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Java Developer
Ref No.: 18-05562
Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
Java Developer
Bloomington. MN
EoY extension longterm

  • Work closely with product owners and teams to lead feature implementation and/or source third party solutions when appropriate.
  • Contribute to standards and best practices around development processes, coding, and peer reviews.
  • Optimize existing systems to improve performance and scalability through service/application tuning and code refactoring.
  • Fully and properly test code to ensure the highest levels of reliability and maintainability. Research and recommend software solutions and tools that help fix inefficiencies in the development process, team collaboration, etc.
  • Help lead and drive development operations initiatives.
  • Provide assistance to CM, QA and support personnel as needed to troubleshoot lower environment as well as production issues.
  • Resolves customer complaints and responds to suggestions for improvements and enhancements.
  • Participates in the development of software user manuals.
Minimum Required Skills:
  • Experience working in agile environment highly preferred
  • Experience in creating design documents, performing code reviews and test driven development
  • Desire to expand knowledge in many development languages, applications, and tools
  • Proven ability to quickly learn new processes and tools, business domains and technical applications
  • Ability to think technically and analytically
  • Ability to understand philosophy of architecture
  • Must assimilate information, distill knowledge, apply experience and provide solution alternatives and recommendations
  • Must have strong time management skills - including ability to work well under pressure, plan, set priorities, adapt to change, and meet established timelines
  • Must develop effective relationships with internal and external contacts and work well within a team
  • Must be a self-starter and detail-oriented
  • Must have a "positive” and energetic demeanor
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Creative problem-solving skills

Experience with some or all of the following tools (Required):
  • Java SE and EE (3 - 5 years)
  • Spring (1-2 years)
  • Web Services (SOAP/REST) (1-2 years)
  • SQL (3-5 years)
  • Requirements & analysis experience
  • OOAD design
  • Agile development
  • Design patterns
  • Minimum Education Requirement:Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, or equivalent technology discipline

Experience with some or all of the following tools (Preferred):
  • JPA
  • Hibernate
  • AngularJS (and other Javascript frameworks such as jQuery)
  • Swing
  • JBOSS or Tomcat
  • RESTEasy
  • SQL Server (Transact-SQL)