Java Developer
Sapient Government Services (US) - Arlington, VA

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SAPIENT Government Services, INC.

Sapient Government Services (SGS) is looking for people who – simply put – are driven to make a difference.

By solving some of today’s toughest challenges, our teams are helping to transform the government in the areas of business, technology and marketing. Working at SGS, you will be in an environment that fosters growth and creativity, demands openness and client-focused delivery, and celebrates initiative and innovation.

The chance to bring your ideas and new thinking to today’s challenges and work in a truly unique work environment is now – it’s at Sapient Government Services.

JOB TITLE – Java developer

Job Title: Associate Technology, L2

Reports to: Program Manager

Location: Arlington, VA; Rockville, MD

Employee Status: Regular, full time

Travel: < 5%

Start Date: Immediately

Clearance Requirement: Public Trust

Job Summary:
The Associate, Technology is a member of the project team who takes responsibility for implementing parts of the system architecture using best practices. This will include coding, unit testing, using design patterns, learning new technologies, and becoming an expert in one part of the system.

Qualified applicants must be detail-oriented, result-driven individuals who work well within team environments and have good interpersonal skills, as well as good client interaction skills.

Write Java code based on requirements defined in use cases.
Develop Object Oriented code and/or provide maintenance and enhancements to existing code
Work with business users to gather requirements, write functional and technical specifications.
Develop conceptual and technical design including use of Object-Oriented techniques.
Conduct unit testing and continuous integration
Develop SQL queries and procedures

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Legal Permanent Resident
  • Eligible for U.S. Government Clearance.
Experience Guidelines:
Demonstrates ability to do technical design and develop using Java (JDK 1.5 or above) technologies including JSP and Servlets
Demonstrates ability to use logging frameworks such as Apache Commons, Log4J, java.util.logging package etc.
Is able to use integrated development environments (IDE) such as Eclipse , Java Compilers, and build tools like Ant or Maven to develop and troubleshoot issues
Familiar with SQL and / or experience with database technologies such as Oracle or Microsoft SQL Server
Experience with Object Oriented Technologies
Can code in HTML and JavaScript
Is able to understand notations done in modeling languages (like UML) pertaining to use cases and class diagrams and then write code to implement the same
Good understanding of all parts of Software Engineering (e.g. Requirements, Design, Implementation, Testing)
Ability to learn new technologies quickly
Minimum 2 years in custom software development
Minimum 2 years in Java development
Experience working in agile or iterative SDLCs
Experience with one or more Java packages such as Hibernate, Spring Framework, Struts, or Axis is desirable

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field required

About Sapient Government Services

Sapient Government Services, a division of Sapient, is a leading provider of consult­ing, technology, and marketing services to a wide array of U.S. governmental agencies. Focused on driving long-term change and transforming the citizen experience, we use technology to help agencies become more accessible and transparent. With a track record of delivering mission-critical solutions and the ability to leverage commercial best practices, we serve as trusted advisors to government agencies such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Library of Congress, National Institutes of Health, United States Department of Health and Human Services, and United States Department of Homeland Security. For more information, visit .

Sapient is a registered service mark of Sapient Corporation.

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