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Job Title:  Software Developer – Falls Church, VA. US. JO# 18279



Since 2009, Cherokee Nation Technologies (CNT) has been serving government clients with time-tested solutions that increase client effectiveness through the intelligent use of technology. CNT’s expertise includes software and application services, network services, and business process services. The company is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with a regional office in Ft. Collins, Colorado, and client locations nationwide. Wholly owned by the Cherokee Nation, CNT is part of the Cherokee Nation Businesses family of companies.

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) is the premier federal agency charged with protecting and enhancing America's treasured fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats. USFWS works for the perpetuation of diverse and abundant wildlife because biodiversity is essential to maintaining the health of our environment, our families, and our economy.

USFWS maintains a network of public lands totaling upwards of 150 million acres split into eight geographic regions and nearly 700 field stations.

CNT is seeking a Java Developer to help support the efforts of the USFWS.




Includes the following:

  • Responsible for developing, testing, implementing and maintaining web-based application systems
  • Troubleshoots system problems and issues and looks for ways to improve the application
  • Performs routine programming assignments that do not require domain knowledge or experience but do require knowledge of established programming procedures and data processing requirements
  • Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job
  • Work directly with senior Team Lead to receive work assignments.



Specific skills and Requirements:

  • JEE programming skills (JSP/Java, with Groovy experience preferred)
  • Experience with Web Frameworks (Grails, Spring, Struts preferred)
  • Experience with Object Relational Mapping frameworks (Hibernate, JPA, GORM preferred)
  • Experience with Relational Databases
  • Experience with Drupal
  • Experience with client side interactivity and design using Javascript, XHTML or HTML5, and CSS (JQuery or Twitter Bootstrap preferred)
  • Experience with Apache Tomcat
  • Experience with Linux operating systems preferred
  • Some experience with cloud-based technologies (Amazon AWS preferred)
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral).







Experience: Four years full time Software development experience in an increasingly responsible position

Education:  BS degree in Computer Science ore related curriculum or equivalent.




Groovy, Grails, Web Applications, Ajax, Java, JavaScript, JQuery, Bootstrap




While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to walk or sit for long periods of time; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, controls or equipment; and reach forward with hands and arms.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include visual acuity to Colorado driver's license requirements, including close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee might lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift or move 50 lbs.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



With $400 million in annual revenue, more than 3000 employees and nearly 1,000 federal projects for more than 60 government agencies in 26 countries, 50 states and 2 territories, Cherokee Nation Businesses’ (CNB) team of companies are well positioned to deliver the expertise needed to solve the world’s most pressing issues. Together, CNB’s companies provide an array of services — from applications and data services to cybersecurity and national defense — for 12 of the 15 Cabinet departments.

Why consider Cherokee Nation Businesses? The following links can help you learn more about what we do and the many great reasons to join our team!


Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: EEO Statement | EEO Poster;


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