Job Order #7971

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Posted Date: 4/1/2019
Job Category: Computing/MIS
Position Title: Java Software Engineer 3
Salary Range:
Location: St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Desired Skills:
Description: You will be a key leader within our development team, and involved in all aspects of the solution from UI, middle tier and the backend database. We will rely on your leadership, innovative problem solving and demonstrated software development skills using a variety of Open Source, Enterprise level, and Cloud focused technologies. You will be part of a team responsible for all phases of an agile software development lifecycle.

As a Java Software Engineer 3 you will design, develop and modify many different elements of technology. You will be required to understand advanced methodologies and research and help standardize new techniques. You will be responsible for establishing ongoing direction and implementation of the technology vision and strategy. We will be looking to you as a subject matter expert in multiple areas of technology that will represent your team in a positive manner within and outside of your department. You will be leading implementations and providing viable recommendations for implementing new solutions. You will be providing instruction and guidance to less senior team members on new tasks and assignments; ensuring deadlines are met. Daily activities will include collaborating with Architects and recommending adjustments to the architecture to improve the overall quality and integration. You will also be required to monitor key performance metrics to ensure compliance of established standards, processes, and procedures.
You will be responsible for evaluating elements of technology’s effectiveness through requirements gathering, testing, research and investigation and make recommendations for improvements that result in increased quality and effectiveness. You will be required to listen to and evaluate customer needs to determine and provide high quality solutions that align with customer expectations.

Other key responsibilities:
Individual contributor performing both application design and coding
Consistently analyze, translate, re-factor, and code software applications per specifications
Identify opportunities to migrate in part or whole solutions to new architectures and technology while delivering new business functionality
Assist in troubleshooting and resolving complex software application problems
Develop and maintain automated unit tests that improves software quality
Participate in design and code reviews
Coach and mentor less experienced engineers
Review, analyze and implement business requirements on assigned projects
Define, develop, communicate and implement standards, processes and procedures for the department
Identify issues and escalate risks to project leadership, as necessary
Analyze and review software requirements to determine feasibility of a design within time and cost restraints
Use system traces and debugging tools for problem determination and system tuning
Maintain documentation on application modifications and updates
Lead migration of applications to quality assurance and/or production environment
Maintain established service level agreements to meet customer expectations and quality standards
Participate in support activities and on-call rotation
Participate in IT security and compliance remediation activities

Required:
Must be presently authorized to work in the U.S. without a requirement for work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future
Available to work in the St. Louis office
Must have at least 8 years’ experience in Java-based software development
3+ years of experience creating and implementing SQL
2+ years of experience using frameworks such as Spring and Hibernate
Proficient knowledge of Java & J2EE (including JSP, EJB, JDBC, SQL, XML, HTML and associated technologies) and the use of those technologies in n-tier development environments
Proficient knowledge is also expected in object-oriented application development principles, theories, and concepts using J2EE specific design patterns and usage
Experience with unit testing
Experience with build scripts (Ant and Gradle are a plus).
Experience with HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript (AngularJS 1 & JQuery)
Solid knowledge of Oracle database environment
Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office desktop applications software

Preferred:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or related field preferred
Experience with the Spring Cloud suite of APIs
Experience with Unix based operating systems, Kubernetes, Helm, & Istio is a plus
Experience working with AWS
Experience with the Mulesoft Mule ESB is a plus
Experience with an Agile development process
Experience with the Atlassian Toolset is a plus
Working experience with VueJS and ElementUI
Experience in WebLogic and Tomcat


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