Application Developer
Albuquerque, NM 
Posted 11 days ago
Job Description
Application Developer
Job Locations US-NM-Albuquerque
Job ID 2020-3092
# of Openings 1
Clearance Requirement S
Education Requirement Bachelor's Degree
Certifications CompTIA Security+
Experience Level Mid-level
8570 Compliant IAT 2


SMS Data Products Group, Inc. has a full-time job opportunity for a candidate to join the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Application Development team at Kirtland AFB in Albuquerque, NM.  The ideal candidate provides server hardware, software, operating system, and application development support to the AFRL by administering and engineering systems managed within the application development team.  The Systems administrator should have experience in supporting large enterprise environments by administering and maintaining Microsoft 2012/2016/2019 server operating systems and MS SQL database instances.  The candidate should have MS SharePoint Site Collection Administrator experience and be familiar with administering Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS).  The candidate will be required to develop software in support of all software life-cycle activities with a focus on Agile/Scrum methodologies, based on AFRL application requirements.


As a dynamic systems integrator, SMS offers proven solutions in engineering, operations, cybersecurity, and digital transformation. With expertise in modernizing and optimizing legacy infrastructure and systems, ensuring operational efficiency, and designing, implementing, and managing secure environments, SMS supports business and mission goals with proficiency, quality, and integrity.


SMS has been serving the advanced information technology needs of the federal government since 1976, delivering talented teams and innovative, cost-effective solutions and services to support our customers’ missions for more than 40 years. SMS is headquartered in McLean, Virginia, with offices and on-site operations at customer locations throughout the United States. For additional information on SMS, visit


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    Design, develop, test and deploy applications utilizing coding technologies including but not limited to JavaScript, CSS, HTML, ASP.NET, and/or C#.
  • Ability to apply standard software engineering methods and project lifecycle management techniques to deliver sound software and documentation.
  • Ability to write and update user and administrator documentation for applications. (All documentation will be in compliance with customer specifications)
  • Assist in project development including capturing functional and technical requirements.
  • Ability to work independently or collaboratively with other developers.
  • Implement and follow agile/scrum software lifecycle processes.
  • Possess an understanding of code design industry standards/style guides to standardize code formatting and increase peer review efficiency
  • Install new/rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with AFRL client and project requirements
  • Experience with Windows 7 and 10, windows servers running file/print/web services (IIS), CommVault backups & SQL server Database support
  • Integrate AFRL applications with various data sources, which include flat files and existing databases (SQL, Access, or similar)
  • Experience working with .NET applications and integrating into MS IIS intranet websites
  • Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures for managed systems
  • Handle ongoing maintenance of server operating systems such as service pack installations, hot fixes, and software upgrades
  • Familiarity applying Defense Information Systems Agency Security Technical Implementation Guides (DISA STIGs) to include the Web Server STIG, Application Security and Development STIG, SQL Server STIG, and the Cloud SRG
  • Maintain service lifecycle management information, and ensure new services adhere to government enterprise standards.
  • Ability to conduct service performance assessment and scalability planning.
  • Utilize government provided tools and methodologies to support service lifecycle management activities, experience with ServiceNow and/or PEGA ITSM platforms a plus
  • Support web content migration and integration to AFRL and AF public facing websites
  • Experience with Site Collection Management/Administration of MS SharePoint 2013/2016
  • Experience in assisting individuals in problem solving utilizing the potential of SharePoint as it relates to their job function.
  • Experience in establishing and maintaining relationships with business stakeholders/users.
  • Follow policies and procedures for change and incident management.

Experience Requirements:

Three to five years’ experience in website hosting/development, MS SharePoint, and .NET application development, and experience with DISA security standardization processes and application of DISA STIGs.  Applicant must possess refined critical thinking skills, should be a self-starter, may direct the activities of other team members, diplomatic, multi-task capable, adaptive to a dynamic environment, dependable and reliable.  Prior experience in a government consulting services environment is preferred.


Qualifications/Certification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Business Management or MIS related field preferred, or experience in lieu of degree; High School diploma required if no existing higher education diplomas
  • Active DoD SECRET clearance is required
  • Minimum DoD 8570 IAT-II (Sec+ CE) certification required
  • Microsoft certifications preferred (MTA, MCSA, MCSD, MCSE)

SMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

SMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
Required Security Clearance
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