Java Developer, Mid level growing to Senior

Employer: Automation Creations
Job Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
Category: Internet/New Media, IT/Computers/Networking, Software/QA/DBA
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 11/6/2018
Closing Date: 12/15/2018
Automation CreationsAutomation Creations
Automation Creations, Inc. (ACI) provides custom software development, web design, training and project management for web and mobile applications. We guarantee our work, with senior-level expertise in nearly all web technologies, and an experienced Graphic Design/User Interface staff. About half of our customers are government or large enterprise, and the rest are local small businesses. This gives our team a wide variety of exciting projects! ACI is a service disabled, veteran-owned small business and we are HUB Zone certified.
Job Description
This Mid-level Software Developer position requires strong Java/Object Oriented experience with a solid understanding of major relational database concepts, i.e. tables, indexes, SQL and enterprise-level application development.  Current software architecture includes Angular, Java,  NodeJS and Java Script against a SQL-Server database. 
Principal Responsibilities:
Work in an agile development team to collaboratively build, deploy and improve numerous applications.
Communicate with our clients to gather, clarify and define requirements for custom feature requests.
Translate requirements into well written, well documented code implementing industry standards and best practices.
Continue self-development through conferences, skills improvement, certification and self-study.
Respond in a timely manner to trouble tickets requiring correction of bugs and/or customer enhancements.
Perform unit testing and participate in design and code-review process.
Work with technical contacts from other teams on integration projects.
Grow to senior developer status with increased responsibility and pay.
Required Skills:
3-8 years of solid Java design, development and maintenance experience at an enterprise level.
3+ years of Object Oriented software design, development and maintenance experience.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to obtain Public Trust clearance is required (similar to a security clearance, requiring US citizenship, clean criminal record, no significant ongoing credit issues and solid references).
Desirable Skills:
Experience with Eclipse IDE.
Experience developing Section 508 compliant applications for users with accessibility challenges.
Experience in both commercial and government high-volume applications
Work Location: in our Blacksburg office near Va Tech.  This is in the Blue Ridge Mountains, about 30 minutes south of Roanoke on I-81, 4.5 hours from DC.  Very close to the Virginia Tech Hokies and Radford University in a college-town with 3 small localities but a tremendous amount of high-tech opportunities and a fantastic quality of life. The cost of living index is around 0.9, wheras DC is 1.8+.
Hours: Full Time: 40 Hours per week.  We’re serious about our free time and rarely go over 40 hours in a week. When we do, we pay you for it!
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