• Lead Systems Analyst/SME

    Job Locations US-DC
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
    Public Trust
    Work Authorization
    US Citizens, preferred
  • Overview

    VariQ has an exciting opportunity for a highly qualified Lead Systems Analyst to perform to perform as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in support the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM).


    Additional Information:

    • Location: Rockville, MD with potential part-time telework
    • Salary: Dependent upon experience
    • Security Clearance: Must be able to obtain a DHS Public Trust clearance
    • Available: upon successful clearance attainment



    • Must be able to review and learn a complex Government mission system including services, data, configurations, users, external interfaces, and operations.
    • Act as system SME, supporting system owners, users, external stakeholders, developers, testers, security and operations with research and recommendations, about the system services, data, operations, protocols, message exchange and interfaces.
    • Support Operations and Maintenance (O&M) activities including bug fixes, new features, enhancements, system configuration changes and, onboarding of new external interfaces, and services to new or existing customers.
    • Support build and deployment activities, working with developers, Operations, Security, and Networking, to Production and Non-Production environments, including new build requests, Change Requests, and Deployments.



    • Work in an Agile (Scrum/Kanban) development environment using tools and languages such as GIT, Eclipse, Bamboo, Java, C++, PL/SQL and supporting manual and automated testing.
    • Work in a Web Services environment (SOAP) creating, updating and documenting complex XML messaging schemas.
    • Proficient in working with Linux operating system, Korn Shell, C Shell, BASH, etc..
    • Work with Oracle RDBMS, developing and modifying SQL scripts, and PL/SQL.



    • Experience working in complex Java based messaging enterprise systems.  
    • Bachelor’s Degree or Higher and 10+ plus years of experience.
    • Minimum of 2 years of software development experience with large, complex backend systems.
    • Experience working in Agile/Scrum development environments
    • Experience with DHS software engineering lifecycle processes (SELC) preferred


    Must be able to obtain a DHS Public Trust clearance.



    • Ideal candidate would have hands-on development experience and/or experience with DHS OBIM or CBP systems.
    • Experience supporting multi-modal Biometric/Biographic Information Management systems is highly desirable
    • Active DHS HQ 6C clearance (desired) or equivalent public trust clearance.



    VariQ is an equal opportunity employer.


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