ID: VA-1061 Applications Developer II (U.S. Citizen)
Location: Fair Lakes, VA                  
Job Type: Full Time                         
Education/Experience: BS in STEM-related field, and min 2 yrs experience
US Citizenship Required: Yes


Athena Sciences Corporation seeks experienced software developers to join a team working on the next-generation biometrics system for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The successful candidate will join Athena’s growing biometrics systems business unit assigned to the DHS Homeland Advanced Recognition Technology (HART) Program.

Applications Developer II Basic Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of relational database
  • Working with a version control system (eg GIT)
  • JMS
  • JMeter
  • Developing WebServices with REST API
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a favorably adjudicated DHS background investigation (Entry on Duty and Public Trust) for continued employment


Applications Developer II Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Biometrics
  • Agile development methodology experience
  • AWS
  • Openshift
  • Go (GoLang)


Athena Sciences Benefit Package includes:

  • Relocation assistance and signing bonus
  • Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • Life/AD&D Insurance
  • STD/LTD
  • 401K
  • Paid vacation & sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Education assistance


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