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Senior Software Engineer (Java/J2EE, JavaScript, NodeJS, Cloud)

Reston, VA 20190
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Senior Java Engineer (Java/J2EE, JavaScript, Node.JS, Cloud)

Reston, VA

Contract-to-Hire Opportunity***

Randstad Technologies is searching for an experienced software engineer with extensive Java development experience to support our client in Reston, VA on a contract-to-hire engagement designing and developing our client's application software.

Job Description:

The Senior Software Engineer is responsible for the design and development of application software within our client's Information Technology Business Delivery group.

The successful candidate will be a seasoned software engineer with leadership skills and extensive knowledge and experience in designing and building complex, highly scalable and dependable application systems using Java/J2EE based technologies and deep knowledge in cloud based architecture and technologies.

The candidate will interact closely with project management, business analysts, test engineers and other software engineers to shape, identify, prioritize, and realize project requirements in the delivery of business solutions.

Successful candidates will have a comprehensive knowledge of web front-end and back-end development tools, technologies, practices, and standards; proven ability to integrate large scale systems or third party products; and a track record of delivering high-quality, web-based business solutions in a timely and effective manner.


- Follows established coding standards and other group procedures, both individually and at a team level. Must ensure proper code reviews are held for the project and that development processes and tool utilization (e.g.Jenkins, PMD, Checkstyle, etc.) are followed.

- Contributes to the engineering team's culture of high code quality. Accountable for the quality of code that is delivered to QA and production and must ensure that appropriate code reviews and unit testing are adequately performed.

- Ensures that continuous integration is performed on the application source code and constantly seeks to enhance the continuous integration methods of the development team to ensure extremely high quality of code.

- Experience working in an iterative development environment such as Agile/Scrum.

- As member of an Agile development team work closely with Product Owners and Consumer to gain thorough understanding of requirements to ensure code is properly implemented. Also must seek ways to meet the underlying business requirements with low-cost, yet highly re-usable patterns and actively escalate requirements that may cause unnecessary risk or cost.

- Experience developing REST API web services.

Job Duties/Desired Experience Continued:

- Build, test, deploy, and maintain production code for complex web and cloud-based applications develop using technology stack comprising Java/J2EE, C#, C++, Python, nodeJS, JavaScript, JSON, YAML, HTML5, XML, X/HTML, Spring, Hibernate, Maven, Gradle, and other programming/scripting languages and tools.

- Experience and in-depth knowledge of web and application servers such as Apache Tomcat and Oracle WebLogic.

- Experience with SQL (Oracle, PostgreSQL) and noSQL (DynamoDB, MongoDB, Cassandra) database technologies.

- Experience test-driven development.

- Expert-level knowledge of object-oriented design demonstrated by implementing complex system using of custom API's, optimization techniques, and design patterns such as Inversion of Control.

- Experience building cloud based software.

- Experience and deep understanding of cloud based architecture and services in AWS. e.g. ECS, EC2, Docker, Lambda, S3, etc.

- Ensure that application code adheres to enterprise and industry standards and best practices, including performance and security standards.

- Gather feedback from design and technical staff on application development needs and patterns. Must be able to work with Enterprise Architecture group to propose and solicit approval of new architectural patterns including documentation and presentation of the architectural approach, benefits/limitations and other considerations (e.g. re-usability, security, performance, maintainability, etc.).

- Thorough understanding of implementing accessibility and progressive enhancement presentation layer coding practices. Ensure accessibility standards are met at a code level.

- Responsible for support of and coordinating with other teams such as Security, Technical Operations, Scoring Operations, etc.

- Assists Project Manager in project planning and estimating of project score items. Reports hours daily to administration for billing purposes.

Required Skills:

- At least 7 years' experience in Java development preferred

- At least 2-3 years' hands-on experience developing cloud based applications with AWS, Google Cloud, or Microsoft Azure. Please provide specific experience when applying and submitting resumes.

- Expert-level understanding of the Java programming language, related optimization techniques, and design patterns.

- Expert-level understanding of an Apache, and Oracle tiered system environment.

- Must have deep knowledge of Java/J2EE, Hibernate, Spring, SQL/PL-SQL

- Must possess and demonstrate test-driven development skills

- Strong knowledge of microservices and REST application architectures

- Strong knowledge of Continuous Integration/Continuous Development (CI/CD) and DevOps

- Strong knowledge of Cloud application security models, protocols and tools (i.e., AWS IAM, AWS KMS policy, Azure AD, etc.)

- Strong knowledge SQL and NoSQL databases

- Strong knowledge and skill set developing server side JavaScript such as Node.JS.

- Strong knowledge and skill set using version control tools such as Git, Bitbucket, Subversion

- Strong knowledge and skill set using testing tools such as JUnit, Mockito, etc.

- Strong knowledge in one or more of the following: JSON, Dozer, DOM

- Knowledge of configuration management tools such as Ansible and CloudFormation

- Knowledge and experience in developing SOA/Web Services based applications

- Experience using and developing on Windows and Linux platforms

- Experience working in an iterative development environment using Agile/Scrum/Kanban required

- Experience in adhering to software development guidelines and in performing code and design reviews

- Experience in documenting design and architecture artifacts and presenting artifacts for architectural review

- Effective communication skills (oral and written) are a must along with a strong customer service orientation, and the ability to clearly discern client needs.

- Ability to effectively coordinate multiple responsibilities simultaneously, with fast, flexible work style.

Preferred Skills:

- Knowledge of K-12 or Higher Education related software applications is a plus

- Possession of AWS Certified Solution Architect or AWS Certified Developer certification a plus

- Possession of Java certification as plus


  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • At least 8 years of directly-related work experience in a professional position in software development or a related field.

Other Important Info to Note on the Job:

  • Individual will be expected to attend a 1-2 night business trip to Pennsylvania. 1 time per quarter, approximately 4 times per year.

Please send your resume to [email protected] ASAP if you're interested!


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