Full stack SW Technical Lead - Alexandria, Va - 150k

Location: Alexandria, VA
Date Posted: 06-20-2017
A key client of ours has a need for a Software Technical Lead for a Full Stack development team overseeing all aspects of the development process (SDLC).  The successful candidate will have hands-on experience as well as some high level architecture experience with: user stories to coding and unit test to integration test and the CM processes used to maintain the code base.  They need to interface with multiple groups to setup servers, storage, CM, databases (relational and non-SQL).  This is a full time W2 positions as an employee supporting a government client with a 3 year runway (funded till 2020).
We require a green card or Permanent Residency (no H1s sorry).  We can also hold clearances up to a TS/SSBI.  Location is Alexandria (King St metro).

Scope of Work:

Provide technical leadership and hands-on skills in the resolution of complex technical issues with development, vendors and infrastructure support. In addition, this work involves the identification and refinement of project requirements and translation of these requirements into functional and non-functional technical requirements, technical architecture, designs, services and prototypes that result in the development and deployment of sound IT solutions. 

Required Qualifications:

The Technical Lead shall interact with all levels of management, business owners, technologists, developers, operations, other Technical Leads and Contractors and provide hands-on skills in the resolution of complex technical issues with developers/vendors/infrastructure providers. Of particular importance is the coordination of assigned projects with other ongoing projects, existing systems/infrastructures and other initiatives identified within the organization.

The Tech Lead needs to be conversant with:
  • Strong knowledge of Agile development process, knowledge of Rally a plus.
  • Search Technologies.
  • Operating systems UNIX (HP, AIX, Linux) , Windows.
  • Knowledge of storage technologies
  • Understanding of virtual environments
  • Apache/Tomcat/WebServers/JBOSS.
  • Automated systems performance, load, stress, data interface, code coverage, and security evaluation tools.
  • Web 2.0 user interfaces.
  • Structured query language (SQL) database (DB) implementations including Oracle DB, DOA (Digital Object Architecture), Stored Procedures (Subroutine), ORM (Object-relational mapping).
  • Web Services, Information Systems Security, and Cyber Security.
  • Java
  • CM/Source Control/Build Automation.
Technologies in use include:
  • Oracle Access Manager
  • Javascript user interface technologies (Angular.js, node.js, jQuery)
  • REST software architecture-
  • data transport formats (JSON and XML)
  • Single Page Application (SPA) a plus
  • Application Servers (JBoss and Apache) a plus
  • SOLR / Cassandra a plus
  • Jenkins a plus


  • Working closely with the government system development lead to provide oversight and consulting services to the contracting team responsible for delivering the development of the project at hand.
  • Manage the contractor technical staff and provide technical directions and recommendations for various types of implementations on a given project.
  • Create and propose design artifacts for the project and present them to the client and contractor.
  • Coordinate all design review meetings with the client, DEV team, and the CTO group.
Please send a current resume indicating salary requirements.
These are full time positions with full benefits as an employee (no 3rd parties or 1099 please).
Please also provide a good daytime phone number that i may reach you on. 

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