Java Developer

Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA

About the Job

The Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation (OVPRI) supports the university community by empowering faculty to perform world class research and scholarship by providing access to funding information, enhancing the ability to respond to national research priorities and pursue opportunities, encouraging and directing inquiry into new and emerging fields, promoting solutions to problems and advances of basic knowledge in diverse disciplines and through interdisciplinary cooperation, ensuring compliance with policies and procedures related to research, marketing faculty talent and university capabilities within the university community and to external audiences, and fostering partnerships with outside agencies and businesses. OVPRI has openings for two experienced Java Developers to work closely with diverse development teams to develop software solutions in Java / Java EE for web-based, enterprise-class, high-speed solutions, providing online production management, reporting, and monitoring and high volume data processing. The developer will be an integral member of the (Comprehensive Research Enterprise Solutions Team (CREST). The java developers will be responsible for developing and testing modules, and applying well established skills and abilities requiring imaginative and practical approaches. Projects will include web services and modern browser-side MVC frameworks utilizing a test-driven development methodology and Agile (Scrum) project management? application development integrated with existing enterprise information systems (EIS), databases (SQL and other non SQL), and directories using a combination of web services, messaging, and direct SQL/LDAP access. The successful candidates must be able to obtain and maintain an export control or sanctions license, if required.