Career Openings at JHC Technology

Java Developer

Full Time

We hear you’re looking for your next stop on the Java Journey? We have a destination for you.  We’re looking for the right person to join our team as a full stack Java Developer to work on-site at our client in Washington, DC.


If it sounds important, it is! Our next Java Developer will create fully functional web applications and architectures to assist with the day-to-day operations of our client’s organization including application refactoring and migration. The Java Developer will be critical in administering technical support for existing applications and will be called on to provide input on architecture design, migration, test, and maintenance and support of new applications.

What we'll expect of you:

  • Develop or refactor Java based web applications using best practices.

  • Provide technical support and consultation for projects and processes.

  • Assist in technical planning and providing of recommendations for DevOps solutions.

  • Use the Spring framework for application development and testing 

  • Create and update system design and development documents as well as engineering solutions in run books and user guides

  • Use Git to store, manage and update code in Gitlab code repository.

  • Meet with product owners to properly flesh out requirements and articulate the task back to a team.

  • Develop, update, deploy and manage Docker containers.

  • Follow the Agile methodology to document and coordinate tasks and issues in Gitlab.

  • Address Additional client development needs as they evolve.

What we figure you’ll have in your background (Required):

  • Minimum Education: B.A. or B.S. degree in related discipline or equivalent experience

  • 3+ years of experience with Java J2EE development, Restful Web services, React/Node/Application.js, JQuery, XML/JSON, WebSphere.

  • Knowledge of the Spring framework and the ability to integrate the individual pieces depending on the scope of the project.  

  • Experience working with SQL, MySql and Oracle databases.

  • Ability to create, store, and use structured and unstructured data.

  • Knowledge of front-end development with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Bootstrap, AJAX.

  • Experience working with both SOAP and REST Services.

  • Ability to use JUnit, for the testing of code.

  • Knowledge of java logging, logging levels and integrating it into applications.

  • Working with Maven for build and resource management.

  • Understanding of Git and branching.


It sure would be nice if you had (Preferred): 

  • Basic understanding or the ability to learn AWS and Cloud technologies/architectures.

  • Knowledge or history working with ANT (Another Neat Tool) or Gradle.

  • Experience with Spring Boot and making standalone executable jars.  

  • Experience working with Selenium or another front-end testing framework 

  • Experience working with Containers and setting up development pipelines.

  • Experience with Java 1.8, Icefaces JSF (Java Server Faces) framework, db2 mainframe, GlassFish application server, WebSphere Zos platform on Mainframe.

Your whole being should include:

  • Hardworking and self-motivated, with the ability to work in both a team and individual settings.

  • Detailed oriented and able to stand behind the quality of the work.

  • Able to learn quickly on the job in a changing environment.

  • Can generate proficient documentation using the Microsoft Office suite.

  • Able to properly understand, interpret and communicate level of effort, define due dates and meet deadlines.

  • Able to work full-time, on-site in Washington DC.

  • Must have Active Clearance (Preferred) or Public Trust Clearance (Required).

  • Must be US Citizen.

JHC Technology an Effectual Company is a Service Disabled, Veteran-Owned Small Business. We look for innovative engineers that want to push boundaries, especially around cloud. We focus on four key areas: Cloud, Virtualization, Mobility, and Collaboration. We do significant work on Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure, as well as with SharePoint and Citrix. We work in the Federal Government, Commercial, and non-profit space. We work with small organizations that are just getting started in cloud all the way up to enterprise and agency data center migrations. We look for every opportunity to form repeatable and automated processes to streamline work and cost. 


Location: Washington, DC

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