• Senior Java Developer

    Job Location US
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/9/2019 11:57 AM)
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  • Overview

    Steampunk is supporting a government customer that is organized into 16 sub agile teams working to develop integrated solutions using the Agile/SAFe Framework. The Software Developer will work as part of an agile development team to build and support enterprise-class software applications. The current technology stack includes front-end web interfaces, web services, server-side business logic batch jobs such as extract-transform-load (ETL), and database backends.


    This position will contribute to an ongoing modernization effort and will therefore be responsible for researching and developing new technologies, products, and standards which can be incorporated into the systems suite of applications. The current technical environment includes Informix, Microsoft SQL, .Net, Java/Spring Boot, Perl, shell scripts, Docker, HTML/ CSS/ JavaScript/ AngularJS, cloud infrastructure, and mobile and web technologies.


    The Senior Java Developer will execute the following responsibilities:

    • Research, design and develop prototype that will support upgrade of the current technology stack which will be secure, cloud enabled and perform efficiently and effectively to provide a great customer experience.
    • Upgrade existing tools and component in a sandboxed environment before rolling out to other development teams
    •  Incorporate standards and best practices, including performance, security, scalability, and maintainability.
    • Participate in an agile team to deliver the full lifecycle, including requirements, architecture, design, development, testing and deployment.
    • Update and maintain system design and architecture documents.
    • Review and provide feedback on functional and technical requirements.
    • Define and propose solutions for meeting future requirements of the organization
    • Contributing to improvements in the software development lifecycle (SDLC) utilizing practices such as test-driven development (TDD), static code analysis, code reviews, continuous integration (CI), continuous delivery (CD), and automated security scanning.
    • Working closely with solutions architects to ensure system design follows the industry best practices and standards that aligned with the customers framework.
    • Investing in learning and the software development efficiency of the entire office through teamwork, personal responsibility, individual and group training, and process improvement.
    • Recommending coding solutions for other developers to implement.



    • Bachelor’s degree plus at least thirteen years (+13) of total general experience, or eleven years (+11) of experience with a master’s degree.
    • At least five years (5+) of specialized experience in software development, automated testing, and debugging/ support experience in a web-based environment.
    • Experience in developing software applications using modern technology stack (front and back).
    • Expert level Java developer experience with modern development tools.
    • Experience with developing RESTful web services.
    • SQL and data modeling experience, including experience working with ORM tools/frameworks such as Hibernate (including a working knowledge of JPA).
    • Experience with JSP and Servlets, or with Java Server Faces (JSF).
    • Extensive experience developing applications in an agile environment.
    • Outstanding communication, organization, time management, and interpersonal skills.
    • Good written and verbal communication skills coupled with strong listening skills.
    • Experience with Git or other distributed source control system.
    • Experience in analyzing log files generated by servers, Splunk tool and other performance monitoring tools.
    • Working knowledge and experience in Federal IT security guidelines and practices and Section 508/ Accessibility.
    • Working knowledge and experience in cloud-based environments.
    • Ability to contribute on an individual basis as well as demonstrate your strengths as a team player as a member of an agile team.
    • Experience communicating and collaborating with other software developers, business owners, and management.


    • Experience in technologies and frameworks such as Perl, Spring Framework, HTML/ CSS/ JavaScript, Angular, Docker, cloud native applications and understanding of cloud architecture, automation and CI/CD, and security minded design and development.

    About steampunk

    Steampunk is a Change Agent in the Federal contracting industry, bringing new thinking to clients in the Homeland, Federal Civilian, Health and DoD sectors.  Through our Human-Centered delivery methodology, we are fundamentally changing the expectations our Federal clients have for true shared accountability in solving their toughest mission challenges.  As an employee owned company, we focus on investing in our employees to enable them to do the greatest work of their careers – and rewarding them for outstanding contributions to our growth. If you want to learn more about our story, visit


    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Steampunk participates in the E-Verify program. 


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