Job Summary

AWS/Java Developer

  • Location:
    Reston , Virginia
  • Category:
    Software Engineer
  • Contract Type:
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Job reference:

AWS is the primary skill / Java is secondary
Specific AWS experience we are looking for:
• Serverless (e.g. Lambda)
• Microservices Architectures
• Migrating on-prem solutions to the cloud
Specific other experience we are looking for:
Java skills:  operate and maintain current solutions, takes initiative to migrate those solutions to the cloud
Job Description:
The ideal candidate will have designed, developed and implemented solutions that include not only the code that services business functionality but the underlying infrastructure required to run that code and the systems required to deploy it. The candidate will also possess technical skills and experience in the virtual infrastructure domain in particular Amazon Web Services and have knowledge and experience with continuous delivery systems.
Required Skills:
• Minimum 5 years demonstrated experience with Java development.
• Experience with Distributed Service Standards (SOAP, REST, EJB)
• Working knowledge of J2EE, Java, JavaScript, or python frameworks and design patterns Working knowledge of IP networking, VPNs, DNS, load balancing and firewalling
• Experience with revision code source code repositories in particular Bitbucket, GIT and SVN
• Strong and evolving competence in several programming languages and technologies, working knowledge of multiple tools sets, technologies and implementation environments
• Strong practical Linux based systems administration skills and scripting experience in a Cloud based environment
• Ability to work independently
• Strong problem solving and analytic skills
• Ability to handle multiple projects and assignments simultaneously and effectively in a cross-functional team environment
Preferred Skills:
• Expertise in the knowledge of programming languages, relational databases, and NoSQL databases
• Experience building infrastructure as code using AWS CloudFormation or similar scripting techniques
• Familiarity with monitoring tool suites like DataDog, SumoLogic, NewRelic, and Nagios
• Experience with Chef, Puppet, Salt, or Ansible in production environments
• Management of continuous integration servers like Jenkins and Bamboo
• Experience with automated testing tools (i.e. selenium, Cucumber) are a plus
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or MIS.
• 5 - 7 years of experience in software systems, programming, and infrastructure development and administration
• Minimum 5 years demonstrated experience with full stack development.
• AWS Associate or Professional Certification preferred (not required).

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