Careers

ASSYST is on the leading edge of technology and is always seeking associates who want to join our efforts in innovation. The work environment is fast-paced and dynamic while fostering excellence and personal growth with employees who think and operate as owners. ASSYST provides a climate in which employees can reap rewards, gain professional training and development, and instill personal pride in their work.

 

BENEFITS

ASSYST is proud to offer a robust benefits package in order for our employees to maintain a secure work/life balance. Our full time employee benefits program includes:


  • Group Medical Coverage - Group Dental Coverage
  • Group Life Insurance with AD&D - Voluntary Life Insurance for Employee and Family
  • Short Term Disability/Long Term Disability
  • Flex Spending Account (FSA) - Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • AFLAC Supplemental Insurance
  • 401K Retirement Plan w/Employer Match
  • ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan/Profit Sharing)
  • Vacation PTO - Personal/Sick Leave PTO
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Credit Union Membership
  • e-Reference Library Membership

 

VETERANS
ASSYST values the same strong qualities and attributes service members develop while serving our country: agility, integrity, and unparalleled commitment. ASSYST recruits and retains top talent from all service branches.
Job ID Job Description Job Location Date Posted
JA - DM - ProposalWriter - 30122013 Proposal Writer Sterling, VA 01/26/2015
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Proposal Writer

Job ID: 
JA - DM - ProposalWriter - 30122013
Date Posted: 
Monday, January 26, 2015 to Friday, February 27, 2015
Job Type: 
Full Time
Job Location: 
Sterling, VA

Advanced Software Systems (ASSYST) is looking for qualified applicants to fill the following opening in Sterling, VA

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyze the technical requirements of Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Quotes (RFQs), Requests for Information (RFIs), Sources Sought Notices (SSNs), and other client solicitations for software engineering or IT services related type of bids.
  • Conceptualize, write, and review compelling documents while maintaining compliance with technical requirements, including past performance documentation, capabilities descriptions, and management and project plans.
  • Conceptualize at a high level; review and integrate visually appealing, informative technical graphics and illustrations (such as charts, process flows, and screenshots).
  • Interview subject-matter experts to understand the processes, technologies, business needs, and other contextual details of a subject-matter domain and to elicit the appropriate technical information to compose high-quality technical write-ups.
  • Evaluate technical sections - text, layout, graphics, etc. - for storytelling quality, consistency, coherence, clarity, and compliance with technical requirements and for alignment with solutions and themes.
  • Maintain a library of proposals submitted to customers and prospects.
  • Maintain the inventory of bid opportunities, bid decisions, and proposal wins and losses.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • B.A. or B.S. Undergraduate Degree in English, Communications, Technical Writing or other related discipline 
  • Must have 2 – 3 years of work experience with researching, writing and/or documentation -  proficient in MS Word; training will be provided
  • Experienced in advanced features of MS Word with knowledge of other software tools such as MS-Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS Project.
  • Strong command of the English language and demonstrated technical writing skills
  • Must be able to complete assignments that have tight deadlines
  • Able to obtain a security clearance if required

 

We are proud to offer a robust benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) retirement plan, employee stock ownership plan, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts and more in order for our employees to maintain a secure work/life balance.  Qualified candidates should apply online at:  www.assyst.net. 

 

ASSYST is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.

 

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Darlene Morris
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KZ - PowerBuilder - 01102014 PowerBuilder Developer Alexandria, VA 01/26/2015
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PowerBuilder Developer

Job ID: 
KZ - PowerBuilder - 01102014
Date Posted: 
Monday, January 26, 2015 to Friday, February 27, 2015
Job Type: 
Full Time
Job Location: 
Alexandria, VA

Advanced Software Systems (ASSYST) is looking for qualified applicants to fill the following position at Alexandria, VA
 

Description:
 

The Programmer Analyst’s role is to define, develop, test, analyze, and maintain new and existing software applications in support of business requirements. This includes writing, coding, testing, and analyzing software programs and applications. The Programmer Analyst will also research, design, document, and modify software specifications throughout the software development life cycle.

 

Job Requirements & Qualifications:
 

Bachelor degree in the field of Computer Science, Information Systems. Software Engineering or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

7+ years of overall applications programming experience

Candidate must have 5 years of current experience as a PowerBuilder Programmer.

Experience with PowerBuilder 10 and greater

Must have have strong database Development (SQL) experience

Strong oral and written communication skills

 

We are proud to offer a robust benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) retirement plan, employee stock ownership plan, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts and more in order for our employees to maintain a secure work/life balance.  Qualified candidates should apply online at:  www.assyst.net. 

 

ASSYST is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.

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Shafeeq Rahman
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JB-ProgrammerAna-11122014 Programmer Analyst Sterling, VA 01/22/2015
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Programmer Analyst

Job ID: 
JB-ProgrammerAna-11122014
Date Posted: 
Thursday, January 22, 2015 to Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Job Type: 
Full Time
Job Location: 
Sterling, VA

 

There is a position available for a Programmer Analyst. 
 

The position duties and requirements are as follows:
 

THE DUTIES INCLUDE:

Conduct trial runs of programs and software application to be sure they will produce the desired information and that the instructions are correct. Write, update and maintain computer programs or software packages to handle specific jobs such as tracking inventory, storing or retrieving data or controlling other equipment. Correct errors by making appropriate changes and rechecking the program to ensure that the desired results are produced. Write, analyze, review and rewrite programs, using workflow chart and diagram. Prepare detailed workflow charts and diagrams that describe input, output, and logical operation and convert them into a series of instructions coded in computer language. 
 

  •     Bachelor’s Degree in Science related. Any suitable combination of education and experience is   acceptable. The employer will accept 3-4 years of college education.
  •     2-3 years of work experience in IT. Position requires expertise in OOAD, Quality Management, Visual Basic, VB.NET, SQL Server, C#, Oracle, Crystal Reports, SRS, SDD.
  •     Travel to local clients;
  •     Hours: M-F   40 hrs/wk.  9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.;
  •     Salary: $56,000 per year.

 

APPLICANT MUST HAVE:

If you are interested in the above position, please notify Mr. Shyama Mandal, President, Advanced Software Systems, 22866 Shaw Road, Sterling, VA 20166.  The Applicant should report to the Employer and not to the State Employment Service Office.

This notice is being provided as a result of the filing of an application for permanent alien labor certification for the job noted above.  

 
Please note that any person may provide documentary evidence bearing in the application to the U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration, Atlanta Processing Center, Harris Tower, 233 Peachtree St., N.E. Suite 410, Atlanta, GA 30303.

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Darlene Morris
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KZ - IS Security - 09102014 Information System Security Analyst Baltimore, MD 01/22/2015
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Information System Security Analyst

Job ID: 
KZ - IS Security - 09102014
Date Posted: 
Thursday, January 22, 2015 to Thursday, February 26, 2015
Job Type: 
Full Time
Job Location: 
Baltimore, MD

 

General Duties:

  • Provide security consulting to the IBSG (Innovation Business Support Group) ISSOs and the various projects in CMMI (Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation)
  • Assist the CMMI projects  in understanding  CMS security requirements , and the XLC (Expedited Life Cycle)
  • Assist the CMMI projects understand the security artifacts (ISRA, SSP, CP, PIA), and the use of the corresponding templates
  • Assist the project contractors in developing the security artifacts
  • Attend all project and IBSG Team meetings in order to understand project status and contribute to security artifact and schedule coordination efforts
  • Update the CFACTS database with security artifacts and security control descriptions
  • Maintain the POA&M status of the CMMI/IBSG-related IT systems within CFACTS
  • Generate presentations on security-related topics as required

 

Specific Skills Required:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the FISMA, HIPAA laws and Privacy Act of 1974
  • In-depth knowledge of the NIST SP 800 series documents, especially 800-34, 37,39  47, 53, 53A, 60, 63, 64, 137 and  FIPS 140, 199, 200 and 201
  • In-depth knowledge of the 800-53 security control requirements and standard methods for implementing them
  • Practical knowledge of IT System contingency planning
  • Understanding of risk assessment and risk management concepts
  • Good understanding of continuous monitoring and continuous authorization concepts
  • Good understanding of protection of PII and PIA concepts
  • Expert use of MS Office, especially Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Good ability to articulate technical concepts, especially in the review process
  • Knowledge of the CMS Security Library and the various security artifact templates and related implementation procedures, a plus

 

We are proud to offer a robust benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) retirement plan, employee stock ownership plan, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts and more in order for our employees to maintain a secure work/life balance.  Qualified candidates should apply online at:  www.assyst.net.

 

ASSYST is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.

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Shafeeq Rahman
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JA-DM-JavaPro-12222014 Jr and Mid Level Java Programmers Washington, DC 01/22/2015
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Jr and Mid Level Java Programmers

Job ID: 
JA-DM-JavaPro-12222014
Date Posted: 
Thursday, January 22, 2015 to Sunday, March 22, 2015
Job Type: 
Full Time
Job Location: 
Washington, DC

 

Work Location:  Downtown Washington, DC and/or Sterling, Virginia

 

Description:

The development activities are new development for an existing product as well as development of solutions to software problems for this product.  The candidate for this project is an expert in all stages of the software development process: design, specification, implementation, debugging, internal testing, and production support.

 

Requirements:

The candidate must utilize experience in development methodologies, coding documentation, testing methodology and industry standards to define and develop project requirements.

 

Qualifications:

Must be clearable for a Public Trust Clearance
Bachelor's degree in Programming, MIS, Software Engineering, Computer Science or a related technical field preferred
Junior position is two years of solid experience on a big system
Mid-Level position is three years of solid experience on a big system
Minimum - Three (3) years of work experience
Experience with multiples of the following technologies / products:

 

Primary:
-      Java 1.6, JSF, Java Script, JQuery, Ajax
-      XML, XLST, XML Beans
-      HTML, CSS
-      Tomcat, Eclipse

 

Nice to Have:

 -     Spring 7.5, JSP
 
 We are proud to offer a robust benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) retirement plan, employee stock ownership plan, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts and more in order for our employees to maintain a secure work/life balance.  Qualified candidates should apply online at:  www.assyst.net.

 

ASSYST is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.

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KZ - MS Exchange - 01222015 Enterprise Exchange Engineer Essex, MD 01/22/2015
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Enterprise Exchange Engineer

Job ID: 
KZ - MS Exchange - 01222015
Date Posted: 
Thursday, January 22, 2015 to Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Job Type: 
Full Time
Job Location: 
Essex, MD

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

  • Works with the current in-house Microsoft Exchange Enterprise System Engineer as needed and assigned.
  • Installs, configures, administers, and maintains enterprise email system servers.
  • Schedules and maintains backups of enterprise servers.
  • Develops and modifies applications and reports using various tools as necessary.
  • Installs and configures various applications relating to Cisco VoIP integration as needed.
  • Installs, configures, tunes, and maintains VMWare servers in a large farm environment located in two physically separated data centers as needed.
  • Provides support for business continuity and disaster recovery operations.
  • Ensures system security and assists as needed during network/server forensics work.
  • Ensures compliance with the BCPS Quality Management System in order to maintain ISO9001 certification.
  • Participates in and provides support for internal and external audits as necessary.
  • Installs, configures, and maintains network systems as needed.
  • Installs, configures, and maintains network management tools such as SolarWinds, PRTG, and WhatsUp Professional as needed.
  • Designs, setups, and administers Win2008/Win2012 servers and domains, along with Exchange 2007, 2010, and 2013.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education, Training, and Experience:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field, plus four years of experience supporting and administering Microsoft Exchange servers in a large, geographically dispersed environment.  (Additional qualifying experience in the support of Microsoft Exchange 2013 can be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.)

 

Note: Other combinations of applicable education, training, and experience that provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position may be considered.

 

Licenses and Certificates:  Possession of Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) certifications are preferred, but not required.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of the principles and practices of developing, implementing, maintaining, and enhancing computer network infrastructure, with an emphasis on Microsoft Exchange.  Knowledge of exchange servers, SQL servers, Internet information servers, and Windows 2003/2008/2012.  Knowledge of the design, setup, and administration of Win2003/Win2008/2012 servers.  Knowledge of administering email, Internet access, backup, anti-virus programs, network security, remote access, and LAN/WAN technologies.  Knowledge of design, implementation and administration of Active Directory, Cisco Pix/ASA Firewall, and/or Cisco/Juniper VPN concentrators and servers.  Knowledge of Extreme and Cisco core switches a plus.  Knowledge of operational and network connectivity problems across LAN/WANs.  Knowledge of protocols including TCP/IP, IPX, SMTP, IMAP, POP3, http, FTP, DHCP, WINS, DNS, LDAP, VPN Client, and OSI Model.  Knowledge of a variety of networking topics including data encapsulation, layering, filtering, protocol de-multiplexing, LAN/WAN media types, virtual circuit services, tunneling, virtual private networking, and IP multicasting.

 

Skill in administering network servers such as exchange servers, SQL servers, and Internet information servers in a large, geographically dispersed environment.  Skill in the development, implementation, maintenance, and enhancement of computer network infrastructure.  Skill in evaluating technology and recommending network configurations and topologies.  Skill in maintaining documentation for network configurations, equipment, and procedures.  Skill in analyzing, testing, and implementing database designs that support new and existing business applications.

 

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: 

The work of this class is generally sedentary and performed in an office environment in Essex, Maryland.  Duties require travel to schools and facilities throughout Baltimore County and other areas, and the lifting and carrying of heavy network infrastructure equipment (up to 75lbs).  Possession of a valid driver’s license equivalent to a noncommercial class C, Maryland driver’s license is required.  May be required to use their own vehicle to respond to remote sites for troubleshooting and repair work.

 

 

We are proud to offer a robust benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) retirement plan, employee stock ownership plan, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts and more in order for our employees to maintain a secure work/life balance.  Qualified candidates should apply online at:  www.assyst.net.

 

ASSYST is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.

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JG-ShareDev-12012014 SharePoint Developer Washington, DC 01/16/2015
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SharePoint Developer

Job ID: 
JG-ShareDev-12012014
Date Posted: 
Friday, January 16, 2015 to Sunday, March 1, 2015
Job Type: 
Full Time
Job Location: 
Washington, DC

 

Responsibilities:

Content migration from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013.
Implantation of a hybrid environment using Office 365 and SharePoint 2013 On-premise.
Develop reusable templates for SharePoint 2013 sites and enforce use of standards.
 
The selected candidate will:

Participate in the team that performs the migration of Microsoft SharePoint to SharePoint 2013.   Work closely with team to understand business needs and develop migration components as needed.
Enforce standards when implementing sites, sub-sites, themes, and other features of the environment;
Develop reusable templates for SharePoint sites.
Participate in the team that performs the implementation of a hybrid environment using Office365 and SharePoint 2013 On-premise.
Understand industry standards and best practices utilizing SharePoint, and provide guidance and advice to organizations on how to effectively meet their needs using these standards.
 
Qualifications:

Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree from accredited University in Computer Sciences or equivalent work experience.
Bilingual in English and Spanish (oral and written) is a must.
 

Areas of expertise:

Minimum 4 years of experience working with SharePoint.  Development of web parts and site configuration
Any other features deemed relevant to carry-out the work(Optional)
Advanced use and knowledge of Microsoft Visual Studio
Experience with Office 365 is a must
Extensive experience with Microsoft Office System and its integration with SharePoint.
Strong communication, writing, editing, presentation and interpersonal skills is required.
Excellent customer relationship management skills is required.

 

We are proud to offer a robust benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) retirement plan, employee stock ownership plan, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts and more in order for our employees to maintain a secure work/life balance.  Qualified candidates should apply online at:  www.assyst.net.

ASSYST is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.

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KZ - QATest 08062014 Senior QA Tester Baltimore, MD 01/13/2015
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Senior QA Tester

Job ID: 
KZ - QATest 08062014
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 to Friday, February 27, 2015
Job Type: 
Full Time
Job Location: 
Baltimore, MD

 

Advanced Software Systems (ASSYST) is looking for qualified applicants to fill a position in Baltimore, MD

 

Responsibilities:

  • Review functional and design specifications to ensure full understanding of individual deliverables.
  • Write test plans, define test data requirements, develop test scripts, execute manual and/or automation test scripts, facilitate triage of defects found, and ensure thorough retest of defects through resolution.
  • Develop, document and maintain functional test cases and other test artifacts like the test data, data validation, harness scripts and automated scripts.
  • Execute and evaluate manual or automated test cases and report test results.
  • Identify any potential quality issues per defined process and escalate potential quality issues immediately.
  • Ensure that validated deliverables meet functional and design specifications and requirements
  • Employ automation and use/modify existing test tools and augment when necessary.
  • Re-engineer existing test cases when possible.

 

Position Requirements:

  • BS degree or equivalent experience.
  • Must have 5-7 years hands-on software testing experience with significant testing and/or automation experience
  • Must be proficient in writing test plans, test cases and test scripts
  • Experience with test design, creation, execution, and reporting of both manual and automated test cases.
  • Proficient in Functional and System level testing.
  • Thorough understanding of SDLC and comprehensive understanding of QA methodologies and process.
  • Must have experience working with with Medicare / Medicaid  Systems.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

 

We are proud to offer a robust benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) retirement plan, employee stock ownership plan, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts and more in order for our employees to maintain a secure work/life balance.  Qualified candidates should apply online at:  www.assyst.net.

 

ASSYST is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.

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SK - Jr..NET/Sharepoint Junior .NET Developer / SharePoint Developer Sterling, VA 01/13/2015
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Junior .NET Developer / SharePoint Developer

Job ID: 
SK - Jr..NET/Sharepoint
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 to Thursday, March 12, 2015
Job Type: 
Full Time
Job Location: 
Sterling, VA

 

Advanced Software Systems (ASSYST) is seeking qualified applicants to fill multipple positions at Sterling, VA
 

General Requirements:

  • Ability to develop software applications based on the description of business logic.
  • Ability to work and produce required results without close supervision.
  • Good oral and written communications skills.
  • Good work ethic and self-starting attitude, and ability to work well among a team of professionals.
  • Ability to work capably under stress and to juggle multiple tasks within tight deadlines.

 

Specific Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with at least 2 years experience as a web application developer or equivalent with C#, ASP.NET, sharepoint background.
  • The developer must have skills to Develop, code, install, test, debug, and document Web applications using current .NET development strategies
  • Strong knowledge in Web development technologies, Visual Basic, SQL, XML, XHTML, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, and jQUERY.

 

We are proud to offer a robust benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) retirement plan, employee stock ownership plan, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts and more in order for our employees to maintain a secure work/life balance.  Qualified candidates should apply online at:  www.assyst.net.

 

ASSYST is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.

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