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KBR Full Stack Developer/Technical Lead in Cambridge, Massachusetts


Full Stack Developer/Technical Lead

Position description

KBR, Inc. in support of the Volpe Center located in Cambridge, MA, has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Full Stack Developer/Technical Lead to support the development of Air Traffic Management (ATM) concepts and systems aiming at increasing the capacity and efficiency of National Airspace System (NAS). Our work helps the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) improve safety, alleviate air traffic congestion, and mitigate environmental impacts. The selected candidate will join a dynamic multidisciplinary team operating in an agile and fast paced environment and utilizing state-of-the-art technologies (e.g.: cloud, big data). Candidate must be clearable for a position of public trust.


The selected candidate will design, develop, and maintain web-based applications, web-based geospatial services, and tools supporting Air Traffic Management Systems. The candidate will analyze requirements and use cases, design, develop, code, unit/integration test work products, and support deployment activities. The candidate will also participate in peer reviews of software designs and operational code as needed. The candidate will design and implement data-centered analytics systems, working closely with customers, users, and software engineers.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, software engineering, or related field.

  • 3+ years’ experience developing enterprise level systems including:

  • Docker container development

  • Cloud (AWS or AZURE) and on premise deployment

  • Dev Ops

  • Databases including NoSQL (e.g.: PostGres, MongoDB, MySQL, HBase, Oracle)

Desired Qualifications

  • Familiar with agile/scrum development methodologies.

  • Familiar with Openshift

  • Experience with cloud and virtualization technology (e.g.: AWS), AWS certification would be a plus

  • Experience developing geospatial web based software applications (e.g.: GeoServer) and programming with Python to automate geospatial tasks.

  • Familiarity with application security and secure development best practices.

  • Experience with version control tools (e.g.: Git, SVN, Bamboo).

  • Processing of XML data sets

  • Air Traffic Management domain knowledge.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and solutions across the asset and program life cycle within the government services and technology sectors. KBR employs approximately 28,000 people worldwide with customers in more than 80 countries and operations in 40 countries. ​

KBR is proud to work with customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, and long- term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver.