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Software Developer

Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti
Job Title: Software Developer
Job Location:   Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti
Salary: Competitive, Depends on Qualifications
Clearance: Active Secret, Top Secret Eligible
Travel: Not Anticipated
 
Purpose
Use your software development skills to create innovative visualizations allowing out customers to make better-informed and quicker decisions. This position supports Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) a subordinate command to United States Africa Command (USAFRICOM). You will be embedded with users to ensure your products meet the mission requirements. As a member of a small on-site and larger geographically-separated team, you will collaborate with others supporting customers across the AFRICOM AOR. Additional roles of the job include reviewing system architecture and selecting / implementing appropriate development and support tools to ensure product performance, and testing / debugging related software.
 
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Applies advanced principles, theories, and concepts.
  • Contributes to the development of innovative principles and ideas.
  • Works on unusually complex problems and provides solutions that are highly creative.
  • Works under consultative direction toward predetermining long-range targets.
  • Provides advice and counsel to the organization in area of expertise.
  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
  • Occasionally work shift hours or weekends when the mission requires such support.
 Education and Certifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited academic institution
 Knowledge and Experience:
  • 2 years’ experience as a software developer
  • Experience directly supporting customers/clients
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience with the following: Javascript, HTML, CSS, SQL, XML, JSON
  • Experience creating custom web-based visualizations
  • Experience merging data sources to drive one visualization
  • Able to write Web Service calls to external systems
  • Use and administration of DBMS such as Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, MySQL, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle a dynamic environment where priorities consistently shift
  • Ability to deliver high visibility products in a short time period
  • Ability to stay current with emerging technologies
  • Self-started who identifies a risk/problem and initiates activity to address it without being prompted
  • Able to work on a geographically dispersed team and help others or ask for help when needed
 

Desired Skills:
  • Security + Certification
  • Support Web-enabled Temporal Analysis System (WebTAS) in an operational environment.
  • Experience with Java, Powershell scripting and Angular
  • Understand CIDNE capabilities and structure
  • Administration of server operating systems such as Microsoft Window Server and Linux.
  • Database design.
  • Programming or scripting languages.
  • Software Requirements Development.
 
Guiding Principles
  • Satisfy the customer - "Exceed expectations"
  • Set the Example - "Be out front"
  • Be Responsive - "Timing is everything"
  • Persevere - "Find a way"
 
Benefits
PTP offers a comprehensive benefits program:
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Supplemental benefits (Short Term Disability, Cancer & Accident).
  • Employer-sponsored Basic Life & AD&D Insurance
  • Employer-sponsored Long Term Disability
  • Employer-sponsored Value Adds – FreshBenies
  • 401(k) with matching
 Holidays and Annual Leave
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • 120 hours PTO accrual per year

 


 
 
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