Web Developer

Reports to | CTO
Location | D.C. Metro

Job Purpose:

As a Developer with WhiteHawk you will have the exciting opportunity to develop reactive programing applications with JavaScript, Java, HTML, SOAP, SCALA, Clojure, in AWS and Heroku services. Familiarity with Salesforce is a plus.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of high-impact team
  • Conduct full stack application development and testing
  • Develop JavaScript front-end features and Java back-end features in a Java/Hibernate/PostgreSQL environment
  • Work in an agile/DevOps development environment


As a WhiteHawk Developer, you will be a talented Java developer with significant JavaScript based front-end experience. You are passionate about software and excited by the opportunity to join a growing team of product, technology, and software professionals. Successful candidates will work with highly experienced team leads and have the opportunity to learn new technologies as we tackle new problem sets.

  • Experience with multiple platforms utilizing for example SQL, PL/SQL, PL/pgSQL, Shell Scripting
  • Experience with one or more of the following: HDFS, HBase, HIVE, PIG, HADOOP Framework, HADOOP Ecosystem, Mapreduce, Heroku Connect, Java, JavaScript/HTML5/CSS3Spring, Hibernate
  • SCALA, Clojure, other functional or reactive programming language
  • Experience with broad technology delivery, including custom Web solutions development
  • Experience with Web-based development, including HTML, Java, JavaScript, and CSS, XML, and SOAP
  • Experience with Java development, including Java EE technologies, such as Spring, Angular Js, Neo4j
  • Experience with various technologies such as: Apache Tools, SQL, Mongo DB, or Cassandra
  • Experience with writing and executing automated tests
  • Familiarity with build and deployment tools such as ant, maven, Jenkins, docker
  • Experience with Agile and DevOps methodologies
  • Ability to work with users or personas to translate business needs into design and code
  • Ability to troubleshoot application and database issues
  • Ability to create software development design documentation
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

If this sounds like you, please send your cover letter and resume to We hope you will join us!