United States

Associate (Data Abstractor)

Role: 
Associate (Data Abstractor)
Req #: 
551_20160126
Clearance: 
VA BI
City: 
Arlington
Location:
Arlington,VAUnited States
State: 
VA
Country: 
United States
Travel: 
<25%
Description: 

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for an associate with expertise in data abstraction, anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology to join a dynamic team. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Abstract data per designated guidelines
  • Locate and review all assigned medical records
  • Enter data into the applicable Registry database system
Requirements: 

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years of education in healthcare field, or at least 3 years 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 basic anatomy and physiology
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Must be a US Citizen and possess the ability to obtain and maintain a government security clearance.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience reading physician documentation
  • Experience in a medical office or healthcare setting
  • Experience using Electronic Health Record Systems

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

Position: 
Associate (Data Abstractor)

Senior Analyst (Military Intel)

Role: 
Senior Analyst (Military Intel)
Req #: 
550_20160126
Clearance: 
TS / SCI
City: 
Pentagon
Location:
Pentagon,United States
Country: 
United States
Travel: 
<25%
Description: 

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for a Military Intelligence Analyst with expertise in law enforcement witha focus on intelligence web portals, databases, and software applications. This individual will produce a wide range of classified and unclassified police intelligence products for global customers, and provide military-specific intelligence on terrorism indications and warning combined with fusion of law enforcement information into finished products in support of force protection (FP) activities

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct classified and unclassified research and provide police intelligence related analysis of trends as directed
  • Prepare and present time sensitive police intelligence updates, written and verbal, to senior Army leadership (both civilian and uniformed military), and act as an advisor on terrorism matters
  • Conduct formal briefings to senior Army leaders as required
  • Coordinate Army related police intelligence and analysis as required with the OPMG and other local, state and federal law enforcement agencies as necessary
  • Coordinate with DOD and national intelligence agencies as necessary (i.e., CIA, DIA, NCTC, FBI, etc.)
Requirements: 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be a graduate of a recognized police intelligence course or a MOS producing or other military intelligence course
  • Must have 6-10+ years of experience in either law enforcement or military intelligence
  • Must have hands on experience with law enforcement or intelligence web portals, databases, and software applications
  • Must have experience presenting threat research analysis in both written and oral briefs
  • Must have proficiency with windows based programs to include the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Shall prepare and present time sensitive products to meet indication and warning requirements for wider dissemination and inclusion into the system that projects the common operating picture
  • Skills in critical thinking, using logic and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Must be able to provide written and oral presentations of Law Enforcement Sensitive (LES), classified research to DoD, Army and Federal Agency Senior Leaders as well as the community of interest at large as directed by the Branch Chief
  • Must be able to coordinate and dialogue with community partners across the Depart of the Army, DoD and Federal Agencies to support the mission
  • Produce a wide range of classified and unclassified police intelligence products for global customers.
  • Must be willing to support 24/7 shift work operations to include nights, weekends and Federal holidays
  • Must be capable of making quick decisions based off the Branch Chief’s intent
  • Must have the ability to perform in a high operational tempo environment, with a small group of highly trained professionals
  • Ability to recognize problems and apply appropriate sensitivity
  • Ability to constantly maintain composure, even in foreign environments and difficult situations
  • Ability to be reliable, responsible, and dependable in fulfilling obligations
  • Ability to cooperate with colleagues and clients, be pleasant with others on the job and display a good-natured, cooperative attitude
  • Must be available for travel to attend conferences and meetings with community partners as directed by the Branch Chief
  • Must be a US Citizen and possess a Top Secret/SCI security clearance

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree is highly desirable

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

Position: 
Senior Analyst (Military Intel)

Cyber Security Engineer

Role: 
Cyber Security Engineer
Req #: 
551_20170127
Clearance: 
None
City: 
Arlington
Location:
Arlington,VAUnited States
State: 
VA
Country: 
United States
Travel: 
<25%
Description: 

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for a Cyber Security Engineer  with expertise in reviewing and auditing management and operations (M&O), security documentations, and policies and procedures to join our talented, dynamic team. The ideal candidate must have a good understanding of the NIST 800-53 security control standards, government security compliance, and security control assessments (SCA).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate and assist in leading SCAs
  • Work with the client to resolve SCA related issues
  • Interview security personnel to determine if security standards are being followed, and expose any deviations from the security standard
  • Review system security plans, risk assessments, contingency/disaster recovery plans and other security documents for compliance against client specific security standards
  • Review configuration management, change management, vulnerabilirty management processes, incident response documents and procedures, and provide recommendations concerning safeguards of information systems in compliance with applicable standards
  • Request and review remediation evidence to ensure key processes are in compliance, and report on any non-compliance discovered, with recommendations for remediation
  • Develop and review test plans, security compliance reports, and final deliverable documents
  • Provide input and collaborate with the SCA team about information system findings
  • Act as Quality Control Representative for all internal and external documents to be used in the Information Security Practice Area
  • Provide security expertise to the management team on contracts and proposals
  • Manage, review, and update templates used in the SCA process
  • Collaborate and provide technical input to the SCA team
Requirements: 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Information Security / Information Technology, or related field
  • Security + Cetification
  • 5+ years of experience in IT systems auditing, security controls assessments, system documentation, and security compliance
  • Experience in government compliance such as FISMA and RMF
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience with IT architecture and design (e.g., firewalls, intrusion detection systems, virtual private networking, virus protection technologies, LAN/WAN design, and/or general internetworking technologies).
  • Ability to clearly articulate technical requirements and other information in written documentation.
  • Work with minimal supervision, set priorities, and give attention to detail and quality.
  • Ability to lead a team of technical security experts
  • Demonstrate strong organizational and time-management skills: multi-tasking, working individually and with a team, having a positive attitude, being self-motivated and reliable, being trustworthy, having strong interpersonal and diplomatic skills, and being able to handle stress in a professional manner.
  • Proficient in the full suite of Microsoft Office applications.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Masters degree in Information Security / Information Technology, or related field
  • CISSP Certification

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

Position: 
Cyber Security Engineer

Test Engineer

Role: 
Test Engineer
Req #: 
523_20151022
Clearance: 
Secret
City: 
Arlington
Location:
Arlington,VAUnited States
State: 
VA
Country: 
United States
Travel: 
<10%
Description: 

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for an Test Engineer with testing experience and expertise to join our talented, dynamic team to support the Army Publishing Directorate (APD).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing, implementing, and performing a project test strategy and test scripts.
  • Required to gain a basic technical understanding of the project to achieve the greatest possible testing coverage.
  • Gathers and tests requirements for new features and transition of legacy applications to an updated application architecture.
  • Contributes to deliverables and performance metrics where applicable.
  • Participates in all phases of risk management assessments and software/hardware development with emphasis on analysis of user requirements, test design and test tools selection.
  • Experience writing test cases, test plans and execution of test plans.
  • Assists in the designs, implementation, and testing evaluation procedures to ensure system requirements are met.
  • Analyzes test cases and provides regular progress reports.
  • Participates in all phases of risk management assessments and software/hardware development with emphasis on analysis of user requirements, test design and test tools selection.
Requirements: 

Requirements:

  • 2 years of Experience in developing and implementing testing solutions/frameworks that project teams integrate into their development.
  • Secret or higher security clearance
  • Experience conducting usability testing with analysis of qualitative and quantitative metrics to determine end-user goals, needs, and behaviors.
  • Experience with IBM Cognos, Adobe LiveCycle, or EMC Documentum.
  • Experience working in web based technologies (.net, ASP, PHP, VBScript, Python, and Ruby) web servers (Phusion, Apache, IIS), queries and databases (SQL).
  • Familiarity with all testing varieties including: unit testing, functional testing, device/browser testing, regression testing, integration testing, security testing, performance testing, usability testing.
  • Experience developing and maintaining test logs.
  • Ability to analyze test results and provide recommendations for performance enhancement.
  • Must be US Citizen

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Technical field
  • 3+ years of relevant testing experience
  • Secret or higher security clearance
  • Familiarity with  Army Publication Directorate (APD) 
  • 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 and  Databases (Oracle, DB2).
  • Experience with manual and automated testing tools
  • Technical writing experience
  • Excellent computer skills, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience with modern test-engineering processes, including continuous integration, version control, and issue tracking.
  • Proficiency with debuggers and profiling tools

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

Position: 
Test Engineer

Business Analyst

Role: 
Business Analyst
Req #: 
514_20151001
Clearance: 
None
City: 
Washington
Location:
Washington,DCUnited States
State: 
DC
Country: 
United States
Travel: 
<10%
Description: 

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for a Business Analyst with strong software testing expertise to join our talented, dynamic team and support the Department of Transportation (DOT).  The ideal candidate will have a strong background in testing and providing quality assurance on enterprise-level systems with high visibility.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes the business objectives of various stakeholders and develops solutions that fit their business needs and issues.
  • Understands business requirements and translating them into specific software requirements.
  • Provides expertise in requirements analysis and elicitation.
  • Develops use cases, user stories, and acceptance criteria.
  • Works closely with the technical team to continually improve application functionality, design, and usability.
  • Performs quality assurance and evaluation procedures to ensure project and system requirements are satisfied.
  • Maintains current and accurate system documentation.
  • Provides deliverables within the timeframes defined by appropriate personnel and reviews to ensure timeframes and quality standards are met.
Requirements: 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree
  • Minimum 3+ years relevant experience
  • Good grasp of the principles, theories, and concepts of the software development life cycle including Agile methodologies
  • Experience with eliciting, analyzing, and documenting software requirements, e.g.user stories, use cases, SRS
  • Experience with performing application testing and quality assurance
  • Working knowledge of test scripts, test automation, JUnit, Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Strong attention to detail, being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks
  • Strong time management and coordination skills, and ability to adjust to change
  • Strong skills in organizing, planning, and prioritizing work
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and excellent customer service
  • Must be U.S. Citizen

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with Qlik, or comparable, software
  • Experience with JIRA is a plus
  • Advanced Degree is a plus
  • Relevant experience working with Deparment of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)

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

Position: 
Business Analyst

Junior Associate (Contracts)

Role: 
Junior Associate (Contracts)
Req #: 
520_20151019
Clearance: 
Secret
City: 
Arlington
Location:
Arlington,VAUnited States
State: 
VA
Country: 
United States
Travel: 
<10%
Description: 

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for a Juinor Associate to join our talented, dynamic team supporting one of our customer’s cutting edge government acqusition office.  This individual will be focused on contract closeouts.  The ideal candidate will fully understand how the DoD negotiates, executes and administers contracts and modifications for materials and services necessary to enable the DoD Mission. The junior associate will provide reliable support with limited supervision and manages own schedule and performance with minimal guidance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Complete tasks required for contract process from acquisition through closeout within the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) mandated timeframes
  • 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 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
  • Understand and know how to use a number of acquisition related systems to obtain the necessary information you need: Wide area workflow (WAWF), Federal Procurement Data System Next Generation (FPDS-NG),Procurement Desktop Defense (PD2) information technology system, etc
Requirements: 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Active Secret Clearance
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required; Bachelors degree preferred
  • Skill in the use of various types of office automation to include: Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel and SharePoint
  • 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. Halfaker is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

Position: 
Junior Associate (Contracts)

Senior Analyst

Role: 
Senior Analyst
Req #: 
538_20151129
Clearance: 
TS / SCI
City: 
Pentagon
Location:
Pentagon,United States
Country: 
United States
Travel: 
<10%
Description: 

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for a Senior Military Intelligence Analyst to join our talented, dynamic team and support the Army Threat Integration Center (ARTIC). The ideal candidate will have senior-level subject matter expertise on terrorist threats and will produce real-time, all-source police intelligence analytical products and reports. The Senior Military Intelligence Analyst will produce classified and unclassified terrorist threat briefing slides, memos, annual threat messages, assessments, and fused products from correspondence with law enforcement professionals, intelligence reports, and trend analysis.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Produce a wide range of classified and unclassified police intelligence products for global customers
  • Conduct classified and unclassified research and provide police intelligence related analysis of trends as directed
  • Support military-specific intelligence on terrorism indications and warning combined with fusion of law enforcement information into finished products in support of force protection (FP) activities
  • Prepare and present time sensitive police intelligence updates, written and verbal, to senior Army leadership (both civilian and uniformed military), and act as an advisor on terrorism matters
  • Conduct formal briefings to senior Army leaders as required
  • Coordinate Army related police intelligence and analysis as required with the OPMG and other local, state and federal law enforcement agencies as necessary
  • Coordinate with DOD and national intelligence agencies as necessary (i.e., CIA, DIA, NCTC, FBI, etc.)
Requirements: 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be a graduate of a recognized police intelligence course or a MOS producing or other military intelligence course
  • Must have 6-10+ years of experience in either law enforcement or military intelligence
  • Must have hands on experience with law enforcement or intelligence web portals, databases, and software applications
  • Must have experience presenting threat research analysis in both written and oral briefs
  • Must have proficiency with windows based programs to include the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Shall prepare and present time sensitive products to meet indication and warning requirements for wider dissemination and inclusion into the system that projects the common operating picture
  • Skills in critical thinking, using logic and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Must be able to provide written and oral presentations of Law Enforcement Sensitive (LES), classified research to DoD, Army and Federal Agency Senior Leaders as well as the community of interest at large as directed by the Branch Chief
  • Must be able to coordinate and dialogue with community partners across the Depart of the Army, DoD and Federal Agencies to support the mission
  • Produce a wide range of classified and unclassified police intelligence products for global customers.
  • Must be willing to support 24/7 shift work operations to include nights, weekends and Federal holidays
  • Must be capable of making quick decisions based off the Branch Chief’s intent
  • Must have the ability to perform in a high operational tempo environment, with a small group of highly trained professionals
  • Ability to recognize problems and apply appropriate sensitivity
  • Ability to constantly maintain composure, even in foreign environments and difficult situations
  • Ability to be reliable, responsible, and dependable in fulfilling obligations
  • Ability to cooperate with colleagues and clients, be pleasant with others on the job and display a good-natured, cooperative attitude
  • Must be available for travel to attend conferences and meetings with community partners as directed by the Branch Chief

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree is highly desirable

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

Position: 
Senior Analyst

Software Tester

Role: 
Software Tester
Req #: 
463_20150825
Clearance: 
VA BI
City: 
Arlington
Location:
Arlington,VAUnited States
State: 
VA
Country: 
United States
Travel: 
<10%
Description: 

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for a Business Analyst / Tester with expertise to join our talented, dynamic team and support the Military Community and Family Policy (MC&FP) Military One Source (MOS) Platform Team.  The ideal candidate will be comfortable with and posess a strong understanding of the Agile software development life cycle, UI/UX quality activities, requirements gathering and analysis, have excellent communication skills and have previous experience supporting a large development effort.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with large, and often, virtual groups of multi-disciplinary teams of highly-talented IT professionals.
  • Analyzes the business objectives of stakeholders and develops solutions to their business issues.
  • Identifies, analyzes, and documents business requirements and delivers work products throughout the project life cycle.
  • Understands business requirements and translating them into specific software requirements
  • Understands both technical designs and specifications
  • Analyzes and documenting the required data and information and how it will be used to meet requirements
  • Comparing development work-in-progress against approved design mockups and wireframes
  • Assists in the gathering and quality review of requirements for new features and transition of legacy applications to updated application architecture.
  • Supports the business analysis and testing team in developing, implementing, in the creation of project test strategy
  • Will be required to gain a technical understanding of the project to achieve the greatest possible testing coverage.
  • Assignments may be broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks.
  • Applies fundamental concepts, processes, practices, and procedures on technical assignments.
  • Operates with appreciable latitude in developing methodology and presenting solutions to problems. 
  • Contributes to deliverables and performance metrics where applicable.
  • Possesses and applies expertise on multiple complex work assignments.
  • Evaluates, recommends, and implements automated test tools and strategies.
  • Designs, implements, and conducts quality evaluation procedures to ensure system requirements are met.
  • Ability to analyze test results and provide recommendations for performance enhancement.
  • Develops, maintains, and upgrades automated test scripts and architectures for application products.
  • Writes, implements, and reports status for system test cases for testing.
  • Analyzes test cases and provides regular progress reports. Serves as subject matter specialist providing testing know-how for the support of user requirements of complex to highly complex software/hardware applications. 
  • Directs and/or participates in all phases of risk management assessments and software/hardware development with emphasis on analysis of user requirements and design.
Requirements: 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Technology related field
  • 2+ Years of relevant experience.
  • Experience using requirements management software such as JIRA.
  • Good understanding of UX design
  • Experience using testing frameworks
  • Experience using responsive web applications
  • Experience in both automated and non-automated testing and with testing tools
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to think strategically
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Possesses an inclination for thinking outside the box to solve complex and interesting problems;

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience working in a DoD environment
  • Previous Government Contracting Experience
  • LifeRay experience

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

Position: 
Software Tester

Software Engineer

Role: 
Software Engineer
Req #: 
492_20150904
Clearance: 
Navy NACI
City: 
Remote
Location:
Remote,United States
Country: 
United States
Travel: 
<10%
Description: 

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for a part-time Software Engineer with both front-end and back-end software development expertise to join our talented, dynamic team and support the BRAC Business Intelligence Management System (BRACBIMS).  The ideal candidate will experience with and knowledge of Navy BRAC, Visual Basic/VBScript, ASP/ASP.NET, and HTML/XML programming languages and web application technologies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage custom web-based input application that supports approximately 1000 users nationwide through a web-based Visual Basic (VB) front-end residing on a middle tier .NET framework and Oracle 11g back-end
  • Perform ongoing maintenance support for all software components and existing web pages (front-end)
  • Perform system modifications and maintenance in support of emergent system change requests and defects as required to address immediate Government needs
  • Maintain and develop interactive application webpage templates and content for Section 508 compliance and ensure system web pages comply with current DoD Web policy and standards
  • Develop and maintain detailed system documentation, system requirements, system design documents, user documentation, metadata, help files, and other technical documentation
  • Provide System Security Certification and Accreditation (C&A) support
Requirements: 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field (4 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education)
  • Expertise with Visual Basic/VBScript, ASP/ASP.NET, and HTML/XML programming languages and web application technologies
  • Experience with various relational databases (mainly Oracle 11g)
  • Strong attention to detail, being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks
  • Strong time management and coordination skills, and ability to adjust to change
  • Strong skills in organizing, planning, and prioritizing work
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and excellent customer service
  • Must be U.S. Citizen
  • Minimum NACI Clearance

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Advanced Degree is a plus
  • DoD Secret Clearance (or above) is a plus
  • Relevant experience working with Navy BRAC and/or BRACBIMS system

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

Position: 
Software Engineer

Junior Data Engineer

Role: 
Junior Data Engineer
Req #: 
540_20151203
Clearance: 
Confidential
City: 
Pentagon
Location:
Pentagon,United States
Country: 
United States
Travel: 
<20%
Description: 

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for a Junior Data Engineer with advanced Excel and report-writing expertise to join our talented, dynamic team and support the U.S. Army Office of Small Business Programs.

The data analyst will support the OSBP mission in two ways: (1) Produce easy-to-read, informative reports on small business participation in Army contracting by collecting, compiling, and analyzing data from the Federal Procurement Data System, as well as other sources, (2) Create data-driven reports and articles for both internal use and publication in the Army Small Business Connection Magazine and on the official Army OSBP website.

This is a highly visible and exciting role interfacing with senior leadership of the military, Department of Defense, civilian agencies, and both small and large business contractors. Due to high visibility and often quick turnaround time for client requests, the ideal candidate will be a highly organized, efficient worker who is able to produce accurate deliverables under pressure.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Research and provide daily reports on small business procurement data using the Federal Procurement Data System and other procurement data sources
  • Develop innovative data analysis tools that provide insight into Army small business procurement
  • Work with other federal agencies to develop standards and best practices for analyzing small business procurement data
  • Produce documentation on web-based applications and data tools
  • Spearhead technology innovation at OSBP and assist less experienced technology users
Requirements: 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field (e.g. economics, finance, computer science, etc.)
  • Expertise in Microsoft Excel
  • Proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, handle multiple, concurrent activities with short turn-around times with multiple internal and external customers
  • Must be U.S. Citizen

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Knowledge of government contracting, especially the Federal Procurement Data System
  • Knowledge of U.S. Army processes and protocol
  • Knowledge of and experience with QlikView, Tableau or SQL Server

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

Position: 
Junior Data Engineer

Applications Program Manager

Role: 
Applications Program Manager
Req #: 
537_20151125
Clearance: 
Ability to obtain
City: 
Austin
Location:
Austin,TXUnited States
State: 
TX
Country: 
United States
Travel: 
0 – 10%
Description: 

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for an Applications Program Manager to join our talented, dynamic team and support the DCAT4 Program with the Department of Veterans Affairs. The ideal candidate will have significant experience analyzing user requirements, procedures, and problems and automating processing with the goal of improving the customer’s existing computer system.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Confer with personnel of organizational units involved to analyze current operational procedures, identify problems, and learn specific input and output requirements such as forms of data input, how data is to be summarized, and formats for reports.
  • Write detailed description of user needs, program functions, and steps required to develop or modify computer program.
  • Review computer system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations to determine if requested program or program change is possible within existing system.
  • Study existing information processing systems to evaluate effectiveness and develops new systems to improve production or workflow as required.
  • Prepare workflow charts and diagrams to specify in detail operations to be performed by equipment and computer programs and operations to be performed by personnel in system.
  • Conduct studies pertaining to development of new information systems to meet current and projected needs.
  • Plan and prepare technical reports, memoranda, and instructional manuals as documentation of program development.
  • Upgrade system and correct errors to maintain system after implementation.
  • Assist Computer Programmer in resolution of work problems related to flow charts, project specifications, or programming.
  • Prepare time and cost estimates for completing projects.
  • Direct and coordinate work of others to develop, test, install, and modify programs.
  • Work under general supervision, a wide degree of creativity and latitude required.
Requirements: 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master's degree and 15 years related experience and/or training
  • 10 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education
  • Position requires the ability to obtain a security clearance

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Ability to look at major programs and determine the big picture issues, break them down in to workable components and ensure others understand options and direction
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Detail and process oriented
  • Resourcefulness
  • VA BI security clearance

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

Position: 
Applications Program Manager

Senior Quality Associate

Role: 
Senior Quality Associate
Req #: 
534_20151117
Clearance: 
None
City: 
Arlington
Location:
Arlington,VAUnited States
State: 
VA
Country: 
United States
Travel: 
<10%
Description: 

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for a Senior Quality Associate with at least 5 years of relevant expertise to join our talented, dynamic team and support the Halfaker Quality Management department.  The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a team environment, have attention to detail, excellent written and oral communication skills, and must be a US citizen.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead enterprise process improvement activities related to all Halfaker departments, including the review, design, and refinement of new business processes and other process assets
  • Lead the Halfaker Process Improvement Team (PIT), coordinating process improvement activities with other Halfaker leaders
  • Lead the operations of the Quality Management Department, maintaining Quality Management files and leading internal process compliance audits
Requirements: 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Systems Engineering, or another related field
  • Effective coordination and collaboration with stakeholders
  • Experience with Agile management, especially Scrum and Kanban

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience leading process improvement and quality management at a small business doing business with the Federal Government
  • Experience with document management in Microsoft SharePoint
  • Experience with Atlassian JIRA Agile
  • Experience with Business Process Modeling Notation
  • Experience with Value Stream Mapping
  • Experience with CMMI-DEV v1.3, including the 3 day Introduction to CMMI-DEV course
  • Experience with ISO 9001, including the multi-day ISO 9001 and Internal Auditor training

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

Position: 
Senior Quality Associate

Data Engineer

Role: 
Data Engineer
Req #: 
513_20151001
Clearance: 
None
City: 
Washington
Location:
Washington,DCUnited States
State: 
DC
Country: 
United States
Travel: 
<10%
Description: 

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for a Data Engineer with data aggregation, integration, management, and ETL expertise to join our talented, dynamic team and support the Department of Transportation (DOT).  The ideal candidate will have a strong background working with large disparate data sets, different data sources, and various data management/ETL tools.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Produce mappings and modeling of various database infrastructures
  • Perform analysis to develop fully attributed logical and physical information (data) and business process models following structured methodologies
  • Perform information and data modeling, data profiling, and data cleaning
  • Use facilitation techniques and modeling tools to effectively and efficiently define data and business requirements
  • Analyze and perform extract, transform, load (ETL) on various data sources including Oracle, IBM DB2, MS SQL Server, MS Access, SharePoint, XML, Intuit QuickBooks
  • Design relational database schemas for large-scale client/server or web-based applications that reside on database management system.
  • Provide deliverables within the time frames defined by appropriate personnel and reviews to ensure time frames and quality standards are met
  • Develop and apply organization-wide information models for use in designing and building integrated, shared software and database management systems
Requirements: 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree
  • Minimum 3+ years relevant experience, experience with Qlik is a plus
  • Experience performing extract, transform, load (ETL) on various data sources including Oracle (11g/10g/9i/8i/7.x), SQL Server (2008/2005/200/7.0), MS Access Database, IBM DB2, SharePoint, XML, Intuit QuickBooks
  • Experience with various ETL tools (SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), PL/SQL, SQL)
  • Strong attention to detail, being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks
  • Strong time management and coordination skills, and ability to adjust to change
  • Strong skills in organizing, planning, and prioritizing work
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and excellent customer service
  • Must be U.S. Citizen

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Advanced Degree is a plus
  • Relevant experience working with Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)

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

Position: 
Data Engineer

Senior Systems Administrator

Role: 
Senior Systems Administrator
Req #: 
371_20150318
Clearance: 
Secret
City: 
Colorado Springs
Location:
Colorado Springs,COUnited States
State: 
CO
Country: 
United States
Travel: 
<10%
Description: 

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for a Senior Systems Administrator with broad knowledge of systems administration/analysis concepts, practices and procedures to join our talented, dynamic team and support the TSA’s Office of Information Technology (TSA-OIT).  A successful candidate is competent to work on fairly complex assignments and perform a standard range of AIX/RHEL system administration activities. The Senior Systems Administrator generally works under deadlines and is capable of operating with only general supervision. Possess familiarity with varied administrator concepts, standard best business practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A certain degree of creativity is encouraged. Typically Reports to systems a Team Lead.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Apply best practices where possible or engineer new best practices as appropriate.
  • Analyze new and existing vendor software; install, maintain, and customize vendor software as required.
  • Consult with end users to identify current operational procedures and clarify user objectives.
  • Monitor system and application performance to detect errors; apply testing procedures/methodologies (e.g., diagnostic software) and provide interpretation of data.
  • Provide a root-cause analysis for recurring or critical problem
  • Proficiency using personal computer and associated work station/computer-assisted tools, etc.
  • Demonstrate commitment to providing customer-focused quality service.
Requirements: 

Basic Qualifications:

  • A 4-year degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of AIX/RHEL systems administration experience, or equivalent experience. Education can be substituted for 9 years of experience
  • Experience with AIX 7.15.3 and 6.1 and RHEL 5.6 or later, performance monitoring and tuning tools, installation options, problem determination and recovery, and AIX security
  • Experience with Power5 and or Power6IBM Power architectures, X-series and Bladecenter server technology.including LPAR technology and HMCs
  • Experience writing and debugging shell scripts in a standard UNIX shell

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with NIM and satellite server
  • Experience with AIX/RHEL performance tuning and capacity planning
  • Experience with VIO and managing VIO servers
  • Experience with high availability architectures and concepts (possibly including, but not limited to, HACMP/PowerHA)
  • Experience with enterprise backup/restore architectures and concepts including TSM
  • IBM/Brocade SAN architecture (DS8000, Brocade DCX)

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

Position: 
Senior Systems Administrator

Quality Associate

Role: 
Quality Associate
Req #: 
498_20150904
Clearance: 
APD I - BI
City: 
Arlington
Location:
Arlington,VAUnited States
State: 
VA
Country: 
United States
Travel: 
<10%
Description: 

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for a Quality Associate with expertise to join our talented, dynamic team and support the Military Community and Family Policy (MC&FP) Military One Source (MOS) Platform Team.  The ideal candidate will be comfortable with and possess a strong understanding of the Agile software development life cycle, UI/UX quality activities, have excellent communication skills and have previous experience supporting a large development effort.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with large, and often, virtual groups of multi-disciplinary teams of highly-talented IT professionals.
  • Review quality of migrated web content, along with supporting web UI/UX quality review activities and testing
  • Comparing development work-in-progress against approved design mockups and wireframes
  • Assists in the gathering and quality review of requirements for new features and transition of legacy applications to updated application architecture.
  • Supports the business analysis and testing team in developing, implementing, in the creation of project test strategy
  • Will be required to gain a technical understanding of the project to achieve the greatest possible testing coverage.
  • Applies fundamental concepts, processes, practices, and procedures on technical assignments.
  • Evaluates, recommends, and implements automated test tools and strategies.
  • Designs, implements, and conducts quality evaluation procedures to ensure system requirements are met.
  • Ability to analyze test results and provide recommendations for performance enhancement.
  • Develops, maintains, and upgrades automated test scripts and architectures for application products.
  • Writes, implements, and reports status for system test cases for testing.
  • Analyzes test cases and provides regular progress reports. Serves as subject matter specialist providing testing know-how for the support of user requirements of complex to highly complex software/hardware applications. 
  • Directs and/or participates in all phases of risk management assessments and software/hardware development with emphasis on analysis of user requirements and design.
Requirements: 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Technology related field
  • 2+ Years of relevant experience.
  • Experience using requirements management software such as JIRA.
  • Good understanding of UX design
  • Experience using testing frameworks
  • Experience using responsive web applications
  • Experience in both manual and automated testing including experience with several testing tools
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to think strategically
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Possesses an inclination for thinking outside the box to solve complex and interesting problems;

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience working in a DoD environment
  • Previous Government Contracting Experience
  • LifeRay experience

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

 

Position: 
Quality Associate

Java Developer

Role: 
Java Developer
Req #: 
496_20150904
Clearance: 
VA MBI
City: 
Clearwater, FL (Able to work remote)
Location:
Clearwater, FL (Able to work remote),United States
Country: 
United States
Travel: 
<10%
Description: 

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for a Developer with knowledge of the JAVA programming languages and associated techniques. Demonstrates experience in creating strategies for developing web based applications. Follows direction in evaluating alternative approaches and selecting optimal approaches to design, code, test, debug and document software.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop, modify and maintain applications that may be customized or standardized.
  • Participate in design and coding activities with other staffmembers.
  • Develop information systems by designing, developing, and installing software solutions.
  • Determine operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development, and proposed solutions.
  • Document and demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.
  • Prepare and install solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards, and programming.
  • Improve operations by conducting systems analysis; recommending changes in policies and procedures.
  • Obtain and license software by obtaining required information from vendors; recommending purchases; testing and approving products.
  • Update job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques, and computing equipment; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Protect operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Provide information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing development and service issues.
  • Accomplish engineering and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
  • Develop software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle.
Requirements: 

Basic Qualifications:

  • B.S. degree in Engineering, Math or Computer Science (8 years equivalent work experience may be substituted)
  • 5 to 7 years developing software applications from the ground up as well as developing add-on components and interfaces to existing COTS products
  • 5 to 7 years developing with Java, Mumps and Oracle 11g
  • Experience in developing code, designing, testing, debugging and documenting software.
  • Willingness and ability to participate in, author, and review project technical documentation
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication as well as presentation skills.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • ITIL Foundation Certification preferred
  • 5 to 7 years developing and using Web Services
  • Prior experience with VA / US Government Agencies

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

Position: 
Java Developer

Sr. Java Developer

Role: 
Sr. Java Developer
Req #: 
495_20150904
Clearance: 
MBI
City: 
Clearwater, FL (Able to work remote)
Location:
Clearwater, FL (Able to work remote),United States
Country: 
United States
Travel: 
<10%
Description: 

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for a Senior Developer with advanced knowledge of the JAVA EE programming language and associated techniques and expertise to join our talented, dynamic team.  The ideal candidate will demonstrate extensive experience in creating strategies for developing software applications. The ideal candidate will also provide direction and experience in evaluating alternative approaches and selecting optimal approaches to design, code, test, debug and document software.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop, modify and maintain applications that may be customized or standardized.
  • Participate in design and coding activities with other staff members.
  • Develop information systems by designing, developing, and installing software solutions.
  • Determine operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development, and proposed solutions.
  • Document and demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.
  • Prepare and install solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards, and programming.
  • Improve operations by conducting systems analysis; recommending changes in policies and procedures.
  • Obtain and license software by obtaining required information from vendors; recommending purchases; testing and approving products.
  • Update job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques, and computing equipment; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Protect operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Provide information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing development and service issues.
  • Accomplish engineering and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
  • Develop software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle.
Requirements: 

Basic Qualifications:

  • B.S. degree in Engineering or Computer Science, Math or equivialnat (8 years equivalent work experience may be substituted)
  • 7+ years developing software applications from the ground up as well as developing add-on components and interfaces to existing COTS products
  • 7+ years working in a structured software development lifecycle development (SDLC) environment
  • 7+ years experience in a variety of software programming languages, business systems and applications (Java, Oracle 11g, and Mumps).
  • 7+ years working with Web Services
  • Ability to mentor junior developers
  • Willingness and ability to participate in, author, and review project technical documentation
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication as well as presentation skills.

 Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Design Definition, Development of Systems Specification
  • ITIL Foundation Certificatoins
  • JAVA Certifications
  • SOA Certifications
  • Prior experience with VA / US Government Agencies

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

Position: 
Sr. Java Developer

VP, Health IT

Role: 
VP, Health IT
Req #: 
434_20150710
Clearance: 
Ability to obtain
City: 
Arlington
Location:
Arlington,VAUnited States
State: 
VA
Country: 
United States
Travel: 
<10%
Description: 

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for a Vice President of Health IT to join our talented, growing, dynamic team and continue to build the Company’s Health IT practice. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in winning and managing multiple, large-scale software development, data analytics, and IT infrastructure projects within Health IT. Additionally, the candidate will have a record of driving revenue growth and advancing technically innovative solutions from concept to implementation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead growth and development of new business opportunities within the Company’s Federal Health IT Practice
  • Develop and manage relationships to aid the capture of new work
  • Manage the Halfaker Health IT Portfolio P/L that includes mutiple projects across various health agencies including VA, DHA and CMS
  • Identify new technologies that align with Halfaker’s corporate strategy and deliver innovative solutions to Health IT customers
Requirements: 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 10+ years of management experience in capturing federal business and project execution, focusing on the Health IT Market
  • Bachelor of Science degree in a technical or business-related field
  • Knowledge of and experience in the primary divisions of VA, DHA, and/or HHS
  • Excellent Writing and Verbal Communications Skills

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Master of Science degree in technical or business-related field
  • Experience with CMMI maturity level 3 processes

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

Position: 
VP, Health IT

Sr. Software Engineer

Role: 
Sr. Software Engineer
Req #: 
245_20140605
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 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 Software 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.

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 with an award winning talent development program to foster a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. Halfaker is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

Position: 
Sr. Software Engineer

Senior Test Engineer

Role: 
Senior Test Engineer
Req #: 
317_20140925
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 through the entire agile SDLC process by assisting in the gathering and testing of requirements for new features and transition of legacy applications to an updated 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:

  • Proven experience writing test cases, test plans and execution of test plans.
  • Demonstrate experience writing automated test scripts using tools (UFT/HP-QTP, HP Quality Center, Selenium, ALM etc.).
  • Most have previous experience verifying software quality, metrics and development methodology (Agile, Waterfall etc.).
  • Most have previous experience working in web based technologies (Java/J2EE, JQuery, Java Script, Ajax), application servers (Websphere, Weblogic), queries (SQL) and databases (Oracle, DB2).
  • Prior 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.
Requirements: 

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Technical field
  • 5+ years of relevant testing experience
  • Active CBP Clearance preferred
  • Experience with manual and automated testing tools
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

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

Position: 
Senior Test Engineer
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