Senior C# Developer with InstallShield

Location: Stafford, VA
Date Posted: 09-21-2018
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The Ariel Team provides focused agile software development and maintenance for CODIS, a mission-critical application for the FBI. CODIS is a client server application developed using Microsoft .NET that supports a database repository of DNA profiles from individuals, unsolved crime scene evidence, and missing persons. CODIS software allows local, state, and national laboratories to compare DNA profiles electronically, thereby linking serial crimes to each other and identifying suspects by matching DNA profiles from crime scenes to individuals’ profiles. Additionally, the CODIS software is used to assist with the identification of unidentified human remains, missing persons and disaster victims.
The Development Lead will support the DMSS program by providing leadership and senior level development expertise to a Scrum Team tasked with developing one or more enhancements to the CODI system.
  • Provide technical direction to team including leading, facilitating, and coordinating software development activities
  • Interact with required stakeholders including CODIS PMO, business analysts, testers, infrastructure managers, and PM Team.
  • Support refinement of technical architecture and design and communication of technical roadmap
  • Continually innovate by bringing the best practices to improve technology tools and processes to increase team efficiency and technical execution
  • Design, develop, enhance, debug, and implements using MS Visual Studio for C#.NET 
  • Troubleshoot problems related to software applications; resolve systems integration and compatibility issues.
  • Mentor junior developers on best practices for coding and testing
  • Contribute to deliverables and performance metrics where applicable
Required Skills:
  • 10 years developing, testing, and documenting complex software applications
  • 5+ years  programming in C#.NET using Visual Studio 
  • Working knowledge of Agile methodology 
  • Working knowledge of SQL Database platform
  • Software development experience with specific experience in InstallShield 
  • Experience writing and reviewing automate test scripts
  • Proven Agile/Scrum development experience
  • Demonstrated multi-tasking ability, problem solving skills and a consistent record of on time delivery and customer service
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills to articulate technical vision, goals, and objectives to team
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, develop, organize, implement, and maintain a configuration management system
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office Products to include Visual Studio, TFS and SharePoint
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills, including technical writing
Desired Skills:
  • Working knowledge of Agile tools including SpecFlow, Octopus Deploy
  • Understanding of DevOps and experience implementing methods and tools for Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • Federal Contracting experience
  • Security Plus and Certified Scrum Developer (CSD) certifications*
* NOTE:  Candidates who do not have Security Plus and CSD certifications must obtain them within 8 months of starting on the contract. Therefore certified candidates are strongly preferred.
If you are interested in getting more information about this opportunity, please contact Irina Rozenberg  at your earliest convenience.

At Ariel Partners, we solve the most difficult problems that inhibit technology from enabling our customers to achieve their goals. Our vision is to be recognized by our stakeholders as an elite provider of IT solutions, so when they have their biggest challenges we’re on their short list. We’re looking for team members who share our values of: Integrity to do the right thing even when it hurts; Commitment to the long term success and happiness of our customers, our people, and our partners; Courage to take on difficult challenges, accept new ideas, and accept incremental failure; and the constant pursuit of Excellence

Ariel Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer in accordance with federal, state, and local laws.
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