PAE, Inc Junior Software Engineer in Dahlgren, Virginia

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Junior Software Engineer

  • PAE is seeking a Junior Software Engineer to support customers at Dahlgren, VA: Primary responsibilities include:

  • Performs web development within Cold Fusion utilizing the Model-View-Controller (MVC) architecture.

  • Perform development based on new requirements, bug fixes, STIG Implementation, IAVA/IAVB fixes.

  • Performs technical support focused on the development, operation, management, and enforcement of security capabilities for software running on government systems.

  • Assist with requirements gathering and documentation.

  • Assist in all forms of testing (i.e., unit to regression).

  • Assist in all training, troubleshooting, deployments (local and external), and documentation efforts.

  • Assist with database development and documentation as it relates to the web applications.

  • Other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of four (4) years of experience in the design, development, and maintenance of web applications using the MS SQL database within the MS Windows Operating system environment.

  • Experience with web development using ColdFusion and the MVC coding architecture.

  • Experience in the scrum software development framework.

  • Experience with the software development lifecycle: requirements gathering, development, testing, deployment, bug tracking, and reporting.

  • Experience developing web application using the client/server paradigm.

  • Experience working with Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS).

  • A Secret clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a Top-Secret clearance.

  • Ability to travel CONUS/OCONUS with the ability to meet all deployment requirements for OCONUS locations (i.e., Afghanistan and Kuwait). Desired Qualifications:

  • Current/Active Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility

  • Experience with or knowledge of performing web development utilizing Coldbox and CommandBox.

  • Experience working with Microsoft SQL Server as a backend database solution for storing and presenting data through the UI.

  • Strong background in testing and troubleshooting complex issues.

  • Experience with version control systems such as GIT and BitBucket.

  • Experience with JIRA Service Desk and JIRA Software, or comparable issue tracking products

  • DOD 8570 IAT Level II or Security Plus.

  • Experience with WEAT (Weapons Technical Intelligence Exploitation and Analysis Tool).

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.