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Federal - Mid Java Developer

Job Location: VA - Arlington

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00498972

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Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Tysons Corner, VA

                                      

Great outcomes are everything. It's what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions that solve the toughest problems fast--the first time. So you can change how people work and live.

 

AFS is at the forefront in supporting a federal agency’s transformation to large-scale Agile adoption across the enterprise.  AFS is seeking Java Developers for a position in Tysons, VA to help us build an Internet-facing citizen engagement system. Using a light-weight Java framework and a continuous integration environment, you’ll join our team of developers building the next-generation of customer engagement systems for federal service agencies. AFS is at the forefront in supporting a federal agency’s transformation to large-scale Agile adoption across the enterprise.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with product owners and team lead to interpret feature requests and develop software in iterative design/build/test cycles using an Agile development process.
  • Drawing on components from the project’s open-source framework, use JavaScript, MongoDB, RESTful web services, MuleSoft, Java Spring MVC and Oracle to design, build and test software components for citizens and employees. 
  • Regularly check code into our continuous integration pipeline based on Gradle, Git and Jenkins to incrementally build our overall system and get immediate feedback on build performance.
  • Develop and expand unit and integration tests which will be automatically run by the build pipeline for developer feedback using JUnit and other tools like Geb, Spock and Selenium.
  • Assists in resolving production support problems. Develops and suggests alternative approaches to resolving problems.
  • Proactively seeks opportunities to implement improvements to internal team processes.
  • Contributes to an atmosphere of cross-functional teamwork within the organizations Agile project lifecycle.

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of recent experience developing and implementing software solutions using Java
  • 1+ years of experience working in an agile environment
  • 1+ year of either Spring, RESTful or SOAP-based web services
  • 1+ years of experience in using and managing change management tools, Git, Subversion, TortoiseSVN, and build server software (Jenkins/Hudson/Bamboo)
  • 1+ years of database experience with Oracle and Hibernate

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding and working experience with Git branching and merging
  • Understanding of continuous integration and deployment best practices
  • Working experience with code quality inspection tools (e.g., Sonar)
  • Working experience with monitoring systems, continuous integration systems, middleware & database components with Puppet & Chef
  • Working knowledge of TDD and automation test scripts
  • Prior success in deploying to production
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to work effectively across multiple teams and government organizations
  • Understanding of  HTTP/S and related protocols
  • Experience with other open-source components a plus, including Gradle, Activiti / jBPM, jQuery, MuleSoft, Geb and Spock
  • Experience with a wide variety of testing tools and techniques, ex. JUnit
  • Experience with Functional Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing, and User Acceptance Testing phases
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, constantly changing Agile environment
  • Candidate should have ability to learn new techniques and technologies quickly

An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

                   

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

                                                                 

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require now or in the future sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

                                       

Accenture is a federal contractor, an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

 

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

 

US Citizenship Required.

 

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