.

  • Collaborate with product managers, designers, and other stakeholders to understand requirements and translate them into technical specifications.

  • Write clean, efficient, and maintainable code following coding standards and best practices.

  • Conduct thorough testing of applications to ensure functionality, performance, and security.

  • Troubleshoot and debug issues reported by users or identified during testing phases.

  • Participate in code reviews to ensure code quality, maintainability, and adherence to coding standards.

  • Keep abreast of industry trends, technologies, and best practices to continuously improve development processes and outcomes.

  • Document software designs, processes, and procedures to facilitate knowledge sharing and maintain system integrity.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including quality assurance, operations, and support to deploy and maintain applications in production environments.

  • Provide technical support and guidance to team members as needed.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, related field, (or equivalent work experience in lieu of degree)

  • Proven experience as a Software Developer or Software Engineer, with a focus on application development.

  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Java, C#, Python, or others relevant to the job requirements.

  • Strong understanding of software development methodologies, design patterns, and best practices.

  • Experience with front-end technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript) and frameworks (React, Angular, Vue.js) is a plus.

  • Familiarity with database systems such as SQL, NoSQL, and ORM frameworks.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

  • Effective communication and collaboration skills to work in a team environment.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize work effectively to meet deadlines.

  • Experience with version control systems (Git, SVN) and Agile/Scrum methodologies is desirable.

Preferred/Desired:

  • Relevant certifications (e.g., Certified Computer Systems Analyst) are a plus.

  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, related field

Salary Range:
The salary range for this position is $101,188 - $163,000.

9th Way Insignia's range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Location: Remote

9th Way Insignia reserves the right to adjust work location based upon mission requirements.

Clearance, background investigation:
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Legal:
We're an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change - no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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