Job Description :
The candidate must have experience and knowledge with software engineering using object-oriented methodologies. The candidate will work as a software developer and integrator as part of a development team, which utilizes a diverse dynamic workforce, including many experts in their fields throughout the design, development and maintenance life cycle.

Responsibilities:
Design and code software components, units, and modules that meet product specification and development schedules.
Test and debug assigned components and units,
Participate in large system and subsystem planning.
Adhere to product build and release schedules and strategies.
Act as a technical resource for lower-level developers.
Possess a comprehensive knowledge of one or more platforms and operating systems and multiple programming languages. Typically requires knowledge of one or more systems architectures.
Understand a variety of the field concepts, practices, and procedures.
Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Perform a variety of complicated tasks and use a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
Develop new functional capabilities within software applications to meet a wide range of customer requirements and operational needs.
Integrate a wide variety of applications from various sources, and ensuring they meet performance standards for stability and resource utilization
Adhere to accepted standards for development, including writing unit tests which provide a high percentage of code coverage, participating in peer code reviews, conducting design reviews, and generating test plans to ensure maximum stability and quality of code

Required Skills:
Must be a US Citizen
Offer contingent on ability to successfully pass a background check and drug screen
Four or more years directly related to software development engineering in Java. A thorough understanding of Java gained through formal training can substitute for this experience
Four or more years of experience in software development using Object Oriented Methodologies. Object Oriented Analysis (OOA) and Object-Oriented Design (OOD) skills
Programming skills Java/J2EE
Proficiency in Unix and/or Linux
Knowledge and understanding of software development life cycles
Strong oral and written communication skills
US Citizenship with the ability to obtain a Public Trust - candidate must be able to pass a National Agency Check (NAC

Required Education (including Major):
Bachelor of Science, BS in a Math, Science or Engineering related field
Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. (Please include your GPA on your resume

Desired Skills:
Two or more years of experience using Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) and/or Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) web services architecture. A thorough understanding of ESB or J2EE gained through formal training can substitute for this experience.
Experience with Software design tools such as Rational Rose, Rhapsody, or comparable tools