Application Systems Analyst Lead

Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
Job ID
Posted Date
# of Openings
Information Technology
Work Authorization
US Citizens, preferred
Contract - W2


VariQ has an exciting opportunity for a highly qualified Application Systems Analyst Lead to support the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) contract.


Additional Information:

  • Salary: Market rate/dependent upon experience
  • Security Clearance: Active DHS clearance highly desired. Ability to attain is required.
  • Available: ASAP
  • Location: Arlington VA/Tysons Corner VA with occasional travel to DC


  • The Application Systems Analyst Lead will have overall responsibility in application design, coding, testing, debugging and documentation and standards, and instructs, directs, and checks the work of other task personnel.
  • Create and update data dictionaries
  • Provide expertise with all aspects of configuration management planning including configuration identification, change control, configuration status accounting, configuration audits, configuration documentation
  • Determine level of effort, size and schedule for software enhancements
  • Review existing programs and assisting in making refinements, reducing operating time and improving existing techniques
  • Responsible for conforming to requirements, design, coding, testing, debugging and documentation
  • Responsible for quality assurance and evaluation of existing software products
  • Instruct, direct and offer technical expertise to other members of the team


  • Bachelor’s degree with eight (8) or more years of relevant experience designing software systems, domain analysis and implementation
  • Red Hat Certified JBoss Developer (RHCJD) or Oracle Certified Professional, Java Enterprise Edition (EE) (or achieved within 3 months after contract award)
  • Oracle Database 12c (or greater) Administrator Certified Professional (or achieved within 3 months after contract award)
  • Technical proficiency with developing database queries, batch jobs, and stored procedures with PL/SQL and NoSQL
  • Experience developing solutions using Message Services, such as management of Apache ActiveMQ, MuleSoft and/or Apache Camel
  • Experience with DevSecOps pipeline tools including configuration management, requirements (e.g. JIRA), automated testing, and deployment
  • Experience developing applications with responsive web design frameworks to support multiple platforms including compatibility with but not limited to Chrome, Internet Explorer, Java, and iOS
  • Experience with W3C web design standards and technologies, including CSS, HTML 5, JavaScript
  • Proven experience working in an agile environment
  • Ability to attain DHS clearance is required.

 Desired qualifications:

  • Experience with developing and managing data models with tools such as Erwin
  • Experience designing and developing solutions with Java Platform Enterprise Edition (J2EE) in an Agile Software Development environment
  • Experience developing interfaces compliant with National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) standards
  • Experience designing and implementing Single Sign-On (SSO) solutions using Microsoft Active Directory and Personal Identity Verification (PIV) cards
  • Active DHS clearance 


  • This job description is not designed to cover a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities are subject to change at any time. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.


  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.
  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. 


  • All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.



VariQ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected class. We consider diversity and inclusiveness to be core to our culture, and central to our commitment to fostering an empowering and supportive workplace.


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