Junior Java Developer - Military veterans preferred

SAIC (www.saic.com)


  full-time   employee

Fort Knox
United States


Job Description:

  • SAIC is looking for a Junior Java developer to join our team support out customer the Army Human Resources Command in Fort Knox, KY.
  • This position will reside on the team working with the Boards, Evaluation and Promotions program.
  • This program is responsible for the development of systems that manage soldier evaluations, promotions and other processes that drive a soldier’s career.
  • The developer will be part of a team that is responsible for the upkeep of several Spring MVC applications as well as many REST/SOAP based services.
  • The developer will write code encompassing all tiers of the software development process.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Web design, requirements/specifications definition, analysis, assessments, planning, design, development, integration, testing, installation, performance tuning, deployment, or maintenance.
  • Assists with strategic or tactical planning to justify, market, or manage the technology needed for successful business operations.
  • Support user training, as required.
  • Contributes to or develops technical documentation.
  • Contribute to technical presentations.
  • Use applicable methodologies, modeling/estimating techniques, tools, applications, systems, software, or databases to perform assigned tasks.
  • Candidate must compile with the standard and organization requirements relative to specific assignments.


Required Education and Experience:

  • Completed Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Four years of additional general experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Ability to interface with clients and understand requirements
  • Ability to work in small, rapid-development teams
  • Experience with Object Oriented programming methods
  • Experience working with web applications programming
  • Knowledge of relational database systems to include basic knowledge of SQL 
  • Good foundational knowledge of computer science and algorithms
  • DOD Secret Clearance Required to begin, an interim Secret is acceptable to start work
  • CompTIA Security Plus Certification is required to begin work


Preferred Qualifications:


  • BS in Computer Science or has equivalent work experience
  • Experience with Spring (Security, Core, MVC, WS, Data, Web Flow)
  •  Experience with Maven and its lifecycles
  • Experience with Selenium or other testing tools
  • Experience with jQuery, Angular or other modern JS Frameworks
  • Experience with Tomcat, JBoss, WebSphere or any other Java servers 
  • Understanding of SSL setups, SOAP/WSDL and RESTful services