Eagle Ray, Inc.

Java Architect/Coach

Job Location US-DC-Washington, DC
Security Clearance
Public Trust


Eagle Ray is looking for an experienced Java developer ready to take on a larger role of developer-coach and software architect. Our team of 20 architects and technical coaches works with a dozen or more development teams to design solutions to complex software and enterprise integration challenges. Our team supports a large agency within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that uses and embraces the latest AWS cloud technologies and open source platforms such as Docker, Kubernetes, and Kafka.


  • Work with developers to understand problems they are experiencing with their applications
  • Use your software design and programming experience to discover improvements to existing applications and to the overall system design
  • Clearly communicate pros and cons of your proposed solutions to teammates and to development-team managers
  • Work collaboratively with multiple development teams to implement design improvements
  • Pro-actively engage with and listen to developers about possible risks that solutions might introduce, and be ready to modify solutions to reduce risks
  • Examine Java code bases to diagnose problems and pro-actively look for maintainability improvements
  • Work with security and DevOps teams to improve application- and enterprise-level security and software automation
  • Adapt to changing priorities


  • Must have at least 5 years of demonstrated experience as a software developer
  • Must be competent in programming complex Java solutions
  • Must be able to describe architectural uses of application containers, container management, automated build, test, and deployment systems
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must be able to pass a government Public Trust background check for reliability and trustworthiness


Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


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