• Java Backend Software Engineer - Mid

    Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
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  • Overview

    Aveshka is seeking a Java Backend Software Engineer to support the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Passenger Systems Program Directorate (PSPD) suite of computer and automated software applications. CBP PSPD supports a broad range of complex business systems which are instrumental to the CBP mission of securing our borders while facilitating legitimate trade and travel. This position requires a highly motivated, self-reliant team player.


    • Develop applications - in a Unix/Linux and Windows VM environment to ensure performance and data availability – using backend Java
    • Apply required updates and patches, monitor and tune system to achieve optimum performance levels, and provide
    • reports to support metrics collection
    • Support the Agile process using SCRUM methodology and Jira
    • Some local travel to customer sites may be required.


    Required Education:


    • Bachelors in Science



    Required Experience:


    • 3 Years with Bachelors in Science; 1 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD
    • Must be able to obtain a DHS/CBP security clearance
    • This role will require hands on technical skills, with prior experience developing using one or more of the following
    • technologies: Java / J2EE / Enterprise Java solutions; Java frameworks, including Spring, JSF, and Hibernate; Oracle
    • Database technologies and/or Web Application hosting on WebLogic and Tomcat.
    • Experience with the Eclipse IDE
    • Experience with Agile toolsets, such as JIRA and Confluence
    • Experience developing and consuming SOAP and REST web services for an operational/production environment
    • Basic understanding of Agile project management methodologies, including Scrum
    • Ability to task manage and communicate effectively with project staff
    • Must be a team player, self-motivated, self-starter and a quick learner
    • Experience coordinating the activities of multiple teams supporting project reviews
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills coupled with strong listening skills
    • Excellent problem solving, analytical skills
    • Available for occasional off hours support



    Required Clearance:

    • Must be a U.S. Citizen


    Desired Qualifications:


    • Demonstrated experience with JDeveloper integrated development environment.
    • Experience with MQ, MDB, JMS and other messaging technologies
    • Experience with MySQL and Cassandra a plus
    • Experience working with Spring Boot
    • Experience with cloud technologies
    • Experience with Atlassian toolset, including Jira, Confluence, and Bamboo
    • Prior experience with CBP
    • Certified ScrumMaster and/or Certified Product Owner desired with Scrum and or Scaled Agile Framework for the enterprise (SAFe) experience.




    About Aveshka:

    Aveshka is a professional services firm focused on addressing our nation’s most complex threats and challenges. As a small business we’re committed to supporting our clients’ missions with services delivered by our diverse and experienced staff. With expertise in cybersecurity, emergency preparedness, and public health, our experience base spans federal, state, and local governments, as well as private sector entities.


    Aveshka encourages collaborative communication and ongoing learning.  Some of our benefits include:


    • Extensive training programs
    • Gym membership reimbursement
    • Education reimbursement
    • Technology benefits
    • Commuter benefits
    • Generous paid time off and much more!


    Aveshka is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)


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