Creoal Consulting is a business systems integrator and management consultant firm with a 14-year history of success in program management support and delivery of Federal Government programs and system initiatives. We are a leading-edge provider for full life cycle information technology and ERP support services to the Public Sector with deep applications product and market expertise. Creoal provides the agility and responsiveness of a small business with the experience of a large-scale system integrator. Each day our client oversees the massive flow of people, capital, and products that enter and depart the United States via air, land, sea, and cyberspace. The volume and complexity of both physical and virtual border crossings require the application of ldquobig datardquo solutions to promote efficient trade and travel. Further, effective ldquobig datardquo solutions help CBP ensure the movement of people, capital, and products is legal, safe, and secure. In response to this challenge, the client, as a trusted mission partner of the client, seeks capable, qualified, and versatile Senior Backend Java Developers to facilitate data-driven decision making in response to national security threats. Senior Backend Java Developers will 1) support the development of enterprise applications 2) design and implement micro-services architectures and 3) develop performance dashboards and artifacts to inform resource allocation, justify requirements, and support statutory reporting mandates. Within three to six months of joining the project, the Senior Backend Java Developers will be expected to Lead and perform development and maintenance of end-user focused, object-oriented, data-driven analytic applications to support the client threat analysis and targeting. Independently identify technical solutions for business problems, directly contribute to conceptual design, and routinely collaborate with EnterpriseApplication architects, Database Architects, Data Scientists, and mission stakeholders. Develop new code, modify existing application code, conduct unit and system testing, and engage in rigorous documentation of developed and delivered application use cases, data flows, and functional operations. Demonstrate a strong practical understanding of industry standard Java Application Servers technologies such as WebLogic, WebSphere, TomcatEE andor JBoss for application delivery. Demonstrate a strong practical understanding of application-relevant cargo and passenger data and databases used to support analytic application development, functionality and targeting end user (officer) operation. Actively participate in formal and informal design reviews, solution sessions, and project milestone meetings as well as contribute to project document artifacts for presentation to both technical and non-technical audiences. Integrate with, and materially contribute to, project portfolio teams as a matrixed resource to provide development and issue resolution expertise in collaboration with data scientists, intelligence analysts, developers, and other participants at the direction of a project manager. Mentor junior developers and actively contribute to the development of a community of practice focused on enhancing technical skills, sharing best practices, and promoting enhanced mission domain knowledge. Applicants should note that while some formal training exists to support building knowledge of missions and the implementation of data-driven solutions, much of the knowledge must be gained through on-the-job training and individual initiative. Technical knowledge is insufficient to establish credibility in this operating environment expertise must be enhanced with rapid acquisition of mission knowledge and demonstrated commitment positive mission outcomes therefore, we seek self-starters who are capable of independent exploration and knowledge acquisition, willing to develop informal support networks, and with an appreciation for the immense challenge of safeguarding the Nationrsquos borders. Qualifications Education Bachelorrsquos degree in computer science or related field with 5+ years of technical experience Required Qualifications Hands on experience with Java 8+ and newer language features Expertise in Java and Object-Oriented Design and development principles (e.g. XML, JSON) Hands on experience using Spring to develop Micro Services andor REST API Hands on experience with one or more ORM libraries such as Hibernate Hands on experience with one or more relational database systems (e.g., Oracle, MySQL, Postgres) Hands on experience with SQL and developing complex SQLs involving multiple databases Hands on experience with webapplication servers (e.g., Tomcat, WildFly, WebLogic) Hands on experience with building and deploying containerized applications (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes, Openshift) Hands on experience leveraging distributed datacomputing tools including Hadoop, Spark, Impala, MySQL, Elasticsearch, Solr, etc. Experience developing solutions via Amazon Web Services (e.g, AWS EC2, RDS, S3) Hands on experience with one or more build tools (e.g., Maven, Gradle, Bamboo). Hands on experience with Software Source Code Management tools (e.g. BitBucket, Git) Hands on experience with Agile Lifecycle Management and engineering tools including Atlassian Jira and Confluence as well as application IDE tools including Eclipse, Jupyter Notebook, and Apache Zeppelin Desired Qualifications Developing applications with Spring Boot Experience with NoSQL database systems such as Cassandra, MongoDB, DynamoDB, etc. Experience executing continuous integration with Jenkins or Bamboo Familiarity with UnixLinux and shell scripting Agile Scrum participation and, ideally, Scrum Master experience Active TS or higher Clearance Selected applicants must be a and able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Background Investigation. Creoal Consulting wants all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities. Creoal Consulting is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.