Northrop Grumman Sr Backend Java Developer 4 in Springfield, Virginia
Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.
Put your years of experience into a future of excellence! The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's team 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.
Roles and Responsibilities:
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.
9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 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
Must be a U.S. Citizen
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
7+ years' experience supporting Oracle application and database environments
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.
Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.