SRA International, Inc., A CSRA Company Middleware/API Engineer in Washington, District Of Columbia

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

No Active Clearance Required

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

No Active Clearance Required


No Suitability Required

Job Family:

Engineering & Sciences

Job Description:

ASO is currently seeking a Middleware/API Engineer to work in ASO’s dynamic software development division. This position is a DevOps position and will require the ability to take a development perspective as well as an operational perspective. As such, the position is a key contributor to the integration, design, development, implementation, maintenance, and production support for a variety of ASO systems. The position will adhere to the ASO development framework and interface with the AO IT operations processes.

  • Help establish an API-centric perspective whether the API is custom developed or a wrapper for existing or legacy API

  • Develop and support APIs on the chosen middleware platform

  • Support API usage in a polyglot programming environment including Java, C#, PHP

  • Support API usage in a diverse data environment across multiple databases and file formats

  • Gain expertise and be responsible for chosen middleware platform

  • Expertise in developing Java based API solutions primarily on a middleware platform and occasionally as custom development

  • Develop Provide full life-cycle development including design, development, testing and implementation of projects that support business goals.

  • Take ownership of projects/tasks/issues and work them through completion.

  • Develop and maintain architecture and integration documentation.

  • Participate in reviews to ensure processes support existing architecture, follow defined guidelines and coding standards and meet user requirements.

  • Monitor production ASO applications, supporting applications and integrated web services via production monitoring solutions.

  • Identify process improvements and enhancements to existing business and IT processes that will increase operating efficiencies.

  • Collaborate with end users and provide exceptional customer service by becoming a trusted business advisor.

Required skills and experience:

  • 5+ years of progressive systems development experience utilizing a full System Development Lifecycle (SDLC)

  • 5 - 7 years’ experience with Java development and associated tools; Eclipse, NetBeans

  • Experience with Middleware platforms such as JBoss Fuse, Camel library or comparable

  • Experience with ETL platforms

  • Experience with relational database development such as MySQL, Oracle, MS SQL Server

  • Experience with creating and consuming REST API services

  • Experience with other API services such as SOAP, XMLRPC

  • Tomcat and JBoss/Wildflly experience

  • Experience with the Model View Controller pattern in the context of web applications


  • Project life cycle methodology for application development

  • Agile development methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban, and Extreme Programming

  • Continuous integration tool such as Jenkins

  • JIRA work management tool is a plus

  • SVN and Git Experience

  • Windows and Linux experience

  • Familiarity with OpenShift / Docker a plus


  • Able to prioritize on delivery to production

  • Able to work a mix of short term and long term deliverables

  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal

  • Strong documentation skills

  • Team player, flexible/adaptable, responsible and accountable

  • Strong problem solving and service delivery skills

  • Efficient problem identification and resolution skills

  • Value added mentality

  • Demonstration of careful attention to detail


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Information Systems Technology or 5-7 years of equivalent experience

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Scheduled Weekly Hours:


T elecommuting Options:

Some Telecommuting Allowed

Work Location:

USA DC Washington - 1 Columbus Cir NE, Ste 34 (DCC004)

Additional Work Locations:

CSRA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


CSRA is tomorrow’s thinking, today. To “Think Next. Now.” is to imagine a better future and to deliver it, today. For our customers, our partners, and ultimately, all the people our mission touches, CSRA is realizing the promise of technology to change the world through next-generation thinking and meaningful results.

We understand that our customers' missions require new methods and imaginative thinking. We bring together government IT professionals, emerging technologies, and the brightest, cutting-edge advisors in the industry to deliver a broad range of innovative, next-generation IT solutions and professional services to help our customers modernize their legacy systems, protect their networks and assets, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of mission-critical functions for our warfighters and our citizens.

Everywhere you look, CSRA is there. We’re in our nation’s infrastructure, in training and education, in cyber security, in serving veterans who served us—and, so much more. Take some time to learn more about CSRA. You might be surprised to learn how we touch your life.

We are a company of 18,000+ smart, talented individuals, yet we enjoy a start-up culture that inspires us to make a difference while delivering results in this rapidly evolving world. Join our team and use your skills and expertise to support the safety, security, health and well-being of the nation.