Northrop Grumman Technical Lead - Java Full Stack Developer 5 (Cloud) in Springfield, Virginia

Northrop Grumman Technology Services sector is seeking a Senior Full Stack Java Developer/Technical Lead to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. 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 role will include leading and mentoring software developers, testers, operations specialists, and database specialists throughout the full lifecycle development.

All work will be performed on site at CBP offices in Northern Virginia. Some local travel to various CBP sites may be required.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Technical Leadership Lead, coach, task manage, technical plan, and mentor team members and more junior engineers.

Implementation Support - Design, plan, and set up applications - in a Unix/Linux and Windows VM environment to ensure performance and data availability.

Application Maintenance Apply required updates and patches.

Performance Management - Monitor and tune system to achieve optimum performance levels, and provide reports to support metrics collection.

Help Desk Assistance Address help desk requests for incident resolution, problem determination, and root-cause analysis of applications issues causing outage or performance degradation.

Operations Support Available for occasional off-hours support


Basic Qualifications:

  • 14 Years with Bachelors in Science; 12 Years with Masters; 9 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 Cloud Technologies, migrating systems to the cloud

  • Knowledge of project planning tools such as Microsoft Project

  • 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

  • Experience with technologies such as React Angular JS, Angular 2, node.JS, responsive and mobile design, and cross browser development.

  • Basic understanding of UI/UX design involving technologies such as HTML5, JavaScript ES6, Redux, CSS, Material Design, WebSockets, AJAX

  • 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

  • Strong customer service experience

  • 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

  • Proven technical leadership experience

  • 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

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.