Description JOB DESCRIPTION:
We are looking for a creative and self-motivated software engineer to take a central role in developing and maintaining our cutting-edge compute infrastructure for evaluation of emerging technologies like AI and facial recognition.
The successful candidate will join the multidisciplinary team of the Identity and Data Sciences Laboratory (IDSL), a technology evaluation group within SAIC. The IDSL combines the dynamic environment of a startup with the stability and work-life balance of a large government contractor.
The IDSL staffs the Maryland Test Facility (MdTF; http://mdtf.org ) where we carry out large scale testing of emerging technologies. The candidate will join a multi-disciplinary team composed of software engineers, data scientists, behavioral scientists and integration engineers.
Maintain and update a flexible data collection backend to meet changing requirements.
Write and implement new backend services.
Interface daily with data scientists, test engineers, and front end developers
Elicit requirements for a backend biometric collection system and analytic frameworks.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Required BS and 5+ years -OR-
MS and 3+ years of hands-on experience in the following areas:
Building Microservices (e.g. in Golang, python, or Java)
Containers (e.g. Docker/Rkt)
Container orchestration (e.g. Kubernetes/Marathon/Rancher/ECS)
Monitoring (e.g. Prometheus, Grafana)
Databases (e.g. MySQL, MemSQL, BigQuery)
CI/CD Tooling (e.g. Jenkins/Travis/Bamboo)
Automation Tools (e.g. Ansible, Chef, Puppet)
Leveraging cloud environments (e.g. AWS or GCP)
Thrives on being on the critical path and able to work independently.
Able to think critically to solve business challenges with technology, and can clearly explain and document technical advantages of solution.
Prioritizes code simplicity/maintainability.
Comfortable working within a diverse team including test engineers, data scientists. Willing to iterate with end users of system to adapt system requirements to changing needs.
DESIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience working in a research environment.
Experience with statistics/data analytics to be able to provide data scientists organized data.
Experience deploying and managing open source tools.
Familiarity with task tracking tools such as JIRA.
SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC . EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
Job Posting Date: 2019-05-31 15:23:30 UTC
Primary Location: UPPER MARLBORO, MD 20774 US
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job