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Java/J2EE Architect

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Java/J2EE Architect
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Alexandria,  VA
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Java/J2EE Architect

Alexandria, VA


Talent Orchard has been contracted by a top tier defense firm to assist with staffing a brand new contract opportunity and we are seeking a Principal Level Software Architect to lead the development of a project composed of two components; a study to develop an implementation roadmap and a prototype or family of prototypes. The candidate will architect, code and test full-stack Java-based web application software using an agile methodology. Use sound software engineering and object oriented principles to ensure that developed code is maintainable, efficient, reliable, understandable, secure and fault tolerant.



  • Guide the project and mentor the team on best practices and architectural patterns
  • Guide and mentor development team in coding standard best practices
  • Design software architecture for new applications or upgrades to existing applications using best-of-breed technologies
  • Lead and mentor development teams
  • Monitor and track technical activities to completion
  • Interface with software engineers, test engineers, quality assurance, and other project team members using the agile Scrum methodology
  • Use software tools in cooperation with continuous integration while supporting software reuse and refactoring
  • Support the software configuration management process and understand software components and their interface requirements



  • Bachelor's degree in related technical discipline (experience accepted in lieu of degree)
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust Clearance
  • Must be a US Citizen or US Permanent Resident
  • 14 years’ software development/architecture experience with a focus on Java
  • Experience working with agile methodologies on a technically complex projects for a large enterprise designing web-based applications
  • Experience with CA Agile Central (Rally) as an tracking tool
  • Performance of this task order requires extensive understanding of Agile/SCRUM methodology, Agile/DevOps, SOA principles and guidelines, Java Platform Enterprise Edition (J2EE/JEE) frameworks, design patterns, architecture patterns, J2EE design patterns, simple object access protocol (SOAP), and representational state transfer (RESTful) service design/development and implementation, Oracle 12c, and Open Source technologies
  • Ability to function in an integrated, UNIX and Celerra, Unix/Linux server, JBOSS application, and Webservers as well as experience using the core software and hardware such as HP/UX, IBM/AIX, Microsoft operating systems, VMware servers, EMC, and Network Appliances storage devices
  • Knowledge of developer infrastructure tools: Eclipse, JUnit, JDK, Oracle 11g, Oracle 12c, Structured Query Language (SQL), Java, JavaServer Pages (JSP), Microsoft Office products, and Windows 10
  • Knowledge of quality management tools: CA Agile Central, Continuous Integration Configuration Management (CICM) Platform, Canary Pipelines, Sonar and other supporting tool suite
  • Hands on experience with J2EE framework, Java, Hibernate, Spring MVC, AngularJS, Bootstrap, and implementation of Web Services
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to establish rapport with the customer and respond to requests in a professional manner



Talent Orchard LLC is an SBA (8A), Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business, and Woman Business Enterprise Certified firm that provides the following services to clients in the commercial and public service sectors:

  •  Human Capital
  •  Professional Services
  •  Accounting/Audit Readiness
  •  Network/Cyber Security & IT Infrastructure
  • Software Development/Engineering

Established in 2010, Talent Orchard has an exceptional reputation, providing staffing solutions to time-sensitive, talent scarcity issues to deliver better talent management ROI.  Our specialty lies in the critical area of program talent acquisition and resource management, not in one narrow skillset, but across many areas of technical and functional delivery.

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