Junior Java Developer

  • location: Bethesda, MD
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $33 - $38 per hour
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Junior Java Developer

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Job Description :Client's Health Solutions Group is seeking a Junior Java Developer in a software development project for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The position is located in Bethesda, Maryland.

The successful candidate will:

- Design, develop, and maintain key components of software applications using JEE, Spring MVC, Spring JDBC, Bootstrap, SOAP/RESTful, XML, SQL, Git and JIRA in an Agile software development environment.

- Support toward development of a technical roadmap.

- Create and update all relevant documentation and specifications for design, development, and testing.

- Present concepts using UML and be willing to challenge other team member's designs as well as receive and incorporate feedback.

- Communicate and collaborate extensively with analysts, architects, DBAs, operations, and testers using Agile Scrum.

- Provide status and other day-to-day communications to the Technical Lead, Scrum Master, and Project Manager

- Periodically provide help desk triage/ production support

location: Bethesda, Maryland
job type: Contract
salary: $33 - 38 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
The candidate must:

- be proactive and result oriented

- have strong design skills

- be a problem-solver

- thrive in a fast-paced work environment

- comfortable working with team members, and end-users

- exhibit effective verbal and written communication skills

Required Education and Experience:

- Bachelor's Degree preferably in Computer Science or IT related discipline

- 2+ years of related experience

- Ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance is required.

skills: Required Skills:

- Java 8 or higher

- Agile Software Development Lifecycle

- Software release management in a Linux environment

- JEE / Servlets

- JQuery

- Maven


- Database Design (e.g. Entity Relationship Diagrams)


- Object oriented design and development

- Design patterns

- Web Services Development (REST, XML)

- Source Control and CM Tools (e.g. GitHub, BitBucket)

- Unit testing - JUnit

Desired Skills:

- Active public trust clearance (HHS or NIH) a plus

- Test Driven Development

- JIRA experience

- Tomcat

- Jenkins

- Spring JDBC

- Spring MVC

- Spring Boot

- PostgreSQL

- SQL Server

Note :

-Requires US Citizen or US Person (Green Card Holder) with the ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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