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Software Engineer- Senior
Ref No.: 18-06087
Location: Herndon, Virginia
Job Summary:
The Senior Software Engineer performs analysis, design, programming, testing, installation, and maintenance of client's Internet applications. The incumbent will assist the development team in providing comprehensive support for existing and new applications and offer expertise regarding methods, standards, and technical considerations for software applications, and will have a lead role in designing application development software. The incumbent will work with other senior developers and architects to gain consistencies on project development execution, delivery, and practices. The incumbent will also act as a technical lead, and mentor junior developer(s).
Position Responsibilities:
  • Analyze business and computer problems and lead system design.
  • Design, code, test, install, and maintain Web and Java/Web Service programs.
  • Write clear, concise system documentation.
  • Provide production support for Web and Java/Web service applications.
  • Act as technical lead and mentor for junior developer(s).
  • Enforce and drive execution of Agile application development practices on project team and enterprise level.
  • Work with other senior developers and architects to gain consistencies on project development execution, delivery and practices.
  • Collaborate in a well integrated environment to deliver well thought out solutions
  • Collaborate with other service line development teams to provide guidance, expertise and support for cross service initiatives and as needed.
  • Engage the business to understand business issues and describe technical issues/solutions in business terms and business impact.
  • Contribute to Proof of Concepts on new technologies.
  • Mentor junior team members.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field. A combination of education and experience, including through military service will also be considered.
  • 10+ total years of development experience, which includes full life cycle development, web development and Web Service development.
  • 6-8 years of experience with web development using Java and SQL, as well as UI development with at least one of the following: JSF, ADF, JSP, PrimeFaces, Angular.
  • Demonstrated practice with Spring and Hibernate frameworks, or some equivalent framework, and multi-tier architecture.
  • Database development experience using Informix, Oracle, MySQL, and/or Sybase.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, including the ability to quickly resolve problems and work with little supervision.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong object oriented analysis, design, and development skills.
  • Agile experience, with an emphasis on Scrum and XP practices.
  • Production support experience in an application development environment.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience with:
    • Adobe LiveCycle development.
    • A COTS reporting tool, such as Oracle BI or JReport.
    • Experience with Tomcat or Weblogic server installation and administration.
    • Experience in developing web applications using frameworks, such as JSF and Spring Batch.
    • Experience working with off shore teams.
  • Familiarity with a Unix environment, LINUX preferred.
  • Knowledge of C and embedded SQL.
  • Competent with Oracle JDeveloper.