Optica is recruiting for a Senior Web Developer. The Senior Web Developer will work on a publishing system based on ColdFusion, SQL Server and NoSQL XML databases (MarkLogic). The role requires the ability to develop and maintain a large web application that is built in ColdFusion and makes extensive use of XML-based technologies for document storage, indexing and enrichment.
- Co-architects enterprise solutions across the ColdFusion, SQL Server and NoSQL XML databases (MarkLogic).
- Develop detailed design specifications including service models and message schemas
- Provides critical direction on new development projects, with respect to data integration with XML database and SQL database systems.
- Meets regularly with Senior Publications staff to brainstorm and analyze potential solution enhancements, leveraging advanced systems analysis and requirements processes.
- Advanced system and application performance monitoring.
- Develops software based integrations with multiple vendors applications and services
- Develops workflow applications for passing content between the file system, NoSQL databases and SQL Server using features such as xquery or REST pipelines.
- Provides guidance and code reviews to the junior developer’s and vendors through the full software life cycle.
- Oversees security patches and upgrades for MarkLogic and ColdFusion.
- NoSQL/XML database architecture and development
- XML programming (XSLT, XPATH, XQuery)
- Advanced ColdFusion web programming
- SQL Server programming, including knowledge of execution plan analysis and index management.
- Proven skills in managing web applications with Internet Information Services (IIS)
- Experience with tools such as Lucee and CommandBox a plus.
Education and Experience:
- BA/BS in Computer Science (or related field) and/or equivalent work experience
- Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
- Minimum 8 years of experience with the System Development Life Cycle
- Minimum 2 years of leadership experience in a similar Lead role
- Minimum 2 years of service-oriented development experience
Located in the Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, DC, Optica, formerly OSA, offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.