Principal Software Developer

Job Locations US-VA-Sterling
Job ID 2021-2227
# of Openings
1
Category
Developer/Architect/Designer

Overview

We are starting a very large new program with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and would love to have you join us! If you are solution-oriented, thrive in a fast-paced, agile environment, then come work for a company that ranked as a Washington Post Top Workplace for 5 out of the last 6 years! 

At REI Systems, our work makes a difference in the lives of millions of people every day. We believe that teams comprised of intelligent, creative, and dedicated individuals can move a customer's mission forward. We're looking to hire leaders who can support and focus their team's talent to pursue impactful solutions based on technology.

   

"REI Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disability/Vet)"

Responsibilities

Specific Roles and Responsibilities for the FDA Principal Software Developer position include but are not limited to:

 

  • Participate as a core member of the Agile team across all planning, analysis, design, development, and testing activities
  • Must be up to date on the current technology landscape, be technology agnostic, and have a passion for staying current and experimenting with new approaches and tools
  • Deliver on a system modernization project in which business capabilities previously provided by a legacy system are re-developed on a new platform or technology
  • Work with complex data and understanding the current technologies available for data analysis, processing, and visualization
  • Collaborate with the Business Analysts, test team and leads and provide documentation for customer deliverables
  • Lead in design, code, code inspections and test inspections throughout the life cycle to identify issues/defects and participate in other meetings such as use case creation technical interchanges
  • Develop estimates for design and implementation based on a level of effort and relative sizing (small, medium, large) depending on complexity of the requirements
  • Comply with CMMI level 3 and project level processes to improve efficiency and consistency of all deliverables
  • Guide and mentor junior software engineers within the project
  • Coordinate closely with peers to ensure proper implementation of system specifications and integration of the new development with the complete system

Qualifications

The Principal Software Developer will have the following qualifications:

 

  • 10+ years of experience with full software lifecycle development experience primarily within the Java Development Stack: Java / J2EE, JavaScript, EJB, JPA, JAXB, JAXP, JDOM, Angular 
  • Oracle 11g / 12c, Exadata 
  • Linux, Apache HTTP Server, Apache Axis, Apache Spring, REST/JSON, SOAP, WSDL, XML, XSD 
  • Experience with Subversion, JIRA, and HP ALM 
  • Excellent understanding of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) 
  • Ability to very quickly ramp up to understand code, provide updates, design inputs, interfaces to other applications
  • Familiar with Agile development methodology 
  • Experience in a parallel development environment managing overlapping development efforts that can impact the same functionalities 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including experience working directly with customers to discuss their requirements and objectives. 
  • Ability to prioritize, status, and multitask 

 

About REI Systems

 

Employees voted REI Systems a Washington Post Top Workplace in 2015, 2016, 2018, 2020, and 2021!

 

REI Systems has delivered innovative solutions that empower people and impact millions of lives since 1989. Our 600 problem-solving technologists and consultants are passionate about modernizing the government to fulfill its missions more effectively. Our customers include healthcare, national security, science and technology, and government operations in the federal, state, local, and non-profit sectors. We take a Mindful Modernization® approach in providing Application Modernization, Government Data Analytics, Grants Management Systems, Saas, and Advisory Services. Delivering domain expertise, best-fit technologies through agile execution, and a commitment to customer service is the REI Way. Learn more, visit www.reisystems.com.

REI Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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