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Senior Software Engineer (min: 9 years exp)

Washington, DC · Information Technology

We have been tasked by our client to find a Senior Software Engineer to design, develop and implement complicated and difficult software capabilities for computer-based systems. Work closely with other engineering teams. Work closely with business technology peers and management emphasizing collaboration and joint effort to ensure that the needs and expectations of organizational stakeholders, business partners, external customers, and third-party organizations are met and/or exceeded. Work is performed in a hybrid role with needing to provide on-site customer support in DC 2-3 days/week.

Required Skills

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Candidate must have a strong working knowledge and experience developing Java based software capabilities. 
  • Candidate should have an inquisitive nature, responsiveness, and excellent testing skills.
  • Must also possess strong troubleshooting skills and the ability to work under pressure with multiple deadlines.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Security Clearance - A current U.S. Government Secret level security clearance is required and therefore all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • 9+ years of experience in Software Engineering, Modern Java Frameworks and Libraries (e.g. Spring, Guava) and Bachelors in related field; OR 7 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 13 years relevant experience. 
  • Experience in designing enterprise APIs
  • Experience in RESTful web services
  • Experience in Microservices architecture
  • Experience in Object Oriented Programming (OOP) paradigms
  • Experience with the agile software lifecycle
  • Experience with the Linux operating system
  • Experience with configuration management tools (e.g. Git, Nexus, Maven)
  • Has a proven ability to learn quickly and works well both independently as well as in a team setting 
  • Must be willing to work in a hybrid environment providing on-site customer support in DC 2-3 days/week.

Desired Skills

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience in cloud-based technologies (AWS, Azure)
  • Experience in distributed databases, NoSQL databases, full text-search engines (e.g. Elasticsearch, MongoDB, Solr) 
  • Scripting experience is a huge plus.
  • Prior experience or familiarity with our Big Data Platform is a plus.
  • Understanding of AGILE software development methodologies and use of standard software development tool suites. (e.g., JIRA, Confluence, Github Enterprise, etc.)
​Tracy Webster

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