• Applications Development Lead

    Location US-VA-Arlington
    Job ID
    # of Openings Remaining
    Information Technology
    Residency Status
    U.S. Citizenship Required
    Background Investigation
    Employee Type
    Time Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Vencore is a proven provider of information solutions, engineering and analytics for the U.S. Government. With more than 40 years of experience working in the defense, civilian and intelligence communities, Vencore designs, develops and delivers high impact, mission-critical services and solutions to overcome its customers most complex problems.

    Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, Vencore employs 3,800 engineers, analysts, IT specialists and other professionals who strive to be the best at everything they do.

    Vencore is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


    Joint Engineering Teams - Sustainment (JETS) will provide USCIS with Agile development and maintenance capability to sustain their IT systems. JETS will supply Agile development teams to participate in IT maintenance efforts, to include activities necessary for sustaining previously developed systems and applications using Lean processes. The Contractor will be part of an ecosystem participating with federal employees and other contractors in a team-based scaled Agile approach to deliver mission value frequently, cost-effectively, responsively, and with high quality. 


    The Applications Developer (AD) designs, develops, enhances, debugs, and implements software for the JETS program. The AD works as the technical lead on an agile team to research, test, build, and coordinate the conversion and/or integration of new products based on client requirements. The AD will also be responsible for contributing As a technical lead, the AD will be responsible for leading the team through an agile process of story development, backlog grooming, and responses to ad-hoc customer priorities.



    • Designs, develops, enhances, debugs, and implements software.
    • Troubleshoots production problems related to software applications.
    • Researches, tests, builds, and coordinates the conversion and/or integration of new products based on client requirements.
    • Analyzes user needs, develops user stories and decomposes to software solutions.
    • Designs and develops new software products or major enhancements to existing software. Evaluates effectiveness.
    • Addresses problems of systems integration, compatibility, and multiple platforms.
    • Performs feasibility analysis on potential future projects to management.
    • Assists in the evaluation and recommendation of application software packages, application integration and testing tools.
    • Resolves problems with software and provides analysis to enhance the applications and architecture.
    • Acts as techincal leader on projects, assigns tasks to team members, provides training, mentoring and coaching to others on the team.
    • Provides status to management, prepares technical summaries and briefings for customer.
    • Creates, modifies, and tests code, forms, and script that allow computer applications to run.
    • Conducts trial runs of programs and software applications to be sure they will produce the desired information and that the instructions are correct.
    • Performs or directs revisions, repairs, or expansion of existing programs to increase operating efficiency or adapt to new requirements.
    • Performs systems analysis and programming tasks to maintain and control the use of computer systems software as a systems programmer.
    • Develop programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information.
    • Performs as part of an agile team, utilizing Kanban and Scrum best practices. Collaborates frequently with other team members.
    • Experience in the following technologies and tools: Microsoft .NET, C#, JAVA and/or web technologies


    Required Qualifications:

    • 10+ years of relevant experience, with a Bachelor's in Computer Science, Engineering or other Technical degree preferred
    • Experience in the following technologies and tools: Microsoft .NET, C#, JAVA and/or web technologie
    • GitHub experience
    • Demonstrated ability to explain technical issues clearly/accurately to technical/non-technical audiences
    • Experience working as a team or technical lead in a software development environment
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative team with adjusting priorities and deadlines

    Desired Skills:

    • Pervasive, Oracle experience
    • Experience with the following technologies:
      • .NET core
      • Node.js
      • Angular JS
      • HTML 5
      • Bootstrap
    • SQL experience
    • Experience working in an Agile team, updating stories in JIRA


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