Lead Software Developer - Full Stack

Talent Orchard - Arlington, VA

Full-time
Lead Software Developer

Arlington/Rosslyn, VA area

US Citizenship Required

HOT PROJECT – Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML)!

Would designing and implementing AI and ML as part of a solution to safeguard the U.S. through the Department of Homeland Security excite you?

Would you like to play a key role in the creation of the Fraud Detection system for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services?

If so, then we have a great opportunity for you!

Talent Orchard LLC, a boutique workforce solutions company, has been engaged by a strategic solutions firm serving customers in the US Government to assist in their search to identify highly skilled Lead Software Developer for a newly awarded agile software development services program with USCIS. This work is in support of the Fraud Division to identify discrepancies within applications for immigration and citizenship in the U.S. This will be a heavy data intensive project with emphasis on analytics, mining through an initiative to advance services and technologies using artificial intelligence and machine learning to integrate records and systems. The Lead Software Developer will be a key member of a cross-disciplinary team to deliver a minimum viable product to USCIS that integrates machine learning approaches to enable adaptive/intelligent software in a comprehensive software development, security and operations (DevSecOps) environment.

As Lead Software Developer your responsibilities will include:

Work collaboratively on agile DevSecOps software teams to create innovative applications.
Analyze requirements, estimate production time, design solutions, code solutions, test solutions, and document work.
Define application architecture and resolve technical disagreements.
Ensure the technical architecture is consistent with USCIS/DHS guidelines and is properly maintained during development.
Ensure adherence to best practices, management processes, and technical constraints.
Coordinate the day-to-day software development and data science work, and mentor other technical staff.
Assist in the drafting of business cases, project plans, test reports, risk assessments, and other project specific documentation.
Assist in the development of application functional documentation, including technical specs document, technical data sheets, operational manuals, and training materials.

To be successful in this role, your background will include the following;

Bachelor's degree in computer science or similar engineering discipline.
Ability to obtain and maintain a DHS Suitability clearance.
Minimum 10+ years of relevant work experience in agile/scrum software development settings with a focus on developing projects using AI/ML technologies, DevSecOps and AWS cloud environments.
Strong experience with full stack software solutions to include client, server, and database development, and deploying production enterprise applications in AWS that use AI/ML.
Strong programming language knowledge (Python, JavaScript, and Java).
Experience with NoSQL, Relational, Graph, or Multimodal databases.
Experience with opensource development tools (GitHub, Crucible).
Experience coordinating activities to scope and schedule work and providing accurate work estimates for the deployment of new features.
Experience with Amazon Web Services deployments.
Strong written and oral communications skills.
Experience with Jira, Confluence, Visio, and MS Project.

Preferred Requirements

Strong understanding of Linux.
Architectural design, sequence diagrams.
Data science and governance.
Wireframe software tools.
Software quality analysis.
Minimum active DHS Suitability clearance.

Established in 2010, Talent Orchard has an exceptional reputation, providing staffing solutions to time-sensitive, talent scarcity issues to deliver better talent management ROI. Our specialty lies in the critical area of program talent acquisition and resource management, not in one narrow skillset, but across many areas of technical and functional delivery. To learn more about our other exciting opportunities, visit our Jobs Page at www.talentorchard.com.

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