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Entry Level Software Programmer

Job Tracking ID:  KTTS-18-156
Location:   Lanham, MD
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  December 17, 2018
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Job Description:

Kratos is seeking an entry-level Software Developer for our Federal Software Engineering and Research & Development team.   The position includes support of dynamic, fast-paced projects that span all phases of the software development lifecycle, including design, development, test, and customer support.  As part of a small team, this developer will participate in agile-based research of new product growth areas and implementation of products to meet the needs of our spacecraft control center-focused customer community.

Candidates must hold a degree in a technical major, such as computer science, engineering, or math.

Elements we are looking for in the DNA of a candidate:

  > Thinks outside the box and is excited to reimagine how to automate/improve existing workflows and solutions

  > Excited to learn new technologies and apply them to our challenging environment

  > Thrives within the freedom to design and own the solutions they build

  > Has a strong knowledge of current and trending web and server-side technologies, in addition to the fundamentals

  > Embraces change and is an independent motivator toward ones improvement


Experience and Skills:

-Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related.

-Minimum of 2 years experience (including internship experience)

-Experience with application development: C, C++, and/or Java

-Ability to troubleshoot code, including code from outside sources

-Web development with HTML, XML, CSS

-Experience with enterprise applications, Service Oriented Architectures, REST desired

-Position available in Lanham, MD or Colorado Springs, CO

U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance is required.

Kratos Federal offers challenging work, an excellent environment, & great benefits! Kratos Federal is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer that recognizes the importance of diversity. We are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment and strongly encourage minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. Please, no phone calls, agencies or recruiters.

Additional Information:
Job Level:   Entry Level (less than 2 years)
Number of Openings:   2
Years of Experience:   At least 3 Years
Level of Education:   BA/BS
Starting Date :   ASAP