Software Developer

Clearance: DHS Public Trust or ability to obtain

Location: Alexandria, VA

We are actively recruiting for Software Developer to support systems development activities for a mission-critical application for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).  The Software Developer is responsible for working on software enhancements and bug fixes to support the existing biometrics applications in an agile development environment.  The Software Developer is also responsible for contributing to and attending all scrum activities such as grooming, planning, retrospectives, and daily standups.  The individual must be a team player and willing to work in a fast-paced high-profile environment.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in web-based software development including at least 2 years with Java JEE application development
  • Demonstrated ability to think analytically and creatively to develop innovative solutions to resolve software problems
  • Demonstrated ability to work a in a collaborative and also in a self-directed manner in a fast-moving environment

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Knowledge of database access using JPA with frameworks like OpenJPA or Hibernate is highly desired
  • Familiarity with SQL, database design techniques and relational database such as Oracle is desired
  • Knowledge of development tools such as Eclipse, Git, and Jenkins is desired
  • Experience with JSON RESTful services with frameworks like Jersey is desired
  • Familiarity with HTML5, CSS is desired
  • Knowledge of JMS connecting to IBM MQ or other queuing mechanism is a plus
  • Knowledge of JavaScript and JS Frameworks such as JQuery, Dojo, Angular is a plus
  • Good understanding of SSL/TLS, security certificate installs, and configurations is a plus
  • Exposure to Quartz Job Scheduler or other timer services is a plus
  • Experience with Application Servers such as WebLogic in clustered environment is a plus
  • First-hand experience working with large project teams (working with the Federal Government) a plus

Education/Certifications: Bachelor’s Degree

Apply: Please send your resume and a cover letter with your salary requirements and any security clearance information to

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