Back End Developer in Herndon, VA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 3/29/2024

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Job Description

We have an exciting 100% remote opportunity for a Back End Developer with our industry-leading client.

Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a United States Citizen or Permanent Resident with an active Public Trust clearance.  

Rate: $68 - $72 / hr. w2


  • Define and translate requirements into scalable technical solutions that span multiple systems and integrations points based on client requirements. 
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional team, including researchers, UX designers, CMS developers, and Cloud engineers to design and implement cloud native and container-based solutions within DoD cloud environments. 
  • Develop Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and web services. 
  • Design and develop reliable and scalable data pipelines and microservices to transform and share data between systems. 
  • Design, develop, and maintain SQL and NoSQL solutions based on user, functional, and non-functional requirements. 
  • Define implementation processes, quality gates, and standards based on industry best practices and approaches. 
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues across cloud-based architectures. 
  • Adopt and utilize iterative/Agile methodology as needed or requested. 


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in computer science or a related field 
  • Must have 8+ years of technical experience in systems integration / development. 
  • Extensive knowledge of one or more of the following application development platforms: Java, SQL, Python. 
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud hosting platform and containerized solutions based on Kubernetes or Docker.  
  • Experience with DevSecOps best practices and associated tooling for Agile delivery, code versioning, CI/CD, security scanning, and testing based on repeatable and automated solutions. 
  • Experience with the design, implementation, and maintenance of data pipelines including data storage, ingestion, transformation, and orchestration using scripting language (e.g. Python) or tool based (e.g. Databricks) solutions. 
  • Experience with relational database platforms, modeling, advanced SQL queries / procedures, and object-relational mapping frameworks. 
  • Knowledge of cloud native or standalone NoSQL or in-memory databases (e.g., DynamoDB, ElastiCache, MongoDB, Couchbase) 
  • Extensive knowledge of build systems for at least one of the major application development platforms (e.g., Gradle, Maven, MSBuild, Phing, Rails) 
  • Experience with CI/CD best practices and tooling (e.g., GitOps, GitLab, Jenkins) 
  • Detailed understanding of traditional waterfall and agile software development methodologies (e.g., Agile, Scrum, Waterfall, Rational Unified Process, Lean Software Development) 
  • Understanding of Service Oriented Architecture, software design fundamentals and design patterns.  
  • Experience with open source frameworks (e.g., Spring, Hibernate, JPA, ASP.NET MVC) 
  • Knowledge of Internet security (e.g., firewalls, encryption, hashing) 
  • Significant experience with tuning and refactoring code, and assessing the impact of architectural decisions on performance and scalability 
  • Experience with major search vendors (e.g., ElasticSearch, Google, Solr / Lucene). 

Skills, experience, and other compensable factors will be considered when determining pay rate. The pay range provided in this posting reflects a W2 hourly rate; other employment options may be available that may result in pay outside of the provided range.
W2 employees of Eliassen Group who are regularly scheduled to work 30 or more hours per week are eligible for the following benefits: medical (choice of 3 plans), dental, vision, pre-tax accounts, other voluntary benefits including life and disability insurance, 401(k) with match, and sick time if required by law in the worked-in state/locality.

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Job ID:  383729


About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group is a leading strategic consulting company that provides business and IT services for our clients as they seek to transform and execute strategies that will drive exceptional outcomes. Leveraging over 30 years of success, we focus on professional services, talent solutions, and life sciences. Eliassen Group offers local community presence and deep networks. We are committed to positively impacting the lives of our employees, clients, consultants, and the communities in which we operate.

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Don’t miss out on our referral program! If we hire a candidate that you refer us to then you can be eligible for a $1,000 referral check

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Eliassen Group’s Affirmative Action Plan (AAP) is available for inspection by any employee or applicant for employment upon request, during normal business hours of Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:30pm EST. Interested persons should contact Phaedra Wells at for assistance.

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