Junior Software Engineer: Natural Language Processing – Annapolis Junction, MD

Website TeamBelay Belay Technologies Inc.

Belay Technologies is seeking a Junior Software Engineer with experience with natural language processing, mongoDB, and spring framework. You will be implementing an improved user interface using a current JavaScript framework, integrating the tool with external web applications and services to improve the user experience and enable new analyst workflows. You should hold an active DoD security clearance at the highest level.
 
Lead the Way
 
Belay wants you to lead the way – push boundaries, offer ideas, create solutions, and be a part of something great with Team Belay!  Our team is full of technology pioneers who take the smartest approach, never accept the status quo, and are excited about making a difference!!
 
Our team leads:

  • Ideas; white papers, new technologies, improving existing infrastructure and introducing solutions…Belay was built on ideas
  • Growth; Be the Captain of your Fate!  Share your aspirations and Belay will pave the way with conferences, education, mentorship and hands-on exposure to new and exciting things
  • Development; step up, be instrumental in our growth and business efforts and you will be met with an open door to new experiences as leaders in a growing company
  • Benefits; your feedback determines our offerings, which improve constantly based on your needs
  • Giving: You tell us what is important to you and Belay will support your personal cause and charitable efforts, we’ve paid donations and volunteered to causes special to our team
  • Fun; You give us ideas and we deliver in a big way, with go-kart racing, rock climbing, swanky casino nights, skeet shooting, happy hours and more!

 
Make a difference and have fun with Team Belay!!
 
General Requirements: 
The Junior-level Software Engineer shall have at least the following experience:

  • At least two (2) years in software development/engineering, including requirements analysis, software development, installation, integration, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, testing, and problem diagnosis/resolution.
  • At least two (2) years developing software in an enterprise environment.
  • At least two (2) years developing software for Windows (2000, 2003, XP, Vista), UNIX or Linux (Redhat versions 3-5) OS. At least one (1) year of this experience must have been obtained within the last two (2) years.
  • Experienced with Javascript, Flex, JSP, Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), CSS, SpringMVC or equivalents for UI developers and Spring, Hibernate, JPA, Servlets or equivalents for Java developers.
  • At least one (1) year in software integration and software testing, to include developing and implementing test plans and test scripts.
  • Demonstrated technical writing skills and shall have generated at least two (2) documents in support of a software development project.
  • Designing and developing applications that contain a user-facing view component
  • Front-end development using Angular or React

 
 
Skills Desired

  • Natural language processing
  • Topic extraction and clustering
  • Apache Storm
  • MongoDB
  • Spring Framework
  • Docker

 
Tasking:

  • Take over an existing topic clustering prototype and research and develop enhancements to the system performance and usability
  • Implement an improved user interface using a current JavaScript framework
  • Integrate the tool with external web applications and services to improve the user experience and enable new analyst workflows
  • Improve continuous integration, automated testing, and system health monitoring

 
 
Perks and Benefits
 
Belay Technologies offers an extensive benefits package, including:
– Up to 8 weeks in paid leave (4 weeks of personal leave, 3 days of Yay! leave, 10 paid holidays, and optional leave up to 6 days through Belay’s volunteer program)
– 6% matching in 401(k) contributions vested on day one
– $5,000 annual training/tuition or the option to use that money to pay off student loans
– Rich medical coverage (100% coinsurance, no copays) with a fully funded Health Savings Account with up to $3000 in annual contributions from Belay
– Dental coverage including orthodontia
– Up to $420,000 in life insurance, life insurance and disability premiums covered 100% by Belay
– Pet insurance, generous referral bonus program, company sponsored lunches and events, and many more!
 
 
Think you know someone who might be right for the job? Refer them to LeadTheWay@belaytech.com and you may be eligible for a referral reward up to  $10,000!
 
 
What We Do
Belay Technologies provides leading technology and engineering solutions to the DoD, as well as state-of-the-art commercial products. We are a certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business in the Baltimore/Washington area, and we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We hire software engineers, web designers, test engineers, systems engineers, systems administrators, database engineers and other tech services.
 
Key words: Full Clearance, Fort Meade, SDVOSB, Service-disabled veteran owned small business, DoD, AmJrSWE, 18-54-AA

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