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LEDA Virtual Job Fair


Employers interested in posting their job openings on the LEDA Virtual job fair (at no cost) can send job description, qualifications, and application method to LEDA's Director of Workforce Development by email.

In addition to posting your vacancies on LEDA's website, positions are also distributed to a network of workforce centers and educational institutions as appropriate.

Position: Technical Lead (CGI)


A successful candidate will be able to confidently code and organize the application using java and javascript, absorb and understand all the technologies and components of the system, and help not only add to the system code, but improve and optimize the public and government’s interaction. The candidate’s responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Writing and reviewing java and javascript source code, especially with Spring and Knockout.js

  • Architecting and Designing new system features and providing accurate estimates and development timelines.

  • Organizing team development activities

  • Defining and maintaining standard developent practices for the team

  • Augmenting and Improving system architecture

  • Continuous improvement of existing tools and technologies

  • Working with current and future open source technologies integrated into the system (Elasticsearch, charts.js, Alfresco, Knockout.js)

  • Proposal of technical architecture

  • Leading technical design sessions to create sustainable, high-performing features

  • Working with infrastructure administrators to design, maintain, and improve cloud-based environments

  • Participation in testing efforts

  • Troubleshooting complex technical issues and creating elegant solutions

  • Mentoring and leading junior developers and team members

  • Direct interaction with clients


  • Bachelor’s Degree 10+ years’ experience in software development and IT consulting.

Skills required:

  • Must have modern Java Framework Experience, such as Spring, Hibernate, etc.

  • Experience with Java application development and deployment tools including, Tomcat, Maven, and Git, Eclipse, IntelliJ, etc.

  • Knowledge and experience with Agile development methodology and Scrum-based development.

  • Strong Javascript skills, including Javascript frameworks such as JQuery, KnockoutJS, nodeJS

  • Understanding and confidence in building RESTful web services

  • Strong Communication skills with both internal team members as well as customers. Able to effectively communicate with third party collaborators to jointly contribute to the project’s success.

  • Can work well balancing multiple assignments

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other technical discipline

  • Ability to mentor and support junior team members while continuing to contribute and complete work

  • Self-starting and self-managing experience


The following qualifications will strongly benefit a candidate:

  • Agile/Scrum certifications and training

  • Experience using Atlassian tools, e.g. JIRA, Confluence, BitBucket, SourceTree, etc.

  • Government Consulting experience

  • Experience leading and/or managing similar software development teams

  • Experience with Elasticsearch

Due to the nature of the government contract , US Citizenship is required.

  • Java


Application Requirements:
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