Java Software Engineer

The Challenge: 

Are you looking for an opportunity to design a powerhouse system that will modernize and transform federal healthcare? As a back-end developer, you know that a good application needs the right combination of clean code, APIs, analytics, and infrastructure to build a user-focused solution. You can apply your skills and knowledge to lead a team that works together to devise a solution. 

On our team, you’ll be trusted to help customers solve problems using the latest architectural approaches like REST or SOAP. Using Agile life cycle development, you’ll work with the development team to build and sustain high-use APIs. You’ll use open source frameworks and tools like Docker, Node.js, and Spring to design a custom network of APIs with consistent performance and scalability.  

In this role, you’ll directly impact the Veterans Administration by modernizing the way our nation's veterans access information. With mentoring, code reviews, and opportunities to learn new tools and skills, we focus on growing as a team to make the best solutions for our customers. This position is open to remote delivery anywhere within the U.S., to include the District of Columbia. 

Work with us as we build systems to change Veterans Affairs for the better.  

Join us. The world can’t wait. 

You Have:

  • 3 years of experience with software development 

  • Experience with backend development using Java 

  • Experience with API development including SOAP or REST architectural styles 

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust or Suitability/Fitness determination based on client requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree

Nice If You Have:

  • 3 years of experience developing backend software 

  • Experience with JavaScript, Java Beans, JSP, JMS, J2EE, Spring, Hibernate, CSS, DHTML, HTML or XML

  • Knowledge of Agile methodology

  • Knowledge of modern source control systems including Git, SVN or Mercurial

  • Ability to understand front-end users’ requirements 

  • Ability to investigate root causes and provide corrective actions

  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math


Applicants selected will be subject to a government investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements of the U.S. government client.


The proposed salary range for this position in Colorado is $100,000 to $120,000. Final salary will be determined based on various factors.  

At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choice, and support your total well-being. Our comprehensive benefit offerings include healthcare, retirement plan, insurance programs, commuter program, employee assistance program, paid and unpaid leave programs, education assistance, and childcare benefits. 

Build Your Career:

A challenging and dynamic work environment isn’t all we have to offer. When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have access to:

  • experts in virtually every field

  • a culture that focuses on supporting our employees

  • opportunities that provide stability while offering variety

You’ll also be exposed to a wealth of training resources through our Digital University, an online learning portal featuring more than 5000 functional and technical courses, certifications, and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications that directly impact your role? You may be able to take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site bootcamps, certification training, academic programs, vendor relationships, and a network of professionals who can give you helpful tips.

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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