• Lead Applications Developer (Java)

    Job Locations US-DC
    Posted Date 4 months ago(1/1/2019 5:16 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Responsibilities

    Project Overview:

    We are seeking a Lead Java Applications Developer to provide critical support for current modernization projects involving web and software application design, architecture, development, maintenance and deployment of customized software applications. The successful candidate will be responsible for application design, implementation, and support. Plans, coordinates, and conducts the development of highly complex computer applications to meet customer requirements. Translates design specifications into computer program instructions, prepares test data, and conduct tests. Independently formulates recommendations on highly complex technical problems, new concepts, methods, and procedures. Responsible for instructing, directing, and monitoring lower level developers, and is responsible for project progress and results.


    Minimum Technical Qualifications:

    • 9 years’ experience
      • Developing Java/J2EE software application software and systems
      • Knowledge of one or more scripting language to assist with developing and maintaining highly trafficked public facing websites (e.g., UNIX, PERL, Javascript, Ruby, Python and PHP etc.)
      • Coding with SQL or database stored procedures
      • Utilization and exposure to one of the following datasets or databases: Oracle, Sybase, SAS datasets
      • Gathering requirements from users and supporting acceptance testing.
      • Unit testing and functional testing (specifying test cases, executing and documenting the results).
      • System testing, including planning, executing, developing test data, and documenting the testing.
      • Serving as technical team leader of other programmers and/or analysts.


    • At least 7 years’ experience
      • Designing and developing applications
      • Producing program specifications
      • Evaluating or comparing various technologies (e.g. client/server, multi-tiered architectures, database architectures, and structures, etc.) and their appropriateness for a wide variety of business requirements
      • Broad, in-depth knowledge of current network development and database architectures and technologies.
      • Internet/Intranet protocols and web server technologies such as WebLogic and JBOSS
      • Developing systems architectures, if required.
    • At least 5 years’ experience
      • Performing analysis of applications or multi-module systems.
      • Developing with at least one development methodology like Agile or RUP.
      • At least 3-4 years’ experience
      • Identifying and determining the feasibility of alternatives for software technology.


    Desirable Qualifications (but not required)

    • Use of tools for data modeling and logical and physical database designs
    • Graphical user interface design and coding
    • Application development in multiple test and production environments
    • Project experience with Agile frameworks, DevOps or other iterative development methodologies
    • Experience in multiple test and production environments
    • Experience with the BLS standard IT development products and environments


    Contract Requirements

    • If a foreign national, Visa must be up-to-date and demonstrated work experience here in the US for three (3) or more years


    Must be authorized to work in USA. Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder or possess Employment Authorization Document (EAD) or H1B transferable visa with minimum of 2 years expiration.


    Candidate will go through a background check.


    These are full-time positions with Sabre Systems. Must work onsite, not remotely. 


    Sabre Systems, Inc. is a quality driven, customer focused large business providing innovative solutions in the areas of Cyber, C4ISR, Business Intelligence and Data Analytics, and Enterprise Modernization to federal and civilian customers. Our mission is to ensure our customers have the technology, services, and expertise to overcome threats, maintain superiority, and quickly adapt to emerging obstacles. At Sabre, we're more than just a job - we're a team - and we care for and nurture our employees like family. If you want to be a part of creating and implementing enduring solutions that transform mission challenges into mission success – join Sabre!

    We respect the unique perspectives that a diverse workforce of minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans brings not only to our company, but also to our customers. Sabre provides an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, paid days off, tuition reimbursement, and a 401K plan.

    EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled


    If you are ready for a satisfying and rewarding career, join our team of diverse and motivated professionals!


    Sabre is a quality-driven, professional services company that provides Engineering, Program Management, Training and Logistics, Information Technology, and Software Development solutions to the federal government and commercial clients.  We are a company that promotes a work environment that encourages both personal and professional growth and a culture where each individual employee is valued and respected. Sabre is currently recruiting for our client in Washington, DC. This position is contingent upon contract award and/or customer approval.


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