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Java Back-end Developer
Ref No.: 16-31773
Location: Mountain View, California
Immediate need for a talented Full Stack Developer. This is a 6+ Month contract opportunity with long term potential and is located in Mountain View, CA. Please review the job description below and contact me ASAP if you are interested.
JOB ID: 16-31773
Our Java based solutions are hosted on Amazon Web Services and are always looking to expand our use of core building blocks and SaaS tools.   If solving complex real-life customer problems applying information retrieval and text analytics techniques excites you then you should inquire further to explore the opportunity.
  • Build scalable and distributed search system including content acquisition, indexing, and query interfaces
  • Thought leadership on continuous improve on scalability, performance, and efficiency of the search system
  • Work with complex data structure and apply "out of box thinking" to propose creative ways to extract most out of data with various degree of quality.
  • Act in a technical leadership capacity: Mentoring junior engineers, new team members, and applying technical expertise to challenging programming and design problems.
  • Work cross-functionally with various teams: product management, QA/QE, various product lines, or business units to drive forward results.
  • Contribute to the design and architecture of the project.
  • Experience with Agile Development, SCRUM, or Extreme Programming methodologies.
  • 6+ years experience designing and developing scalable, distributed and highly available systems.
  • Strong leadership experience: Leading meetings, presenting, technical go to person, and cross-functional leader.
  • BS/MS in computer science or equivalent work experience.
  • Expert working knowledge in Java
  • Strong working experience in information retrieval techniques and natural language/linguistic processing
  • Experience with building solution for global deployment dealing with i18n and l10n
  • Good working knowledge on Vector Model Search and AWS
  • 2+ years experience with web services (consuming or creating) with REST or SOAP.
  • Excellent communication skills: Demonstrated ability to explain complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Expertise in the Software design/architecture process.
  • Expertise with unit testing & Test Driven Development (TDD).
  • Business Acumen - strategic thinking & strategy development.
  • Team player, critical thinking, positive attitude and passion to solve for the business.
  • Preferred Experience:
  • Experience with social, mobile, cloud/SaaS, big data, or analytics. 
  • Experience with open source technologies (if no practical work experience w/ Big Data, or cutting edge front-end technology—you're prototyping and/or researching the up and coming technology and solutions.
  • Experience in data mining and text analytics.
Our client is a leading Financial organization and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. Qualified candidates should apply NOW for immediate consideration.