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Senior Software Engineer in Herndon, VA at MicroPact

Date Posted: 1/10/2019

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Why MicroPact?

When you join the MicroPact team you are surrounded by exceptionally talented, dedicated and creative individuals. We are proud that team member feedback has resulted in our being recognized as a 2017 Best Place to Work by The Washington Post, The Washingtonian, the Washington Business Journal, and Virginia Business Magazine.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, 401K, and many opportunities for professional growth and advancement. Add to that our flexible work hours, casual dress code and commitment to telework, it’s easy to see why you should consider joining the MicroPact team.

Are you interested embarking on your career journey with our company? Read on to find out more about the next exciting opening within our team!

As a Senior Software Engineer at MicroPact, you’ll be part of an Agile engineering team working alongside other teams in the development of entellitrak- MicroPact’s open architecture, unified platform for Case Management and Business Process Management solutions.


The Senior Software Engineer will work within a fast paced and highly flexible Agile environment. Must be a self-starter, be able to operate independently, and multiplex his or her time between many diverse tasks.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the design and development of new product capabilities and architectural enhancements in an Agile/Scrum development environment
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues.  Optimize code performance / maintainability
  • Diagnose the cause of system issues as reported by stakeholders and produce fixes, minimizing side effects
  • Develop unit / integration tests in a structured manner
  • Ensure all product development is in compliance with the established development practices and processes
  • Facilitate code reviews.  Ensure high quality production deliveries
  • Help to drive the direction of product architecture, technology, and tools
  • Operate in an advisory role by guiding Software Engineers to implement architectural improvements and system enhancements on an ongoing basis. Assist and guide them in achieving high quality production deliveries
  • Keep abreast of technology standards and industry best practices. Analyze industry technology trends, and propose execution plans for absorbing the relevant ones into product development
  • Provide technical thought leadership to the teams through frequent informational sessions
  • Assist in the creation of system documentation

About entellitrak and MicroPact

MicroPact offers stable employment, a strong compensation and benefits package and a high energy work environment. More importantly, we provide opportunities for our staff to learn and grow with the end objective of building a team of highly skilled professionals that can solve client's software needs today and provide a supply of qualified people for future roles in management and executive teams.

 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

Job Requirements


  • Minimum 5 years developing Java web applications
  • Proficient in programming SQL, Java, and JavaScript
  • Proficient in developing web applications using Spring, and ORM frameworks such as Hibernate
  • Proficient in developing web user interfaces using one or more frameworks such as Struts, Servlets/JSP, Spring MVC, AJAX, ReactJS, AngularJS, jQuery, JavaScript, GWT
  • “Full stack” development is required, with strong experience building software solutions with exceptional user experience, using HTML and CSS
  • Proficient in OOPS, Design Patterns and Data Structures
  • Understanding of JEE Architecture and deployment procedures
  • Experience with build/release tools such as ANT, Maven, Gradle, Docker, and continuous integration tools such as Jenkins
  • Experience developing RESTful web services
  • Experience with web and microservices based software architectures
  • Experience using TDD for development and writing units tests, leveraging frameworks such as JUnit, Mockito, JMock
  • Strong experience in one or more relational databases, including Oracle, Sybase, SQLServer.
  • Strong experience in designing normalized or de-normalized database, writing complex SQL queries / stored procedures, and analyzing / fixing performance issues
  • Experience working with one or more application servers such as Tomcat, JBOSS, Websphere.
  • Strong analytical skills (ability to digest requirements and produce design)
  • Experience with Scrum/XP software development methodologies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with Confluence, JIRA, and Crucible are a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline, at least 5 years of experience in developing software products


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