Java Development Tech Lead

McLean , Virginia

Posted: 04/09/2019 Industry: Java Developer Job Number: 64756

Java Development Tech Lead


Vision Technology Services, LLC (Vision) is a leading provider of IT talent and project management services to companies throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Western region including Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia, Colorado, New Jersey, and New York. 


Currently, Vision Technology is seeking a Java Development Tech Lead to join our team. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Project Leadership:
    • Partner with Single Family Architecture to define technical solutions to complex business issues that align with target state architecture and conforms with corporate best practices.
    • Provide technical guidance to the project team. Lead design and code reviews.
    • Engage with business to discuss issues and document or explain technical solutions in a simplified meaningful way.
    • Agile evangelist, work as a part of a high performing agile team and help others to
    • Comply with the department application standards and general industry based Java/JEE based application development principles, theories, concepts, documentation and techniques.
    • Contribute and participate in design and code reviews.
  • Software Development:
    • Understand Business Requirements, participate in Requirements Analysis, design applications based on System Requirements and Architecture, prototype if necessary, develop, unit test and deploy the application.
    • Build Micro Services based solutions using Java/JEE frameworks, Docker and Open Shift.
    • Comply with the department application standards and general industry based Java/JEE based application development principles, theories, concepts, documentation and techniques.
    • Position requires strong analytical skills, software engineering process skills, and the understanding of XML and creation of XML test data.
    • DevOps
    • Contribute in creating delivery pipelines for newly created Micro Services on Docker and Openshift platforms.
    • Support building Micro Services practice within development group with objective to create standards, tools and training other developers.
  • Application Support
    • Support Freddie Mac’ s core applications in providing Level 3 support, which includes providing fixes to production defects. Quickly evaluate defects, investigate cause and come up with solutions to remediate. Production support is a matrix-based organizational support, and the individual needs to clearly communicate progress and issues to matrix manager.


Education/Experience Requirements: 
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science or related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills may be acquired.
  • 8-10+ years developing applications using current technologies (for example, SOA, Java, Docker, RedHat OpenShift, Mongo DB, Jenkins, AWS)
  • Experience with RESTful Services, Agile methodology, DevOps, CICD, Cloud technologies and migration of applications to the cloud.
  • Communicate technology solutions to a diverse audience, including the business, architecture, infrastructure and IT management
  • Ensure that processes follow technical standards, documentation and implementation procedures.
  • Ability to drive resolution of complex technical problems associated with system development, performance, integration, and implementation.
  • Ability to quickly grasp technical details and manage complex technical integrations.
  • Proven ability to coordinate system changes across multiple platforms, develop and execute comprehensive task plans, and negotiate project scope, deliverables, and schedule.
  • Proven ability to anticipate business drivers and explain technical solutions to non-technical customers
  • Java presentation frameworks experience – STRUTS or Angular or similar frameworks, and JQuery
  • Experience in configuring and tuning applications on Weblogic Server or any standard JEE container
  • Strong backend experience to develop Data Layer using frameworks like Hibernate, JPA etc.
  • Strong experience in using XML, JAXB, and XML persistence using XQuery.
  • Extensive use of Eclipse (commonly used plug-ins and debug techniques)
  • 2 or more years of experience working in Agile, Lean/Kanban, or Scaled Agile organization. Demonstrated ability to use Lean/Agile delivery practices to improve teams, quality, and reliability (probably redundant)
  • Experience applying TDD, BDD, and Static Code analysis to improve quality and reliability of delivery
  • Experience in creating backend frameworks.


Desired Skills/Experience: 
  • DevOPS and MicroServices.
  • Hands-on experience with Build and Deployment tools and languages – MAVEN, ANT, Shell script, Jenkins
  • Mortgage and/or financial services industry experience.


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If interested in learning more about Vision Technology Services and the opportunity, please submit your resume for consideration to


Job Order Number: 64756 (Please reference in call or email)


Vision has been voted by The Baltimore Sun as a Top Workplace in 2018, 2014, 2012 and 2011.  For five consecutive years, Baltimore SmartCEO named Vision the top 50 of Greater Baltimore’ s fastest growing companies based on employee headcount and revenue.  Vision has also been ranked as one of the top private companies by the Baltimore Business Journal.  First-class clients, talented consultants, and dedicated employees have been instrumental in Vision’ s growth since its founding in 2001.   Today, Vision is a preferred provider of staff augmentation services to some of the most recognized and respected companies and non-profit enterprises in the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond. 


Our unique business model is something that continuously sets us apart from our competitors and allows us to provide one-on-one interaction and support to both our clients and consultants throughout the weeks, months, and years of projects and engagements.  The end result is something that our Vision Technology team is very proud of, extremely satisfied clients with a 95% return rate and a 90% candidate return rate.


Vision Technology Services offers a competitive compensation plan and great employee benefits.  Vision’ s full-time, salaried employees receive world class style benefits from the nation’ s premier providers.  Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K with company matching, Paid Time Off, Holidays, Educational Assistance, Long and Short-Term Disability as well as Life Insurance Policies.


Vision Technology Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vision Technology Services, a Brand of BG Staffing, Inc. (NYSE American: BGSF), is a leading provider of IT talent and project management services to companies throughout the mid-Atlantic region and selected markets across the country. We open doors for IT professionals to top employers with a wide variety of IT needs and opportunities. To learn more about our services, visit

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