Application Developer - Mid

Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 11-01-2017

Application Developer - Mid Level

  • Washington, DC
Onyx Government Services, LLC., is a Service-Disable Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia. We specialize in data management, integration, and analysis solutions to provide decision-ready information to Command and Control (C2) and Decision Support Systems.  We have demonstrated expertise in the field of Information Technology, database & COTS integration, and custom software development. Onyx pairs subject matter and functional experts with developers to provide high quality, tailored solutions. In support of our various efforts, we have developed the Onyx Data Management Toolkit, a combination of Agile Development principles, COTS Integration, and custom software, to deliver flexible, cost-effective solutions to a variety of Department of Defense, Intelligence Community, and Law Enforcement agencies.

Job Description

We are actively searching for an Application Developer to join our team. In this role, you will:
Design, develop, enhance, debug, and implement software.  
Troubleshoot production problems related to software applications. 
Research, test, build, and coordinate the conversion and/or integration of new products based on client requirements. 
Design and develop new software products or major enhancements to existing software. 
Evaluate effectiveness. 
Address problems of systems integration, compatibility, and multiple platforms.
Consult with project teams and end users to identify application requirements. 
Perform feasibility analysis on potential future projects to management.
Assist in the evaluation and recommendation of application software packages, application integration and testing tools. 
Resolve problems with software and responds to suggestions for improvements and enhancements. 
Instruct, assign, direct, and check the work of others on the development team. 
Participate in development of software user manuals and technical reports.


Required Skills and Abilities:  
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Possesses and applies expertise on multiple complex work assignments which are broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks.
  • Has the ability to apply a comprehensive knowledge across key tasks and high impact assignments.
  • Plans and leads major technology assignments.
  • Evaluates performance results and recommends major changes affecting short-term project growth and success.
  • Functions as a technical expert across multiple project assignments. 
  • Proficient developing complex assignments in .Net using tools/technologies such as C#, MS SQL, JQuery, SQL Server Reporting Services, AJAX controls like Telerik, experience with Team foundation Server
  • Knowledge of MVC and latest trends in application architecture
  • Experience with working on full project life cycle starting with requirements gathering all the way to unit testing and system documentation
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience providing project briefs to senior executives
    • Associate’s Degree or higher 
Security Clearance Requirement: 
Current DoD Secret Clearance Required
Melissa Lewellyn
Principal Recruiter
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