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Software Engineer V
Ref No.: 15-00126
Location: Denver, Colorado
Experience Level: 5 Years
Start Date / End Date: 01/19/2015 to 08/31/2015
Senior Java Web Developer

This is an urgent need. Therefore the first, best candidate will be selected. This may occur before the submission deadline, so please submit your best candidates ASAP.
The Colorado Secretary of State's Office is in need of two Senior Contract Java Developers for the creation and maintenance of web applications in support of the Business & Licensing and Elections divisions of the department. The Secretary of State's Office collects, secures, and makes accessible a wide variety of public records; it ensures the integrity of elections; and it enhances commerce.
We will hire for up to a nine month contract, beginning December 1. These contracts are renewable in 6-9 month increments. Work will be performed on-site at the Colorado Secretary of State's Office (1700 Broadway, Suite 200, Denver, CO 80290). You'll be working in an organization that offers flexible hours, modern technology, and near public transportation and parking.
As a senior software engineer you will work on application design, coding, and defect correction. Your ability to work through complex problems and make sound decisions will help you and the teams you work with make the best applications possible. In this position, you will work closely with business analysts, QAs, DBAs, UI/UX designers, and other developers who share a common goal: delivering highly reliable and maintainable systems that bring value to Colorado residents and businesses.
Technical Experience:
  • 5 years of professional web application development using Java (Struts, JSF, HTML, CSS)
  • 5 years of enterprise level development using JEE or related technologies (JPA, JDO, EJB3)
  • 5 years of OO design and programming experience
  • 3 years of relational database experience
  • 3 years of agile development experience
  • 1+ years of continuous integration experience (Jenkins, Hudson, Bamboo)
  • 1+ years of experience with web services and XML
As part of the selection process a small coding sample will be requested. The problem will be defined by the IT staff and shouldn't take more than an hour or two to complete.
Conditions of employment:
The individuals selected for this position will be required to pass a Colorado criminal background check prior to final appointment.
Colorado Secretary of State's Office will not directly sponsor candidates that require a work Visa.