The AM Agency
Lead Java Developer

Lead Java Developer

*Must pass an US Federal Government Background check. Must be an US Citizen or Green Card holder with no criminal record.

*NO Corp to Crop options

Texas Health and Human Services Commission requires the services of 1 Software Developer 3, hereafter referred to as Candidate(s), who meets the general qualifications of Software Developer 3, Applications/Software Development and the specifications outlined in this document for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

All work products resulting from the project shall be considered “works made for hire” and are the property of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission  and may include pre-selection requirements that potential Vendors (and their Candidates) submit to and satisfy criminal background checks as authorized by Texas law. Texas Health and Human Services Commission will pay no fees for interviews or discussions, which occur during the process of selecting a Candidate(s).

The Lead Java Developer will develop Full-stack Java applications on HHSC’s cloud (Azure/AWS) platform within an Agile (SCRUM) environment. This is a hands-on role that will provide technical direction to team members in addition to their own development tasks. A successful candidate will have hands-on experience programming Full-Stack Java applications on the industry’s leading open source platforms and cloud-based technologies. Mentorship of junior developers will also be a key requirement of this role.  


Minimum Requirements:
Candidates that do not meet or exceed the minimum stated requirements (skills/experience) will be displayed to customers but may not be chosen for this opportunity.
8RequiredExperience in Java/J2EE Enterprise Development – (Core Java, JDBC, Spring Boot, and Angular, for example).
5RequiredExperience with SQL.
5RequiredExperience with Web-based user interface development using Web-Tier frameworks – (Angular, React for example).
5RequiredExperience in Web services development – (RESTFul Services, for example).
5RequiredExperience designing enterprise applications and/or services.
5RequiredExperience creating technical and functional design documentation.
5RequiredExperience leading enterprise Java development teams.
2RequiredExperience with in software development using Agile methodology – (Scrum, for example).
1RequiredExperience with multi-tier system/application development – (SOA, Microservices, 3-Tier applications, for example).
1RequiredExperience in building, supporting, maintaining, and monitoring mission critical business, applications/systems, running in highly distributed environments.
1PreferredExperience with Azure.
1PreferredExperience with Cosmos.
1PreferredExperience with Elastic Search.


Services are expected to start 12/21/2020 and are expected to complete by 08/31/2021. Total estimated hours per Candidate shall not exceed 1520 hours. This service may be amended, renewed, and/or extended providing both parties agree to do so in writing.


Services shall be provided during normal business hours unless otherwise coordinated through the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. Normal business hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, excluding State holidays when the agency is closed.

The primary work location(s) will be at 1701 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701, William B Travis, on the 6th Floor. Any and all travel, per diem, parking, and/or living expenses shall be at the Candidate’s and/or Vendor’s expense. Texas Health and Human Services Commission will provide pre-approved, written authorization for travel for any services to be performed away from the primary work location(s). Pre-approved travel expenses are limited to the rates and comply with the rules prescribed by the State of Texas for travel by its classified employees, including any requirement for original receipts.

The Candidate(s) may be required to work outside the normal business hours on weekends, evenings and holidays, as requested. Payment for work over 40 hours will be at the hourly rate quoted and must be coordinated and pre-approved through Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

Job Category: Engineering IT Programming
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Austin TX

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