Software Engineer/ Java


Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) delivers high-impact, technical solutions to complex national security issues. With over 50 years of business expertise and consistent growth, we are known for continuous innovation for our government customers, in both the US and abroad. Our exceptionally talented team is highly collaborative in spirit and practice, producing Results that Matter. Come work with the best! We offer opportunity, unique challenges, and clear-sighted commitment to the mission. SPA: Objective. Responsive. Trusted.

SPA's ORCA team is seeking an experianced software engineer/developer with strong Java programing experiance, to contribute to the design and development of a family of large-scale defense and homeland security simulation software.


Software development, integration, testing, demonstration, and documentation

Graphical user interface design and development in Windows

Technology research and evaluation

Requirements analysis, algorithm development, and collaborative design

At SPA, we strive to deliver a robust total compensation package that will attract and retain the top talent. Elements of the compensation package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities.

SPA provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work.

The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, etc.

Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only. Salaries are commensurate with experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

Salary pay range: $110,000-$140,000


Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field is required

High proficiency and recent experience using Java

At least 4 years of programming experience

Strong Object-Oriented programming experience, including design patterns, polymorphism, data structures, and algorithms

Working knowledge of full stack software development

Excellent analytical skills

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED; Successful candidates will be subject to a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Desired Qualifications

Experience with any of the following is also useful: Web Services, SQL Databases, Graphical User Interface (GUI) design, XML, C++, C#, Microsoft .NET, Python, TCP/IP, COM and/or UNIX

Services Oriented Architecture experience

Working knowledge of all aspects of the software development life cycle

Familiarity with modeling and simulation software principals is desirable

Job Type
Full Time
12 days ago

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