Federal - Java Developer



Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Metro Washington, DC

Level: 9



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.



Key Responsibilities:

Ownership of technical designs, code development, and component test execution to demonstrate adherence to the functional specification.

  • Using configuration management and integration/build automation tools to manage and deploy Java code.

  • Applying knowledge of common, relevant architecture frameworks in defining and evaluating application architectures.

  • Performing code reviews and providing critical suggestions for fixes and improvements.

  • Supporting issue analysis and fix activities during test phases, as well as production issue resolution.

  • Troubleshooting and performance tuning Java-based applications.

  • Developing and demonstrating a broad set of technology skills in Java technologies, Service Oriented Architecture concepts, Open Source libraries and frameworks, and technology architecture concepts.

  • Collaborating within a project team comprised of talented employees with diverse and complementary skills.



    + Basic qualifications

    Basic Qualifications:

  • 3 years of client-facing work experience developing Java

  • 3 years of experience developing with JEE

  • 2 years of experience with Java-based MVC frameworks (e.g. Spring MVC, Struts, JSF, Tapestry)

  • 2 years of experience with Javascript, JSP, HTML

  • 2 years of experience with relational databases, SQL and ORM tools such as Hibernate or iBATIS;

  • US Citizen

    Preferred skills:

  • 1 year of leadership experience to include planning and directing the work of others and/or designing technology solutions implemented by others;

  • Experience with Java Application Servers (WebSphere or WebLogic) or Open Source Application Servers (i.e. JBoss)

  • Experience with performance testing

  • Experience with data modeling and performance tuning

  • Experience with rules engines, either COTS (e.g. Blaze or iLog) or open source (e.g. Drools)

  • Experience with mobile (IOS, HTML5, Android) and responsive web development

  • Experience with Agile (SCRUM, Kanban), Standard SDLC, CMMI compliant projects

  • Experience with issue tracking software (JIRA, FoggBugz, BugZilla, TeamCity, Rational Suite)

  • Experience with source control management (SVN, GIT, Mercurial, CVS)

  • Previous consulting experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Technical Science

  • Demonstrated leadership, teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

    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.

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


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