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Senior Java Developer

Chakra Consulting, Inc., a woman-owned small business based out of Maryland is seeking for an experienced Java Developer to join its growing team. The position will support Chakra’s Federal client, National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, Maryland. All work will be accomplished at NIST the NIST facility during normal duty hours. The candidate will join a small team of developers and provide data validation, regression testing, UI validation and testing on a Java Enterprise system.

Job Requirements:
1. Assist with design, development, deployment, and management of existing applications.
2. Software development in J2EE environment.
3. Apply software testing methodologies and oversee application testing.
4. Assess current state of validation in applications to identify, manage, and fix software defects, and develop additional code as needed.
5. Resolve technical issues through debugging, research and investigation.
6. Communicate effectively with technical specialists, project manager, and clients.

Experience Requirements:
1. 5 or more years work experience desired in Java and J2EE technologies.
2. Experience in Apache Tomcat, GlassFish, WebSphere or other application/web servers, configuration and administration, Subversion, and maintaining Maven scripts.
3. Must have experience in Spring, Hibernate, Web Services (REST, SOAP)
4. Ideally possess specific skill set - JasperSoft (Reports and Server) and Eclipse IDE.
5. Experience working within application development for federal sector projects is desirable.
6. Experience with JUnit or other unit testing tools.

Education Requirements:
• Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related degree
• Industry certifications is highly desirable in the related field

Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to work independently
• Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Self-starter and eager to learn
• Ability to obtain a public trust clearance