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Java Developer - Jr.

Job Tracking ID:  KTTS-18-011
Location:   Chantilly, VA
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  May 07, 2018
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Job Description:

Kratos is a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment that is team oriented and relationship driven to foster innovation and creativity. Our motto, "From Strength to Success," reflects our commitment to continually leveraging our technical and intellectual strengths for the ultimate success of our customers.

Specifically in the National domain, the Federal Solutions Group has a very interesting opportunity for Java developers to work on a cloud-based Agile development project. You will be collaborating within a dynamic development and system engineering team, utilizing modern tools such as those listed below following agile development methodologies. The team will develop and integrate highly desired systems to the USG customer in an AWS based cloud.

This position requires software development experience with Java, knowledge of/or experience with agile methodologies. Candidate must be comfortable working in a collaborative team environment, able to learn and adapt new and emerging software concepts, and provide added value to the team not only through development efforts, but in all related software development lifecycle tasks such as requirements analysis, design, integration & test, Configuration Management (CM), and Quality Assurance (QA).

Experience and Skills:


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Software Engineering or a related discipline (Computer Engineering, Computer Science, etc.)
  • 2+ years related software development work experience
  • Demonstrable proficiency in Java programming in a Linux environment
  • Knowledge of/or experience with Agile/Scrum Development
  • Understanding of object oriented design and software engineering principles and practices
  • Must be a self-starter, able to work productively and independently, as well as work effectively within a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary engineering team
  • Possess strong written/verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Experience developing in a multi-threaded, multi-user environment desired
  • Familiar with one or more of the following lifecycle management tools:Strong ability to troubleshoot and resolve system performance issuesExperience with Automated software deployments and builds
    • Source code repository tools (Git, TFS, Bit Bucket, Bugzilla, etc.)
    • Build servers (Jenkins, etc.)
    • Atlassian Tools (JIRA, Confluence, BitBucket, etc.)
  • Must have an active TS clearance; with SCI preferred. Requires the ability to obtain a CI Poly
  • This position is located in Chantilly, VA


U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance is required.
Kratos Federal offers challenging work, an excellent environment, & great benefits! Kratos Federal is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer that recognizes the importance of diversity. We are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment and strongly encourage minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. Please, no phone calls, agencies or recruiters.

Additional Information:
Job Level:   Entry Level (less than 2 years)
Number of Openings:   1
Years of Experience:   At least 3 Years
Level of Education:   BA/BS
Starting Date :   ASAP