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Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
JOB #R2300578

Senior Java Cloud Systems Engineer

ICF’s IT Modernization division is a rapidly growing, entrepreneurial, technology department seeking Systems Engineers to support upcoming needs with our federal customers.  Our IT Modernization division is an information technology and management consulting department that offers integrated, strategic solutions to its public and private-sector clients. ICF has the expertise, agility, and commitment to design, build, and operate high-performance IT engines to support all aspects of our client’s business.

At ICF, we are fearless in finding new ways to solve problems, relentlessly making sure it pays off for our clients, and committed to making a positive change in the world. Join our community of management consultants, mission-driven technologists, data scientists, innovation researchers, CIO strategists, and public health researchers & evaluators to challenge the status quo. As we continue to expand our services and to support this growth, we are looking for Systems Engineers to join our Digital Modernization Division. We provide technical assistance services to US Civilian Federal Agencies and their partners, such as Health and Human Services, the Food and Drug Administration, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); at ICF, we are fearless in finding new ways to solve problems, relentless in making sure it pays off for our clients and committed to making a positive change in the world. Join our community of mission-driven technologists, data scientists, innovation researchers, CIO strategists, and public health researchers & evaluators to challenge the status quo.

General Description 

ICF is a mission-driven company filled with people who care deeply about improving the lives of others and making the world a better place. Our core values include Embracing Difference; we seek candidates who are passionate about building a culture that encourages, embraces, and hires dimensions of difference. Diversity & Inclusion, is simply who we are and what we do.

ICF is seeking a Systems Engineer to join their team. As a Systems Engineer at ICF you play a central role in bringing our technical vision to life. If you have an incredible passion for technology to be used in an innovative fashion, you can join the cause. We don't believe in pigeonholing our technologists into specific platforms, so a passion for learning is a must. 

Primary areas of responsibility:

  • Drive innovations with a broad spectrum of technologies and cutting-edge frameworks and platforms

  • Understand business challenges and support Analysis of Alternatives where multiple technology choices are evaluated to find the perfect fit.

  • Build rapid prototypes, and have the ability to work on everything from quick static pages to full-fledged enterprise-level applications.

  • Leverage design patterns and contribute to EA efforts in documenting enterprise design patterns.

  • Create architecture documentation using the 4+1 view of architecture.

  • Support architecture standards and support governance

  • Some work will be required to be performed at the client site in Rockville, MD.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of hands-on technology experience from development, automation, and architecture in technologies such as:

    • Java/J2EE

    • Cloud Architectures - Amazon Web Services & Azure (AWS preferred)

    • Industry-standard persistence mechanisms like EJBs, JDBC, N/Hibernate, etc.

    • Front End: CSS3, X/HTML5, Core JavaScript, Angular JS, Node JS, React

    • Relational, NoSQL, and Big Data platforms

  • 4+ years of experience with distributed computing, and cloud architectures

  • 4+ years of experience in Enterprise Systems Integration

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, management information systems.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with Linux and Windows systems architecture and maintenance

  • Experience with Robotic Process Automation

  • Experience with database servers, web servers, and application servers.

  • Up-to-date experience with XHTML (and HTML5), CSS, and JavaScript.

  • Stay up to date on skills, and work on expanding to others.

  • Mentor others based on what you’re an expert in.

  • Stay organized, calm, and rational in your dealings with clients and coworkers.

  • Bring new ideas, tools, services, and techniques to the group.

  • Strong communication skills when documenting architecture diagrams, presenting technical concepts, and conducting stakeholder meetings.

  • Use analytical thinking to make decisions based on facts and metrics whenever possible.

  • Desire to lead initiatives at, or slightly above your title. (Proving that you can operate at a higher level than your current title is part of the evaluation process for promotions.)

  • Work in collaboration with all Technology team members, Designers and Project Managers.

Preferred Professional Skills:

  • Ability to use professional communication skills both written and verbal.

  • Must have the desire to learn and accept new challenges within and outside of your core skills.

  • Additional Data technologies: Nifi, Hadoop, SSRS, AWS Glue/Athena/S3/Redshift

  • Containers / Kubernetes / Helm / AWS ECS/EKS

  • AWS EC2, VPC/Network, Load balancer, IAM, S3, Lambda, Serverless, API Gateway, EventBridge, Step Functions, Sagemaker, Secrets Manager, CloudFormation, Elastic Beanstack, CodeCommit, CodeBuild, CodeDeploy, CodePipeline, CodeStar, SNS/SQS




Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  Know Your Rights and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final pay for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The pay range for this position is:

$93,668.00 - $159,236.00

Maryland Client Office (MD88)

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with approximately 8,000 people across 75+ countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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