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Vacancy: Application Engineer

Location: Herndon/McLean, VA

General Information

Location: Herndon/McLean, VA
Salary: Salary range is commensurate with candidate’s qualifications and experience.
How to Apply: Send your resume to specifying the job opportunity you are applying for.

Job Overview

Duties: Application Engineers work closely with the Project Manager and/or Business Analyst to interpret business requirements, effectively develop the application according to requirements, and deliver high quality results.

Job Requirements

Key Requirements:

  • An Application Engineer's (AE) primary responsibility is the analysis of functional requirements, and development of applications utilizing the Micropact platforms and technologies.
  • AE’s work closely with the Project Manager and/or Business Analyst to interpret business requirements, effectively develops the application according to requirements, and delivers high quality results.
  • To accomplish the primary responsibilities, a solid understanding of Java, JavaScript and SQL are necessary.
  • AEs must also maintain a functional understanding of database architecture and be able to write reports using an iReport toolkit, write custom extensions to JSP pages, and provide technical oversight when deploying applications to customer-facing environments.
  • AEs must be able to communicate technical and non-technical information clearly, answer technical questions from customers, and be able provide efficient technical solutions to problems.
  • AEs are responsible for writing technical documenting as directed by OmniSystems standards and methodology.



  • 4 to 6 years of programming/software development experience.
  • Experience programming in SQL, Java, JavaScript, Web Application and Relational Database (SQL Server, Oracle).
  • Understanding of J2EE Architecture (JBoss, Apache, Tomcat, etc.) and deployment procedures. Analytical Skills (ability to digest requirements and produce design).
  • Ability for Testing/Quality Control.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar field of study


  • Prior experience with workflow solutions preferred.

Special Requirements

  • Ability to obtain a U.S. Government Clearance.

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