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Federal - Software Developer (.Net) ++

Job Location: VA - Arlington

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00564210


- Job description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Arlington, VA

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company that helps clients transform bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes.  We serve every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Our 9,000 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with clients at the heart of the nation's priorities in defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and health to make a difference for the people they employ, serve, and protect. 

AFS is at the forefront in supporting federal agencies in the operations and maintenance of case management systems. AFS will provide design and development expertise in the operations and long term maintenance of a web-based case management system, and develop and implement a roadmap to transform the legacy system into a secure and compliant environment.  AFS is seeking a SW Developer for a position in the Washington DC metro area to support application development, testing and integration.
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
• Regularly check code into our continuous integration pipeline 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
• Assists in resolving production support problems. Develops and suggests alternative approaches to resolving problems.
• Adhere to  standards and best practices
• Proactively communicates with the development and management to anticipate configuration management issues/processes
• Proactively seeks opportunities to implement improvements to internal team processes
• Contributes to an atmosphere of cross-functional teamwork within the organizations Agile project lifecycle

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science
• 5 years experience with designing, developing,  implementing and maintaining web and client solutions using Visual Studio.NET., VB6
• 1+ years experience with Agile, Scrum and/or Kanban
• 1+ years experience with TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment
• 1+ years experience with software build tools (gradle, maven, ant, msbuild, gulp, grunt, webpack and/or npm)
• 1+ years experience with application development using SQL Server
• 1+ years experience with source control systems (SVN)
• Solid understanding of Object-Oriented design patterns
US Citizenship required (dual citizenship not eligible for consideration)

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience with Java
• Experience with client side (Angular, Ember, Knockout, Backbone) and/or server side (Node, Express) JavaScript frameworks
• Working experience with code quality inspection tools (e.g., Sonar)
• Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to work effectively across multiple teams and government organizations
• Ability to interface between multiple systems, organize, and display the data comprehensively
• Solid understanding and working experience with Git branching and merging
• Prior success in deploying to production
• Experience with managing software in a DevOps environment, to include troubleshooting build pipeline issues and managing deployments/hardware in local, test, and production environments
• Ability to work in a fast paced, constantly changing Agile environment

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.

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