Systems Engineer (Remote) #3396


  • US-Remote Employee Location
  • Information Technology
Apply Now


GovCIO is a team of transformers–people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. We believe in making a difference by developing digital strategies and delivering the technology-related innovation that improves governmental operations each day.

But we can’t do it alone. We welcome and nurture an inclusive and diversified work culture. Because different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives make us better decision-makers, problem solvers, and creators. We’re changing the face of I.T. – from our diverse staff to the end-products we develop. And we’re excited to expand our team. Are you ready to be a transformer?


Job Overview


We are seeking a full-stack cloud software engineer with emphasis in Java, PHP, and Python.  As we look to doing more in the cloud, it would be nice to have some experience in developing and administering software in cloud environments like AWS and Azure. The prospective candidate will be responsible for the building and sustaining our high compute cluster research environment where genomic research is performed.




Your primary job functions are as follows but not limited to:

  • Contribute ideas to the architecture and design of new systems and tools.
  • Improve and enhance existing systems and tools using platform monitoring tools
  • Work with the business owners to define requirements, develop solutions, arrive at the designs, and execute the implementations.
  • Troubleshoot issues and support the operation of production networks and tools – patching and updating
  • Authoring and maintaining technical documentation.
  • Self-motivated: setting and achieving goals with little supervision.
  • Dependable: following through tasks assigned with consistency.
  • Team-oriented: easy to collaborate and willing to help others.



Required Skills and Experience


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science or Mathematics or equivalent.
  • Experience working in a scientific research environment is important.
  • Familiarity with big data processing is a plus.
  • 2+ years of strong experience in core Java, Python, and related technologies in a Unix/Linux environment.
  • 4+ years of experience in Systems analysis, design, development, testing, and support, Solid foundation in data structures, algorithms, and software design with strong analytical and debugging skills.
  • Professional experience building apps or services from the ground up and scaling at an enterprise level.
  • Experience with Open Source tools and frameworks, such as Spring, Hibernate, Junit and Angular.
  • Strong understanding of SOA methodologies and service architectures experience using web servers, application containers, caching technologies.
  • Solid knowledge of relational database design and development (SQL, stored procedures, data modeling) and understanding of NoSQL databases (Cassandra, MongoDB).
  • Experience with build tools, such as Mercurial, Git, Maven, and Jenkins.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must.


COVID Policy: New employees will be required to adhere to the Company’s and its clients’ COVID-19 safety procedures. In the event that the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for Federal Contractors is enforced, you must become fully vaccinated or request and be approved for an exemption. Employees working onsite at a client location must comply with our client’s COVID-19 requirements.

GovCIO is a team of professionals who want to make a difference. And that can only happen with a diverse, happy, and cared-for team. So, we prioritize your well-being, equity for all and look for ways to make work a better place for each of us every day.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability status. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disabled

Compensation Range (In compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act for remote or positions located in CO)


Apply Now

Not The Right Fit?

Is this not the job you’re looking for? That’s ok! We’ve got plenty of other opportunities for you to peruse. Search all of our open positions by your area of interest or location.

View All Jobs