GDIT is hiring a SeniorSoftware Developer to provide development support for our NEDSS (National Electronic Disease Surveillance System) project with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). For this project, we develop, maintain, and support the NBS (NEDSS Base System), a web-based disease surveillance system used by public health jurisdictions to collect and analyze disease occurrence data, as well as to report this data to the CDC.
Team members support key processes in the development and support of the NBS application using an Agile development process. Candidates must be comfortable and experienced with development in Java J2EE and have familiarity with SQL Server database. Position is for contract work. The position is based out of the GDIT office in Atlanta, GA (Brookhaven), with the potential for some ‘work from home’ days.
Develop system functionality using Java J2EE (translates detailed design into computer software).
Conduct tests, debug, and refine the software to produce the required product.
Provide design and programming documentation.
Provide updates in all Agile rituals (Sprint planning, Sprint retros, daily stand-ups, etc.).
Troubleshoot defects/other issues raised internally or by state partners.
Write SQL queries in support of development and/or troubleshooting.
Participate in backlog grooming and design sessions.
College graduate (BS/MS degree) with at least 5 years of experience in computer programming and/or information systems development or a relevant technical discipline.
Experience in Java J2EE experience with JSP, Servlets, EJB
Experience in SQL Server database
Familiarity with AJAX Tools like DWR, YUI JQuery
Familiarity with XML, XSL technologies
Understanding of data/metadata and relational databases
Basic technical writing skills and the ability to communicate clearly
Understanding of Struts MVC Framework
Experience with data integration engines such as Orion Rhapsody
Experience with Agile development tools, such as Atlassian Jira and Confluence
Experience with SAS Reporting
Experience with ETL tools/development
Experience working on CDC or other government project(s)
Familiarity with Public Health/Public Health Surveillance Systems
Experience with HL7 standards and messaging
Public Health Domain experience (understanding of public health standards like HL7, CDA, LOINC, SNOMED)
SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
Must be able to work as part of a team, as well as independently
Must grasp new concepts easily and be willing to continually learn
Must be flexible and willing to help other team members in support of project goals
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.
GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.