Global Science & Technology, Inc.
  • Technology
  • Arlington, VA, USA
  • Full Time

Global Science & Technology, Inc., a growing scientific and high technology firm, is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to support the NASA Solicitation and Proposal Integrated Review and Evaluation System (NSPIRES) Program.  The position is located in Arlington/Crystal City, VA.

Position Summary:

Perform analysis, design, and implementation of software and enhancements for NASA's NSPIRES application. Lead the team responsible for successfully implementing the code on the operational system, including full integration and test.


  • Work closely with management to bring about cultural change within teams using agile framework and DevOps culture.
  • Research emerging technologies. Perform experimental setup, coding and DevOps related work. Document the results.
  • Recommend tools, methodologies and technologies based on research.
  • Work diligently on the maintenance of legacy system as well as on future cloud-based system.
  • Define roadmap for cloud migration. Architect infrastructure provisioning, technology stack, team structure and overall migration plan from legacy to cloud.
  • Develop software engineering standards to be followed by other engineers.  Follow general specifications provided by manager.
  • Design and develop distributed applications using Java, Java EE and Oracle.
  • Participate in system and database design meetings. Verify software architecture and interface design.
  • Cooperate with other team members through peer reviews to ensure proper coding standards, quality assurance, and verification procedures are employed.
  • Actively participate in all phases of the software development life cycle, including requirements development, architecture, design, implementation, testing, and operations, with limited supervision.

 Required Education/Experience/Skills:

  • M.S. degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering or B.S. degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering with a minimum of 7 years of related experience or equivalent.
  • Micro services related technologies such as: Node JS, Spring boot, Docker, Kubernetes Cluster, Nginx, API gateway.
  • Other technologies such as: React and React Native JS, Angular JS, Mongo DB, NoSQL DB, Elastic Search
  • Version control: Git
  • Proficiency in Java and Java-based programming languages.
  • Proficiency with JavaScript, client and server side.
  • Knowledge of JSF, Myfaces, Facelets, Struts, Hibernate, Spring, Ajax, Oracle Database and Application Server
  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, and algorithm design.
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Proficiency in UNIX/LINUX operating systems.
  • Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through production deployment.
  • Ability to work will with a team.

Desired Experience/Skills:

  • Staying on top of emerging technology trends and innovations.
  • JavaScript full stack, including server side NodeJS and client-based libraries and frameworks (Angular, ReactJS, VueJS).
  • Native apps languages for mobile technologies, React Native, Flutter, Android SDK.
  • Java-based scripting languages and frameworks (Scala, Groovy, Grails).

Physical Qualification(s) Required:

  • Ability to use a computer.
  • Ability to multitask.

Mental Qualification(s) Required:

  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal).

U.S. citizenship is required.

GST offers competitive salaries; vacation, sick, and holiday leave; major medical, dental, life, long-term and short-term disability insurance; 401K retirement plan; tuition assistance; and opportunities for employee career growth and development.

You may also fax your resume to (240) 366-5994.  If you need assistance, please call (301) 474-9696.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans' status.  GST is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 

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