Web Developer



AbleVets, LLC is a fast-growing Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing healthcare information technology services and resources to help the VA and DoD improve the lives of the people they serve. AbleVets, has an opportunity available for a motivated Web Developer to support healthcare information technology projects for our customers. This position is located in Chantilly, VA.

Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities

This position is for a Java developer to work in a fast-paced, Agile environment on a Defense Health portfolio project. The successful candidate is responsible for participating in the full Agile application development life cycle for new development design, construction and testing of Java applications, Web Services (SOAP and REST), and reusable components to support overall project objectives. The Java Developer will also participate in peer reviews and unit testing, and must be adaptable to different responsibilities, possess strong communications skills, and have a passion for constantly improving the individual and team effectiveness. Duties and responsibilities may include but are not limited to:


  • Develop J2EE applications that are aligned with the overall architectural approach and platform being used by the team(s)
  • Adhere to, promote, and help maintain development standards and best practices; participate in regular code reviews
  • Assist development/test teams in activities with acceptance testing, load testing, troubleshooting, and performance tuning as required
  • Proactively seek opportunities to implement improvements in personal and team processes
  • Contribute to an atmosphere of cross-functional teamwork within the organization; contribute to acceptance/functional testing duties and part of incremental feature development


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field; six additional years of relevant experience may substitute for education requirement
  • 5+ years experience overall development experience analyzing, designing and implementing integration solutions using J2EE technologies or related technologies
  • 4+ years experience with multiple programming technologies, including Java, XML/XSLT/WSDL, Spring/Hibernate, Web Services
  • 2+ years hands-on experience in areas such as J2EE, XML, Web Services (SOAP and REST) and SOA
  • 1 -2 years experience with AngularJS or Backbone
  • Hands-on experience developing message-oriented integration solutions with Java
  • Familiar with using and managing change management tools including Git
  • Experience with a wide variety of testing tools and techniques including Junit
  • Thorough understanding and proven delivery experience within a Scrum/agile project lifecycle approach to software develop
  • Experience with HTML Web, JavaScript, and Ruby
  • Familiar with agile incremental delivery approach which supports incremental development of high-quality, fully tested J2EE application component delivery every 2 weeks
  • Familiarity with J2EE/Java Frameworks, programming experience and overall Java development techniques to perform daily Java development, automated unit testing, and troubleshooting responsibilities
  • Strong team player with good communication skills demonstrating the ability to work well with developers, QA team members, and management to support all areas of the Agile SDLC approach
  • This position may support a government contract and have access to classified or government protected information for which US citizenship is required
  • Ability to obtain a public trust


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