Zel Technologies
  • 14-Sep-2018 to 13-Feb-2019 (EST)
  • Charlottesville, VA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time


ZelTech is a veteran and minority owned professional services and information technology solutions business dedicated to bolstering US national security. We deliver expert advice, critical technologies and cost-effective solutions to help customers gather essential knowledge, collaborate efficiently, decide quickly and act decisively. Our staff includes experienced operational specialists, analysts, engineers, scientists, and program managers. ZelTech Team members and employees have the opportunity to connect with each other in a work environment of cutting-edge technology that is characterized by a strong sense of caring, community and mutual respect. We are committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive variety of elective benefits to include, but not limited to: Competitive Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program, Basic Life and AD&D Insurance, Short Term and Long Term Disability, Holidays and Paid Time Off, 401(K) Retirement Plan with employer matching, Referral and Merit Bonuses, Computer Purchase Program, and Education Reimbursement.

Must have an active TS and eligible for a SCI 


Job Summary: The Senior Software Engineer provides software design and development support to DoD clients at offices in Charlottesville, VA. Successful applicants will perform software development, database design and system testing for Agile technology development initiatives, and will work in a team setting working with systems analysts, product owners, system testers, and other software engineers. The Senior Software Engineer will help evaluate technologies, determine technical architectures, lead systems development teams, and help manage and guide junior engineers.

Essential Job Functions:

Ability to work in multiple programming languages including but not limited to HTML, CSS, Node.JS, JavaScript, .NET, Java, SQL Client and server programming along with Graphical User Interface development.  Lead project teams in reviewing and prioritizing documented requirements in tools such as Redmine and JIRA. Track development progress, including issues and milestones, and communicate status with project leads. Manage and help establish with code versioning control system (GIT, SUN, Mercurial), for source code control. Manage a continuous integration environment onsite using Jenkins to test code releases.  Must possess, or be able to obtain, CompTIA Security+ certification or CISSP.  Candidate will need system administration experience in Linux/Windows server environments with proficiency in TCP/IP.  Experience with cross-domain tools is a big plus.

Support and/or lead technical architecture development tasks. Research cloud based deployment options and requirements, such as AWS or C2S. Gather stakeholder feedback and communicate system architecture details for use in design documentation and development. Coordinate VTCs, team meetings, and demos when needed, and establish environment onsite to share project artifacts with stakeholders.  Applicant must be able to communicate clearly with senior level clients in order to explain the progress and results of work.



Platforms/Technologies:  Linux and Windows Server OS, HTML, CSS, Node.JS, JavaScript, .NET, Java, SQL, Software QA/QC, Databases (Oracle, PostgreSQL, NoSQL, and SQL), JAVA and JAVA Script, Gitlab, Jenkins, Redmine, Commercial Cloud Services


  • Ability to research technical issues
  • Ability to identify problems, communicate them to supervisor, and propose solutions
  • Ability to manage time & resources
  • Ability to write reports to present to management
  • Ability to delegate implementation plans to subordinate members of project team
  • Cross domain solutions experience and Big Data experience desired.


BS in Computer Science or related field

Desired: Masters in Computer Science or related field 


Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer
"This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60741.5(a).   This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities."


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