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Junior Software Developer Jobs in Washington Dc

Junior Systems Engineer

Randstad USA

Washington DC, DC

Lead Software Engineer - 100% REMOTE


Washington, DC

Systems Engineer II

Apex Systems

Washington, DC

Sr. Applications Developer/Tech Lead

Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, Ltd.

Maryland City, MD

Junior Linux Systems Engineer


Washington, DC

Lead, Software Engineer - Software & UI/UX Architect (TS/SCI)

L3Harris Technologies

Washington, DC

Software Engineer

Bowhead / UIC Technical Services

Washington, DC

Java Developer

Herdt Consulting Inc

Arlington, VA

Software Engineer

Gables Search Group

Washington, DC

Washington Junior Software Developer Jobs Overview

Junior software developers are part of a software development team and work on small projects—or have supporting roles in large projects—while they gain experience. They help to create computer operating systems, programs, or mobile apps. It's a good time to look for junior software developer jobs—the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that software developer employment will grow by a whopping 22% over the next 10 years.

As a junior software developer, you may be working on software to be sold commercially or on custom software for a particular client. Either way, you start by analyzing the consumers' needs and creating a sample design that shows exactly how your software will meet those needs. You'll then move on to create models and diagrams for programmers to turn into code. Once the programmers are finished, you'll test the program and make notes of any bugs to fix later. Lastly, you'll work on updates, troubleshooting, and patching code.

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About Working in Washington, D.C.

Looking for the cosmopolitan city life? Washington, D.C., has it all—combining history, politics, and culture to generate a distinctively energized metro atmosphere. And there's much more to the nation's capital than governmental concerns. Locals will tell you how well-developed the city is, with high-caliber museums (and architectural feats within and bordering the National Mall), loads of restaurants to satisfy any true foodie, convenient public transportation, and opportunities for green-space adventures in national and state parks right outside the urban core.

Washington, D.C., jobs are also expected to grow by 33.7% in the next 10 years (a faster rate than the U.S. average of 33.5%), so now's a great time to make a career move. Cost of living is higher than the national average, but that isn't unusual, given the nature of the location (and you're likely to find a higher-paying job here as well). Additionally, employment and housing possibilities are plentiful in the greater D.C. area, with headquarters for various businesses, corporate sprawls, and government contractors. So you may want to explore nearby Alexandria in Virginia and Bowie, Rockville, and Annapolis in Maryland for further job openings too.

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To apply to junior software developer jobs, you'll need a resume and cover letter. Your resume should be a simple overview of your work history, technical skills, and biggest achievements. To make it easier on yourself, you can use our sample resume for software developers as a template.

In your cover letter, you can explain your work experience in great depth and demonstrate your passion for the field and the role or company you're applying to. Use our cover letter tips to learn how to write a professional letter. Or take advantage of the cover letter samples we've posted on Monster.

How Much Do Junior Software Developer Jobs Pay in Washington, D.C.?

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