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Java Developer I

Java Developer I

Job ID 5138
Job Location Rockville - MD
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time

The Java Developer I supports the goal improve management of information across CMS agency by using the most current or appropriate data exchange standard to build and maintain the CMS systems.  The primary focus of this position is to implement Enterprise Change Management projects by developing, implementing, and maintaining Java-based applications, components, and interface solutions.  This position requires the ability to routinely travel to various federal offices located in proximity of Rockville, MD with occasional travel to other CMS offices, as assigned. 



Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.


Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.


Provides initial research and evaluates new technologies.  Prepares design specifications, and presents analysis for recommendations and approvals.


Participates in the design of software tools and subsystems to support reuse and domain analysis.


Prepares required documentation and conducts research that optimizes existing subsystems.


Identifies issues, requirements and opportunities for improvement.


Assists in code review and complex applications.


Develops code and unit testing scripts.

Writes test and use cases, and drives quality assurance through System and User Acceptance Testing.

Implements critical software or system changes. Researches new technology or development tools to remain informed of current technology.


Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.


Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output. 


Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers.  Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources.  Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.



Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field of study and a minimum of two (2) years relevant Java experience; or equivalent combination of education / experience / training.  Experience in Core Java, J2EE, Java Server Pages, Servlets, Enterprise Java Beans, Spring and other frameworks, HTML, XML / XSLT, SOAP, CSS2, DHTML, UML and JavaScript required.



Ability to obtain a Public Trust Security Clearance



Working knowledge of SQL / PLSQL and database capability in SQL Server and/or Oracle environments

Working knowledge of HTML, XML / XSLT, SOAP, CSS2, DHTML, UML

Proficient knowledge and understanding of software testing concepts, practices, and procedures

Operational knowledge and understanding of the various phases of Java development with ability to apply to government documentation standards

Experience with Application Servers like Oracle Weblogic, IBM Websphere, Tomcat or JBoss

Experience in developing Oracle database applications using SQL, PL/SQL, perform database logical and physical design

Ability to work independently on modules, large subroutines, or small applications

Excellent general computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Windows / Office

Solid analytical and problem-solving skills with ability to assess business requirements

Ability to learn and apply new knowledge in a fast-paced environment

Excellent organization skills with ability to manage multiple projects and priorities

Excellent verbal, written and graphics communications skills

Excellent customer service skills and ability to effectively interact with management and staff at all levels within a multi-level organization

Ability to work both independently and in a team environment for the successful achievement of goals and objectives



Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professiona1journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.



Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.



Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.