Serco Inc.

ColdFusion Developer

Recruiting Location : Location
Information Technology
Position Type
Security Clearance
No - Teleworking not available for this position

Position Description

If you love high profile and challenging programming projects supporting the US Navy - Serco has a great opportunity for you! This ColdFusion Developer will be on a dynamic team, providing information system support at our Alexandria, Virginia location. Bring your expertise and collaborative skills to make an impact with our US Navy clients.


The position is contingent upon your ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret level clearance pre-employment.


Serco supports the US Navy with the Government Owned, Contractor Operated (GOCO) Project Management System – Extranet Sites (PMS-ES) information system. PMS-ES was purpose-built to meet the data and workflow management needs unique to Navy acquisition programs and provides the ability to securely transmit and process information and data deliverables across the various ship design projects, activities, processes, and functions. 


You will be part of a 14-member team that works closely with the customer and will be responsible for web application development including integration with database systems, custom configuration of web interfaces, development and modification of web layouts, and developing ad hoc software to extend system functions.


In this role you, you will:

  • Design and develop CF applications for PMS-ES.
  • Contribute to all phases of the software development life-cycle.
  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code.
  • Conduct Software analysis, programming, testing, debugging activities and maintenance.
  • Develop application codes for programs, technical designs for application development and recommend changes to improve established CF application processes.
  • Identify production and non-production application issues, develop solutions, and implement necessary changes.


To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, IT or similar and 5+ years of Enterprise Application Development experience with ColdFusion (prefer 2016 or later).
  • Must be able to obtain an active DoD Secret clearance pre-employment.
  • United States (U.S.) citizenship. 
  • Expertise in web development technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, CFML, SQL, and REST-based web services is required.
  • Experience in Oracle database is required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience working in a team environment – team player.
  • Experience with ColdBox (4.x or later)
  • Experience with Vue JS or other modern JavaScript Frameworks (React, Angular)
  • Experience with Bootstrap CSS v3.x or later
  • Experience with monitoring of Enterprise Applications for performance, uptime, and security
  • Dev Ops (CI/CD)

Additional desired experience and skills: 

  • Experience with PHP is desired
  • Experience with SQL Server is desired
  • Prior experience supporting DoD customers is desired
  • Solid understanding of object oriented based design patterns with modern approach.
  • Experience working with Version Control Git/GitLab).
  • Experience in data migration, database schema design, and ability to write advanced SQL with complex joins.
  • Well versed with secure coding practices and exposure to code analysis tools to identify security vulnerabilities.
  • Experience troubleshooting, testing, and reverse engineering complex applications.

Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco Americas has over 9,000 employees and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset - we listen, respect and support them throughout their career at Serco. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying our workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).


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If you require an accommodation with the application process please email: or call the HR Service Desk at 800-628-6458, option 1. Please note, due to EEOC/OFCCP compliance, Serco is unable to accept resumes by email.


Serco does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies without being a contracted approved vendor. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Serco and will not be obligated to pay a placement or contract fee. If you are interested in becoming an approved vendor at Serco, please email


COVID-19 Regulations: Serco complies with all applicable COVID-19 requirements. This may require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, provide attestations regarding vaccination status and/or COVID-19 testing, or satisfy other conditions of employment that Serco deems appropriate, and employees may be required to show proof of vaccination and/or negative COVID-19 test results as a condition of employment (except in limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation).


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