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Software Developer (Java) - Consultant

Reference Number: BTSCSD461

Software Developer (Java) - Consultant
experience  Not Disclosed
location  Columbia, SC
duration  12.0 Months
salary  Not Disclosed
jobtype  Not Disclosed
Industry  Government - State
Job Description

Role Summary/Purpose

Software Developer (Java) – Consultant will support the Enterprise Services organization by designing complex solutions in one key area:

Development Operations
The Senior Developer will be responsible for designing and developing software solutions that focus on industry standards in software engineering.

Solutions will primarily use Java EE framework utilizing a mix of open source and Commercial-off-the-Shelf platforms.

This position requires knowledge and experience with these environments as well as experience in detail requirements, analysis, software design and development, testing, and deployment. Creation of the associated artifacts and the communications skills to clearly articulate the goal of the development and the tradeoffs for solution selection are critically important. We are looking for candidates with a broad set of technology skills to be able to design and build robust solutions on a complex Medicaid engagement which includes scaling component solutions and operational data stores.

In this role, you will support the Enterprise Services organization for solution design and development utilizing Enterprise Architecture standards, Software Engineering best practices, and SOA component principles. Role-based security permissions for protection of Medicaid data is also a feature that must be defined and implemented as a part of solutions.

Daily Duties / Responsibilities:

Develop, deploy, and manage applications using AWS services and tools.
Implement and manage infrastructure using tools like AWS CloudFormation, Terraform, and Glue etc.
Set up and manage monitoring and logging solutions using AWS CloudWatch, AWS X-Ray, and other relevant services.
Implement security best practices for applications and infrastructure, including identity and access management (IAM), encryption, and network security.
Ensure systems comply with regulatory requirements and industry standards (e.g., HIPAA).
Provide support, troubleshoot application and infrastructure-related issues.
Work closely with other developers, architects, and stakeholders to ensure successful delivery of projects.
Create and maintain documentation for systems, applications, and processes.


Knowledge and development experience in a SOA environment.
Design and development web services, Adapters, XML (XSLT, XPath, XQuery, etc.), JAVA or some other object oriented language, JAVA Script, CSS3; HTML5.
Development of unit and integration tests.
Experience with MarkLogic and RDLs
Experience with Apache Nifi
Experience with data mining and extraction technologies
Experience in Web Services technologies (XML, SOAP, WSDL, XSD, UDDI, REST).
Experience with Java Frameworks such as Apache or Spring
Knowledge of cloud platforms and environments.
Exposure to Agile Methodologies.
Demonstrable competence in SOLID programming principles.
Demonstrable competence in the evaluation and use of design patterns.
Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting

Required Skills (rank in order of Importance):

Proficiency in core AWS services (EC2, S3, RDS, Lambda, etc.).
Programming Languages: Strong skills in programming languages such as Python, Java, Node.js, or C#.
Understanding of VPC, subnets, routing, and other networking concepts in AWS.
Knowledge of AWS database services (RDS, DynamoDB, Aurora).
Experience with Docker and container orchestration tools like Kubernetes and AWS EKS.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
Ability to adapt to changing technologies and processes.


Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD): Implement and maintain CI/CD pipelines using AWS CodePipeline, CodeBuild, and other tools.
Certifications like AWS Certified Solutions Architect, AWS Certified Developer, or AWS Certified DevOps Engineer.=
Advanced knowledge of AWS networking services like Direct Connect, VPN, and Route 53.
Proficiency in building and managing serverless applications using AWS Lambda, API Gateway, and other serverless services.
In-depth understanding of AWS security services and best practices.
Experience in managing compliance for AWS environments.
Ability to mentor junior engineers and guide them in best practices.


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Master’s degree in Computer Science is not a substitute for undergraduate work.


Category Name Required Importance Level Last Used Experience
Administrative - Problem Solving Skills - Yes - 1 - Expert - Currently Using - 6 + Years -
Administrative - Verbal Communication Skills - Yes - 1 - Expert - Currently Using - 6 + Years -
Administrative - Written Communication Skills - Yes - 1 - Expert - Currently Using - 6 + Years -
Education - Bachelor of Science Degree - Yes - 1 - Expert - Currently Using - 6 + Years -
Education - Master's Degree - Yes - 1 - Expert - Currently Using - 6 + Years -
Miscellaneous - Analytical Skills - Yes - 1 - Expert - Currently Using - 6 + Years -
Miscellaneous - Teamwork - Yes - 1 - Expert - Currently Using - 6 + Years -
Miscellaneous - Functional Analysis - No - 1 - Expert - Currently Using - 6 + Years -
Programming Languages - Relevant programming languages and scripting tools. - Yes - 1 - Expert - Currently Using - 6 + Years -
Quality Assurance (QA) - Testing skills - No - 1 - Expert - Currently Using - 6 + Years

Note :

Remote Work Availability: 0%
VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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