Software Architect in McLean, VA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/14/2020

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Job #:  1036783
Apex Systems is looking for a Software Architect to support one of our federal teams in McLean, VA. If you are interested in the position below, please send your most updated resume along with a good time to contact you to
Role: Software Architect
Location: McLean, VA
Schedule: 40 hours / week
Overview: Apex Systems, the nation’s second largest IT staffing and technology services firm, has an immediate opening for a Software Architect to sit on-site in McLean, VA.
Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Research, evaluate, and recommend tools and technologies for the CSM Program
  • Work with the system engineering team to elicit customer requirements and develop system engineering models using a model-based engineering strategy (UML and SysML)
  • Define software requirements, both functional and non-functional, as high level epics, features and user stories to support SAFe Agile methodology
  • Architect complex software systems using a hybrid cloud architecture and microservices
  • Define and communicate architectural guidelines for software systems architecture and design
  • Design software using industry standard design patterns and best practices to improve maintainability, flexibility, performance, security, and availability
  • Develop enterprise web-based applications using the Java technology stack and within a SAFE Agile environment
  • Develop single page applications using a client-side rendering framework
  • Develop service-based solutions using REST-based web services
  • Develop database solutions for managing structured and unstructured data
  • Develop automated unit and integration tests that can be incorporated into the CI/CD pipeline. 

Minimum Qualifications:
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
  • Bachelor's degree and at least 9 years’ experience
  • Experience in software development activities for software projects specializing in development of enterprise web applications
  • Experience developing single page applications using a client-side rendering framework (Angular, React, etc.) and responsive CSS framework (Bootstrap, Material Design, etc.
  • Experience developing service-based solutions using REST-based services (Spring MVC, Spring Boot, etc.
  • Experience developing structured transactional database solutions using an RDBMS database (Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.)
  • Experience with static code analyzers (CAST, HP Fortify, SonarQube, etc.)
  • Experience developing 508 compliant solutions
  • Must hold a current active Secret (or higher clearance). Interim clearance acceptable. unit and integration tests that can be incorporated into CI/CD pipeline

Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
  • Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
  • Experience in enterprise software system modernization efforts
  • Experience architecting and developing software within a SAFe Agile environment
  • Experience in cloud based environments including the development of software that supports architectures that involve hybrid clouds
  • Experience architecting and developing high volume, highly available, and secure software systems
  • Experience architecting, developing, and deploying software systems in an incremental manner using the SAFe Agile methodology

Education Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline.
Minimum of 9 years’ experience
Candidates must be US citizens and able to obtain and/or maintain a Department of Defense Secret security clearance as a condition of employment

•As a contract employee of Apex Systems, you are eligible for Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance; Shorter Term Disability; Hospitalization Coverage; Direct Deposit; Weekly Pay Periods; Training and Development Programs; Corporate Discounts / Perks and our Referral Program.


•Apex Systems is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.