Web Developer - 1+ - Chantilly, VA

Pay: $113000.00 - $113000.00

Position Type: Permanent

Location: District Of Columbia

 
 

Web Developer - 4 positions

2012-1104
Developer Priority Level: High
Chantilly, VA Skill Level: Level 1+

JOB DESCRIPTION
Security Clearance: TS/SCI Full Scope Polygraph
Role & Responsibilities:
The Program is seeking two (2) individuals to provide application development support, with a specific emphasis on engineering, developing, prototyping, and integrating the system with existing enterprise applications. The system being developed is a key part of the strategy to deploy cutting edge technologies to analyze ever-growing volumes of unstructured data. The system will transform how Customer analysts, targeters and operations officers will process unstructured data using Natural Language queries, moving beyond the limitations of Boolean searches. By generating alternative hypotheses, the system will enable users to further explore sources and relationships. Our Program is seeking qualified application developers to assist with an effort to enhance existing applications and introduce novel capabilities to users as a result of the investment in this system. The successful candidate will perform analysis, design, development, and testing of new web services using agile and test-driven development methodologies. The selected developer will be required to coordinate with other external teams while performing as an applications subject matter expert for the Program. The developer will work in partnership with an integrated team of staff and contractors to develop detailed design documents and sound application software, along with associated deliverables. The developer will be required to develop custom code and may be required to integrate commercial off the shelf tools and technologies. The successful candidate must be able to translate customer and system requirements into new system interfaces. The individual will participate in all phases of the project lifecycle, including conducting and participating in peer reviews, performing formal unit testing, integrating engineering and testing with other corporate systems and components, and delivering appropriate documentation.
Requirements & Qualifications:
Please Note: System Engineers and Software/Web Developers Only. Client/Customer will accept under consideration qualified candidates who currently possesses a Top Secret or above (preferably TS/SCI) security clearance to obtain a Full Scope Polygraph. Selected candidate must be eligible and meets all requirements to successfully obtain a Full Scope Polygraph security clearance.

Mandatory Skills:
1. Minimum of 3 years experience in developing web-based applications using Java, and Web Services
2. Minimum of 3 years experience in developing user interfaces
3. Proven experience providing development support to applications with multiple system interfaces
4. Ability to translate user requirements into technical designs
5. Ability to work in a team environment
6. Excellent ability to troubleshoot by various methods inclusive of reading system logs
7. Ability to juggle competing priorities
8. Strong oral and written communication skills
9. Experience with Apache Tomcat
10. Working Knowledge of Linux operating system

Optional Skills:

1. BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or experience that would provide equivalent knowledge
2. Experience with tools such as Spring, JUnit, GWT/ExtJS, and GXT
3. Experience with agile development methodologies, test driven development
4. Experience with tools such as Subversion, Eclipse, JIRA and wikis and blogs
5. Internet Protocols -HTTP/S, FTP, SMTP
6. Working knowledge of CSS
7. Working knowledge of XML
8. Secure Shell (SSH)
9. Application developer experience with database(s)