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SME Software Developer Systems Software 517


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IC-CAP LLC is a Woman Owned / HUBZone Small Business working in the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community.  We are always looking for highly talented, energetic, and dynamic professionals that are interested in protecting the defense of our nation.  

Some of the positions are future positions.  Please look at the opening line of the job description to determine if this is an open or future position.


Our positions are not remote unless stated in the job description below.

We are looking to fill this position at the following location(s):

    JBAB, Washington DC

Job Description

SME Software Developer Systems Software (Staff AI Engineer Software):

Candidates will be working to support the transformation of all-source analysis with location-based object services. Visualizing and recreating the tools to assist analysts with protecting our nation.

Master Level:

Provides technical/management leadership on major tasks or technology assignments. Establishes goals and plans that meet project objectives. Has domain and expert technical knowledge. Directs and controls activities for a client, having overall responsibility for financial management, methods, and staffing to ensure that technical requirements are met. Interactions involve client negotiations and interfacing with senior management.  Decision making and domain knowledge may have a critical impact on overall project implementation.  May supervise others.

Position Description:

Defines, develops, and delivers novel mathematical and statistical modeling and algorithm development to tackle the challenges of prediction, optimization, and classification. Applies machine learning algorithms to large sets of structured and unstructured data to solve a broad range of problems that include applications in pattern recognition, target detection and tracking, machine learning and decision systems, and robotic systems. Prototypes advanced artificial intelligence techniques to stretch the capability of autonomous systems research and development programs. Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions. Collaborates with cross-functional team to deploy machine learning algorithms to prototype testing and production. Ensures software standards are met. May use system-of-systems and multi-agent approaches to architect and design AI software systems. Works closely with AI Systems Engineers to understand program intent, system capabilities, and output requirements. May design software-systems, applications, and data architectures that directly implement AI techniques to support achieving better reliability, precision, accuracy, and speed to meet performance requirements


  • 14+ Years’ experience

  • Bachelor of Science degree

Required Skills:

  • Scrum Master for the Defense Economics Database Scrum Team

  • Leads, coaches, manages, and mentors scrum team members

  • Performs technical planning, architecture enhancement, design, and implementation of the Defense Economics Database

  • Conducts daily scrum sessions with the team to address blockers, and critical / major issues, and participates in the scrum-of-scrum sessions to ensure Defense Economics Database is designed and developed to meet analyst and mission objectives

  • Develops / integrates analytics using technologies such as Perl, Python, Ruby, and Java

  • Uses Customers CODE environment, ensuring that software quality conforms to established policy and standards

  • Monitors and tunes analytic processes (e.g., using AppDynamics) to achieve optimum performance levels and to ensure they adhere to standards needed for the CI/CD pipeline

  • Identifies feedback opportunities, e.g. from testing, operations, and mission analysts, and incorporates as feature enhancements or process improvements. 

  • Prepares SonarQube reports to assess and monitor software quality and identify code vulnerabilities. Captures software quality and vulnerabilities in the backlog and corrects them as part of the Agile development process Develops and executes Junit tests

  • Supports system integration testing and addresses defects. Conducts Sprint demonstrations for analysts and mission representatives, collects feedback, and incorporates into the Agile backlog

  • Shares best practices with a focus on re-use of services and application code across applications / systems

  • Collaborates with other agile teams and program staff to identify evolving mission needs and technologies that can meet those needs

  • Develops or updates engineering artifacts

Security Clearance:

  • DoD Approved Clearance and Poly

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