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Sr. Java Developer/Team Lead
Herndon, VA

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Job Description

CGH Technologies, Inc. (CGH) is a business solutions firm, specializing in Data Management, Software Engineering, and Business Intelligence solutions. Located within the Washington corridor, CGH has worked successfully with Government, Commercial and International sectors, providing management, development and maintenance, and support of large and complex environments. CGH has an exciting opportunity for a seasoned Sr. Java Developer/Team Lead to join the CGH Team.


The ideal candidate will enjoy a fast-paced culture that promotes the development of new ideas in an innovative environment. This candidate must be customer focused, have excellent time management, communication, leadership, and follow-up skills. This is an exciting opportunity to work with cutting edge technology on internet based mapping applications used throughout the country. We are seeking a candidate who has experience and skills for handling end-to-end projects in the application space, but also can strategize and handle client relations and also be able to articulate technical intricacies in normal terms.


* Under the direction of the Team Lead or as the Team Lead, the Sr. Java Developer:
* Interfaces with customer to determine and document application requirements.
* Coordinates with other functional members of the project team, i.e., infrastructure, database administrators, security, and configuration management.
* Performs specialized programming duties including conceptual system design, specifications development, including writing interfaces to Database Management Systems (DBMS).
* Designs detailed input and output record layouts, documenting the functions of programs.
* Translates detailed design into computer software.
* Tests, debugs, and refines the computer software to produce the required product.
* Ensures that software design promotes modularity and portability and is reliable, serviceable, and maintainable, has demonstrable accuracy, privacy and security, and is sufficient within the parameters of the system.
* Prepares required system and data requirements documentation, including both program-level and user-level documentation; system test, implementation, and configuration management plans and system demonstrations.
* Design and develop Intranet-based interactive applications.


Number of Years Experience Required:

* 7-10 years' experience in the Information Technology industry
* 5 years' experience with Oracle Database operating in a production environment
* 2+ years experience leading teams
* 7 years' experience as an application developer, with full development life cycle experience (requirements phase through deployment)

Minimum Education and Certifications Required:

* Bachelors' Degree in related field - Computer Science, Engineering, or Math is preferred

Technical Skills Required:

* Minimum of 7 years' experience in Java-based Object Oriented Development (OOD) is required
* Hands on Experience with most of the following technologies and frameworks are a must: JDBC & connection pooling, Struts, Spring, Hibernate, AngularJS, Ant, XML/XSL Parsers, other Apache/Jakarta Open Source tools and frameworks.
* XML Schemas
* Knowledge of UNIX environment is a must, Solaris preferred
* Managing Application servers (Glassfish Application server a plus)
* Knowledge and experiences developing Web Services
* Strong math skills a plus
* Exposure to GIS / ESRI environment is a plus
* Works within an Agile (Scrum) team to advance the state of the product

Computer Skills:

SW Development skills required:

* Legacy system replacement and re-engineering
* Data integration and aggregation (i.e. FTP, synchronization, Web Services)
* Languages required:
* Java, Servlets, J2EE. Java Server Pages
* Oracle PL/SQL including creating Views, Functions, and Procedures
* XML, HTML, JavaScript, CSS
* Knowledgeable in SW, HW, and technologies that support web-based application development, ie Java, J2EE, Oracle Spatial, UNIX, XML, XSD, Hibernate, and schema generation tools, PDF, AJAX , and GIS tools.

Application Servers & Platforms required:

* Sun Java System Application Server
* Apache Tomcat
* Windows 2000 and XP
* Sun Solaris
* Working knowledge of Geographical Information System (GIS) software a plus: map routing software, and I/O from Geographical displays is a plus.
* Experience with Web Services including JDBC, JMS, JSON, JTA, JSF, JSP, REST/SOAP, WSDL, GIS, Web Services Security

Other Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

* U.S. Citizen or person with valid U.S. Work Visa who has lived in the U.S. for 3 or more years.
* Demonstrated ability to communicate and interface with the customer and interpret requirements.
* Ability to communicate requirements.
* Experience leading Information Technology project teams.

Candidates selected will be subject to a Government background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements.

CGH offers a comprehensive benefits package to include medical, dental, short- and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, commuter benefit, and flexible spending account. Other benefits include 401K, paid government holidays, and Paid Time Off (PTO).

CGH is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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