The Consortium, Inc.

Lead Java Developer

The Consortium, Inc. - Rockville, MD

This position will act as the lead developer for a suite of portal applications built on WebSphere/ Java J2EE stacks. The candidate will work closely with the team (business analysis, project managers, QA, development resources) to support existing features and design and implement new ones.


  • Lead the Portal development team, provide end-to-end architecture of application Delivery, including its assembly and integration.
  • Participate in planning, requirements gathering phases including design, code, test, troubleshoot, and document software applications
    • Assist in review and analysis of production support activities.
    • Create, design and architect integrations based upon business and user requirements
      • Create and update System documentation and Design specifications.
      • Apply industry software development standards and best practices.
      • Accountable for meeting delivery dates on assigned projects and tasks
      • Estimate effort involved in completing various development tasks.
      • Report activities and progress to the management on a weekly basis.
  • Coordinate work with offshore development teams
  • Code reviews


  • Develop queries to provide user view of data
  • Translate end-user requirements and specifications into efficient executable programs
  • Optimize and performance tune SQL queries and processes


    Primary Competencies  

  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Problem Solving & Analytical Skills
  • Effective Written and Oral Communications
  • Quality & Continuous Improvement
  • Results Orientation


    Role Requirements

    Experience in development, testing, applications using JSR 286 and 168 portlets, Java/J2EE, JDBC, JSP, Servlets.


    • Expertise in object-oriented programming and software development life cycle.
    • Expertise in conceptualizing, modeling, and constructing secure Java/JEE web-based solutions using frameworks like Spring, Struts, Hibernate and SOAP/REST Webservices.


    • Experience in architecture, design and development of J2EE Applications, Portlets, and deploying them to WebSphere Application Server.


  • Experience in server-side Java programming, UI Frameworks such as jQuery and AngularJS


  • Extensive experience on authentication and authorization systems using SAML, OAuth 2.0.


  • Experience with DevOps tools, source code tools like GitHub, SVN, build management tools like Maven, Ant.


  • Development experience using Eclipse, RAD.


  • Experience in the following WebSphere areas is not required but preferred:
    • WebSphere Portal
    • WebSphere Experience factory, Portlets
    • WebSphere Content Manager
    • WebSphere Application Server
    • IBM Http Server


  • Experience with MS SQL Server database development
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Must have strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Must have strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Detail-oriented, organized, and ability to multi-task with minimal supervision
  • Self-motivated individual able to manage small to medium-sized projects
  • In-depth understanding of data management (e.g. permissions, recovery, security and monitoring)

Years of Relevant Experience. 5-8 years of experience

 Education Requirements. BS/BA in relevant field or equivalent years' experience



For consideration, please submit your resume as a MS Word attachment to


The Consortium

"Combining Talent with Technology"

Posted On: Thursday, August 11, 2022
Compensation: $120K - $135K

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