Senior Cloud Application Developer

Job Locations US-DC
Posted Date 1 month ago(8/17/2021 2:09 PM)
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Acuity Inc. is an award winning consulting firm that provides management and technical consulting services to the Federal government. Acuity has been recognized and awarded as one of the "Best Places to Work" by the Washington Business Journal for five consecutive years in a row!


Acuity has an opening for a Senior Cloud Application Developer  to join our team supporting a key federal customer.  Our team utilizes a range of platforms to assist our clients in meeting their goals including C#, .Net and other object-oriented languages and frameworks, and their application to web-based and cloud based software.


What you’ll be doing: 


  • Analyzing legacy on-premises applications and refactoring them to run on AWS, Azure, or GCP.
  • Developing mission support applications that automate the data migration and sharing between VPCs and Cloud Service Providers.
  • Enabling next-generation cloud-based application solutions that automate business workflows, incorporate analytics and machine learning, and facilitate integration with other existing legacy business applications.
  • Designing and implementing a microservice architecture for large-scale cloud business applications, maximizing the use of native cloud services, and providing customization to support varying customer requirements.
  • Developing quality code that is well designed and easily re-usable and maintainable, performing unit tests and conducting reviews to make sure your work is rigorously designed, elegantly coded, and effectively tuned for platform performance, and assessing the overall quality of delivered components.
  • Delivering technical solutions for and amongst technical team members regarding cloud infrastructure and development environment support.
  • Working within a DevSecOps agile framework, ensuring that security and operations needs are part of the ultimate implementation and working to deliver iterative results and updating as needed in subsequent development sprints.


Desired Technical Skills and Competencies:


  • Bachelor's degree with 6+ years of relevant experience or 10+ years of specialized Cloud development experience preferred
  • Strong understanding of cloud migration techniques and workflows (on premise to Cloud Platforms)
  • Demonstrated (provable) experience and examples with microservice and native cloud service development solutions
  • Experience building cloud solutions that are natively designed and integrated (preferably with Google Cloud Platform, Amazon AWS, or Microsoft Azure)
  • Experience working with Python, Golang, Ruby .NET, Java JavaScriptand other common cloud coding solutions
  • Solid understanding of networking and core Internet Protocols such as TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP and routing in distributed networks
  • Experience working with source code management tools such as GitHub, GitLab, Bitbucket or equivalent
  • A working understanding with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins or equivalentExperience developing solutions that interact with relational and NoSQL databases including Microsoft SQL Server,Oracle, MongoDB, and DynamoDB
  • Experience building integrations between multiple applications and data sources, leveraging APIs and web services.
  • Experience developing and securing code, including remediation activities
  • Experience working within an Agile development framework
  • Produce clear and concise documentation and diagrams capturing solution design, interactions, as-is development, and test plans.
  • Experience providing training for operations and maintenance personnel that will provide ongoing sustainment activities
  • Solid understanding of cloud computing principles and complex software architectures and development

Clearance Requirements:

  • Must have active Secret clearance

About Acuity:

Acuity is a leading management and technology consulting firm that specializes in serving the federal government. Our innovative, collaborative and rewarding work environment has earned repeat honors from the Washington Business Journal’s Best Places to Work and SmartCEO Corporate Culture Awards. 


We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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