SR Java Developer

Clearance Level
Software Development
Remote, Based in the USA
Key Skills For Success

Agile Methodology

Agile Scrum Development

Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

REQ#: RQ141303
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description

The team supporting the Administrative Office of the US Courts (AO) Case Management System Office (CMSO) is organized into over 24 agile teams. We develop integrated solutions using the Agile/SAFe Framework. We focus on software development to deliver systems that consist of mission-critical case management and related software to support federal appellate, district, and bankruptcy court judges and staff and external stakeholders including pretrial and probation officers.

The Software Developer will work as part of an agile development team to build and support enterprise-class software applications. The current technology stack includes front-end web interfaces, web services, server-side business logic batch jobs such as extract-transform-load (ETL), and database backends. This position will contribute to an ongoing modernization effort and will therefore be responsible for researching and developing new technologies, products, and standards which can be incorporated into the CMSO suite of applications.

Job Description

The Senior Java Developer will execute the following responsibilities:

  • Participate in an agile team to deliver the full lifecycle, including requirements, architecture, design, development, testing and deployment.
  • Design, develop, and maintain code that meets requirements, is high quality, and performs efficiently and effectively to provide a great customer experience.
  • Incorporate standards and best practices, including performance, security, scalability, and maintainability.
  • Update and maintain system design documents.
  • Review and provide feedback on functional and technical requirements.
  • Define and propose solutions for meeting requirements.
  • Contributing to improvements in the software development lifecycle (SDLC) utilizing practices such as test-driven development (TDD), static code analysis, code reviews, continuous integration, continuous delivery, and automated security scanning.
  • Working closely with solutions architects to ensure system design follows the industry best practices and standards that aligned with the Judiciary framework.
  • Investing in learning and the software development efficiency of the entire office through teamwork, personal responsibility, individual and group training, and process improvement.


  • Bachelor’s Degree plus 7+ years of overall IT experience (or master’s degree plus 5+ years), with work on at least one enterprise software development project within the past three years. 
  • 5+ years’ experience developing JEE web applications (WebSphere Application Server preferred). Position will involve development client-side JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and Java Server Pages (JSP).
  • 5+ experience with enterprise relational database systems (IBM Db2 preferred) and advanced SQL constructs. Position will entail creation of tables, views, indexes, user-defined functions, and stored procedures. OLAP experience is a plus.
  • 5+ years Linux administration and scripting experience (RHEL 6+ preferred).
  • Experience in software engineering and design architectures.
  • Experience and understanding of best practices regarding system security measures.
  • Experience with building and migration software and IT services to align to strategic business needs and goals.
  • Experience in conducting research for advanced technologies to determining how IT can support business needs leveraging software, hardware, or infrastructure.
  • Experience with nginx configuration and administration.
  • Experience with IBM WebSphere MQ or other asynchronous messaging tools.
  • Ample SDLC experience with working knowledge of functioning in an agile environment.
  • Ability to collaborate and interpret business and technical needs.
  • System orchestration and distributed management with Ansible.
  • Experience with LDAP-enabled applications (Microsoft Active Directory, IBM Security Server, etc.).
  • Linux system hardening and security auditing experience.
  • Extensive experience developing applications in an agile environment.
  • Outstanding communication, organization, time management, and interpersonal skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills coupled with strong listening skills.
  • Ability to contribute on an individual basis as well as demonstrate your strengths as a team player as a member of an agile team.
  • Experience communicating and collaborating with other software developers, business owners, and management.

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

7 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


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Travel Required


Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $106,371 - $177,632, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
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About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.