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Java / JEE / Web Engineer

Developers of all levels needed to support the DoD's Research and Engineering community in Ft. Belvoir, VA. Must be cleared or clearable.

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Job Description

MassLight is hiring a Java developer in Ft. Belvoir, VA. You will be working as part of a team developing modern web applications on a broad portfolio of prominent, large-scale web applications for the DoD scientific and engineering community. A sample tech stack includes Java/Spring MVC/Hibernate/NoSQL/RDBMS/Elasticsearch and JavaScript/Angular/Bootstrap. We have openings for junior, intermediate and senior levels. We will consider all strong, motivated and self-starter candidates willing to learn and work hard.

Skills & Requirements

This position is only open to U.S. Citizens with active DoD Secret Clearances who are willing towork onsite at our Ft. Belvoir, VA location.

  • Application development experience and a solid understanding of good software engineering design principles
  • Experience doing development in a cloud environment
  • Solid knowledge of Java and OOP principles
  • Experience with web application development, including MVC design pattern and web application frameworks (e.g., Tapestry, JSF, Struts, Spring MVC, etc.)
  • Experience with modern client-side web application technologies, including JavaScript/JavaScript libraries, JSON, AJAX, Angular, jQuery, Bootstrap, CSS and HTML 5
  • Experience with Elasticsearch and NoSQL databases is a plus
  • Experience with XML and XML schemas
  • Experience/understanding of ORM principles and ORM tools such as Hibernate or Cayenne
  • Experience with RDBMS and SQL databases (any of MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server, etc.) and a basic level of comfort with creating/maintaining existing DDL and DML scripts
  • Familiarity with well-known development tools (Eclipse IDE, Git, Nexus, Jenkins) and Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery concepts
  • Experience with any of the following will be viewed as positive: open source project contributor, Mac OS X or UNIX experience, design patterns and scale-able architectures
  • Experience in customer-facing situations and the ability to clearly communicate ideas, concerns, and issues with all stakeholders
  • Strong analytical ability and the capacity to help formulate and propose requirements from discussions internally as well as with customers.

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