Job Description :
Start date – ASAP
Java Architect
Duration: 6-12+ Months
Location: Silver Spring, MD and Nashville TN

This position is responsible for leading the product development of web applications utilizing Java in an Agile / Scrum development environment. This full stack development position provides leadership by promoting Agile best practices within the development team and supporting the Product Owner in the execution of the product roadmap.

Experience - 10+ years


Application Development
Writes code for complex systems (e.g. a large number of interaction points, large number of tables, complex business rules)
Analyzes existing programs and modifies application code to create enhancement or develop new programs
Provides input and drives programming standards
Advanced Web and Java Technology development
Performs unit testing and complex debugging; Works with other team members to resolve problems
Serves as project lead on one or more large, complex projects that require increased skill in multiple technical environments and processes knowledge of a specific business area.
Accountable for process and coding standards for the team and ensures compliance
Accountable for architectural integrity and Technical Debt
Accountable for technical feasibility and feedback on new initiatives
Recommends resource modeling changes based on team backlog and product chartering

Bachelors in computer science, engineering, MIS or equivalent work experience; May have technology certifications
8+ years of progressive work experience designing and developing full stack applications in a Java/JEE environment.
Experience with data modeling, relational databases, data structures and design
Experience working with Product and Business Management teams
Experience working in an entrepreneurial company


Technical Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge, skills and experience of the following:
o Ability to determine a good user story
o Breaking down user stories into work requirements
o Effective unit testing
o Collaborative team based design
Advanced Knowledge with several of the following: Java, HTML5, XML, JavaScript Frameworks and SOA.
Knowledge and skill with the following
o Git, Jenkins, Gradle
o RESTful API, JSON, AngularJS, HTML5
Soft Skills:
Ability to work hard, in an Agile environment and still have fun
Foster an environment of relationship and collaboration
Responsible for coaching and mentoring other team members
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships, supporting company leadership and other team members
Ability to work under pressure. Maintains composure
Ability to manage multiple and changing priorities/tasks
Must be flexible and embrace change