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Java Developer

Apex Systems Bethesda Contractor
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Apex Systems has multiple openings for Java Developers in the Bethesda, MD area.  These positions are long-term contract-to-hire supporting a division of the federal government, and we are looking for Mid-level and Senior resources. Compensation ranges depending on  years of experience, education level and certifications.  If you are interested, or if you would like more information, please contact Rachel Jones at URL blocked - click to applyEmail blocked - click to apply

Responsibilities of the Java Developer:

  • Support the development, maintenance, and implementation of systems that are designed to accommodate various public health initiatives.
  • Participate in the modernization of legacy applications and migrating applications to the cloud platform.
  • New software development, including component development and development of application features.
  • Developing alpha, beta, and other test releases.
  • Defect repair and enhancements.
  • Conducting code inspections and walkthroughs.
  • Demonstration of new software enhancements and defect fixes.
  • Provide guidance of program modules throughout the software development life cycle (SDLC):
    • Project Planning Support
    • Requirements Development Support
    • Design
    • Implementation (coding/new development and maintenance)
    • Testing Support
    • Project Integration Management/Development Support
    • Production Support
    • Documentation Support
    • Training Support

Required Experience of the Java Developer:

  •  Mid-level candidates need at least 5  years of working experience, and Sr. level candidates need at least 10  years of working experience in the following:
  • Object Oriented Analysis and Design
  • Java Enterprise Edition (JEE) and related technologies
  • Apache / Tomcat
  • Typical JEE patterns, such as MVC, session façade, singleton, DAO, etc
  • JEE frameworks, such as Struts, Java Server Faces, Spring, etc.
  • Client (JavaScript, AJAX, Tiles) and server-side programming
  • Relational database design
  • JDBC API, SQL, PL/SQL Oracle Database Management Systems
  • Web Services, Service Oriented Architecture, XML, etc.
  • Rational Unified Process (RUP), Agile programming, continuous integration, configuration management, etc.
  • Testing tools and technologies, e.g. JUnit, Selenium, etc.
  • Debugging tools, e.g. JProbe, etc.
  • Single sign-on development
  • Secure development practices
  • Business Rules Engines, e.g. Drools

Desired Experience of the Java Developer:

  • Front end development experience – Angular, HTML, CSS, etc.
  • Visual Basic, C
  • ColdFusion
  • Other Application Servers, e.g. JBoss
  • BPM technologies
  • Unix and Windows scripting languages

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required


EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178


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