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Software Engineer I

Software Engineer I

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US-VA-Virginia Beach
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The GBS Group, an engineering services and consulting firm, is seeking a Software Engineer I to support our growing technology business in Virginia Beach, VA. The GBS Group is a commercial and government engineering services contractor with a variety of contract types, but this position will focus on our commercial business. Our Headquarters is located within 12 miles of the Virginia Beach resort area and downtown Norfolk’s Waterside District and includes a 24x7 Operational Support Center monitoring all client installations in North America as well as a world class lab with configurations of all client hardware and software systems.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Support the development, maintenance, and delivery of commercial software for the Passenger Rail industry.
  • Contribute to all aspects of the software life cycle including but not limited to, requirements definition, software development, documentation, testing, deployment, support and maintenance.
  • Design, develop, test, and maintain health monitoring and on-time performance software and supporting products.
  • Participate in and be a contributing member of daily standups, sprint planning and spring retrospectives.  
  • Write, review and maintain technical documentation such as user manuals, product specifications and training materials.
  • Utilize version control (Git).
  • Identify and resolve software issues through debugging, research and investigation.
  • Provide remote and onsite support of software problems.


Candidates must possess the following professional experience and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering from an accredited college or university.
  • 1-3 years professional experience in Software Development in PHP, C# or Java
  • Demonstrable Understanding of the SOLID Design Principles
  • Working knowledge of SQL
  • Working knowledge of GIT or other Source Control application

Desired Characteristics:

  • Has a working knowledge of Linux
  • Relational Database Development: SQL on Amazon Redshift, Oracle 11g, PostgreSQL, MySQL or SQL Server
  • Application Development in Java Enterprise Edition (J2EE), including persistence (JPA) and messaging (JMS)
  • Full-Stack Web Development using Microsoft Technologies (Javascript, C#,, SQL Server)
  • Unit Test Automation (JUnit, Selenium, Microsoft Unit Tests)
  • Single-Page Application Development (AJAX, AngularJS, BackboneJS, ReactJS)

EEO Statement

The GBS Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We pledge equal access to employment, facilities, and programs, regardless of race, color, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital or familial status, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.