Associate Developer

Associate Developer

What you'll do

Position: Associate Developer
Job Location: Reston, VA
Duties: Manages software solutions by completing change controls for implementation; configuring new hardware and software; assisting with user acceptance testing; documenting user questions and issues; communicating business needs (for example, timelines, multi-team requirements) to other Information Systems Division (ISD) teams; and monitoring system functionality (for example, user satisfaction, system performance). Participates on team projects by identifying interrelated project activities (for example, timelines, milestones, deliverables) and ensuring deliverables and timelines are met; gathering requested information; writing and testing programs and scripts; implementing test scripts and procedures; testing and installing software; writing and maintaining system documentation; compiling documentation reports; and documenting application changes. Supports software platforms by responding to user questions and problems; researching and monitoring service level functions (for example, performance, availability, reliability, access control); escalating and monitoring unresolved issues; implementing basic changes (for example, scripts, configurations, contracts, purchase orders); consulting other application teams on unresolved issues; monitoring alerts; and participating in change management processes. Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans by providing expert advice and guidance to others in the application of information and best practices; supporting and aligning efforts to meet customer and business needs; and building commitment for perspectives and rationales. Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum education and experience required: Bachelor's degree or the equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related field. In lieu of a Bachelor's degree, the employer will accept 2 years experience in computer programming, software development or related field.

Skills required: Must have experience of the following gained through either professional experience, graduate research experience, or academic coursework: Hibernate, developing shell scripts, object oriented programming (OOP), developing applications using Java, developing RESTful APIs, database management systems, Unix/Linux environment, version control software, agile delivery, testing frameworks, applications servers, Jenkins, Sonar.
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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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