Software Engineer IV (Java)
American Institutes for Research - Washington, DC

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Be part of something innovative and cutting edge.

Join our team of more than a hundred software engineers, designers, project managers and software specialists that are smart, creative and excited by what they do.

Some of our ground-breaking work includes:
• advanced computer-adaptive algorithms (only one that’s peer-approved in the country)
• mobile support for the user interfaces
• learning management systems with social media features
• user interfaces that are universally accessible to people with or without disabilities
• innovative, machine-scorable items

The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a leading professional services firm with a growing software engineering and product development team. We design and build things that are inspiring and make a real impact in the online testing industry. We are currently seeking Software Engineers (Java) to join our team in the Washington, DC office.

Responsibilities:

The Software Engineer IV (Java) will be an integral part of the software engineering and product development team within AIR. This group of professionals provide custom software solutions for our clients as well as internal support systems. Much of the work we perform is new development, so the right candidate will have the skills needed to perform full life-cycle software development. This includes participation in requirements gathering, application and database design, system documentation, writing and unit-testing efficient code, and deployment.

Qualifications:

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• B.S. in Computer Science and 5+ years professional software development experience
• 2-3 years professional experience utilizing core Java language
• 2-3 years professional experience utilizing JSP, Spring, Javascript, XML, JMS, Web Services, SOAP and JBOSS
• SQL experience to include work with relational databases and writing SQL queries
• Working knowledge of NoSql technologies including MongoDB, Cassandra
• Solid understanding of object oriented (OO) analysis and design principles and demonstrated proficiency/expert knowledge in OO design
• Solid understanding of algorithms
• Self-starting, independent thinker and worker
• Excellent analytical skills
• Highly detail-oriented
• Good communication skills
• Ability to work well on a team as well as independently

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• M.S. in Computer Science
• Training and experience in Artificial Intelligence and applications
• Experience using MySql
• Working knowledge of .NET (C#, ASP.NET)

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