Lockwood hills, an akima company, provides critical mission support services for federal civilian and military operationsWith four areas of proven expertise, lockwood hills can conquer the operational challenges of any federal mission from remote installations stateside to secure locations overseasOur work includes safeguarding vital installations and personnel, maintaining and modifying aircraft, keeping operations on track with integrated logistics, and driving business with records management and administrative support servicesOur personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to safety, diversity and opportunity for career growthAs an alaska native corporation (anc), 100% of our company’s profits go back to our more than 14,000 iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the arctic circle for more than 10,000 yearsOur business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.
A journeyman software engineer reporting to the r&d team lead and working collaboratively with the adl team, with responsibilities for:
Maintaining and supporting the adl initiative cloud computing environment(s) and third-party cloud computing platforms.
Task lead for specific technical projects, as assigned; and provides knowledge and experience in distributed learning technologies and software development practices.
Research, design, create, and develop innovative advanced distributed learning software solutions using software engineering best practices and standards for systems containing complex mathematical algorithms; support development of software prototypes and technical documentation (e.g., specifications) related to mobile applications, web-based applications, and simulations; evaluate r&d prototypes, technical documents, and proposals.
Analyze, evaluate, design, and develop mobile/web/game-based software and content prototypes, technical documentation, specifications, and user guides.
Participate in technical communities of practice (e.g., xapi community) and have an ability to coordinate with professional organizations and standards bodies (e.g., ims, ieee, iso), dod and government bodies (e.g., defense adl advisory committee) and international defense bodies (e.g., nato, pfpc).
Knowledge and expertise with distributed learning interoperability (e.g., linked data, semantic web), distributed learning specifications (e.g., scorm, xapi, dublin core) and defense/government distributed learning policy and policy bodies (e.g., dodi 1322.26, dadlac).
Ability to implement standard web security (e.g., ssl certificates, oauth), web-based data storage (e.g., mysql, sql server, oracle, nosql), version control practices and software (e.g., with svn or a git server like github) and cloud-based technologies (e.g., vmware, ms azure and office 365, aws).
Using and familiarity with learning sciences (e.g., instructional design, learning theories).
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Requires minimum four (4) years’ progressive experience in the related area as an individual contributor.
Highly enthusiastic, creative, and passionate about producing education and training capability for the warfighter and experienced working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
Positive, collaborative, and dedicated team player who provides software subject matter expertise and guidance to successfully complete complex tasks.
Ability to balance multiple projects to meet tight deadlines and customer satisfaction.
Ability to offer innovative and practical solutions for improving the quality of deliverables and efficacy of process execution.
Ability to operate efficiently in a windows or linux platform with advanced computer skills including ms office suite of tools, ms sharepoint, and adobe.
Familiarity with government and industry working groups and communities of practice.
Experience working with senior level government and industry leadership.
Knowledge of existing communications technologies and software.
Outstanding written (prose, editing, proofreading and presentation) and oral communications skills, especially the ability to articulate complex strategic situations and strategies and to effectively communicate to audiences with and without distributed learning experience.
U.sCitizenship with the ability to obtain/maintain a dod secret security clearance.
Requires a bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or equivalentMaster’s degree in technical area is desired.
Some travel (15%) may be required.
The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this positionThis is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills requiredSubject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessaryWe wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
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Shift: day job primary location: us-fl-orlando organization: lockwood hills federal, llc job: information technology closing date (period for applying) - external: ongoing travel: no clearance level: secret