• Software Engineer- Windows and Unix/ Linux Platforms

    Job Locations US-VA-Falls Church
    Posted Date 5 days ago(10/17/2018 10:49 AM)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    NikSoft Systems Corporation is a recognized Information Technology solutions provider. Founded in 1998 and based in Reston, Virginia, NikSoft is a CMMI Level 3 Certified company with an established reputation for excellence and on-time delivery with a consistently high customer satisfaction rating from its Federal Government and private consulting contracts.


    NikSoft is currently conducting a search for a professional and experienced Software Engineer- Windows and Unix/ Linux Platforms to join our team. The successful candidate will have experience in a fast-paced and small business federal contracting environment.



    • The position will require working with broad cutting-edge application stack technologies, including, but not limited to .Net Framework, ASP.Net, ASP .Net Web API, Windows Communications Foundation (WCF), IIS, JSON, REST Services.
    • For our federal client we are modernizing and sustaining monolithically built applications residing on a DISA virtualized infrastructure as a service (IaaS) environment.
    • The candidate will provide expert guidance to Chief Technology Officer (CTO) level client managers and other engineering, development, and support teams for the above technologies. 
    • The position requires leadership skills in order to provide oversight and engineering review for teams designing, developing, testing, and deploying infrastructure, platform, and application changes. 
    • For assigned applications, the candidate will be responsible for the Systems Engineering Plan, Systems Requirements, and Systems Engineering Management Plan as well as review all SDLC documents created or updated. 
    • The focus of applications changes will be to modernize toward a continuous integration and continuous delivery framework which support DevOps and integrate new and innovative technologies to enhance application capabilities. 
    • The candidate will leverage experience in working with the Windows .Net and Unix/Linux Java application development and support stacks. 
    • Candidates will work directly with senior level system and software engineers and architects to implement enterprise design patterns and integrate and deploy infrastructure, platform, and application changes into a complex enterprise environment.
    • The position requires working with development teams, systems owners, support contractors, and government representatives to implement solutions. 


    • 10+ years’ total experience designing, developing, implementing, and sustaining web services & applications
    • 7+ years’ experience using Windows technologies such as (.NetCore,.NetFramework, Java, J2EE, Web API, WCF, XML/XSL/XSLT/XSD, XQuery, XPath, XMLDataProvider, SOAP, WSDL, HTTP, REST, APIs);
    • 3+ years’ experience using these UNIX/LINUX technologies: AIX, REHL or similar LINUX, JAVA, J2EE, Ansible, Puppet, Chef
    • 2+ years’ total in an engineering leadership role for designing, developing, implementing, and sustaining web services & applications using listed technologies;
    • High proficiency with .Net and java/J2EE frameworks; IIS, TomCat, JBoss, WebSphere, Weblogic web services and middleware; and backend databases such as SQL Server, Oracle, and DB2;
    • High proficiency supporting XML-related technologies (e.g., XML, DTD, XML Schema, XSLT,);
    • Experience with configuration, deployment, and testing of enterprise software applications;
    • Familiarity with event-based architectures and integration with APIs exposing services (e.g., REST, SOAP);
    • Strong experience in both Windows and Unix/Linux environments such as AIX or RHEL;
    • Strong experience implementing authentication and authorization, RBAC, API security.;
    • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment frameworks, practices, and tools such as Visual Studio Team Services, Puppet or Chef, Ansible, Docker, etc.;
    • Experience working with Agile methodologies (Scrum, Lean Startup, XP) and cross-functional teams (Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Developers, Designers, Business Analysts)
    • Communication skills key! Demonstrate an ability to effectively communicate with leadership and key stakeholders.
    • Ability to articulate complex concepts and solutions and bring about consensus
    • BS degree in Information Technology or other related technical discipline 
    • MSCE and UNIX/RHEL Certification(s) desired

      **U.S. Citizenship required and ability to achieve a Public Trust clearance.**



    NikSoft’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.



    NikSoft Systems Corp is fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment.  NikSoft is an EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran employer. For more information about our other openings, please visit




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