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Perspecta has an immediate need for a Senior Java Developer - Current/Active - fully adjudicated DoD Secret (SSBI) or Top Secret clearance required to be considered. Must hold Sec+certification in good standing
Location to be based local to DC Metro (Alexandria, VA, Herndon, VA, Chantilly, VA)
The successful candidate will participate in a team environment supporting a U.S. Government contract that provides personnel security management to DOD. The position involves the creation of new applications as well as modifications to existing applications.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES / ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
* Responsible for the design, development, testing, documentation, and maintenance of software applications in a federal government personnel security product.
* Act as a developer on Jasper reports and Web enabled J2EE type applications, gathering requirements, translating business requirements to technical solutions, estimating, coding, debugging, testing, research application/software problems and determining root causes, proposing and implementing solutions.
* Follows standards based software development/engineering processes and procedures, such as CMMI, and delivers high quality components/products.
* Will also need to provide clear and timely status to management as required.
Experience in one or more of the following:
* Java IDE, Eclipse is a plus;
* Jasper Report tool
* Enterprise class IDE tools, WebSphere Studio Application Developer is a plus;
* SCM tools, StarTeam is a plus;
* Data modeling tools, ERWin is a plus;
* Middleware/transport layer, such as SOAP or Java RMI;
* Application servers, JBOSS or Red Hat EAP is a plus;
* Web servers, Sun Java Web Server 6.1 or higher is a plus;
* Web technologies and protocols, such as, Web Services, WSDL, TCP/IP, FTP, HTTP, HTTPS
* Platforms, such as Windows XP, Unix (Sun Solaris is a plus).
* Familiarity with Department of Defense personnel security issues is a plus
EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION / KNOWLEDGE
* Bachelor's degree, or equivalent in an engineering or computer field
* Security+ Certification (in good standing) current/active preferred
* Five or more years of software development experience, including experience in all phases of the software development lifecycle.
* Strong enterprise design skills and experience in a Java based environment, including web services.
* Ability to work in contractor's environment, occasionally.
* Use of Agile skills & methodology
* Must have experience developing and testing Java applications.
* Experience of performance tuning is a plus.
* Experience with relational databases, Web application development, and Web technologies are required.
* Knowledge of Object Oriented design principles, MVC concepts, and data and object models are also required.