Java Architect in Herndon, VA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 6/24/2019

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Job Description

Eliassen Group is working with a client who is a recognized Information Technology solutions provider. Founded in 1998, they are a company with an established reputation for excellence and on-time delivery with a consistently high customer satisfaction rating from its Federal Government and private consulting contracts.

Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident with clearance eligibility, and must not have traveled outside of the country for more than 6 months in the past 5 years.

Responsibilities of the Software Application Architect:

  • Perform architecture, design, and technology assessments for existing/legacy enterprise applications.
  • Create roadmaps for application modernization highlighting pros and cons, using a hybrid Custom/COTS solutions approach.
  • Collaborate with business customers, technical resources, and IT management to clearly articulate constraints of existing solutions, and benefits of the proposed tools, technologies, and solutions.
  • Deploy tools and creative techniques to reverse engineer, profile, and document existing applications.
  • Present clear and concise technical and business information to a wide-ranging audience including technical/functional resources, as well as executive management.
  • Perform research on custom/COTS solutions and develop prototype/proof-of-concept solutions as needed.
  • Develop high-level solution specifications with attention to system integration and feasibility.
  • Provide technical guidance and coaching to developers and engineers.
  • Develop automation solutions for configuration management, integration, and testing.
  • Support end-to-end SDLC activities including estimation and planning, requirements development and functional analysis, architecture and design creation, implementation, testing, and deployment/production support.
  • Identify roadblocks and propose effective solutions.

Requirements of the Software Application Architect:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field. Master's degree preferred.
  • 10+ years of software development experience building custom solutions in large-scale enterprise environments.
  • 5+ years of hands-on software architecture experience.
  • Full Stack experience. Familiarity and experience with multiple coding languages and tools.
  • Java/JEE experience is required.
  • Oracle database development experience is required.
  • Enterprise Service Bus and/or application messaging experience is required.
  • Must have knowledge of Document and Workflow management solutions.
  • Excellent knowledge of UML and other modeling techniques.
  • Exceptional presentation, communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience working in an Agile, DevOps, CI/CD environment.
  • Familiarity with code profiling, automation, conversion tools.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience and or knowledge of ColdFusion is preferred.
  • Preferred domain experience in the Mailing industry, Real estate, and/or Facilities management.
  • Cloud-ready solutions development, and micro-services architecture experience is a plus.

Keywords: Software Application Architect, Subject Matter Expert, Java, J2EE, Oracle, Agile, DevOps, CI/CD, Clearance Job

Job ID: 319639

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

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.

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