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Network Infrastructure and Services provides network, wireless, public safety, voice, and cable TV services for the faculty, staff and students at Virginia Tech. NI&S is looking for intrinsically motivated individuals to be part of an Agile team that utilizes test-driven design to build applications using modern technologies. Applications developed will need to integrate with existing departmental systems, databases, and directories, using a combination of web services, messaging, and direct SQL/LDAP access.
BS in computer science or related field
Strong organizational, communications, and leadership skills
Experience with unit testing
Experience developing software using modern Java EE (EE 5+) or other Java-based web application development frameworks (e.g. JBoss Seam, Spring Framework, Grails), Node.js, or .Net
Working knowledge of SQL databases: PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle.
Graduate degree in computer science or related field
Professional experience developing rich user interfaces in the browser using frameworks such as AngularJS and jQuery
Experience working in a pair programming environment on teams that utilize Scrum as their Agile approach to software development
Experience with Java web application development using IntelliJ IDEA (or the Eclipse IDE), Maven, and Git
Experience in test-driven development practices
Experience with browser-side development automation using NPM, Grunt or Gulp
Experience with writing scripts using Python
Experience with systems integration strategies and patterns, such as REST/SOAP web services, messaging, direct SQL/LDAP
Familiarity with the following standard Java EE APIs: CDI, JPA, JSF 2.x, JAX-RS, JAX-WS, JAXB, JNDI, JMS, JDBC, Java API for Web Sockets (JSR-356).
Employee Category: Administrative and Professional Faculty
Appointment Type: Regular
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Percent Employment: Full-time
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