Enterprise Sim Developer

Applied Research Associates, Inc - Raleigh, NC4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $94,000 - $120,000 a year
If you want to accelerate your career growth and are passionate about applying your expertise to solve problems of national importance then we have the job you are looking for! You will be able to achieve your personal and professional goals in a stable environment that emphasizes and rewards the entrepreneurial spirit.

Take the projects we’re now working on. You will be a key member of a team that is developing enterprise technologies on multiple projects. Projects include supporting real-world planning and maintenance operations for the pipeline industry as well as planning operations for the Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security. The multi-disciplinary collaborative team of engineers and scientists researching and developing these technologies are part of our employee-owned international research and engineering company. ARA is recognized for providing technically superior solutions to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences, and you will be on this team.

You will use your expertise in full stack web development to build web apps that solve real world problems
You will work with customers to understand and elicit requirements and build intuitive, interactive, and flexible user interfaces that address complex problems
You will be responsible for integrating a web application front-end to data analytics and modeling and simulation tools
You will design database schemas, use a wide range of data storage technologies, and develop efficient strategies for querying large data repositories
You will be working closely with a collaborative team so your team player personality and excellent written/oral communication skills will be essential
We are looking for at least a BS in computer science or a related field. In addition to the requirements below, we’d love to see examples of your web development skills.

Technical requirements for the position are as follows:
Proven ability to design clear and intuitive user interfaces for complex problems
Mastery of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
Experience with modern web UI frameworks. For example, Angular, Vue, React, Bootstrap, jQuery, Java Server Pages/ Java Server Faces
Experience with relational databases, SQL and ORMs
A strong understanding of network security and authentication
Experience developing REST based APIs
Experience with AWS/Azure, Docker, and load balancing

We are particularly interested in candidates with:
Experience in C#, C++, and/or Python development
Experience with Linux and Windows server administration with command line and scripting expertise
Experience setting up and administering web application servers
Experience with big data systems
Due to the work you’ll perform and interactions with intelligence community and DoD programs you will need to be a US citizen with an active DoD Security Clearance or eligible to obtain one (selected applicants will undergo a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements at the time of employment).

In order to consider your application, we require that you take a programming test. You may fast track your application by completing the programming test now using the following link: https://app.codility.com/public-link/Applied-Research-Associates-Inc-Web-Developer-Algorithms/

Applied Research Associates, Inc. is an employee-owned international research and engineering company recognized for providing technically superior solutions to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences. The company, founded in Albuquerque, NM, in 1979, currently employs over 1,100 professionals and continues to grow. ARA offices throughout the United States and Canada provide a broad range of technical expertise in defense technologies, civil technologies, computer software and simulation, systems analysis, environmental technologies, and testing and measurement. The corporation also provides sophisticated technical products for environmental site characterization, pavement analysis, and robotics.

While this is all of the Year One and Beyond stuff, Day One is pretty good too. These are things like our competitive salary (DOE), Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), benefits package, and a challenging culture where innovation & experimentation are the norm. At ARA, employees are our greatest assets. The corporation realizes that employee ownership spawns greater creativity and initiative along with higher performance and customer satisfaction levels. ARA gives its employees the tools, training, and opportunities to take more active roles as owners. The motto, “Engineering and Science for Fun and Profit” sums up the ARA experience. For additional information and an opportunity to join this unique workplace, please apply at careers.ara.com.