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Software Developer (Java/Cloud)
Ref No.: 18-01123
Location: Minneapolis/St Paul, Minnesota
Start Date / End Date: 07/27/2018 to 01/12/2019
NOTES: The manager is looking for candidates that have prior Cloud experience. We would like to look for more developers that have AWS or Azure experience

We are currently seeking a Senior Java Software Developer, you will be responsible for analysis, design, implementation, and unit testing in a high-performing, experienced team. You will use industry best practices while producing high-quality full stack solutions in a collaborative, agile, results-driven environment across a diverse set of areas. You will be joining a project team that is responsible for the migration of a product from our legacy infrastructure to the Cloud. Will assist the team with transitioning from the current platform into Cloud.

Candidate Value Proposition: This opportunity is new within the team currently. This will be the first project that the current set of applications are moving from legacy framework into the cloud. This is setting the tone for future across the organization.

The Senior Software Developer will:
Implement & Perform -- Implement designs following Pearson coding standards and industry best practices.
Analyze & Design -- Ensure business and requirements artifacts are created that effectively model the customer's requirements.
Review -- Participate in requirement, design and code reviews
Test & Deployment -- Work closely with other teams (e.g., QA, configuration management, end users) to release high-quality software. Create testable requirements and write and execute unit tests.
Reporting -- Complete project documentation as required, including logging status, risk, progress, and effort on assigned work

Required Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, or equivalent technology discipline 6+ years minimum Java development required 3+ years programmatic interaction with relational database systems

Current technology stack: Java, JPA, Hibernate, Web Services (REST/SOAP), AngularJS, jQuery Experience in OOAD, agile processes, design patterns, SQL and UML - Contract ending end of December due to current budgeting.

Experience with some or all of the following tools (Required): Java 8+ (6 years) Web Services (4 years) Spring framework (3 years) SQL (3 years) JBOSS OR Tomcat (3 years) MongoDB (2 years) Docker (2 years) REST services (2 years) Spring Boot (1 year) Spring Cloud Config (1 year) Requirements & analysis experience OOAD design Agile development Design patterns

Experience with some or all of the following tools (Preferred): JPA Hibernate AngularJS (and other JavaScript frameworks) SOA Jenkins Helm VersionOne Hystrix

Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  1. Experience working in an Agile environment highly preferred
  2. Experience in software architecture
  3. Experience in creating design documents, performing code reviews and test-driven development
  4. 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
  5. Ability to think technically and analytically
  6. Ability to understand the philosophy of architecture