Senior Java Developer - 19539
Position Location Washington, D.C.
Requisition # 19539
HII - Mission Driven Innovative Solutions Inc. (HII-MDIS) provides mission-critical engineering and technical service to Information Technology, Federal Civilian, and National Security, Aerospace & Defense and International government and commercial customers at over 100 locations worldwide.
HII - MDIS is currently seeking a Java Developer to work in Washington DC.
Duties and Responsibilities (to include but not be limited to the following):
The position is a part of the USPS applications development team, which is responsible for developing and maintaining applications to support the business functions of the organization.
The primary responsibilities of this position include:
Provide technical and development expertise for ongoing enterprise service-oriented architecture (SOA) and Web-based development projects. Support strategic business development efforts to deliver innovative SOA-based solutions that address the clients most challenging business, technology, and system integration needs. Lead service specification and assembly design in a multiple application environment to enable interoperability across the enterprise. Maintain responsibility for managing, designing, and developing solutions following best practices and formal methodologies and architectures. Perform evaluations of tools and solutions, make rational design decisions from business and technical perspectives, and communicate recommendations to clients. Participate in internal, cross-team, and client engagements in the strategic analysis, planning, and execution of IT-enabled business solutions. Lead and interface directly with the government client, as necessary in the execution of duties. Develop strong client relationships through the delivery of high-quality work, demonstrate the ability to design the right solution to meet their needs, build relationships with colleagues and other teams, and create value for client organizations through excellent client service and project delivery.
Understands, works with, and creates complex software application architectures
Coordinates with application developers, managers, and customer application experts to ensure that required features and modifications are included in the appropriate releases to support cross-product features and to communicate architectural designs and standards
Develops and designs complex multi-tier web applications; determines project requirements and functional specifications to ensure that client specifications are met
Defines and approves application standards and specifications; provides oversight for definition of product content to ensure that appropriate parties are kept informed of client and company requirements and policies
Designs application modules that work together to produce desired products. Ensures that completed modules provide all functionality described by application experts to ensure that performance guidelines are met
Provides analysis and designs to other members in the team to avoid duplication of efforts in solving the same application problem with different products
Evaluates new technologies and software products to determine feasibility and desirability of incorporating their capabilities within the company's products
Provides team and project status updates during various status meetings
Qualifications and Experience:
Minimum Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree or equivalent years of experience (focus in technical field a plus, for example: engineering, mathematics, statistics, computer science or related field) plus at least 12 years of professional experience.
7 years of experience with technology delivery and leadership, including custom development, COTS implementation, database administration, and system integration
7 years of experience with Java Development, including JEE/J2EE technologies, such as Spring, Struts and Hibernate
5 years of experience with application and Web Server technologies, including WebSphere Application Server, MQ's
Knowledge of applying SOA and distributed computing standards and technologies, including Web services and defining, developing, and implementing XML-based specifications and artifacts, including WSDL, XSD, SOAP, UDDI, or SAML
3 years of experience with the integration of COTS and Open Source technologies
Ability to think critically and analytically in an enterprise architecture environment and to lead and mentor junior staff
Experience with multiple SDLC methodologies, including Waterfall, Agile, and DevOps (Scrum, KanBan, etc.)
Experience using VersionOne and HP ALM or comparable development support tools
Experience using Subversion, TOAD, SQL Developer
Experience with developing collaborative technologies a plus
Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Ability to translate information, develop insights, and work alongside clients at client sites
Ability to be a self-starter and thrive in a fast-paced environment
Possession of excellent leadership, analysis, data gathering, coordination, and management skills
Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills.
A thorough understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Knowledge of US Postal Service systems is a plus
Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information
Must be able to obtain and keep a USPS Sensitive Clearance
Must be a U.S. Citizen or Green Card holder and have been living in the U.S. for at least the last five years
Must not have traveled outside of the United States for more than 180 days in the last five years
All candidates will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and drug screening per HII requirements.
Huntington Ingalls Industries is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.