Job Description Overview
AFS is seeking a mid-level Java Developer for a position in downtown Washington DC to help us build an Internet-facing citizen engagement system. Using a light-weight Java framework and a continuous integration environment, youll join our team of developers building the next-generation of customer engagement systems for federal service agencies.
Recent experience developing and implementing software solutions using Java 3+ years experience
Experience working in an agile environment 1+ years experience
Experience with Spring, RESTful and SOAP-based web services 1+ years experience
Experience in using and managing change management tools, Git, Subversion, TortoiseSVN, and build server software (Jenkins/Hudson/Bamboo) 1+ years experience
Database experience with Oracle and Hibernate 1+ years experience
Skills Preferred (in order of preference)
Understanding and working experience with Git branching and merging
Understanding of continuous integration and deployment best practices
Working experience with code quality inspection tools (e.g., Sonar).
Working experience with monitoring systems, continuous integration systems, middleware & database components with Puppet & Chef
Working knowledge of TDD and automation test scripts.
Prior success in deploying to production
Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to work effectively across multiple teams and government organizations
Understanding of HTTP/S and related protocols.
Experience with other open-source components a plus, including Gradle, Activiti / jBPM, jQuery, MuleSoft, Geb and Spock
Experience with a wide variety of testing tools and techniques, ex. JUnit
Experience with Functional Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing, and User Acceptance Testing phases
Ability to work in a fast paced, constantly changing Agile environment
Candidate should have ability to learn new techniques and technologies quickly
Work with product owners and team lead to interpret feature requests and develop software in iterative design/build/test cycles using an Agile development process
Regularly check code into our continuous integration pipeline based on Gradle, Git and Jenkins to incrementally build our overall system and get immediate feedback on build performance
Develop and expand unit and integration tests which will be automatically run by the build pipeline for developer feedback using JUnit and other tools like Geb, Spock and Selenium
Assists in resolving production support problems. Develops and suggests alternative approaches to resolving problems.
Proactively seeks opportunities to implement improvements to internal team processes
Contributes to an atmosphere of cross-functional teamwork within the organizations Agile project lifecycle
Education Bachelors Degree in a complimentary discipline
Work Location Washington DC
StateDistrict Of Columbia
Location/Region: Washington, PA (US)