Data Services Lead Engineer


United States Remote

Full time

$82.4-137k (annually)


Sep 16

Become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first. At ManTech, you’ll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement. 

Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Data Services Lead Engineer to join our team! 

This is a remote, technical position with an Agile Scrum team that will require a broad scope of skills and knowledge of DoD systems.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Designs, develops, tests, debugs, and implements operating systems components, software tools and utilities.
  • Ensures that system improvements are successfully implemented and monitored to increase efficiency.
  • Generates systems software engineering policies, standards, and procedures.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in Java, Python, JavaScript, and HTML5 for software development and integration within the MIP.
  • Operating Systems: Experience with both Windows and RedHat Linux operating systems for deploying and managing data services and integrations.
  • JavaScript and Web Development: Proficiency in JavaScript, JSON, HTML5, CSS, and AJAX, along with experience in jQuery for web interface development and integration.
  • Development Tools: Familiarity with Integrated Development Environments (IDEs) such as Eclipse and IntelliJ for efficient software development.
  • Uses debugging tools and methodologies to troubleshoot and debug UI and software components.
  • Demonstrates ability to think critically and creatively, contributing to the development of innovative solutions to software problems within the MIP.
  • Writes automation test cases to validate system requirements, ensuring the reliability and performance of data services and integrations.

Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 4 years of professional experience in software development.
  • Expertise in Java: Strong expertise in Java, including Java Web Containers (Tomcat/JBoss) and utilization of technologies like JDBC for database connectivity.
  • System Integration: Extensive experience in project, product, tools, and system integration, with a track record of successfully integrating components within the MIP.
  • Team Collaboration: Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment, fostering collaboration and achieving project goals collectively.
  • Experience with Operating Systems like Windows and RedHat Linux
  • Strong knowledge of interface development and experience with HTML 5, Java, JavaScript, CSS, and AJAX, JQuery, JSON, Python.
  • Experience utilizing debugging tools and methodologies for debugging UI and components.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, and ability to facilitate effective team discussions.
  • Demonstrates the ability to think critically and creatively to develop innovative solutions to software problems.
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies and frameworks.
  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle (SDLC), iterative development, and release management processes.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to collaborate with diverse stakeholders, and facilitate effective team discussions.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Working knowledge of military health systems, along with the positive track record in the DHA (Defense Health Agency) customer space.


Security Clearance Requirement:

  • US Citizenship.
  • Must have an active Public Trust clearance.
  • Hired candidate will be processed for a Secret clearance.

Physical Requirements:

  • Sedentary work that primarily involves sitting/standing/walking/Talking and must be able to remain in a stationary position 50%.
  • ​Moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one work site to another.
  • The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Requires frequently communicates with co-workers, management, and customers.
  • Communicating with others to exchange information.
  • Working with computers.
  • Must be able to lift and move hardware weighing up to 50 pounds.

The projected compensation range for this position is $82,400-$137,000. There are differentiating factors that can impact a final salary/hourly rate, including, but not limited to, Contract Wage Determination, relevant work experience, skills and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location (For Remote Opportunities), education and certifications as well as Federal Government Contract Labor categories. In addition, ManTech invests in it’s employees beyond just compensation. ManTech’s benefits offerings include, dependent upon position, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay, Short Term and Long Term Disability, Retirement and Savings, Learning and Development opportunities, wellness programs as well as other optional benefit elections.For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with ManTech through its online applicant system, please contact ManTech's Corporate EEO Department at (703) 218-6000. ManTech is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. ManTech's utilization of any external recruitment or job placement agency is predicated upon its full compliance with our equal opportunity/affirmative action policies. ManTech does not accept resumes from unsolicited recruiting firms. We pay no fees for unsolicited services.

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