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Sr. Software Engineer - Java 15244 Scottsdale, AZ 11/10/2021 1:52:00 PM

Application Development
Contractor - W2

Job Description

Sr. Software Engineer - Java (Contract)

 Overall Purpose

This position designs, develops, tests and maintains software product applications.

Essential Functions

    • Design, develop, document, test, and debug new and existing software systems and applications.
    • Serve as technical expert on development projects.
    • Drives full development life cycle including requirements analysis and design.
    • Write technical specifications based on conceptual design and stated business requirements.
    • Support, maintain, and document software functionality.
    • Identify and evaluate new technologies for implementation.
    • Analyze code to find causes of errors and revise programs as needed.
    • Drive software design meetings and analyze user needs to determine technical requirements.
    • Consult with end user to prototype, refine, test, and debug programs to meet needs.
    • Complies with all security policies and procedures, to ensure that the highest level of system and data confidentiality, integrity and availability is maintained.

Desired Skills

Automation

    • Ability to use Unix/Linux command line programs and create/edit scripts.
    • Able to analyze results of automated deployment scripts and makes modifications.

Design

    • Able to prepare detail design documents from requirements.
    • Familiar with Reporting tools such as Crystal Reports, Jasper Reports, BIRT, etc.
    • General understanding of software environments and network topologies.
    • Able to demonstrate OOA/OOD skills.
    • Demonstrable understanding of distributed, component based architecture
    • Working knowledge of networking and/or telecommunications protocols
    • A solid understanding of event driven / asynchronous programming and multi-threading
    • Demonstrable technical design skills (UML experience a plus)
    • Familiar with TDD/BDD.
    • Familiar with SOA framework, web services, etc.

Coding

    • Common Developer Skills

                    - Competent (5+ years) Java or C# or C++ or Objective-C language programming skills.

                    - Competent with SQL or PL/SQL and relational database concepts.

                    - Experience with source code control systems.

                    - Experience with secure programming techniques is highly desirable

                    - Able to perform code reviews to ensure the code meets the acceptance criteria.

Testing

    • Able to maintain test scripts as needed.
    • Prepares test strategy, test plan, test cases, and test summary documents.
    • Experience with automated functional software testing frameworks, such as Cucumber, Selenium, etc.
    • Performs unit, functional, load, user interface, performance, regression and system integration testing on new code or modified code prior to production releases.
    • Produce and report project test metrics.
    • Possess advanced knowledge of QA/QC techniques; certifications preferred
    • Assists new staff on testing techniques and test methodologies

Support

    • Responsible for responding to situations in a timely manner, and meeting predetermined deadlines
    • Ability to support/maintain existing products and add new features as requested by customers.
    • Central point of contact for support of UAT/production applications as needed
    • Keen troubleshooting skills across tiers/domains
    • Ability to work on multiple projects

Collaboration

    • Agile/Lean methodologies experience
    • Solid understanding of an iterative software development process
    • Able to guide the team to produce estimates for all project activities and tasks.
    • Responsible for eliciting user and functional requirements and ensuring they consistent and complete
    • Mentor and monitor Software Engineers in the technical aspects of their assignments.

Experience

    • Education and experience typically obtained through completion of a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and/or 5 or more years of related industry experience.

Preferred Skills: 

    • Java, SpringBoot, Spring Batch, Spring Integration, Spring Web Services
    • AWS or Cloud experience

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