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Software Applications Engineer
Ref No.: 17-03790
Location: Boulder, Colorado
Position Type:Contract
Pay Rate : $ 55.00 - 70.00 /Hour
Software Applications Engineer - Java
6 Mth. Contract to Hire
Boulder, CO


Software Engineer - Java Applications will design, develop and maintain standards for all phases of the Software Development Lifecycle. Located in Boulder, CO, the organization focuses on research and understanding of climate-change, land-use and impact of invasive species on ecology. The organization is the first of its kind, designed specifically to detect and enable forecasting of ecological change on a continental scale.

Job Functions:
- Design/Develop/Maintain standards for capture and documentation of requirements
- Develop acceptable testing practices
- Deploy production support procedures
- Work directly with cyber infrastructure team, developing and maintaining Java REST data service layer
- Coordinate, communicate and collaborate with the cyber infrastructure team

Required:
- 3+ yrs. of Java programming or equivalent experience in another object-oriented language (must be willing to learn Java)
- Experience with SQL (Oracle, or other large-scale database)
- Linux or Unix familiarity
- Web application server environments familiarity (Wildfly, Tomcat or similar)
- Hibernate or similar ORM tool familiarity
- XML familiarity
- BA in Computer Science, Software Engineering or similar field (equivalent experience or education may be considered)

Preferred:
- Eclipse, Maven or other Java development tools experience
- REST implementations
- JUnit testing or similar frameworks
- Experience with JAXB, JAX-RS or other Java libraries
- EJBS and transaction management experience