Jr. Applications Developer – Java and or Ruby on Rails

Job ID
# of Openings
Information Technology
Public Trust
Work Authorization
US Citizens, preferred


VariQ is seeking a Jr. Applications Developer for a long-term contract with a Federal client in Rockville, MD.  The candidate will be part of a large DevOps team working on modernizing an enterprise-scale system with national security significance.  The Jr. Developer will actively collaborate with government Product Owners, Enterprise Architects, external vendor teams, and internal VariQ team members to create high-performance, scalable, cloud-native solutions based on stakeholder needs.  


Additional Information:

  • Location: Rockville, MD
  • Salary: Dependent upon experience
  • Security Clearance: Public Trust, preferably active USCIS (or other DHS) EOD clearance
  • Available: within 30 days


Required Skills:

  • A Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in the STEM field and 3+ years of relevant progressive experience.
  • 3+ yrs of experience working on large-scale Java/RoR distributed applications using web services and/or microservices.
  • 2+ yrs of AWS cloud and DevOps experience.
  • Expert knowledge in object oriented programming, design patters, development and testing frameworks.
  • Penchant for working in fast-paced, collaborative environments with a strong affinity for innovation.
  • Strong Agile/Scrum fundamentals and experience
  • Communication and leadership skills.
  • Must be able to obtain a DHS/USCIS EOD Suitability Clearance.

Tech Stack - Required:

Java EE 6/7/8 and or Ruby on Rails, Spring, SiteMesh, XML, JAXB, SOAP, REST, Junit/rspec,  Tomcat, Jenkins, Git, Maven/Gradle, Jira,  Oracle, Windows OS, Linux.


Tech Stack - Desired:

AWS (EC2, S3, Lambda), AngularJS, Confluence, Nexus, Selenium, Cucumber, SonarQube/RuboCop, Apigee/Apiary, Docker.



VariQ is an equal opportunity employer.


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