Application Developer

in Fort Belvoir, VA

Application Developer Job

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    Fort Belvoir, VA 22060, US

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    Information Technology

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Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Application Developer to join our team at our client s site in Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Job Description:

We seek an experienced Application Developer to support our customer s applications including design, coding, testing, implementation, and maintenance of new and existing applications. The candidate must be experienced with research, design, development, and modification of enterprise-wide systems and/or application software. The candidate must have excellent communication and documentation skills, and will be responsible for creating all related standards, operating procedures, and security documentation.


With minimum guidance provide technical expertise, including performing in-depth and complex software systems programming and analysis.

Develop and maintain software applications as required to meet internal organization requirements.

Assist in the design of architectures to include software, hardware, and communications to support the total requirements as well as provide for present and future cross-functional requirements and interfaces.

Apply software engineering efforts and programming support required to develop, implement, and maintain custom software applications that will support diverse sets of disparate data and information sources.

Utilize enterprise tools (e.g. Remedy, ITSM, ArcSight, SharePoint etc.) as required. Customization within enterprise fielded solutions may be required to meet customer needs.

Support the building, testing, evaluation, operation, and security of software system prototypes that demonstrate potential design solutions to satisfy operational and functional requirements.

Perform systems hardware and software integration and testing, to ensure total operational and functional compatibility with interfacing/interacting systems, subsystems, equipment, and computer programs in accordance with DoDI 8510.01 Risk Management Framework (RMF) for DoD Information Technology (IT).).

Assist in the design and coding of software product components, units, and modules according to detailed specifications.

Participate in the design, coding, testing, and debugging of new software or enhancing existing software.


2+ years work experience as an Application Developer

2+ years experience with Dynamic PHP, CSS, XML, JavaScript, and Apache

Installation, patching, upgrading, configuration, management and troubleshooting of custom and COTS software applications

Experience with software development in a government environment a plus


Bachelor s Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.

Certification Requirements:

DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level II Certification (e.g., CompTIA Security+ ce) at date of hire

DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level II Computing Environment (CE) Certification as determined by the Program Manager.

If you start only with a Security+ ce, continued employment will be contingent on receiving the additional Windows certification within 3 months after your start date.

CND-IS Certification (i.e. CEH, CySA+, GICSP, or SSCP only one is required)

If you start only with a Security+ ce, continued employment will be contingent on receiving the additional CND-IS certificate within 3 months after your start date.

Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone s global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities

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Who We Are

Founded in 1998, Blackstone Talent Group is one of three divisions of Blackstone Technology Group. The other two divisions are Blackstone Federal, a premier engineering + transformation agency that serves the federal government, and Trellis Energy, the largest transaction management software firm fully dedicated to serving the natural gas industry. Blackstone Technology Group is a privately-held global IT services, solutions and resourcing firm. Headquartered in San Francisco, Blackstone now has more than 300+ employees across five offices nationwide. Blackstone Technology Group’s mission is to help clients adapt to the demands of a digital world, and has garnered an impressive track record of delivering successful results to a client list that includes Fortune 100 businesses and US federal, state and local government.

We provide contract, permanent and managed resource services to our clients. We source for commercial businesses and non-profits, as well as government clients requiring security clearances from public trust through multiple levels of top secret. Some of our skill specialties are IT, IT Operations, Engineering, Accounting and Finance, and Executive Search.

Our team never stops building connections with talent. And our network of fully-vetted, ready-to-work professionals allows us to provide exceptional speed and accuracy in our resource delivery that is unmatched in the industry. With a relationship-first engagement approach, we most often become a trusted partner with our clients and operate as an extension of their organizations.

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