• Entry Level Software Architect

    Location US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/3/2018 7:53 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    System and Software Engineering
  • Overview

    Software Architect, Jr. Level


    WOOD is currently hiring an entry level Software Architect to support our team in Dulles, VA.  The ideal Jr. Architect will have 5-7 years of object oriented development (Java highly preferred, C++ okay) and a strong understanding of standing up development environments as well as basic coding. This opportunity requires a current TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph.  


    WOOD Consulting Service, Inc. is a Management Consulting and IT Services firm providing innovative results to our Federal customers.  Our diverse array of services and solutions are designed to help our clients leverage, protect, and maximize their information technology investments.  We offer a fantastic benefits package including but not limited to:


    • 4 weeks PTO, 10 paid holidays
    • Company Sponsored Health, Dental and Vision through BCBS
    • Matching 401K
    • Educational Reimbursement up to $4500 annually
    • Continued training and learning through WOOD University
    • PMI certified training
    • Competitive salary and much, much more…




    • Collaborate with cross functional teams to bring innovative solutions to the federal customer's software
    • Gather and document requirements from systems engineers and developers on set up of multiple development and testing environments 
    • Work closely with development team and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyze tradeoffs between usability and performance needs
    • Conduct development and testing of Java based applications as needed
    • Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs
    • Develop the following documentation according to standard templates, using natural language
    • Use Cases, GUI, Screen and Interface designs
    • Acceptance criteria
    • Design/development is 75% of the job- As new solutions are being completed enhancements and customizations will be needed.
    • Maintenance/support is 25% of the job - Responsible for working with the Team Lead on maintenance/support calls. 




    *All Candidates must have a TS/SCI clearance with a Polygraph

    • Three (5) to eight (7) years of object oriented development language experience in "either" Java OR PHP OR C++ and two years of general engineering experience.
    • Understands middle and back end development
    • Willingness to learn new tools and technologies such as but not limited to Nifi, Splunk, Backbone.js, Linux & Unix because both servers run on both platforms, Vignette, JQuery, MySQL, PowerShell, Python & Perl, ClearQuest, MEAN stack, and others

    WOOD is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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