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Your Role and Responsibilities
Octo, an IBM company, is an industry-leading, award-winning provider of technical solutions for the federal government. At Octo, we specialize in providing agile software engineering, user experience design, cloud services, and digital strategy services that address government’s most pressing missions. Octo delivers intelligent solutions and rapid results, yielding lower costs and measurable outcomes.
Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you’ll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you’ll find in your career. Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government. Voted one of the region’s best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!
As a Senior .NET Technical Lead at Octo, you will be supporting the mission of a progressive Federal agency. You will have experience translating concepts and specifications into usable and efficient client/customer facing applications using ASP.NET, .NET and Oracle Server technologies.
We were founded as a fresh alternative in the Government Consulting Community and are dedicated to the belief that results are a product of analytical thinking, agile design principles and that solutions are built in collaboration with, not for, our customers. This mantra drives us to succeed and act as true partners in advancing our client’s missions.
This program will support the agency’s execution of Information Sharing and Services mission through collaboration with various programs within the agency.
Develop enterprise web applications using Microsoft .NET, ASP.NET, C#, MVC, Angular, Bootstrap and CLS.
Oracle/SQL Server technologies (Programming T-SQL and PL SQL)
Identify and understand the scope of functionality and suggest development solutions with cost benefit and design options
Provide timely updates on tasks and meet internal and client deadlines with high quality deliverables
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Resolves highly complex issues, conducts advanced research, and recommends innovations
Works with customers and users to evaluate, estimate and perform application development and/or business process change requests under the direction of the appropriate Technical Lead
Develops test scenarios and scripts as an integral component of the software quality assurance process
Security Clearance: Must be a United States Citizen and eligible for a TSA clearance.
Years of experience: 8Education: Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems or related combination of education and experience technical field is required.
Location: Primarily Remote. This position can be staffed at the Government’s facility within the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area or any locations in the United States with requirement for occasional travel to the government facility in the DC Area.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
5+ years of Web development experience using C#, Microsoft .NET, ASP.NET, MVC, Entity Framework and Web Forms
5+ years of experience with Team Foundation Server (TFS) / Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS)/ Azure DevOps
Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) with tools such as TFS, Azure DevOps, Jenkins, etc.
Must have experience developing web applications using .NET (MVC and/or ASP Web Forms)
Programming experience with the following: Angular JS, Bootstrap, CLS (Common Lookup Service), Oracle 12 and MS SQL
Experience with Oracle and MS SQL, bug fixing, deployments and all phases of the software development lifecycle required
Must be able to analyze technical alternatives and present potential solutions to clients
Experience with agile methodologies preferred
Thorough technical knowledge in software development methodologies, design and implementation
Excellent analytical and design skills at multiple product level, excellent skills in research and analysis, project planning and implementation
Understanding of entire development process, including specification, documentation, and quality assurance
Experience in carrying out the requirements, design, development, testing implementation and support phases of applications software project
Experience with object-oriented programming
MS Visual Studio
Security Clearance: Must be a United States Citizen and eligible for a TSA clearance.
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
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Healthcare benefits including medical & prescription drug coverage, dental, vision, and mental health & well being
Financial programs such as 401(k), the IBM Employee Stock Purchase Plan, financial counseling, life insurance, short & long- term disability coverage, and opportunities for performance based salary incentive programs
Generous paid time off including 12 holidays, minimum 56 hours sick time, 120 hours vacation, 12 weeks parental bonding leave in accordance with IBM Policy, and other Paid Care Leave programs. IBM also offers paid family leave benefits to eligible employees where required by applicable law
Training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform where IBMers can grow skills and obtain industry-recognized certifications to achieve their career goals
Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups, giving & volunteer opportunities, and discounts on retail products, services & experiences
The compensation range and benefits for this position are based on a full-time schedule for a full calendar year. The salary will vary depending on your job-related skills, experience and location. Pay increment and frequency of pay will be in accordance with employment classification and applicable laws. For part time roles, your compensation and benefits will be adjusted to reflect your hours. Benefits may be pro-rated for those who start working during the calendar year.
We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.
US Citizenship Required.
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