Software Engineer (Java, Scala Spark)

To be successful you will need to:

  • Have 3+ years experience programming in Software Engineering.
  • Develop and manage Java and Scala Spark processes to ingest very large sets of data, off HDFS, within a Mesos / Marathon / Chronos cluster.
  • Understand how to explore the data, such as knowing what the different databases are, and what they include.
  • Cross-reference between different data sets to create a useful record.
  • Be able to adapt Python feature algorithms to run on ingested data.
  • Develop new programs and proofing the program to develop needed changes to assure production of a quality product.
  • Develop new programs, analyze current programs and processes, and make recommendations which yield a more cost effective product.
  • Must have an active TS/SCI w/poly clearance.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with Go.
  • Experience with Docker.
  • Experience using Python and transforming that code into Scala or Java.
  • Experience with Cloud Computing.

About Next Century

We were founded as a direct result of the 9/11 attacks and provide solutions that integrate situational awareness, at a glance analysis, decision support, collaboration, and other core capabilities utilizing our expertise in data visualization, user interface design, GIS, image exploitation, and mobile computing.

Who We Are Seeking

At Next Century, we are committed to growing our team of high performers to accomplish our mission of saving lives and protecting our country. We are not a body shop; we avoid staff augmentation, and we are totally committed to excellence in all that we do.

Joining our team is not just a position, but a journey with a team of world class software engineers who share a passion for using their skills and experience to make a difference.

We are seeking those that hold these traits and beliefs:

  • Passionate about protecting our country and saving lives
  • Aware of the concept of a high-performance organization and is committed to achieving them
  • Engineers that desire to work closely with end users to identify the most critical information
  • Demonstrated passion for learning and curiosity of the world

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Meet Some of Next Century's Employees

Clark D.

Chief Engineer

Clark helps drive Next Century software development from idea and proposal stages straight through to architecture, testing, and final implementation for company clients.

Tonya C.

Portfolio Lead

Tonya manages Next Century’s DARPA contracts. The portfolio of these five projects amounts to an annual budget of over six million dollars. Her teams work to exceed customer expectations following Agile development principles.

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