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Java Back-End Developer
Ref No.: 16-20674
Location: new Orleans, Louisiana
Immediate need for a talented Java Back-End Developer with experience in the IT Industry.
This is a 12 month contract opportunity with long-term potential and is located in New Orleans, LA. Please review the job description below and contact me ASAP if you are interested.
 
Job ID: [16-20674]

Role Summary/Purpose:
The Back-end Developer will be responsible for designing, developing and testing software to create solutions and services tailored to the needs of the business and external customers. Requires developed and strong foundation of function skills and knowledge of relevant technologies.
 
Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems (IS), Information Technology (IT), Computer Science or Engineering (OR High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of IS, IT, or Computer Science).
·         Minimum of 3 years of experience in IT software development.
 
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience on the following technology stack - Java, J2EE, Spring Framework, MVC, App server Knowledge (Tomcat, JBoss), OSGi, SOAP/REST webservices.
  • Excellent knowledge with development tools and integrated build systems: Eclipse IDE, Jenkins/Hudson, Maven - Software development cycle and automated testing experience (TDD/BDD).
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with Java.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with JavaScript.
  • Experience with NodeJS.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with NOSQL databases and Rational databases (Oracle, MySQL, etc…).
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in developing REST APIs and writing unit tests.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience using a CI system to automate builds.
  • Understanding of HTTP and Network Layer overhead and latency.
  • Understanding of how to optimize service data for size or speed.
  • Working knowledge in configuration management tools such as CVS/SVN/ClearCase/Git/Perforce.
Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong Debugging and Troubleshooting Expertise.
  • Lean/Six Sigma Certification.
  • Experience working in an Agile software development environment.
  • Previous experience with Cloud Foundry/PaaS.
  • Experience with C#, NewRelic, Logstash, Postgres, Lua, GOLang, CQRS.
  • Understanding of Delay Tolerant Networking (DTN).
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively across functions in a matrix environment. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to diplomatically advocate for the appropriate support staffing levels.
    Ideal candidate will also have experience presenting effectively to non-technical and executive audiences.
  • Strong analytical skills – strong problem solving skills, communicates in a clear and succinct manner and effectively evaluates information / data to make decisions; anticipates obstacles and develops plans to resolve.
  • Resourceful and quick learner; able to efficiently seek out, learn, & apply new areas of expertise as needed.
·         Highly self-motivated, able to work independently.
 
 
Our client is a leading organization and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. If you are interested in this position, please apply online for immediate consideration.