• Lead Java Architect / Developer

    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 application and systems architect to provide critical support for modernization project(s) of major business systems. This often requires that the Lead Java architect ensures compatibility between equipment and software, analyzes operational/systems requirements, supports design reviews, and presents technical briefings. Evaluates, assesses, documents, and tests data security and continuity of operations for systems and programs. Serves as solutions provider to senior management and professional staff concerning areas of technological development and advancement. Provides broad-based full life cycle leadership in the development of applications. Formulates recommendations on hardware/software interfacing, large scale systems, expert systems, and technical problems. Performs business and system object modeling simulation and analysis. Advises and recommends system characteristics that affect software systems such as storage capacity, processing speed and I/O requirements. Coordinates activities of developers and engineers. Provides enterprise systems architecture expertise in developing systems supporting common purposes, processes, architectures, and standards. Develops strategy for enterprise-wide methodology or tool implementation, or planning and implementing enterprise technology changes such as database technology (e.g., from Sybase to Oracle).


    Minimum Technical Qualifications:

    • At least 9 years’ experience
      • High-level Java programming expertise in Java/J2EE
      • Designing and developing software applications;
      • Data modeling and warehousing, distributed processing, use of data modeling tools for logical, structural and physical design, software integration, and/or security issues and techniques;
      • Developing internet/intranet protocol OR web server technologies such as IIS, WebLogic or JBOSS;
      • Writing SQL/stored procedures
      • Providing a Java systems/application development strategy for enterprise-wide methodology or tool implementation
      • Performing analysis and design with accompanying software architecture documentation
      • Providing enterprise systems architecture expertise in developing systems supporting common purposes, processes, architectures, and standards.
      • Evaluating, assessing, documenting, and testing data security and continuity of operations for systems and programs
      • Advising and recommending system characteristics that affect software systems such as storage capacity, processing speed, and I/O requirements.
      • Building Service Oriented Architecture using web service standards (i.e., SOAP, RPC, or REST)
      • Operating within Blade, Unix/Linux environments


    • At least 7 years’ experience
    • Working on current network, development and database architectures and technologies.
    • Developing systems architectures
    • Leading and participating on enterprise projects utilizing iterative system development methodologies like Agile or RUP
    • At least 5 years’ experience
    • Serving as a technical leader of software engineering or computer professionals, as required.
    • At least 3 years’ experience
    • With XML or JSON


    Desirable Qualifications (but not required)

    • The use of version control software or software migration routines
    • 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
    • Knowledge of BLS surveys and systems
    • Specific experience developing statistical systems


    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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