Applications Developer

Federal Health – Applications Development /
Full Time /
A-TEK Inc. is seeking to staff a team of software professionals to build and deploy new systems with web capabilities for our key government customers.  We have an immediate opportunity for an Applications Developer II. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated and recent experience providing development, testing and documentation in support mission critical applications in an AWS environment.  This position is remote.     
This position involves working as an integral part of a team of software professionals on multiple projects to build out web-based applications. This individual evaluates, analyzes, and modifies complex application programs.  The Applications Developer II codes, tests, debugs, documents, and maintains applications.  The selected applicant works on most phases of application development activities, while analyzing and resolving problems associated with applications.  Will also detect, diagnose and report related problems and contributes to their solution.

Position Responsibilities:

    • Technical analysis, design/modeling, coding, debugging/troubleshooting, and component testing.
    • Maintenance, enhancement and/or development of working applications and interfaces with other applications.
    • Participate in pager/on-call support rotation.
    • Estimate software development cost and schedule.
    • Plan and execute all required process steps as defined in Mackson and client methodologies.
    • Provide application development support in a timely manner.
    • Analyze, design/model, code, and test break/fix requests and enhancements to modules.
    • Develop technical system specifications for components.
    • May prepare program documentation and materials for users.
    • Design components to technical programming standards.
    • Provide support for the installation of application releases into production as directed.
    • Coordinate and participate in structured peer reviews / walkthroughs.
    • Create operational documentation.
    • Perform system, interface, and batch monitoring as required.
    • Meet service commitments for assigned deliverables and proactively provide work status.
    • Continuously develop industry knowledge and associated skills.

Required Qualifications:

    • Requires a BA or BS degree from an accredited institution in a management or technical discipline – Computer Science, Information Technology or Engineering (related degrees and equivalent work experience will be considered) and 4-6 years of performing applications programming/development
    • Technical competency in Java, Angular 5+, Hibernate, Spring required with continuous use in the past two years.
    • Skilled in and knowledgeable in technologies used and applications supported
    • Effective communication skills; must be able to communicate fluently in English both verbally and in writing
    • Positive customer orientation and experience working closely with customers face-to-face
    • Knowledge of IT systems or IT organizations
    • Exposure to Production Application Support

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Agile/SCRUM experience
    • AWS, Azure, GCP
    • Technical competency in Spring WebFlow, SpringBoot, SpringMVC, BootStrap, JQuery, Selenium, TestNG, Node.JS, TortoiseSVN, TortoiseGIT, GIT for Windows, PrimeFaces, a plus.
    • Federal contracting experience supporting HHS or FDA
    • Experience with the SDLC / EPLC
    • Experience with data analytics and process analysis paradigms for addressing client needs
    • Keen sense of the User Experience and User Journey
About A-TEK, Inc.
Headquartered in McLean, VA, A-TEK is comprised of a team of experts in managing the data that drives federal missions. With employees in 13 states, and a nearly 30-year partner to U.S. government agencies including the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of Justice (DoJ), and the Indian Health Service (IHS). We deliver IT services and solutions coupled with a scientific capability across a myriad of government mission areas including public health, law enforcement, national security, environmental, and science. 
A-TEK, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or Vietnam era or other protected Veteran status.