Lead Java Developer

Whizport - Alexandria, VA

Whizport’s mission is to give IT professionals the power to build dream careers and work with innovative companies where they can make a real difference. We specialize in matching IT professionals offering contract, contingent, and retained search capabilities working in the strictest confidence.

We are looking to connect with a smart Lead Java Developer who has something valuable to bring to the table homing in on your true technical skills.


  • Responsible for leading the team and end-to-end Software Solution development
  • Develop and tune application using relational database (Oracle and MS SQL Server)
  • Develop Restful and Soap APIs
  • Developing code in java (Spring framework, Web flow)
  • Apply software testing methodologies and oversee application testing using JBehave and selenium
  • Configuration of front-end Spring MVC framework integrated with tiles, bootstrap, jQuery, and other plugins.

Required Skills

  • 7+ years of experience with the Java language
  • Strong technical experience working on Web applications using Java, J2EE, Spring 2.0/3.0/4.0, Struts 1.0/2.0, Servlets, JSP, JMS, JNDI, JDBC, RMI, Multithreading and Software Engineering Process Plan (SEPP)
  • Knowledge of administration, development, and deployment skills on IBM WebSphere 6.1/7.0/8.5, BEA WebLogic 9.2/11.0/12.2, and Jboss 4.2.3/5.0/6.0 servers.
  • Assist project managers & functional analysts with timelines and technical details for the project.
  • · Experience using design patterns and Object-Oriented Methodologies
  • · Experience supporting DHS, DoD, or similar Federal agencies strongly preferred
  • · Professional certification in Java and/or Oracle strongly preferred


  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology / or a related field
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Compensation: $80 - $95 hourly

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