Northrop Grumman Sr Backend Java Developer 4 in Springfield, Virginia

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Put your years of experience into a future of excellence! The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's team to support the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Passenger Systems Program Directorate (PSPD) suite of computer and automated software applications. CBP PSPD supports a broad range of complex business systems which are instrumental to the CBP mission of securing our borders while facilitating legitimate trade and travel. This position

requires a highly motivated, self-reliant team player.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Develop applications - in a Unix/Linux and Windows VM environment to ensure performance and data availability - using backend Java

Apply required updates and patches, monitor and tune system to achieve optimum performance levels, and provide reports to support metrics collection

Support the Agile process using SCRUM methodology and Jira

Some local travel to customer sites may be required.


Basic Qualifications:

  • 9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD

  • Must be able to obtain a DHS/CBP security clearance

  • This role will require hands on technical skills, with prior experience developing using one or more of the following technologies: Java / J2EE / Enterprise Java solutions; Java frameworks, including Spring, JSF, and Hibernate; Oracle

Database technologies and/or Web Application hosting on WebLogic and Tomcat.

  • Experience with the Eclipse IDE

  • Experience with Agile toolsets, such as JIRA and Confluence

  • Experience developing and consuming SOAP and REST web services for an operational/production environment

  • Basic understanding of Agile project management methodologies, including Scrum

  • Ability to task manage and communicate effectively with project staff

  • Must be a team player, self-motivated, self-starter and a quick learner

  • Experience coordinating the activities of multiple teams supporting project reviews

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills coupled with strong listening skills

  • Excellent problem solving, analytical skills

  • Available for occasional off hours support

Must be a U.S. Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • 7+ years' experience supporting Oracle application and database environments

  • Demonstrated experience with JDeveloper integrated development environment.

  • Experience with MQ, MDB, JMS and other messaging technologies

  • Experience with MySQL and Cassandra a plus

  • Experience working with Spring Boot

  • Experience with cloud technologies

  • Experience with Atlassian toolset, including Jira, Confluence, and Bamboo

  • Prior experience with CBP

  • Certified ScrumMaster and/or Certified Product Owner desired with Scrum and or Scaled Agile Framework for the enterprise (SAFe) experience.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.