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Junior Java Developer

Job ID: 2014174
Location: WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, OH, United States
Date Posted: Nov 25, 2020
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description



SAIC is looking for a Junior Java developer to join our team in support of the Department of Defense (DoD) High-Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP) in a remote/flexwork capacity.

The DoD HPCMP is responsible for the coordination of many projects across the DoD high performance computing centers.

This position will serve an integral role on the Development Team for the DoD HPCMP’s Portal to the Information Environment (pIE) application, responsible for its design, development, test, enhancement and maintenance, to include the front end GUI, database, and REST/SOAP based web services, etc. 

The developer will write and test code encompassing all tiers of the application. This is a virtual position that can be accomplished from anywhere in the continental US.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provides support in software development phases that include, but are not limited to:
    • Planning
    • Requirements analysis and assessments

    • Requirement specifications/definition

    • Design (database, GUI, web services)

    • Development

    • Release/Patch Build

    • Integration

    • Testing

    • Deployment / Installation

    • Performance tuning and

    • Maintenance (e.g., bug fixes).

  • Contributes to or develops technical documentation (e.g., Test Cases, Test Plan) and presentations.

  • Uses applicable methodologies, modeling/estimating techniques, tools, applications, systems, software, or databases to perform assigned tasks.

  • Adheres to established coding standards and best practices as appropriate for the assignments given.



  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or related field and Three (3) years of experience; Four (4) years of related experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s Degree.

Clearance: Must be able to obtain a Secret security clearance


Certifications: Current CompTIA Security+ Certification


Required Qualifications: 

  • 3+ years’ experience in the design, development and testing of web-based Java applications and REST/SOAP web services.
  • Ability to work remotely from home 100% of the time and has a consistently strong and fast internet connection (work laptop to be provided).
  • Ability to work well in a small, geographically dispersed rapid-development team, requiring constant and strong communication skills via phone, email, chat tools and video teleconferences
  • Ability to interface with clients, apply good listening skills, and to clearly understand and document their issues and needs
  • Ability and willingness to develop and/or maintain technical documentation, to include but not limited to Software Requirements Specification, Software Design Description, Architecture Description, Test Plan, Test Cases, Administration and User’s Manuals, etc.
  • Recent experience with Java web application frameworks such as Grails, Java EE, Jakarta EE
  • Recent experience with SQL development tools such as Oracle SQL Developer
  • Recent experience with JavaScript and DOM manipulation
  • Recent experience with SSL configurations, SOAP/WSDL and RESTful services

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Recent experience with a Java syntax-compatible object-oriented programming language (e.g., Groovy)
  • Recent experience with modern Java Frameworks (e.g., Grails, Spring, Struts, etc.)

  • Recent experience with modern JavaScript Frameworks (e.g., jQuery, Angular, etc.)

  • Recent experience writing SQL queries and with SQL query optimization

  • Recent experience with automated testing tools (e.g., FiNesse, Selenium, Spock.lang, etc.)

  • Recent experience with Java web servers (e.g., Tomcat, JBoss, WebSphere, etc.)

  • Experience on an Agile and/or DevSecOps Development Team

  • Experience with static code analyzers and/or security scanning tools (e.g., SonarQube, Nessus, Fortify   



SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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