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Java Developer
Ref No.: 17-04906
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Position Type:Right to Hire
Experience Level: 8 Years
Start Date / End Date: 07/31/2017 to 02/28/2018
 Primary Responsibilities:
  • Perform all phases of software engineering including requirements analysis, application design, code development and testing
  • Design and implement product features in collaboration with business and IT stakeholders
  • Design reusable components, frameworks and libraries
  • Work very closely with architecture groups and drive solutions
  • Participate in an Agile/Scrum methodology to deliver high-quality software releases every 2 weeks through Sprints
  • Design and develop innovative solutions to meet the needs of the business
  • Review code and provide feedback relative to best practices and improving performance
  • Troubleshoot production support issues post-deployment and come up with solutions as required
  • Mentor and guide other software engineers within the team
  • Work with a team of software engineers for one or more Agile scrum teams assigned to work on the project
  • Designs, codes, tests, debug, and documents software, and enhance existing components to ensure that software meets business needs
  • Contribute to the design and architecture to enable secure, scalable, and maintainable software and should be able to clearly articulate the implications of design/architectural decisions, issues and plans to technology leadership
  • Provide hands-on leadership, coaching, mentoring, and software engineering best practices to junior software engineers
  • Develop reusable patterns and encourage innovation that will enable team velocity
  • Collaborate on the design with other team members and product owners, both inside and outside the scrum team
  • Estimate engineering work effort for engineering team and effectively identify and prioritize the high impact tasks
  • Conduct design and code reviews to ensure code developed meets coding best practices guidelines, unit testing, security, and scalability and maintainability guidelines
  • Drive a quality mindset within the team
Required Qualifications:
  • 4+ years Java/J2EE experience
  • Strong hands-on experience with Java EE or spring framework
  • Strong experience of one or more ORM technologies (like Hibernate, JPA, or similar)
  • Demonstrated success in building design patterns and software engineering best practices
  • Experience with automated unit testing technologies (Such as JUnit, Spock, or similar)
  • Good understanding of SQL, relational database modeling and design
Preferred Qualifications:
  • BS Degree in Computer Science or related experience
  • Experience with commercial software development and/or healthcare industry experience
  • Sound understanding of core OOPS as well as JEE Design patterns as well as their implementation in real world applications
  • Experience with Agile Methodology
  • Experience with XML/JSON and developing SOAP and REST services using Apache CXF or a comparable framework
  • Experience with Java Messaging
  • Experience in projects requiring application re-engineering, modernization
  • Experience with Maven
  • Experience with Groovy
  • Excellent analytical and creative problem solving skills
  • Independent/go-getter attitude to keep yourself well-versed with new evolving technologies in application development landscape and be able to define how some of them can help in improving the work you are a part of now or in future
  • Experience with all aspects of web application development