Ref No.: 18-24304
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date: 04/10/2018
Title: Java Lead Location: Chicago, IL Duration: Fulltime Job Description: An experienced developer / technical lead. The application is comprised of a J2EE front-end with extensive batch processing via UNIX. Strong Java, UNIX and SQL / Sybase skills are required. The engagement is expected to last approximately 6 months with the possibility of extension. This role will involve application design / architecture, development, and occasionally break / fix support. Requires an extensive knowledge of application and infrastructure systems architecture, excellent consultative and communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with IT management and staff. Position requires strong analytical abilities. Duties 1. Engages with internal and external application and business teams to understand application requirements. 2. Designs and documents solutions for new application development projects. Leads other developers in their development efforts and provides guidance on best practices. 3. Helps support the application on a day-to-day basis, occasionally engaging in troubleshooting and break/fix activities 4. Develops or maintains computer programs, including designing, coding, testing, debugging, and installing. 5. Ability to follow software development methodologies, including working through business requirements and designs with IT partners. 6. Reviews and enhances existing code to improve performance and ensure application meets industry-standard specifications. 7. Interfaces with partners throughout systems to determine impacts of software changes. Experience Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related discipline and at least five (typically seven or more years) experience in information system architecture methodologies, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.