Mid-level Java Developer

Automation Creations, Inc.


Henry Bass


Job Description

This Mid-level Software Application Developer position requires strong Java/Object Oriented experience with a solid understanding of major relational database concepts, i.e. tables, indexes, SQL and enterprise-level application development. Current software architecture includes Angular, Java, NodeJS and JavaScript against a SQL-Server database.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Work in an agile development team to collaboratively build, deploy and improve numerous applications.
  • Communicate with our clients to gather, clarify and define requirements for custom feature requests.
  • Translate requirements into well written, well documented code implementing industry standards and best practices.
  • Continue self-development through conferences, skills improvement, certification and self-study.
  • Respond in a timely manner to trouble tickets requiring correction of bugs and/or customer enhancements.
  • Perform unit testing and participate in design and code-review process.
  • Work with technical contacts from other teams on integration projects.
  • Grow to senior developer status with increased responsibility and pay.

Required Skills:

  • 3-8 years of solid Java design, development and maintenance experience at an enterprise level.
  • 3+ years of Object Oriented software design, development and maintenance experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to obtain Public Trust clearance is required (similar to a security clearance, requiring US citizenship, clean criminal record, no significant ongoing credit issues and solid references).

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience with Eclipse IDE.
  • Experience developing Section 508 compliant applications for users with accessibility challenges.
  • Experience in both commercial and government high-volume applications

Work Location: in our Blacksburg Corporate Research Center office near Va Tech. This is in the Blue Ridge Mountains, about 30 minutes south of Roanoke on I-81, 4.5 hours from DC. Very close to the Virginia Tech Hokies and Radford University in a college-town with 3 small localities but a tremendous amount of high-tech opportunities and a fantastic quality of life. The cost of living index is around 0.9, wheras DC is 1.8+.

Hours: Full Time: 40 Hours per week. We’re serious about our free time and rarely go over 40 hours in a week. When we do, we pay you for it!

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