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Solutions Architect - Java

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Solutions Architect - Java
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Alexandria,  VA
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Solutions Architect - Java

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  Solutions Architect to lead the design and implementation of a complex, enterprise web application software development and integration effort. The candidate will architect, design, 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.



  • Collaborates with customer teams to fully analyze requirements
  • Produce applicable design and architecture documentation for review
  • Translate requirements into a design develop a solution, guide the development phase
  • Verify and validate that the delivered system fully satisfies the requirements
  • Design interfaces properly to meet security and accessibility objectives
  • Guide the project and mentor the team on best practices and architectural patterns
  • Design software architecture for new applications using best-of-breed technologies
  • Monitor and track technical activities to completion
  • Oversee rigorous peer reviews to ensure compliance with Customer’s coding standards
  • Interface with software engineers, test engineers 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
  • Guide and mentor development team in coding standard best practices
  • Support deployment in the Customer environment from the existing CICM environment using CloudForms-based automated deployments



  • 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 of related experience with a focus on developing solutions using the Java platform
  • Agile Software development process experience
  • Software development lifecycle (SDLC) activities including Requirements Analysis, Design, and Development
  • Experience with Agile Scrum and DevOps frameworks
  • Solid experience with the following tools/platforms:
    • Java Platform Enterprise Edition (J2EE/JEE) frameworks, design patterns and architecture patterns and JavaScript
    • Service-oriented Architecture (SOA) principles, guidelines and technologies such as Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) and Representational State Transfer (RESTful)
    • JBOSS Application Server, JBoss Web server and JBoss Developer Studio.
  • Developer infrastructure tools:
    • Oracle 12c, Structured Query Language (SQL), JavaServer Pages (JSP)
    • Hypertext markup language (HTML), Extensible Markup Language (XML), Extensible Stylesheet Language transformations (XSLT) and XML Parsers
    • JQuery
    • jQuery UI
    • Angular JS
    • D3
    • jQuery Layout Plugin
  • Operating systems: RHEL, Microsoft operating systems, and VMware servers
  • Continuous Integration Configuration Management (CICM) Platform
  • Strong knowledge in database querying, Relational and Dimensional data modeling concepts
  • Solid SQL reporting skills with the ability to create SQL views and write SQL queries
  • Ability to perform data modeling, data extraction, data manipulation and perform ETL
  • Strong ability to recognize and extract data patterns using a variety of techniques
  • Strong ability to understand core data elements to interpret and defend results across the organization, including executive management


Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of scripting languages Python and Perl



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.

To learn about our other exciting opportunities, please visit our Jobs Page at www.talentorchard.com.


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