Sr. Java Developer - 704

MSI is seeking a Java Developer to support our client in the Reston, VA area.  

MSI is seeking a Java Developer to support our client in the Reston, VA area.  The main focus is to support software development organizational initiatives by designing and implementing new, or modifying existing, systems/applications.



  • Identifies, analyzes, designs, and maintains cost-effective information technology solutions that align with business initiatives and corporate strategies
  • Works with customers (business units) to identify business requirements (e.g., needs, objectives, functions, features, input and output
  • Analyzes, defines, and documents requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, hardware, and operating systems environment, interfaces with other systems, internal and external controls, and output
  • Documents, diagrams, organizes, information for inclusion in database; developing input/output record layouts, or program views
  • Designs, develops, implements, and maintains systems with support from other IT areas, team members, and management
  • Codes programs, prepares test data, tests and debugs programs
  • Revises and refines programs to account for changes in functional system requirements and equipment configuration
  • Troubleshoots and resolves operational problems/system requirements
  • Participates in testing and implementation of systems/applications
  • Provides on-going maintenance of systems/applications
  • Maintains and monitors systems/applications after implementation
  • Develops and maintains documentation describing program development, logic, coding, testing, changes, and corrections
  • Provides technical support to customers
  • Participates in training of peers and SQA staff in new or modified systems/applications


  • Assists in determining system requirements
  • Applies specific functional knowledge to analyze and resolve moderately complex problems
  • Designs, codes, debugs, and maintains moderately complex computer programs
  • Works on most phases of applications programming activities
  • Researches, identifies, and solves straightforward to moderately complex problems
  • Analyzes possible solutions using established procedures
  • Unusual Working Conditions: May be required to work outside normal working hours. 



  • Java: Programming knowledge in distributed Java, J2EE, service oriented architecture(SOA), middleware, integration technologies, and frameworks like JSP, JSTL, JMS, JNDI, JDBC, JAXB, Struts, Hibernate, Maven, log4j and JUnit.
  • Solid understanding of Java Web Services WSDL, SOAP, XML, RESTful, Web Services Development Kit.


  • Experience with Java Script and JS frameworks like JQuery and DOJO.
  • XML technology experience such as XSD, XPath, XQuery, XSLT, etc.
  • Experience with Datapower, CQ5 and DB2.


  • Demonstrated experience in systems analysis & design, workflow or procedural analysis
  • Demonstrated experience in application development, including determining, developing, testing, and implementing system requirements and specifications
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, plan, and organize tasks
  • Experience using established testing techniques
  • Demonstrated project leadership experience
  • Effective research, analytical, and problem solving skills
  • Effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, exercise initiative, and use good judgment
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Skill in using PCs including word processing, database, spreadsheet, and graphics software applications and a strong understanding of the systems development life cycle (SDLC)
  • College degree in information technology, computer science or related field or equivalent experience


MSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin