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Junior Java Developer

Programming Jobs


Entry Level


Not defined

23 Jun → 23 Jul


Rockville, MD, USA

About Company

Founded in 2003, VariQ is a multiple award-winning company delivering Cybersecurity, Cloud and Software Development services to 20+ federal, state and local government departments and agencies. Headquartered in Rockville MD, VariQ is a premier end-to-end IT services integrator that emphasizes innovation, quality, and professional excellence in the delivery of advanced technology systems that it modernizes, integrates, and sustains for its government clients.
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Job Description

VariQ, a leader in innovative IT solutions and professional services for federal clients, is seeking motivated IT professionals like you who are eager to contribute to our critical Homeland Security missions. For the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Student Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), VariQ anticipates performing software development and application enhancements on this O&M contract using Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and DevSecOps processes. VariQ is excited to offer you a unique opportunity to join a SAFe Agile release planning team implementing CI/CD pipeline to support one our nation’s most critical homeland missions – the storage and processing of student and exchange visitor information for national security, law enforcement, immigration and border management, intelligence, background investigations, and associated testing, training, management reporting, planning and analysis.
VariQ is seeking a Junior Java Developer to support the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) SEVIS contract.
Additional Information:

- Location: Remote (at least through Labor Day); afterwards, Rockville MD or Tyson's Corner, VA

- Available: Within 30 days; subject to completing clearance process

- Salary: Dependent upon experience

- Security Clearance: Must be a US Citizen and have or are able to obtain a DHS Public Trust

VariQ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected class. We consider diversity and inclusiveness to be core to our culture, and central to our commitment to fostering an empowering and supportive workplace.

Job Responsibilities

  • Supports the software development process for new software products, or makes enhancements to existing software in an Agile environment
  • Troubleshoots, debugs and upgrades software and supports deployment to the AWS cloud
  • Performs unit testing and documents all code changes
  • Supports the DevOps practices and use of CI/CD pipeline tools
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned

Requirements / Qualifications

  • 1+ years’ experience as a Software Engineer or Software Developer
  • Experience developing solutions with Java Platform Enterprise Edition (J2EE) in an Agile Software Development environment
  • Knowledge of software engineering principles, methods, and techniques to include Agile/Scrum, DevOps and Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (CI/CD)
  • Experience in developing database queries and stored procedures with PL/SQL and NoSQL
  • Experience with W3C web design standards and technologies, including CSS, HTML 5, JavaScript
  • Experience with or working knowledge of tools including GitHub, JIRA and Junit
  • Experience creating development-related documentation.
  • Experience with Unit Test Planning, Script Creation, and Execution.
  • Ability to quickly learn new applications by proactively asking questions, analyzing documentation and corresponding code
  • Experience developing and delivering at DHS is preferred
  • Experience with Oracle RDBMS, Mongo DB and PostgreSQL databases
  • Experience with JSP, React and Angular framework
  • Experience with Java Applications servers (Tomcat/JBoss)
  • Working knowledge of Microservice architecture
  • Experience developing in a SAFe Agile environment

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