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Lead Java Developer
McLean, Virginia
Contract Position
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Applied on October 27, 2020
Job Id #43127 Posted September 3, 2020

  • Design and develop software solutions like APIs, Applications.
  • Conduct design, code reviews and mentor any junior team members in the team.
  • Collaborate between cross-functional teams.
  • Will be responsible for all aspects of SDLC of existing and new components.
  • Hands-on building Applications with Java, Spring, Spring Boot, Rest API's, Micro Services, Maven, Jenkins, Kafka, Docker, ATDD and AWS with full ownership of shipping user-facing enterprise products.
  • Hands-on code quality, code coverage and cyber vulnerabilities fixes
  • Work with Product Managers to build the “right” software.
  • Document design decisions and enforce existing process guidelines.
  • Focus on the customer and the details that make their experience exceptional
  • Encourage innovation, implementation of cutting-edge technologies, thinking outside-of-the-box, teamwork, and self-organization
  • Collaborate with and across Agile teams to design, develop, test, implement, and support technical solutions in a full-stack development tools and technologies

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 6 years of experience in software development with JAVA including design, coding and testing
  • At least 5 years of experience with Spring or Spring Boot
  • At least 5 years of experience implementing and maintaining RESTful APIs
  • At least 5 years of experience with RDBMS
  • At least 2 years of experience in Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • At least 5 years of experience in Agile methodologies
  • At least 2 years of experience building applications stream data processing
  • At least 1 year of experience with Messaging Systems like Kafka
  • At least 2 years of experience building microservices and deployed docker containers
  • Experience in CI/CD pipelines for applications delivery

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science
  • At least 2 years of experience with Java 8+
  • At least 2 years of experience with Maven and Jenkins
  • At least 1 year of experience with Docker
  • 5+ years of experience in relational databases
  • 2+ years of experience with Apache Kafka
  • Experience creating end to end data pipelines as well as CI/CD pipelines for applications delivery
  • NoSQL databases experience.
  • Experience with any cloud platform like AWS, Azure, and/or Google Cloud.
  • Active Certification(s) in Sun Java Programming, Development, or Architecture
  • Active Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certification(s

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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