Position Requires a Top Secret (TS/SCI) Clearance with a Polygraph.
TOP PRIORITY POSITION
The Customer develops, deploys, and maintains a portfolio of applications and services to enable advanced financial information queries. The Customer provides accurate, timely, and impactful data to better support its stakeholders.
The Customer requires an integrated team to perform operations, maintenance and systems administration activities for applications residing in the Customers Amazon Web Services (AWS) Development environment. User requirements and subsequent application features are implemented on an iterative basis in accordance with the Agile Scrum paradigm. Product Roadmap priorities and milestones will be managed by the Customers Product Owner.
B. Work Requirement:
The Contractor Team shall provide operations and maintenance of applications AWS infrastructure.
The Contractor Team shall implement changes to current applications and data pipelines based on the Customers requirements.
The Contractor Team shall support Customers representatives in cloud environment purchase, engineering, and architecture related activities as applicable to applications.
The Contractor Team shall help manage the Customers Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) using the Agile Scrum development methodology, issue tracking applications, and team collaboration tools.
The Contractor Team shall continuously evaluate program progress and evaluate incoming information to ensure the program is progressing on schedule.
The Contractor Team shall assist the Customers product owner with the assessment of program requirements.
The Contractor Team shall assist the Customers product owner with mitigating or avoiding risks.
The Contractor Team shall assist the Customers product owner in alleviating program issues.
The Contractor Team shall coordinate stakeholder engagements such as user requirements sessions and trainings.
The Contractor Team shall prepare meeting agendas and gather meeting minutes.
The Contractor Team shall track Points of Contact, tasks and action items to meet program deadlines.
The Contractor Team shall complete tasks within the Customers approved Sprint Cycle timeframe.
The Contractor Team shall support tasks requiring collecting, compiling, evaluating, and publishing information and statistical data included in documents, records, forms, reports, plans, policies, and regulations.
The Contractor Team shall interface with stakeholders to ensure user stories are recorded.
The Contractor Team shall deliver development requirements as requested by the Customer.
The Contractor Team shall use a tracking system to track all tasks and user stories.
The Contractor Team shall use a Customer-approved tracking system for issues and problems.
The Contractor Team shall provide applications development and programming support to develop software to implement system-level requirements.
The Contractor Team shall implement changes to the current applications based on changing partner requirements, legislation, and policy.
The Contractor Team shall maintain and enhance current system(s) software.
The Contractor Team shall implement new functionality to system(s) software.
The Contractor Team shall provide application testing for existing applications.
The Contractor Team shall create and maintain an automated test environment in the Customers AWS environment using technologies such as Selenium or comparable testing tools.
The Contractor Team shall develop applications and modifications to existing Customer applications in compliance with the Customers architectural and Authorization and Accreditation (A&A) process.
The Contractor Team shall use Agile processes to conduct all Operations & Maintenance (O&M) and development activities.
The Contractor Team shall use existing Customer enterprise services (e.g., access control) rather than building single-purpose solutions.
The Contractor Team shall obtain prior approval for deviations via the Customer-approved waiver process.
The Contractor Team shall catalog, manage, and protect application data using Customer enterprise services.
The Contractor Team shall use Customer SecDevOps tools such as GitHub and Jenkins to develop, operate, and maintain mission solutions.
The Contractor Team shall document mission solution architecture and interfaces, with any deviation requiring prior approval via the Customer-approved waiver process.
The Contractor Team shall meet agreed upon performance Service Level Agreements (SLAs) for system up time, concurrent users, and system recovery for each new application or system enhancement.
The Contractor Team shall monitor each application to provide status awareness and include a resolution plan for the application in the event of its failure.
The Contractor Team shall comply with the Customers Risk Management Framework to address and mitigate vulnerabilities and risks identified throughout the lifecycle of the project.
Position Level: All Levels
Salary Range: Up to $215,000.00 per year
B4Corp Estimated Salary Ranges:
Position Level Min Salary Max Salary
Level 1 – Subject Matter Expert $160,000 $215,000
Level 2 – Expert $140,000 $195,000
Level 3 – Senior $110,000 $170,000
Level 4 – Full Performance $60,000 $100,000
The Contractor Team shall have the following required skills, certs, and demonstrated experiences:
Demonstrated experience in an Agile Scrum team environment.
Demonstrated experience incorporating practices such as sprint planning, continuous integration, testing, deployment & delivery of minimum value increments.
Demonstrated experience using Agile Scrum development methodology.
Demonstrated experience presenting financial data to non-financial experts.
Demonstrated experience managing IT projects.
Demonstrated experience with web stack technologies.
Demonstrated experience with software design.
Demonstrated experience with requirements analysis.
Demonstrated experience developing with Java.
Demonstrated experience working at all tiers of the architecture, to include Web UI, Business Logic, and Database layer.
Demonstrated experience using tools such as Apache Tomcat, Apache Spark, Hadoop, SOLR, JDBC, ANT, Active Directory, LDAP, Regex, SQL, or JSON.
Demonstrated experience with relational database tools such as Oracle or MySQL.
Demonstrated experience with Amazon Web Services such as SMS, Data Pipeline, Relational Database (RDS), Cloudwatch, EC2, EBS, S3, KMS, or SMS.
Demonstrated experience with DevOps tools such as GitHub, Subversion, Jenkins, Maven, or Artifactory.
Demonstrated experience with testing tools such as Selenium.
Demonstrated experience with the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).
Demonstrated experience performing DevOps related activities such as certificate management and server patching.
Demonstrated experience using issue tracking tools such as Jira (preferred) or similar.
Demonstrated experience using team collaboration tools such as Confluence (preferred) or similar.
Other demonstrated experiences that are highly desired, though not required, include:
Demonstrated experience working with commercial financial data sets.
Demonstrated experience integrating software with Customers LDAP, PKI and must use services.
Demonstrated experience integrating with various Customer applications using web services and APIs.
o Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS)
o Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
o Certified Financial Crimes Specialist (CFCS)
o Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or Professional Scrum Master (PSM)
o Project Management Professional (PMP)
B4CORP Company Information
B4Corp is a small defense contracting company that focuses on providing an optimum environment for mission-focused, highly-skilled consultants to support the United States of America’s intelligence community and other defense organizations. B4Corp provides a low overhead, highly efficient, high salary environment that allows employees to excel at meeting the client’s needs. B4Corp is looking for information technology professionals that have a high sense of personal responsibility, self-motivation, and mission drive.
B4Corp’s dedication and care for its employees is reflected in the outstanding compensation and benefits B4Corp provides. Our salaries are second to none. B4Corp’s benefits reflect the company’s policy of putting the employees first. Our health insurance demonstrates this with 100% employer coverage and providing employees with a plan that has $0 copay, 0% coinsurance and an HSA that can allow employees to accrue health savings for the future. B4Corp’s maximum flexibility comp / makeup time policy, along with the company’s cafeteria-style benefit plan that allows employees to maximize their benefit dollars, reflects B4Corp’s commitment to its employees.
- Outstanding Salaries
- Full Vanguard 401k Plan – Featuring a full scope of investment options
– 100% employer matched contribution up to 6% of employee’s salary
– Ability to max out 401k savings $57k ($63.5k if over 50)
- Employees receive B4Corp phantom stock each year (2-year vesting period)
Insurance 100% Employer-Paid Premiums:
- United Health Care Choice Plus HSA POS Gold 1500 w/HSA
– Employer funded HSA to cover 100% health care deductible
– Health insurance: $0 copay, $0 co-insurance. Full scope protection for you and your family!
– 100% employer premium coverage for single and family
- Health Equity HSA – B4Corp contributes $1500.00 for single and $3000.00 for family into your Health Equity HSA to cover 100% of your health care deductible.
- Mutual of Omaha Dental VSP Vision Insurance Mutual of Omaha short-term disability (60% of salary up to $2,000.00/week)
- Mutual of Omaha long-term disability (60% of salary up to $10,000.00/month)
- Mutual of Omaha life insurance ($200,000.00)
Employee Referral Bonus:
- Refer a friend or a coworker and receive $3,000 per year for every year the person works for B4CORP
Paid Time Off (PTO):
- Seven weeks of leave per year (including ten federal holidays)
- Ability to purchase 2 additional weeks of vacation
- Flexible work schedule with comp time (with customer approval)
Tuition and Training:
- Free CBTNuggets Online Training Account
– More than 200 online IT courses on a large variety of topics, including networking, security, virtualization, and the cloud — from trusted vendors such as Cisco, Microsoft, and Google.
– Train anytime, anywhere, and on a variety of devices – even offline!
– Transcender® Practice Exams
– Virtual Labs
- Free L inux Academy Online Training Account
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