Jacobs Junior Backend Developer in Alexandria, Virginia
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Jacobs is seeking a Junior Backend Developer in Alexandria, VA.
Java Developer with experience in developing Java backend components for web applications using Spring Framework, RESTful API design, and/or other J2EE practices.
Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities
Designs, develops, and implements web-based Java applications to support business requirements. Follows approved Agile life cycle methodologies, creates design documents & performs program coding. Resolves technical issues through debugging, research, and investigation.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
You must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust security clearance.
US Citizenship required.
Strong Java and Object-Oriented Programming fundamentals
Project experience in Java technologies like Spring Boot, Spring Framework, JPA/Hibernate, JDBC, Swagger
Experience with automated testing methodologies and frameworks (e.g., JUnit, Selenium, JMeter)
Experience with Web Services including REST and/or SOAP
Experience with Database design and SQL languages
Experience with Version Control Systems including Git and/or SVN
Excellent communication and teamwork skills
1+ years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree is required. Commensurate experience for education.
Working knowledge with CI/CD
Experience working with in an Agile development environment
Experience with JIRA and Confluence
Experience with production support and issue resolution
** This positions has the opportunity to get a Public Trust or higher clearance (US Citizenship is required as a result). We are unable to provide sponsorship now or in the future for C2C, H1B, EAD, OPT, and F1 status.
Most work will be done at a desk or computer.
General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.
Equipment & Machines:
General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.
Attendance is critical at all times. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday. However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.
Other Essential Functions:
Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.
Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing. Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Must be willing to travel as needed. Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle records check. Must be a US citizen.
Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .
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