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Federal - Sr. Developer

Job Location: VA - Alexandria

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00642337


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Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Alexandria, VA

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.

We believe that great outcomes are everything. It’s what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the world’s leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fast—the first time. So, you can deliver what matters most.

Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nation’s priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.

The Modernized DevOpsSec & Analytics program is all about focusing on our client’s mission. The Developer will have previous experience working with Java/JVM languages. The Developer will need to be innovative and entrepreneurial to work within a "start-up like" environment. Must have a demonstrated track record of solving difficult problems. This role is client-facing. They will be responsible for supporting our data science group in creating high-impact machine learning solutions for our clients. In this role the developer will work on a small team and can switch assignments in a disciplined and fast-paced environment. They must be confident to tackle complex problems, and will be expected to design, develop, test, and deploy Java/JVM language technologies, including big data platforms, such as Hadoop. Successful candidates will be great communicators, strong Java/JVM language skills, familiar with Agile software development methodology and effective collaborator working with cross-functional teams.

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services network
  • Work in fast-paced team of cloud engineers to build a robust cloud infrastructure that ingests, processes, and stores an influx of large data into a big data platform
  • Participate in design and development activities towards machine learning applications and data analytics
  • Implement distributed systems and software applications
  • Work independently and with cross-functional teams to deliver innovative solutions to complex business and technical challenges
Basic Qualifications: 

5 years of overall technical experience to include:

  • 4+ years of recent experience developing and implementing software solutions using Java or other JVM languages
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related engineering discipline
  • 2+ year of experience working in an agile environment 
  • 2+ year of either Spring, RESTful or SOAP-based web services
  • 2+ year of experience in using and managing change management tools such as Git or Subversion
  • Must be a US Citizen 
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Masters Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience with the following technologies
    • CSS/SAS
    • Automated Testing 
  • 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 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
  • Experience with other open-source DevOps tools preferred
  • 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 US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and 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.

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