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Senior Java Developer
Ref No.: 18-02677
Location: Houston, Texas
Position Type:Contract

Are you looking for a chance to work on a team of pure SENIOR DEVELOPERS and Technologists???  This position is going to be a part of a small, tight-knit group within a global organization that is responsible for overhauling the entire Technology stack for the companies trading division. 
The Manager is looking for someone who can come in and contribute from day 1.  This is absolutely NOT a micromanaged group as everyone is given freedom and flexibility to bring their own skills and processes to the office each and every day.  There is 1 common goal and as long as everyone is working hard towards that – everyone is happy.
The team is a group of 10 and they're adding this contractor as necessary growth.  If you're currently in a role you feel you may not be able to fully utilize your Java development skills, then this is definitely a position to look into.
LONG TERM contract as this firm does not let good ones get away.  Potential to convert to fulltime down the road as well if that is your wish.
Key responsibilities:
  • Deliver high quality software that is fast and efficient.
  • Provide maintenance and enhancements to the existing applications.
  • Work with technology stakeholders to devise solutions that will fulfill business requirements and meet organizational strategic goals
  • Foster strong working & collaborative relationships with the business & technology stakeholders across multiple locations
  • Contribute to process improvement initiatives.

Specific Technical Skills:
  • Expertise with the Java language, including multi-threading.
  • Experience with web development
  • Good database knowledge and SQL skills
  • Experience with basic shell scripting
  • High performance code and performance tuning
  • Knowledge of Messaging, Python, Perl.
  • Knowledge of Big Data & AWS 
Non-Technical Skills:
  • Agile SDLC - enjoy high pace team environment with strong, self-driven, SDLC disciplines
  • Strong communication skills
  • Adaptable, accountable, solution orientated and possesses excellent analytical & problem solving skills
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Collaborate effectively within a global IT environment across multiple locations
  • 5-7 years of experience in software development