Application Systems Analyst Lead

Job Locations US-Remote | US-VA | US-MD
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Public Trust
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US Citizens, preferred


VariQ, a leader in innovative IT solutions and professional services for federal clients, is seeking motivated IT professionals like you who are eager to contribute to our critical Homeland Security missions. For the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Student Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), VariQ anticipates performing software development and application enhancements on this O&M contract using Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and DevSecOps processes. VariQ is excited to offer you a unique opportunity to join a SAFe Agile release planning team implementing CI/CD pipeline to support one our nation’s most critical homeland missions – the storage and processing of student and exchange visitor information for national security, law enforcement, immigration and border management, intelligence, background investigations, and associated testing, training, management reporting, planning and analysis.


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:

  • Location: Remote (at least through Labor Day); afterwards Tyson's Corner, VA, or Rockville MD
  • Salary: Market rate/dependent upon experience
  • Security Clearance: Active DHS clearance highly desired. Ability to attain is required.
  • Available: ASAP


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. 


Required Skills/Experience: Bachelor’s degree with eight (8) or more years of relevant experience designing software systems, domain analysis and implementation: 

  • Extensive experience with JBoss Developer (RHCJD) or Oracle Certified Professional, Java Enterprise Edition (EE)
  • Extensive experience with Oracle Database 12c (or greater) 
  • Experience as a lead developer with a progressive record of accomplishment in the field
  • Experience implementing the MVC Development Methodology (Model/View/Controller)
  • 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 SaFe Agile Software Development environment
  • Experience designing and developing Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) with Representation State Transfer (REST), Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP), and JavaScript Object Notation (JSON)
  • 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
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills with significant experience presenting in front of product owners
  • Experience designing and implementing Single Sign-On (SSO) solutions using Microsoft Active Directory and Personal Identity Verification (PIV) cards
  • Experience in determining level of effort, size and schedule for software enhancements
  • Proven experience working in an agile environment
  • Designing and developing CI/CD pipeline strategies



  • 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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