Lead Software Engineer

Openings O'Fallon, Illinois


Sr. Software Engineer -  Full Stack FRONT END (React.js)
Req #:  2280
Location:  O'Fallon, IL; can also be 100% remote
Clearance: Ability to obtain Secret; US Citizenship Required
Certification: Security+ or obtain within six (6) months of hire


Superlative Technologies (DBA SuprTEK) is seeking a full-time, experienced, and motivated Senior Software Engineer – Full Stack (React.js/Java) to be the technical lead for a full stack development team utilizing the Scrum methodology.  The Sr. Engineer will oversee the planning, development, testing and integrating functionality assigned into web-based planning software supporting the warfighter.   This person will interact with not only team members, but also with the Solution Architect, the Requirements Manager, and the System Team to ensure the efficient delivery of functionality.  Position is for contract supporting Scott AFB, IL customer, located in the Greater St. Louis area.


Job Description


The Sr. Software Engineer – Full Stack (React.js/Java) is responsible for the full-stack development of functionality by their Agile development team and ensures development processes are known and followed.  Provides guidance to the team on technology, architecture, interfaces, and data services needed for the development effort.  Monitors the progress of team members to ensure each one understands what is expected and has the tools and knowledge needed to complete assigned work.  Mentors the team as needed on technical or process issues to enable team growth.


Primary Responsibilities


  • Oversees the planning, development, testing and integration of functionality
  • Develops, uses, enforces, and mentors others on good programming practices throughout the development process
  • Recommends, understands, and teach others how to use chosen technology to deliver new functionality as well as recommends changes to existing functionality
  • Responsible for the team’s implementation of functional requirements and ensures security, performance, and resiliency of developed solution
  • Understands external dependencies and system-to-system data flow
  • Understands the full software development lifecycle, deployment infrastructure, and tools supporting CI/CD pipeline and test automation
  • Debugging and assisting the team with issues that arise across the entire development life cycle


Qualified Candidates will have:


  • A Bachelor’s Degree related to computing, or the equivalent years of experience working in a related technical field
  • Four plus years of related work experience
  • Excellent technical, communications, and mentoring skills
  • Experience with full Agile lifecycle software systems development within a continuous integration and testing environment
  • Must have experience with React or comparable frontend framework
  • Experience with some of the following: Java, Spring, JavaScript, TypeScript, NoSQL, Docker, SOAP
  • Experience with Linux or Windows environments
  • The ability to help resolve complex integration issues across multiple teams and external business partners that enhance productivity and grow business relationships
  • Demonstrated experience using and supporting:

Developer tools including IntelliJ, NPM, Gradle, Git, SoapUI

Team Collaboration tools including VersionOne, Jira, and        Confluence

  • Experience in DoD or other Federal Agencies providing IT/software services
  • Knowledge of Agile Principles and the application of SAFe
  • US. Citizenship required; no dual citizenship
  • An active Secret Clearance or the ability to obtain one
  • An active Security+ certification or the ability to obtain one

About SuprTEK 

SuprTEK is an IT Engineering and Professional Services firm focused on helping the Department of Defense (DoD) and Government agencies assure mission success by delivering exceptional solutions with proven results.  With corporate headquarters in Ashburn, VA, SuprTEK also has a strong presence in the St. Louis Metro East with its Solution and Engineering Delivery business unit, which is currently fulfilling several contracts associated with Scott Air Force Base (SAFB), IL.

SuprTEK provides competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.  We have recently won #124 place of the Top 500 Fastest Growing Companies rated by Inc. Magazine and Comparably’s Top Workplace awards, including Best Perks and Benefits, Best Company Culture and Best Company Outlook.  

SuprTEK recognizes hard work and contributions to overall company success – come join our Team!  

SuprTEK is an Equal Opportunity Employer