Senior Java Developer Backend - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC and CBP are seeking a Senior Java Developer Backend to join our systems engineering team as a collaborative team member in support of ongoing law enforcement enterprise search applications.  

Duties and Responsibilities:
Design and build micro services using Spring Boot in a Docker container environment.
Collaborate with Leads & developers on solutions and independently develop and deliver in an agile environment.
Work with users in an Agile development approach to understand requirements, then elicit feedback and refine solution through demonstrations. Full participation in the Agile / Scrum process including speaking up and giving your opinion!
Present the solution at formal and informal design reviews, and document the design according to the Government’s system lifecycle methodology
Full-Stack Engineer capable of designing solutions, writing code, testing code, automating test and deployment
Mentor and raise the game for teammates in all areas
Ready, willing, and able to pick up new technologies and pitch in on story tasks (design, code, test, CI/CD, deploy, maintain, and enhance)
Able to research and learn new methodologies and technologies and bring knowledge to the team
A solid understanding and experience of architecture patterns including ESB, SOA, database, integration, Cloud & Microserivce architecture.
A self-driven, highly motivated technologist who can work with a high degree of autonomy and is able to prioritize effectively.
Participate in Code Reviews and support QA initiatives to ensure high-quality delivery
Excellent trouble-shooting skills, with the ability to quickly identify and document the root cause of issues, and effectively communicate possible resolutions
Utilize engineering practices like pair programming, TDD, ATDD, CI/CD, and refactoring techniques


Work experience and Education:

BS degree and 14 years of experience in IT experience or combination of education and experience
5-7 yrs Java JEE, HTML, JavaScript, Typescript and framework libraries required
2  yrs Hands on experience with Spring frame work
Experience in Linux/Unix environment and Windows
Hands on Experience with CI CD process – Jenkins, Gitlab etc
Cloud experience a plus
Experience with some variation of BPM (Business Process Modeler)  workflow 
This is a highly technical position.

Required Technical Experience:
Expertise with Java, Spring boot, JSON, HTML4/5, AJAX, JSP, CSS, JDBC, JPA/Hibernate
Clear understanding of web services and SOA related standards like REST/OAuth/JSON and SOAP/WSDL. Experience writing and consuming web services (SOAP/RESTful). 
Experience with Spring Cloud-based Microserivce, Experience in Service development in SOAP and REST.
Experience with web security, WSAUTH, HTTP/s, HSTS, etc.
Experience in Java Web Containers (Tomcat\Jetty\etc)
Experience working with users to define requirements and demonstrate solutions
Experience designing and delivering complex, highly-scalable software components
Experience utilizing various debugging tools and methodologies for debugging UI and components
Experience with implementing Automated Tests Tools (JUnit, Cucumber) Mocking frameworks  and TDD
Back-End: Java, Spring, Spring Boot, JVM, Microserivce, REST, Database (RDMS, Maria DB)
User Interface (UI): JavaScript (Vanilla JS, React.JS, AngularJS), Typescript (Angular 2+), CSS3, HTML5, responsive web design.
Cloud/DevOps: Ansible, Docker, AWS
CI/CD: Jenkins, Artifactory, Gitlab, Nexus
Build Tools: Maven, Gradle, NPM, Yarn
Automated Test Tools: Junit, Cucumber

Desired knowledge and experience includes:

Developing 100% automating unit tests
Using the Eclipse IDE
Strong initiative: must be able to take a high-level requirement, ask questions/seek clarifications, and get the job done
Ability to work in a high-pressured, tight-deadline environment
Superior written and oral communication skills are essential
Must be able to multitask efficiently and progressively and work comfortably in an ever-changing data environment
Must work well in a team environment as well as independently
Excellent verbal/written communication and problem solving skills; ability to communicate information to a variety of groups at different technical skill levels

Prior experience in working with Customs or ICE travel-related data.
Customer Requirements:
Clearance – Must be able to obtain a CBP BI Public Trust to start work
Citizenship – Must be a US Citizen.
Job Location – Herndon, VA