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SENIOR JAVA DEVELOPER
Ref No.: 18-68102
Location: Frisco, Texas
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 09/17/2018
  
THE POSITION
We are hiring a Senior Java Developer for a long-term contract in Frisco! The Senior Java Developer serves as a technical consultant (and sometimes mentor) to provide and support software applications that meet or exceed business needs. This position must be comfortable and experienced with computer programs that are complex in nature. The ideal candidate must be familiar with a variety of development concepts, practices, and procedures and MUST HAVE RESTful Web Service knowledge and experience (our client is currently moving from SOAP to REST). The Senior Java Developer must also have experience with Java 8.
 
The Senior Java Developer will actively participate in Scrum planning/tasking/standups/etc and is expected to logically break down problems and ask questions if they cannot solve it themselves.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
Engages with system users and business analysts to identify system enhancements and/or new applications to meet business needs.
Actively contributes to the development of solutions and ideas that add value.
Develops elegant and simple solutions.
Experience working on Business to Consumer mobile Development.
Assists in planning and organizing meetings/conference calls, including arranging accommodations and other logistics.
Provides support during meetings as required; prepares and takes dictation, minutes, agendas, notices and manages mailings of meeting agendas and supporting materials.
Produces code of high quality and reliability - strong quality code metrics.
Effectively performs code walk-throughs. In conjunction with Quality Services.
Proactively performs extensive system testing to ensure that the systems work efficiently and are developed following the applicable development methodology.
Must have experience with Java, Apache, Tomcat, Spring MVC, Web Services, Unit Testing, etc.
Creates Unit tests to ensure accuracy. Tracks record of identifying largest risk areas and driving resolution of these issues.
Leads the design, development and implementation of complex systems.
Provides accurate and timely input to Project Manager regarding status of technical tasks for self and team.
Effectively and actively plays the role of technical advisor for projects, providing advice on tools, process and design to others.
Shows initiative to initiate and actively facilitate meetings and issue resolution, involving the right individuals.
Ensures project goals make sense and overall development objectives are being met.
Serves as a contact person in support of more serious production problems/issues.
Designs and develops high quality, scalable and efficient solutions and products on schedule
 
TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor of Science in computer science or a related technical field, or equivalent combination of post-secondary education and work experience
5+ years' with Java, Apache, Tomcat and Spring MVC
3+ years with RESTful Web Services (moving from SOAP to REST)
3+ years with Unit Testing (JUnit, Mockito, Groovy)
5+ years' of increasingly responsible systems development experience on multiple platforms
5+ years' experience in the development environment commensurate with the assigned area of responsibility
Experience with complex, enterprise web development
Experience with responsive website designs and solutions
Demonstrated ability to gather requirements, design and develop systems
Ability to track record of designing and developing high quality, scalable and efficient solutions and products on schedule
Effective team leader on diverse and different teams
Strong project management skills
Ability to accurately identify root cause of technical problems
 
CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS
Excellent communication skills; verbal and written
Ability to dress business casual and work flexible hours!
Ability to have fun WHILE working on new projects with cutting edge technology
Strong leadership and mentoring skills
Ability to adapt to change
Proven ability in a fast paced environment
Strong negotiation and/or influential skills
Ability to influence others to ensure that issues which have been raised are resolved
Excellent problem solving skills able to think through likely cause of problems before referring to others