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Java Developer

Washington, DC
Job Description

Octo Consulting Group is seeking a Java Developer to join our growing team in support of a Federal customer in Rockville, MD. 


  • Designs and codes solutions on the web application platform using best practices
  • Develops unit and integration tests to demonstrate robustness of delivered work
  • Updates documentation on internal site(s)for technical communication
  • Participates in code reviews and design sessions during Agile process
  • Debugs, evaluates, and troubleshoots throughout application development process
  • Advise junior developers on industry-recognized patterns and engineering principles
  • Maintain and operate continuous build, test, and integration pipelines
  • Develop thorough understanding of technologies used and demonstrate archetypical patterns for their use
Skills & Requirements
  • 5+ years of development experience 
  • Experience with Java/J2EE
  • Experience with Spring Boot, Spring, Hibernate, Apache CXF, JAX-RS and Maven
  • Experience working with Web technologies (HTML, CSS, JS, Ajax).
  • Experience with modern, reactive JavaScript frameworks, ideally Angular (version 2+) with TypeScript.
  • Experience on REST Services is preferred
  • Experience working knowledge of web servers like tomcat and apache
  • Hands on experience in designing, developing and successful deployment of large scale, Java/J2EE projects from end-to-end
  • Experience in implementing design patters and ability to adapt to changing patterns quickly
  • Ability to work autonomously and collaboratively on a complex system
  • Ability to work with and coordinate with other developers using digital tools such as Atlassian’s suite of products (JIRA, Bitbucket)
  • Experience with version control tools, such as Git
  • Experience with CI/CD and DevOps preferred


  • BS degree 


  • Washington, DC 


About Octo Consulting Group, Inc.

Octo Consulting Group (Octo) is an industry-leading, award-winning provider of digital services for the federal government. Octo specializes in providing agile software engineering, user experience design, cloud services, and digital strategy services that address government’s most pressing missions. Octo delivers intelligent solutions and rapid results, yielding lower costs and measurable outcomes.

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career.  Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government.  Voted one of the region’s best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!

Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Octo Consulting Group’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment. 

Other Considerations: This position is W-2 only; no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates. Relocation will not be offered. Selected applicants will be subject to a background investigation. Individual’s primary workstation is located in an office area. The noise level in this environment is low to moderate. Regularly required to sit for extended periods up to 80% of time; frequently required to move about to access file cabinets and use office equipment such as PC, copier, fax, telephone, cell phone, etc. Occasionally required to reach overhead, bend, and lift objects of up to 10 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include use of computer monitor screens up to 80% of time.

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