Software Developer (209374)

Frederick, Frederick, Maryland
Aug 11, 2014
Sep 16, 2014
Full Time

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine Inc. (HJF) is seeking a Software Developer to join the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command's Biotechnology High Performance Computing Software Applications Institute ( HJF provides scientific, technical, and programmatic support services to the BHSAI.


The software developer will be responsible for developing and maintaining scientific software applications. The work and technologies vary from one project to the next, so we are interested in candidates with a wide range of expertise in everything from systems programming to web and mobile app development.

The minimum requirements include:

  • A bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or a replaced discipline
  • Knowledge of C/C++ and at least one scripting language such as Perl, Python, PHP, or Ruby
  • Hands-on experience with Java/J2EE and at least one of servlets, JavaServer Pages (JSP) or JavaServer Faces (JSF)
  • Knowledge of web technologies including HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, and XML
  • Experience using Git, Mercurial, or any similar version control system
  • Understanding of relational database concepts and ability to write SQL queries and statements
  • Familiarity with Windows and Unix-like operating systems (Linux, BSD, OS X, etc.)

Additional qualities desired but not mandatory:

  • Hands-on experience with Eclipse, Liferay Portal, Tomcat, Oracle, and Hibernate
  • MATLAB programming experience
  • Windows and Linux system administration knowledge

Foreign nationals (OPT, H1B, permanent residents) and U.S. citizens are welcome to apply.

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Vice President of Human Resources.

Please apply on-line at Click “Advanced Search” and enter job number 209374 in the Job Opening ID box. OR fax your resume to 240-694-3151. Please specify title and job number on fax.

HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.