Essential Software Inc.

Senior Software Engineer

ESI provides direct support to Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc. (Leidos Biomed) in its support of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and its mission to accelerate the prevention and treatment of cancer. Leidos Biomed’s support of NCI includes the management and execution of IT projects sponsored by the NCI Center of Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology (CBIIT).

Key Roles/Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with other developers and test engineers to produce high-quality software that delivers business value and follows established standards and processes
  • Create and manage technical documentation
  • Independently develop, code, modify, test and debug application programs
  • Work with business users to develop and implement acceptance tests to ensure that product meets customer requirements
  • Integrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments
  • Monitor application performance and troubleshoot production problems
  • Implement recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards
  • Actively engage in process improvement initiatives

Basic Qualifications

  • Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in Computer Science or related field
  • At least 5 years of experience in the above role/responsibilities
  • Experience designing, developing and delivering Web 2.0 systems using HTML/HTML5, Java, JavaScript, SQL, CSS, OOP, Python
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including experience working directly with customers to discuss their requirements and objectives
  • Ability to prioritize, status and multitask
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with strong ability to coordinate and collaborate tasks and activities within a team environment
  • Ability to work in a busy and complex setting, including working with all levels of staff within the government and familiarity with the nuances of government practices and processes

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $100,000.00 - $110,000.00 per year


  • HTML/HTML5: 5 years (Required)
  • Java, JavaScript: 5 years (Required)
  • Python: 3 years (Required)
  • software development: 5 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19

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Posted 2 months ago

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