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Computer Scientist

PDS Tech, Inc Denver, CO
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job Description

Position responsibilities include providing technical leadership for the development, maintenance and support of business applications that are an integral part of the management and administration of the Defense Health Agency. The candidate will establish relationships with end customers, obtain and refine requirements, build agreed upon schedules and mentor software / database staff to deliver high quality products on-time, utilizing Microsoft Development Tools. From time to time, responsibilities will include the ability to fill in as a lead for Software Development, Independent Quality Assurance and Database Administration tasks.

Candidate should have experience across a variety of tasks including
• Gathering, interpreting and documenting customer requirements
• Providing technical support for the development, maintenance, and support of business applications
• Providing technical support in the preparation of information assurance documentation and associated audits.
• Estimation of level of effort and duration of Software Development tasks
• Providing technical support and mentor-ship to less experienced team members
• Providing functional expertise for the analysis and enhancements of business tools
• Creating and maintaining technical documentation related to supported business tools
Providing support for transactional databases in a SQL Server environment

Minimal Qualifications
• BA/BS in Software Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline.
• Software Development experience in Microsoft .Net, VBA, or equivalent
• Strong experience with Microsoft SQL Server, Transact SQL, and Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services
• Experience in performance quality assurance tasks such as unit, performance and regression testing
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Tools including MS Project, Visio and Access.
• Ability to work with and lead a team containing technical and non-technical members.
• Obtain and keep current Security+ Training annually
• Must be able to obtain a Government Public Trust clearance

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience utilizing Team Foundation Server or Visual Source Safe
• Experience with basic database administration tasks in a Microsoft SQL Server environment.
• Knowledge of development architectures and software patterns
• Applied knowledge of an agile development process for small applications.
• Experience with the Risk Management Framework and its implementation a plus.
EXPERIENCE & TRAINING: Bachelors (Masters preferred) Degree in Computer Science, a related field or equivalent experience. 5 years applicable software design engineering experience.

PDS Tech, Inc

Why Work Here?

PDS staffs some of the largest companies in the country.

One of the oldest and largest staffing companies in the United States, PDS Tech connects highly skilled employees with Fortune 500 clients’ needs for project support such as contingent labor, statement of work/offload engineering projects, and permanent placements. PDS Tech has staffing partnerships with leading organizations based in the United States and globally. We hire job seekers daily for openings across skill categories, including Engineering, IT, Business Professional, Administrative, Accounting/Finance, Skilled Trades and Industrial. We offer our contractors an ala carte benefits package that far exceeds our competitors, including health, dental, vision, life, disability, 401k, and employee prepaid legal services. We have an active referral bonus program to reward the collaborative efforts of our contractor community. Depending on your location or job category, holidays and longevity bonuses may also be offered. In addition, we have a recognition program to honor workplace accomplishments and celebrate contractor achievements. PDS Tech has recently joined the AKKA Group. AKKA is an international leader listed on the Euronext stock exchange and provides engineering consulting and R&D services for clients in the fields of automotive, aerospace and rail, and including life sciences, telecommunications, energy and defense. For more information about AKKA Technologies, visit All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status. For more information visit us at


Denver, CO 80221
Denver, CO