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Senior Java Developer

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Senior Java Developer
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Arlington,  VA
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Senior Java Developer

Talent Orchard, LLC has been contracted by a top defense firm in their search for a Senior JAVA Developer


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. 



  • 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.



  • Java (J2SE and J2EE), JSP/servlet, JDBC, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, XML;
  • 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;
  • SQL and RDBMS systems, Sybase ASE is a plus;
  • 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



  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent in an engineering or computer field;
  • 5 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. 
  • Current/Active - fully adjudicated DoD Secret (SSBI) or Top Secret clearance required to be considered. Local to DC Metro

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