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Senior Systems Analyst

Role: 
Senior Systems Analyst
Req #: 
307_20140911
Clearance: 
Top Secret
City: 
Alexandria
Location:
Alexandria,VAUnited States
State: 
VA
Country: 
United States
Travel: 
<10%
Description: 

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for a Senior Systems Analyst with Enterprise Infrastructure expertise to join our talented, dynamic team in support of our client.  The ideal candidate will have deep knowledge of Enterprise Architectures, experience with the Certification and Accreditation process for Enterprise Document Management infrastructure, is able to both analyze and develop complex technical documentation and deliverables.  Knowledge of Project Management and Quality Assurance methodologies also required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Technical analysis and writing for key deliverables as part of the DIACAP assessment process.
  • Support the Senior Architect and the Director of Program Operations as part of the Information Assurance team.
  • Document internal processes and procedures as needed.
  • Develop external briefings and deliverables as needed.
Requirements: 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience with attaining/maintaining the ATO for an Enterprise system, preferably within the DoD.
  • Technical knowledge of Enterprise Architectures, to include Document Management solutions.
  • Working knowledge of the DIACAP process, or a similar assessment model.
  • Excellent communication skills.

 Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Familiarity with IBM-specific infrastructure, to include FileNet, CM8, WebSphere Application Server, and DB2.
  • Expertise in Visio and PPT

Halfaker offers an excellent benefits package with an award winning talent development program to foster a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.

Position: 
Senior Systems Analyst

Watch Analyst

Role: 
Watch Analyst
Req #: 
249_20140606
Clearance: 
Active TS/SCI
City: 
Arlington, VA or Washington, DC
Location:
Arlington, VA or Washington, DC,United States
Country: 
United States
Travel: 
<10%
Description: 

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for a Watch Analyst to join our talented, dynamic team. The Watch Analyst will support Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of Infrastructure Protection (OIP) and National Infrastructure Coordinating Center (NICC) by providing situational awareness and reporting to DHS leadership. 

Specifically, the Watch Analyst supports the OIP mission by providing watch and intelligence and alert functions responsible for producing actionable intelligence, i.e. information that can lead to stopping an event by apprehending terrorists during the event-planning stages.  The Watch Analyst will support the NICC Watch locations during steady state and incident operations to maintain operational awareness of the nation’s critical infrastructures and key resources. 

The Watch Analyst will also assist the Assistant Senior Watch Officer (ASWO) and Project Manager in driving innovation across the program, while carrying forth these efforts in accordance with the company's mission, values, culture, policies and procedures and strategy set forth by the CEO and assigned by the Project Manager through the management team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare technical reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Follows up reports with meaningful interaction with appropriate government and other contractor representatives. 
  • Works closely with private industry and/ or other government agencies to gain necessary information and directs personnel to appropriate action with regard to information generation and other communication priorities.
  • Coordinate with the National Operations Center (NOC), Office of Infrastructure Protection (IP), other government agencies and CIKR owners and operators.
  • Participate in tests and exercises to maintain preparedness and improve coordination; supervise others actions during exercises and provide feedback and after action reporting.
  • During incidents, triage information from a variety of resources and conducts initial analysis of the incidents and events.
  • During major incidents or events, collect and review input to national-level situational awareness.
  • Serve as a 24x7 customer service interface for CIKR partners by collecting (via email and phone), tracking, and facilitating responses to requests for information and assistance.
  • Conduct daily teleconferences with CIKR stakeholders.
  • Provide access to approved DHS Situation reports, bulletins, press releases, and other important documents to serve industry partner’s continuity-of-business information needs.
Requirements: 

Basic Qualifications:

Required Education, Experience and Qualifications:

  • 3+ year’s experience working in an operations center
  • College graduate (BA or BS) preferred; will substitute significant military experience or other operations experience
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, handle multiple, concurrent activities with short turn-around times with multiple internal and external customers
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Enjoy working in a team environment
  • Candidates must be US citizens and will be required to undergo a background investigation in order to be granted access to classified information
  • Must have an Active TS/SCI clearance  with DHS Suitability required
  • Knowledge of National Incident Management System (NIMS) structure, emergency management operations, and background knowledge critical infrastructure sectors
  • Capable of synthesizing, synopsizing, and presenting information at an executive level
  • Must also demonstrate the ability to conduct research, analysis, and technical writing skills and be able to perform triage on questions, issues, or events involving the nation’s critical infrastructures and key resources.
  • Personnel shall have experience in operating during high-tempo mission critical operations
  • Possesses a general understanding of cybersecurity and cyber related current events and how they could impact critical infrastructure
  • Has working/ user based knowledge of social media and had ideas about how to implement it as an intelligence gathering tool
  • Must be willing to work shift work as a salaried employee.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • In depth experience or knowledge on cybersecurity and the intersection with critical infrastructure

The following certifications will be required after start (can be obtained online for free)

•FEMA IS-100B

  • FEMA IS-546
  • FEMA IS-547
  • FEMA IS-700A
  • FEMA IS-701A
  • FEMA IS-800B
  • FEMA IS-821
  • FEMA IS-860A

Halfaker offers an excellent benefits package with an award winning talent development program to foster a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.

Position: 
Watch Analyst

Data Abstractor (Contingent)

Role: 
Data Abstractor (Contingent)
Req #: 
303_20140827
Clearance: 
VA MBI/NACI
City: 
Durham
Location:
Durham,NCUnited States
State: 
NC
Country: 
United States
Travel: 
<10%
Description: 

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for a Data Abstractor to join our talented, dynamic team. The Data Abstractor will support a VA project by providing data abstraction and analysis of medical records and data elements from the Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture (VistA) and Compensation and Pension Records Interchange (CAPRI) into another VA data repository. Specifically, the Data Abstractor will review relevant colorectal cancer and Lynch Syndrome medical records and extract related data, including adding annotations of reviewed and extracted data.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review electronic medical charts in VistA and CAPRI, interpret and analyze medical record documentation, and extrapolate colorectal cancer and related health information
  • Collect data from all charts, using pre-defined sets of measures and accurately enter data into a local repository called Illume
  • Work closely with VA study team to rule out any records that are false positives in the system
  • Participate in inter-abstractor quality assurance checks
  • Keep current on continually changing information, concepts and requirements in the field of medical review, coding and documentation and healthcare quality
  • Identify and document system issues and data conflicts for subject matter expert or peer view of data
Requirements: 

Basic Qualifications:

Required Education, Experience and Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years of experience in clinical data abstraction, or at least 1 year of relevant experience in clinical settings (such as nursing, physical therapy, technician, medical assistance) or clinical data abstraction management in a medical research facility, Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or Registered Health Information Technology (RHIT)
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, particularly in the area of colorectal cancer and Lynch Syndrome
  • Must be a US Citizen and able to obtain pass a Moderate Background Investigation (MBI) or National Agency Check
  • Excellent data entry skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products and computers

 Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Prefer knowledge of medical record systems, such as VistA, AHLTA, TMDS, DVEIVR, McKesson
  • Prefer candidates with an active VA MBI/NACI security clearance
  • Military and/or Veterans’ health medical record data abstraction experience a plus

Halfaker offers an excellent benefits package with an award winning talent development program to foster a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. Halfaker and Associates is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/D/V.

Position: 
Data Abstractor (Contingent)

UI/UX Functional Analyst

Role: 
UI/UX Functional Analyst
Req #: 
291_20140801
Clearance: 
CBP
City: 
Alexandria
Location:
Alexandria,VAUnited States
State: 
VA
Country: 
United States
Travel: 
10%
Description: 

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for a UI/UX Functional Analyst to join our talented, dynamic team and support the Cargo Systems Program Office (CSPO) of the US Customs & Border Protection Agency (CBP). The ideal candidate will have will perform functional analysis, requirements engineering, user interface (UI), user experience (UX) design, create UI wireframes, and create UI mockups and prototypes using CSS and other technologies.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Create, analyze, refine, and manage requirements related to UI/UX
  • Create UI wireframes
  • Create UI mockups and prototypes using CSS
  • Work with developers and testers to revise UI/UX related functionality
Requirements: 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in an engineering or related scientific of technical field
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience
  • Experience working with customers, users and project leads in analyzing, designing, implementing and supporting IT business applications and systems
  • Experience testing functionality and correlating it to requirements
  • Experience with relevant technologies including HTML and CSS
  • US Citizen and ability to obtain a CBP security clearance

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience working in a fast-paced, small business environment
  • Knowledge of Agile development methodologies
  • Ability to prepare required technical documentation

Halfaker offers an excellent benefits package with an award winning talent development program to foster a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. Halfaker and Associates is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/D/V.

Position: 
UI/UX Functional Analyst

Senior Staff Accountant

Role: 
Senior Staff Accountant
Req #: 
301_20140815
Clearance: 
None
City: 
Arlington
Location:
Arlington,VAUnited States
State: 
VA
Country: 
United States
Travel: 
<10%
Description: 

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for a Senior Staff Accountant to join our talented, dynamic team. The Sr. Staff Accountant will report to the Vice President for Finance and Accounting and support the Finance and Accounting Department by maintaining accounting records, providing financial reporting and following a comprehensive set of controls designed to mitigate risk and enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare monthly and quarterly account schedules
  • Produce monthly invoices
  • Vendor/Client ID  Set up
  • Assist with budgeting and forecasting
  • 401(k) Plan transfers and audits   
  • Process payroll on a twice a month basis
  • Liaison to payroll company for tax issues and payroll processing
  • Reconciliations, analysis, and ad hoc reports
  • Assist in month end close
  • Journal entries and analysis
  • Indirect cost allocation prep and posting
  • Invoice tracking and timely submits monthly statements to client
  • Accounts receivable reconciliations and review
  • Deferred revenue reconciliations and analytical review
  • Various accrued expense reconciliations
  • Various accounting research and reporting projects
  • Maintain the general ledger currently operating on Deltek GCS software and filing system
  • Maintain and document accounting policies and procedures
  • Ensure invoices are processed in a timely manner and collected promptly in accordance with the terms of the contract
  • Assist with production and analysis of company and project budgets
  • Provide financial analysis as requested
  • Assist with annual audit
Requirements: 

Basic Qualifications:

 Required Education, Experience and Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • 4-6 years public or private accounting experience
  • Candidate should possess analytical ability, and good communications skills.
  • The ability to learn and interact with other professionals
  • Ability to perform and work as part of a team
  • Proficient in Deltek GCS
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and EXCEL required
  • Keen attention to detail

 Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with Government Contract Accounting and DCAA

Halfaker offers an excellent benefits package with an award winning talent development program to foster a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. Halfaker and Associates is an Equal Opportunity 

Position: 
Senior Staff Accountant

Sr. (Adobe) Forms Developer

Role: 
Sr. (Adobe) Forms Developer
Req #: 
263_20140708
Clearance: 
None
City: 
Fort Dix
Location:
Fort Dix,NJUnited States
State: 
NJ
Country: 
United States
Description: 

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for a Sr. Forms Developer with experience using Adobe Team LiveCycle Enterprise Suite (ES) and Adobe Team Experience Manager (AEM) (including maintenance, enhancement, optimization, and deployment of form assets) to join our talented, dynamic team and support deployment of an enterprise workflow management tool for the Army.  The Senior Forms Developer will support the Army Virtual Contracting Enterprise team by converting forms into PDF and HTML5 ready formats.  The Senior Forms Developer will design and convert forms to a fillable PDF file using a variety of coded business logic and process rules.   Specifically, the Senior Forms Developer will work with external and internal resources to support converting hundreds of basic forms on a monthly basis.  The Senior Forms Developer will also lead development efforts to create Smart forms by building application-like features within all developed forms.   

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Analysis, definition, and review of:
    • Implementation requirements (business and technical)
    • Integration requirements
    • Globalization requirements
    • Application architecture (templates, components, workflows)
    • System architecture
    • Communication to the customer’s business and IT teams on technical decision points and their implications
    • Analyze Form requirements prior to development to capture their function for future testing
    • Design of AEM configurations in partnership with customer staff
    • Development of configurations for AEM according to best practices
    • Clear communication with customer staff in gathering requirements and validating approaches
    • Knowledge transfer to customer staff
    • Verify processed forms to ensure compliance to standards and adherence to both the look and function of the original form
Requirements: 

Basic Qualifications:

  • BA or higher in a technical field
  • 8 or more year’s experience working as an Application Developer
  • US Citizen and ability to obtain a security clearance
  • Thorough knowledge of AEM software based solutions and technologies
  • Strong knowledge of form and workflow design and development
  • 3-6 years of experience in the Adobe Team AEM/LiveCycle technologies and 3-4 years of direct client consulting experience
  • Experienced with Adobe Interactive PDF Forms, ActionScript, XML / Java / JavaScript development with end-to-end implementation experience
  • Ability to communicate at ease with team members and stakeholders

 Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with multiple architecture styles and technology platforms
  • Skilled at design for integration, deployment and production planning, as well as technical implementation planning
  • Articulate technical solutions and how they can solve client business problems to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Highly proficient with Adobe LiveCycle Designer ES4, Adobe Acrobat Professional and Adobe Reader software
  • Fluent in Object-Oriented programming
  • Experience with Automated Forms Conversion projects and/or use of Forms Conversion Tools
  • Ability to integrate data connections, custom attachment interfaces, wizard panes, enclosures, and 508 compliance standards to Smart Forms

Halfaker offers an excellent benefits package with an award winning talent development program to foster a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. Halfaker and Associates is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/D/V.

Position: 
Sr. (Adobe) Forms Developer

Junior Functional Analyst

Role: 
Junior Functional Analyst
Req #: 
292_20140801
Clearance: 
CBP
City: 
Alexandria
Location:
Alexandria,VAUnited States
State: 
VA
Country: 
United States
Travel: 
<10%
Description: 

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for a Junior Functional Analyst to join our talented, dynamic team and support the Cargo Systems Program Office (CSPO) of the US Customs & Border Protection Agency (CBP). The Junior Functional Analyst will support our client by assisting the project team in the development of new features and transition existing processing applications. Specifically, the Junior Functional Analyst will be responsible for understanding and analyzing the workflow of the current applications as well as assisting in the development of and testing a new workflow of multi-tiered web-based platform.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analysis and development of user needs to determine functional and cross-functional requirements
  • Working with developers and testers to implement a system that meets client requirements
  • Provide technical support and assistance of current and new systems
  • Ability to work closely with client stakeholders
Requirements: 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1-2 years of work experience in an IT related field
  • Ability to obtain CBP clearance; or previously obtained DHS clearance (TSA, ICE, etc.)
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Experience with technical writing and testing

 Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with the HP ALM suite (previously Quality Center) for executing automated test scripts
  • Experience using requirements, testing and defect tracking tools
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, small business environment
  • Knowledge of Agile development methodologies
  • Experience with the Software Development Lifecycle, specifically requirements analysis and test execution
  • Possession of excellent team leadership and development skills
  • Ability to prepare required technical documentation
  • Ability to apply creativity, innovation, and collaboration to daily tasks
  • Ability to work in a team environment on a daily basis

Halfaker offers an excellent benefits package with an award winning talent development program to foster a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. Halfaker and Associates is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/D/V.

Position: 
Junior Functional Analyst

Senior Engineering Analyst

Role: 
Senior Engineering Analyst
Req #: 
290_20140724
Clearance: 
BI/High
City: 
Martinsburg
Location:
Martinsburg,WVUnited States
State: 
WV
Country: 
United States
Travel: 
<10%
Description: 

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for a Sr. Engineering Analyst to join our talented, dynamic team.  The ideal candidate will be skilled in a variety of remote access technologies and well-versed in network engineering technologies, as well as having project lifecycle experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with architectural engineering teams to transition new and upgraded remote access solutions to operational teams, by assisting with the design, implementation plans, and testing of the new technology, documenting the design, operations, and troubleshooting procedures for all Tiers of support, and transition that knowledge in alignment with the production implementation of the solution.
  • Provide remote access training to Tiers I and II support teams, prior to and following deployment
  • During transitional life cycles become subject matter expert on the remote access technology being deployed.
  • Following deployment, provide remote access Tier III support for all solutions transitioned through the team.
  • Attain a strong familiarity with SSL VPN/Remote Access solutions and application deployment in relation to VPN/RA, to include Cisco, Citrix, and Device Posture Assessment.
  • Assist with the full transition lifecycle for other, non-RA network security technologies required to support and secure a large enterprise network, to include the following: Routing/Switching, IPS/IDS, Web Filters, DNS, VPN, Load Balancer, Firewall, E-Mail, Monitoring.
  • Some familiarity with Network Security Appliances that support web\content filtering and application firewalls.
  • Provide recommendations for improving standard operating procedures and troubleshooting techniques based on lessons learned by providing Tier III support.
Requirements: 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Network Engineering, Information Technology or related field, and 8 years of relevant work experience in network or systems engineering.
  • Experience working in a project-centric environment.
  • Ability to organize information into technical documentation for use by team members and Tier I and II support.
  • A current/active clearance is not required to apply, but the candidate must be able to pass a government security background investigation.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Operational support of systems, including design, administration, monitoring, and maintenance is desired.

Halfaker offers an excellent benefits package with an award winning talent development program to foster a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. Halfaker and Associates is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/D/V.

Position: 
Senior Engineering Analyst

Contracts Acquisition Specialist (Secret Clearance Required)

Role: 
Contracts Acquisition Specialist (Secret Clearance Required)
Req #: 
288_20140625
Clearance: 
Secret
City: 
Arlington
Location:
Arlington,VAUnited States
State: 
VA
Country: 
United States
Travel: 
<10%
Description: 

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for a Contracts Acquisition Specialist with contracts closeout expertise to join our talented, dynamic team and support the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), by supporting the Contracts Management Office (CMO). The ideal candidate will fully understand how the agency negotiates, executes and administers contracts and modifications thereto for materials and services necessary to conduct DARPA programs and projects. The responsibilities include all contract closeout support required by the CMO and ensuring the successful execution of all assigned Statement of Work tasks. The Associate will provide reliable support with limited supervision and manages own schedule and performance with minimal guidance.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Complete tasks required for contract closeout within the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) mandated timeframes
  • Reconcile contracts and provide a valid contract balances at the detailed level.
  • Perform closeout planning and devise strategies to verify contract completion
  • Confirm all closeout actions and resolve any outstanding issues
  • Perform outreach and liaison activities with internal Technical Offices and external entities in DoD, universities and research centers, and research and development companies
  • Review contract files, compile and analyze information and document contract files
  • Obtain all forms, reports and clearances such as final patent, royalties, and property clearances from various sources as applicable to closeout
Requirements: 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Active Secret Clearance
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required
  • Skill in the use of various types of office automation to include: Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Access)
  • Experience working on multiple projects concurrently within deadlines while ensuring that complex information is conveyed in a clear, accurate and concise manner under normal and in crisis situations
  • Previous administrative, customer service experience with strong telephone etiquette
  • Ability to work independently
  • Enthusiasm and desire to learn highly valued
  • Ability to move up to 20lbs of paper
  • Top performer who meets/exceeds goals
  • Superior communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • College degree is preferred
  • Wounded Warrior a plus
  • Former military service a plus

Halfaker offers an excellent benefits package with an award winning talent development program to foster a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.

Position: 
Contracts Acquisition Specialist

Senior Systems Engineer

Role: 
Senior Systems Engineer
Req #: 
245_20140604
Clearance: 
CBP
City: 
Alexandria
Location:
Alexandria,VAUnited States
State: 
VA
Country: 
United States
Travel: 
<10%
Description: 

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for a Senior Systems Engineer with significant legacy Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) expertise to join our talented, dynamic team and support the Cargo Systems Program Office (CSPO) of the US Customs & Border Protection Agency (CBP).  The ideal candidate will provide technical support in system architecture, system design, system integration and technical management. Successful candidates must be able to provide technical input to the systems engineering process and lead teams in developing application and technical plans. The Senior System Engineer must be able to guide customers in the installation and use of strategic products through education and guidance and provide first-use and tuning assistance problem solving and critical situation resolution.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manages, defines, designs, and develops system requirements
  • Performs trade-off analyses of performance, life-cycle cost, risk, producibility, and other system or program requirements
  • Assesses architecture and current hardware limitations, defines and designs system specifications, and evaluates input/output processes and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility
Requirements: 

 Basic Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in computer science, electronics engineering or other engineering or technical discipline and 10+ years of experience required (10 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education)
  • Experience with Java J2EE,WebLogic/WebSphere, MQ and JMS Messaging, JPA Persistence, Spring Framework, Hibernate (or Mybatis), Rules engine (Drools or JBPM), Oracle (Exadata preferred), Business Objects (preferred)
  • US Citizen and ability to obtain a CBP security clearance
  • Current knowledge of Atlassian Tool Suite including GreenHopper (or equivalent), Eclipse, ANT, Jira, JUnit, Subversion, Bamboo, Clover, FishEye, Sprinter, Confluence Wiki
  • Expert developer or architect with significant legacy ACE expertise

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Modernizing legacy systems from mainframes to open source technologies
  • Report development using Business Objects
  • Significant experience with legacy ACE
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid client facing skills/experience

Halfaker offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. Halfaker and Associates is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/D/V

Position: 
Senior Systems Engineer

Senior Software Engineer (Java EE)

Role: 
Senior Software Engineer (Java EE)
Req #: 
221_20140328
Clearance: 
CBP
City: 
Alexandria
Location:
Alexandria,VAUnited States
State: 
VA
Country: 
United States
Travel: 
<10%
Description: 

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer (Java EE) to join our talented, dynamic team and support the Cargo Systems Program Office (CSPO) of the US Customs & Border Protection Agency (CBP).  The ideal candidate will have hands on experience developing enterprise applications using agile software development methodology such as Scrum and Java Open source technologies using the Atlassian tool suite and experience with web services, data exchange protocols, business rules, workflows, batch processing, and data conversion tools. Candidates familiar with SAFe concepts such as ART, HIP, and RTE for managing large-scale agile implementations are highly preferred.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identifies, analyzes, defines, and coordinates user, customer, and stakeholder needs and translates them into technical requirements
  • Manages technical resources (hardware, software, licenses, and services). Plans and leads transformation initiatives to new software architectures
  • Supports the Project Manager as the technical team lead on the project. Leads software design and development teams
  • Identifies gaps in requirements and solves problems for the supporting staff
  • Identifies sequencing of services and technologies that are integrated in later phases of the project
  • Participate in daily Scrum meetings and weekly Scrum-of-Scrums
  • Work with other contractor and Government teams to develop and document system architecture in compliance with established standards
Requirements: 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in technical area and 10+ years of experience required
  • Experience with Agile application development, rules development, XML modeling, user interface design and development, database design and administration
  • US Citizen and ability to obtain a CBP security clearance
  • Current knowledge of J2EE frameworks, including JSPs/Servlets, Spring, Hibernate and JMS

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Modernizing legacy systems from mainframes to open source technologies
  • Report development using Business Objects
  • Experience implementing repeatable processes within an Agile development environment for software build and deployment.
  • Lead and mentor a team of talented software engineers specializing in J2EE
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid client facing skills/experience

Halfaker offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. Halfaker and Associates is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/D/V

Position: 
Senior Software Engineer (Java EE)

Senior Test Engineer

Role: 
Senior Test Engineer
Req #: 
122_20131018
Clearance: 
Active CBP clearance (preferred)
City: 
Alexandria
Location:
Alexandria,VAUnited States
State: 
VA
Country: 
United States
Travel: 
<10%
Description: 

We are seeking a Senior Test Engineer to join our talented, dynamic team supporting our Client. The Senior Test Engineer is responsible for supporting our Client by assisting in the testing of new features and transition of existing legacy processing applications to an application architecture. Specifically, the Senior Test Engineer will be responsible for developing, implementing, and performing a project test strategy and test scripts, and will be required to gain a basic technical understanding of the project to achieve the greatest possible testing coverage.

Requirements: 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Technical field
  • 5+ years of relevant testing experience
  • Active CBP Clearance preferred
  • Experience and knowledge of testing within Agile development methodology, processes, and procedures, particularly Scrum, Story-Driven Methodology, Burn-up and Burn-down charts, and Velocity Tracking
  • Experience with manual and automated testing tools
  • Excellent written and oral communications skill
  • Experience with technical writing and testing
  • Knowledge of developing HP ALM automation test scripts using Sprinter a plus (preferred)
  • Experience developing test harnesses and “seed data” to test external interfaces and services
Position: 
Senior Test Engineer
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