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Sr Application Developer
Ref No.: 18-13126
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Position Type:Contract
Title: Sr. Java/J2EE Developer
Location: Omaha NE
Duration: 6 Months plus extensions

Job Description
This function reports to the Distributed Systems Manager IT, Government Application Development. The Analyst will be responsible for designing, prototyping, coding, testing, analyzing, documenting and sizing Java/J2EE backend applications. Working with the Web front End developers to deliver new features on the middleware applications. Supporting existing business systems applications. Collaborate with other developers, business analysts, project managers across teams to identify business needs and build appropriate technical solutions. This analyst will work with a group of Application Architects, Web Engineer/Designers, and Contractors as needed. Work on projects related to enhancing and maintaining several web applications supporting the Federal Tax Payment System within Government Solutions.

Job Specific Responsibilities
· Gain and maintain a strong familiarity with EFTPS applications, infrastructure, code migrations and processes.
· Develop middleware application software using Java/J2EE 8.
· Interact heavily with all other organizations supporting the overall EFTPS solution, including the client.
· Collaborate with Business Analysts, Project Managers, Application Developers and Architects across various teams.
· Write technical specifications
· Develop prototypes and research proofs of concept.
· Perform and participate in code reviews
· Drive process improvement to help streamline or automate complex EFTPS processes.
· Focus on risk mitigation for production changes
· Complete special projects as assigned by leadership.
· Participate in audit compliance activities.
· Disseminate communications when change occurs to keep EFTPS team members informed.
· Participate in implementation and post implementation meetings.

Candidate Requirements
- Java/J2EE – 6-7 years of experience
- SOA/SOAP Web Service Development – 2-3 years
- Rest Services Development – 2-3 years
- Experience with Web sphere application server – 2+ years
- Experience working with Spring – 2-3 years
- Experience working with Spring Web Flow 1+ year
- Experience developing JUnit tests 3+ year
- Experience with build tools Maven/ANT 3+ years
- Experience writing functional and technical specifications – 4+ years
- Ability to collaborate with various team members to brain storm solutions
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Deep/working knowledge of Java multi-threading is a plus
- Experience working with open-source technologies is a plus
- Experience developing complex algorithms is a plus
- Experience working on application performance tuning is a plus
- Experience working with Project and Product Managers is a plus
- Experience developing JavaScript for web apps is a plus
- Experience developing HTML is a plus
- Experience using Enterprise Architect is a plus

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) at an Accredited University or equivalent work experience.
Interview Required: No