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Junior Software Developer

Junior Software Developer

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By Light is hiring a Junior Developer to join our team supporting a Federal Healthcare customer. The Developer’s primary responsibility will be to assist in writing and maintaining software interfaces on a Liferay 6 portal platform. Candidates must have a good knowledge of software design, software testing, agile development, and API integration to obtain and display patient health data.


By Light is an IT products and services firm specializing in software development, satellite/terrestrial communications, cyber security, and network engineering/design. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, we provide support worldwide to DOD, Federal Civilian, and Health IT customers.


  • Work with the customer and Senior Developer to develop and maintain software requirements.
  • Develop and maintain software systems.
  • Develop unit tests and provide code coverage to accurately test business logic and functionality.
  • Participate in development specifications such as user story and task design.
  • Assist in the development of logical models, design documentation, test documentation, and deployment documentation.
  • Document design decisions, issues, solutions, tips and tricks as needed to assure continuity of design.
  • Stay current on new IT technologies, and new healthcare interface standards.

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in software field.
  • Good understanding of Java and Java web applications.
  • Experience designing, creating and maintaining Spring MVC portlets.
  • Experience with PrimeFaces and JSF tag libraries.
  • Experience writing and modifying advanced JavaScript code with jQuery.
  • Experience with Agile methodology and practices.
  • Strong communication skills.

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • 1-5 years of recent experience working with systems of similar complexity and size.
  • Experience with Liferay 6.
  • Experience with Weblogic.
  • Experience with Maven.
  • Experience with Rational Tools.
  • Experience with AppScan and Fortify software.

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • Ability to successfully complete a Government background investigation.
  • Experience working with remote resources.


An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities