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Java Developer

Java Developer

Creative Radicals is seeking a full-time Java Developer to join our small, fast-paced team in McLean, VA. You will work on our scalable, cloud-based, state-of-the-art search product that collects and analyzes data from disparate sources. Remote work is possible with occasional in-office meetings.

• Work with software architects, product managers, and implementation teams to develop and maintain features in our various software solutions
• Write elegant, maintainable, reusable code in Java for our server products
• Assist third-party developers using our APIs to integrate with other systems
• Interact directly, both on-site and off-site, with customers’ technical and project management teams in a professional and cooperative manner
• Participate in product testing and feedback as required

Required Qualifications
• 5+ years hands-on experience developing with Java
• Solid technical understanding of Java and object-oriented design
• Experience developing RESTful web services using modern frameworks (e.g., Spring, Grails, Play)
• Experience working with relational databases (e.g., MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle)
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related degree
• U.S. citizenship and ability to obtain a security clearance
• Background check prior to start of employment

Desired Qualifications
• Knowledge of Java 8+ features (streams, lambdas, etc.)
• Experience with NoSQL or graph databases (ex. MongoDB, Elasticsearch, Cassandra, Neo4j)
• Experience writing microservices with message queuing (ex. Kafka, RabbitMQ, AWS SQS)
• Experience developing geospatial applications
• Experience with commercial cloud platforms (ex. AWS, Google Cloud, Azure)

About Us

Creative Radicals is a software company that develops specialized solutions for emergency management, first responder support, security, executive protection, and threat management. Our work is technically challenging and in support of important missions around the world. We are looking for talented, dedicated people to join our team and help us continue to deliver top-quality technical solutions for our customers. To learn more about our company, please visit

We value our team members and offer the following benefits to our full-time employees:
• Competitive Salary
• Flexible Paid Time Off
• Premium Health Plan
• Dental and Vision
• Life/AD&D Benefits
• Casual work environment

We are looking for creative, smart people who are passionate about technology. If you are interested in this position, please send us a cover letter telling us why you want to be a part of our team of creative radicals. Please include your resume and available start date. Relocation assistance may be available for this position.

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