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Java Developer

Syms Strategic Group, LLC (SSG) Knoxville, TN

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Syms Strategic Group (SSG) is seeking a talented Java Developer (Backend) 

Location: Knoxville, TN.  Other U.S. based locations may be considered.

Department: Veterans Affairs

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Security Clearance Level: Public Trust (MBI) 

Military Veterans are highly encouraged to apply!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Consults with project teams and functional units on the design of important projects or services. Consults with users, to determine software or system functional specifications.
  • Designs and develops computer systems or programs, including prototypes, based on user defined requirements.
  • Writes code, programs, tests, and analyzes new application software.
  • Advise IT management about IT issues within the Company.
  • Supports existing business systems applications.
  • Performs additional job duties as required.
  • Proficient in multiple languages and tools.
  • Some knowledge in emerging technologies.
  • Possesses strong knowledge of application development technologies, tools and methodologies. Works on moderate to complex projects and issues within functional area.
  • Works more independently with IT functional units and business units.
  • Recommends strategies for improving system applications.


Required Skills and Experience

  • Strong NodeJS experience (5+ years)
  • Angular experience
  • AWS Cloud experience
  • Experience in DevOps environment
  • Enterprise level experience
  • Exposure to MUMPS helpful
  • Back end developer: Toolset - Java, Spring Framework, Hibernate, Log4J, Junit, SVN, GIT, Oracle, WebLogic, TomCat, Node.JS, MySQL, MS SQL, Rational SCM, and Eclipse
  • Important note:  SSG will not make assumptions regarding your qualifications. Your answers to the mandatory screening questions must be supported by the information on your resume.  Applications with inconsistencies will not be considered.

Professional Certifications


Formal Education

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software/Systems Engineering, or equivalent technical degree

Years of Professional Experience

8+ years of Java

5+ years of NodeJS

Security Clearance Requirements

Must possess or qualify for a Public Trust (MBI)


Desired Skills and Experience

  • Front end developer: Toolset - Java Script, CSS4, Angular2, HTML5, SVN, GIT, Subversion, and SASS 

U.S Citizenship is required for this specific opportunity. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information and be able to obtain a government-granted security clearance. Individuals may also be subject to a background investigation including, but not limited to criminal history, employment and education verification, drug testing, and creditworthiness.

Syms Strategic Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or genetic information.

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