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Software Developer



Software Engineering
Crane, IN, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2024

Software Developer

Information Technology
Location : Location
SCA Hourly Rate
USD $31.50/Hr.
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain
Minimum Clearance Required
Travel Requirement



Bowhead seeks a Software Developer to join our team in Crane, IN at the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC Crane). This is an entry level Software Developer positon which will support a unique database that tracks and manages weapons systems for the various branches of the US Military. The Software Developer will be responsible for applying standard programming procedures and knowledge of programming to assist the Small Arms Weapon Systems Division to include the development and modification of programs to ensure compatibility.


Essential functions will include:

  • Developing, modifying and maintaining client-server programs using languages including, but not limited to, ASP.NET 4.0/6.0, MS SQL SERVER 2016, SSIS, IIS 10, VB.NET, JavaScript, XML, SSMS, Adobe XFA Forms, Access 2013/2016, and Visual Basic for Applications.
  • Designing and implementing modifications to files and records within programs per direction from higher level staff
  • Monitoring the operation of programs, troubleshooting and repairing problems by diagnosing and correcting errors in logic and coding
  • Completing testing of programs, documenting all steps and maintaining operator instructions for programs developed and modified
  • Will access and edit the web server at the data center using experience with MS SQL Server 2016
  • Other duties as assigned


  • BA/BS from an accredited institution in Information Technology, Computer Programming or related field. 0-2 (two) years of relevant experience.
  • Must have experience with ASP.NET 4.0/6.0, VB.NET, JavaScript, SSMS, XML and Visual Basic for Applications
  • Must have experience with MS SQL Server 2016, SSIS, IIS 10 and Access 2013/2016
  • Must have experience with Adobe XFA Forms and Microsoft Active Directory
  • Must meet DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level II certifications and complete a minimum of twenty (20) hours of continuous learning per year to maintain credentials required for accessing and making changes to the web server located at SPAWAR Charleston.
  • Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts
  • Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up to 15 to 25 pounds
  • Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time
  • Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to obtain a security clearance at the Secret level. Current Secret clearance holder are highly encouraged to apply. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.



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Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

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UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar company recognized as a top Alaska Native Corporation providing services across the Department of Defense and many federal agencies. Bowhead offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short/long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plans as well as a paid time off programs for eligible full-time employees. Eligible part-time employees are able to participate in the 401(k) retirement plans and state or contract required paid time off programs.

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