• Lead Software Engineer

    Job Locations US-DC
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/30/2019 3:57 PM)
    Job ID
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    Information Technology
  • Responsibilities

    If you are ready for a satisfying and rewarding career, join our team of diverse and motivated professionals!


    Sabre is a quality-driven, professional services company that provides Engineering, Program Management, Training and Logistics, Information Technology, and Software Development solutions to the federal government and commercial clients.  We are a company that promotes a work environment that encourages both personal and professional growth and a culture where each individual employee is valued and respected. Sabre is currently recruiting for our client in Washington, DC. This position is contingent upon contract award and/or customer approval.


    Project Overview:

    We are seeking a Lead Software Engineer to provide critical support for current modernization projects involving Oracle as the backend for customized software applications. The successful candidate will be responsible for application design, implementation, and support. Ensures compatibility between equipment and software, analyzes operational/systems requirements, supports design reviews, and presents technical briefings. Engineers systems, including conducting of prototype, proof of concept, or the full implementation of systems. Evaluates, assesses, documents, and tests data security and continuity of operations for systems and programs. Serves as solutions provider to senior management and professional staff concerning areas of technological development and advancement.



    Minimum Technical Qualifications:

    • 9 years’ experience
      • Developing software and systems with task specified programming language (e.g., SAS, JAVA, Dot.NET, PowerBuilder, etc.).
      • Knowledge of one or more scripting language (e.g., UNIX, PERL, Javascript, etc.)
      • Coding with SQL or database stored procedures
      • Oracle, Sybase, SAS datasets
      • AppDev Studio
      • Analyzing requirements from users and producing system specifications, analysis models using Unified Modeling Language (UML) or other data modeling standards
      • Unit, Module, Functional and Systems testing
      • Creating and managing database resources
      • Creating database backup and recovery procedures
    • At least 7 years’ experience
      • Designing and developing applications
      • Data warehousing, distributed processing, logical and physical database design, software integration, or implementation of security techniques
      • Evaluating or comparing various technologies (e.g. client/server, multi-tiered architectures, database architectures, and structures, etc.) and their appropriateness for a wide variety of business requirements
      • Broad, in-depth knowledge of current network development and database architectures and technologies.
      • Internet/Intranet protocols and web server technologies, if required.
      • Developing systems architectures, if required.
    • At least 5 years’ experience
      • Performing analysis of applications or multi-module systems.
      • Developing with at least one development methodology like Agile or RUP.


    • At least 3-4 years’ experience
    • Producing program specifications.
    • Translating design specifications into computer program instructions, preparing test plans, and conducting tests.

    Desirable Qualifications (but not required)

    • The use of version control software or software migration routines
    • Project experience with Agile frameworks, DevOps or other iterative development methodologies
    • Experience in multiple test and production environments
    • Experience with the BLS standard IT development products and environments
    • Knowledge of BLS surveys and systems
    • Serving as technical team leader of other programmers and/or analysts.


    Contract Requirements

    • If a foreign national, Visa must be up-to-date and demonstrated work experience here in the US for three (3) or more years



    What We Offer:

    • Competitive Salary (commensurate with experience, of course) and benefit packages
    • Work-life Balance
    • Tuition reimbursement program
    • Great office/client location in Suitland, MD (metro accessible)
    • Company happy hours, social events and outings
    • Rewards and recognition for strong performance
    • A culture of inclusion that values each employee’s unique perspective
    • Volunteer opportunities to give back to your community
    • Stability of a 30-year-old company with the flexibility to enjoy your professional experience at every career stage

    Most of all, we encourage employees to think hard about how we can improve what we do and solve new client changes. If you have the skills, experience, and passion, we want to meet you.



    Sabre Systems, Inc. is a quality driven, customer focused large business providing innovative solutions in the areas of Cyber, C4ISR, Business Intelligence and Data Analytics, and Enterprise Modernization to federal and civilian customers. Our mission is to ensure our customers have the technology, services, and expertise to overcome threats, maintain superiority, and quickly adapt to emerging obstacles. At Sabre, we're more than just a job - we're a team - and we care for and nurture our employees like family. If you want to be a part of creating and implementing enduring solutions that transform mission challenges into mission success – join Sabre!


    We respect the unique perspectives that a diverse workforce of minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans brings not only to our company, but also to our customers. Sabre provides an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, paid days off, tuition reimbursement, and a 401K plan.


    EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled


    Job Type: Full-time

    Minimum Clearance to Start: None

    Work Status Allowable: US Citizen, Perm Resident, EAD, H1B, TN

    Travel: None

    Telecommute Options: None

    Conditions of Employment: Any successful job applicant will be required to successfully complete a background investigation.


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