Geocent Recruiting Team

  • Senior Full Stack Developer

    Job ID 2019-5411
    Job Locations US-VA-Mclean | US-DC-Washington | US-VA-Arlington
    Software/Systems Engineering & Development
    Minimum Clearance Level Required to Start
    DHS - EOD
  • Overview


    Whether we’re enabling space exploration, protecting our homeland, or serving our veterans,
    our projects combine science, technology, and strategy
    to create big solutions for the world’s most difficult challenges.



    Geocent offers exciting and challenging opportunities in technology and engineering fields. As part of the Geocent team, you have the chance to work with state-of-the-art technologies and methodologies while expanding your skillset and advancing your career. Consistently named as a Best Place to Work, we are known for fostering a rich, employee-centric company culture with a focus on personal growth, professional development, and community outreach.


    Benefits & Perks

    We offer a comprehensive package of benefits and perks aimed at assisting and supporting our employees professionally and personally:

    Health & Wellness + Life & Income Protection + Paid Time Off (PTO) & Leave + 401(K) Enrollment & Company Match + Profit Sharing


    Help us hire. Get paid.
    Geocent provides incentives when you refer your friends and family to us.

    We look for the best talent and our external referral program is designed to reward you when you share our open positions with your network.



    The selected candidate will support Agile Application Development technologies and capabilities in the areas of software development, systems engineering, integration, and test of software applications and infrastructure. This effort will support the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) an agency of the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS).


    • Will work within a fast-paced Agile DevOps team contributing and collaborating within your scrum team on a daily basis.
    • Analyze software requirements and provide solutions. Perform analysis, design, coding, testing, implementation, and maintenance of software solutions.
    • Provide consultation and support services for the full life cycle of software product development. These activities will include communication with the user community during requirements analysis, prototyping, system analysis, development, fielding, and maintenance of systems.
    • Evaluate new software products and technologies and provide recommendations to enhance existing systems or build new ones.
    • Provide software development support for the prototyping of analytical tools, data management and user interfaces to databases, and computational utilities.
    • Support the Scrum team in reviewing Pull Requests and help junior and mid level developers with technical tasks as well as promoting features through the CI pipeline. 


    Must be able to pass a DHS Suitability clearance

    • Minimum 6+ years software development experience
    • Demonstrated experience with secure development, coding, engineering using Fortify, SonarQube and Twistlock
    • Proficient in Java Spring Boot and JPA
    • Full Stack Development capabilities supporting Database, server side development, front end development and CI/CD integration
    • Experience working within a Continuous Integration environment using Docker and Docker Compose to promote through multiple environments
    • Experience working with AWS tools and environments
    • Experience writing automated tests
    • Preferred experience with Jira or a similar scrum management tool
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills
    • Seeking candidates for mid to senior levels
    • Experience with Asynchronous messaging using Kafka and JMS 

    Desired Skills/Experience

    • Java and J2EE (full stack)
    • Javascript based stacks (MEAN) and open source technologies
    • OpenShift PaaS using Docker
    • Experience in Java with Spring MVC/REST/Data/Boot, JUnit and JPA
    • Experience with the following technologies: Angular (typescript), React (typescript) or NodeJS
    • XML and JSON
    • Writing queries with relational databases 
    • Web technologies - HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JSON, jQuery
    • Testing frameworks Selenium, Cumber, JUnit/TestNG
    • Automated Test-Driven Development (ATDD) tools using Selenium, Cucumber
    • Kafka/JMS and messaging tools
    • Desired: Docker, Docker Compose, Git, Jenkins, Java Applications servers (Tomcat/JBoss/etc), SQL and NoSQL DB, Gradle or Maven, Agile Development
    • Additional Desired: Liquibase, Flyway, ElasticSearch, Solr/Lucene, Cucumber
    • Continuous integration tools and DevOps automation
    • DHS/USCIS experience preferred


    Security Clearance: Must be a US Citizen and have or are able to obtain a Government Agency Suitability Clearance.




    EEO Statement

    Geocent is an Equal Opportunity 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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