By Light HQ

Sr Software Developer (Java)

Job Locations US-Remote
Posted Date 4 days ago(1/13/2022 2:52 PM)
# of Openings
Tier 2 - Moderate Risk (Public Trust)


By Light is looking for a Senior Software Developer to be part of the team providing support to our client at VA. The right candidate will bring leadership and technical expertise that will enhance the performance and dependability of VA Loan Guaranty. As a Sr Developer, you will work independently and lead junior developers to deliver enhancements to the client.


  • Develop software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle
  • Determine operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development and proposed solutions
  • Document and demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code
  • Prepare and install solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards and programming
  • Improve operations by conducting systems analysis; recommending changes in policies and procedures
  • Update job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques and computing equipment; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations
  • Protect operations by keeping information confidential
  • Provide information by collecting, analyzing and summarizing development and service issues
  • Accomplish engineering and organization mission by completing related results as needed
  • Support and develop software engineers by providing advice, coaching and educational opportunities
  • Mentor junior and mid-level engineers
  • Collaborate with team to brainstorm and create new technology to enhance existing environment
  • Make informed decisions quickly and taking ownership of services and applications at scale
  • Work collaboratively with others to achieve goals
  • Stay on the leading edge of development practices
  • Understand business needs and know how to create the tools to manage them

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • College degree or equivalent hands on experience
  • Excellent written and communications skills
  • Minimum 5 years' work experience with demonstrable track record of successfully developing quality & extensible software applications and solutions
  • Experience with
    • React
    • Java,
    • Spring/Hibernate,
    • Webservices (REST),
    • SQL
    • S.O.L.I.D. principles of object oriented programming
  • Must have technical, analytical, and collaborative skills necessary to plan, design, coordinate, and implement activities in all areas of software development.
  • Must have the skills to plan and document work, produce high quality designs and other work products, analyze problems, and recommend and implement solutions and improvements.
  • Ability to use version control software such as Git

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • Experience with:
    • AWS (Lambda, S3, Aurora, SQS, DynamoDB, etc.)
    • Redux
    • Weblogic/JSP/Struts/JSF
    • CI/CD
    • Docker
    • Security Concepts
    • Linux

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

Position requires proof of Covid-19 full vaccination status or qualified exemptions


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