Secret Cleared Java Development Lead (will hold higher clearances and provide upgrade!)

Herndon, Virginia, United States


This position is funded and vacant and is looking to build a team of Engineers ranging from junior to a Lead Technical Engineer. Junior candidates are welcome to apply!

Clearance requirement is only an active Secret clearance but can hold higher level clearances and will offer a clearance upgrade all the way up to a TS/SCI with Full Scope Polygraph!!! This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to quickly advance their career.

We have already had two acceptances that have turned around within 72 hours of the initial conversation, this is moving very fast.

Remote options are available once proper badging is acquired...apply today!

The Java Architect will work within an Agile team to lead, recommend and

implement Java based solutions and architectures to meet the business need. In doing so, the

Architect will work with technology organizations internal and external to the team to build

consensus, alignment and understanding to the future disposition of the to be solution. The architect

is also expected to spend a small percentage of time coding, ensuring that the solutions

recommended are actual, viable and meet the business need. Additional responsibilities include

ensuring that executive stakeholders, both technical and non-technical, understand and buy into the

solution. Problem solving skills and industry knowledge within the Java space are paramount to the

candidate’s success. The successful candidate should be open to new challenges, with this and

other Leading Path clients. The position is target for a full-time employee however, 1099 candidates

will also be considered.


 Secret Clearance

 Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field

 Understanding of both front end and back end infrastructures

 Experience recommending products and frameworks to solve business concerns and feature


 Understanding of the landscape in relation to Java based tools and techniques to build

application infrastructure

 +8 Years of Experience with Java Frameworks such as Spring

 Experience with Front end frameworks, such as Angular JS or equivalents

 Ability to convey complex architectural requirements to various stakeholders, including

executive levels to day to day developers

 Agile Development Experience

 Demonstrated Java development experience includes front end UI concerns and backend

business logic/data persistence

 Experience handling interoperability, security, scalability, performance and maintainability


 Working knowledge of persistence technologies, Big data experience is a plus

 Good written and oral communication skills

Nice to have skills:

Big Data Experience (Casandra, etc.)


Leading Path is an award winning Information Technology and Management Consulting firm focused on providing solutions in process, technology, and operations to our government and Fortune 500 clients. We offer a professional and supportive family-friendly work environment with a strong work-life balance. Leading Path provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, 401K, tuition reimbursement and opportunities for professional growth and advancement.

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