Java Developer


Post Date: 03/07/2018 Job ID: 10586784 Industry: IT Perm
Searching for a Strong Java Developer to design, develop and maintain complex web applications for the Client.Com

As a Java Developer, you will be responsible for analysis of requirements to drive further clarification; proposing, defining and documenting sound design/refactoring options & alternatives; creating sound pre-development estimates; developing application code and unit tests; integrating with other Client applications as necessary; delivering integrated application components to Testing and Quality Assurance team and support delivery to the Production environment.

We are looking for a self-starter with the ability to handle a number of simultaneous projects, demonstrate a sense of urgency and ownership to drive projects to completion, and be successful in a collaborative environment. The right person for this role will be organized; detail oriented and be able to prioritize tasks. He/She will help ensure that application code is of high quality by participating in/leading code reviews, writing automated test harnesses, and assisting in the deployment of code onto the pre-production & production environments. This person will demonstrate strong analytical and problem solving skills, a high level of technical competency & leadership, attention to detail and the ability to communicate effectively (written & verbal). We look for professional certifications and a continuing education history to suggest knowledge and familiarity with J2EE design & development techniques.

Relevant job functions:
  • Design complex, high traffic web-based applications and REST services using Object-oriented design and patterns
  • Document high-level and detailed solution design, different options considered and their tradeoffs, prod deployment plan, etc.
  • Develop detailed work breakdown structure for analysis, design, development and deployment activities
  • Develop REST services and web applications using Spring MVC, Spring IoC, Spring REST, Spring Boot, Spring Data, Spring Batch, etc.
  • Develop unit and integration tests using JUnit and Spock
  • Deploy applications to Apache HTTP server, Apache Tomcat server and validate application functionality
  • Develop search applications using Apache SOLR
  • Develop shell scripts as required
  • Work with PostgreSQL, Oracle and MongoDB databases
  • Work with version control system Git
  • Work with defect tracking system JIRA and documentation system Confluence
  • Work with application deployment and orchestration tool uDeploy
  • Work with build system Jenkins
  • Work with log management tool Splunk and create dashboards for key performance metrics
  • Perform troubleshooting of issues in prod and non-prod environments and document the root causes
  • Participate in Agile meetings: backlog grooming, planning and daily stand-ups

What's In It For You
Besides a competitive compensation package, you'll be working with a great group of technologists interested in always finding the right tool for the job in a culture that encourages innovation. If you're ready to take on some new technical challenges at a well-respected company, we'd love to hear from you.

What You Need For This Position
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Technology or Engineering or equivalent related work experience
  • 3+ years of disciplined application design and development experience, preferably in the Internet or software industry
  • Experience with designing and developing web-based applications for moderate to high traffic sites
  • Demonstrated strong development skills in Java SE
  • Demonstrated strong development experience using Spring MVC and Spring IoC
  • Experience developing unit and integration tests using JUnit or similar tools (Spock, Selenium, etc.)
  • Experience with application packaging and deployment tools e.G., Maven, Gradle.
  • Experience working with Apache web server and Tomcat on Windows or Linux systems
  • Experience working with relational database management systems like Oracle, MySQL, MS SQL, PostgreSQL or similar systems
  • Experience developing SQL queries and stored procedures
  • Familiarity with Linux systems and using shell commands
  • Strong organizational and communication skills, both verbal and written

... And if you have the following, even better!
  • Prior responsibilities that required communication and coordination across different groups: e.G., Engineering, QA, Operations and Project Management. History of increasing responsibilities
  • Prior Design and Development experience using Service Oriented and Microservice Architectures
  • Experience with some of the modules Spring Boot, Spring Batch, Spring Data, Spring REST, Spring Cache, etc.
  • Hands-on experience using Web 2.0 technologies like AJAX, JQuery and data exchange with XML and JSON formats
  • Development experience with Groovy
  • Experience working with MongoDB
  • Experience developing unit and integration tests using Spring Testing framework
  • Experience at an internet company

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