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Software Engineer - Java/JEE Middleware

Req #: 170105820
Location: Plano, TX, US
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 3000 US Dollar (USD)

 As a member of our Software Engineering Group you will dive head-first into creating innovative solutions that advance businesses and careers. You’ll join an inspiring and curious team of technologists dedicated to improving the design, analytics, development, coding, testing and application programming that goes into creating high quality software and new products. You’ll be tasked with keeping the team and other key stakeholders up to speed on the progress of what’s being developed. Coming in with an understanding of the importance of end-to-end software development-such as Agile frameworks-is key. And best of all, you’ll be working with and sharing ideas, information and innovation with our global team of technologists from all over the world.

This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:

  • Advanced knowledge of application, data and infrastructure architecture disciplines
  • Understanding of architecture and design across all systems 
  • Working proficiency in developmental toolsets
  • Ability to collaborate with high-performing teams and individuals throughout the firm to accomplish common goals
  • Proficiency in one or more general purpose programming languages
  • Understanding of software skills such as business analysis, development, maintenance and software improvement
  • Become a valued member of our Agile Team.
  • Work closely with the Scrum Master and Application Development Lead to ensure team and organization standards are followed and the team is consistently focused on continuous improvements and sustained delivery.
  • Participate in Release and Iteration Planning meetings with the team and other key stakeholders.
  • Employ simple design and pragmatic implementation techniques to drive business value.
  • Pair program with team members to build high-quality solutions.
  • Adopt a quality first mindset with a high emphasis placed on unit testing and TDD.
  • Mentor junior team members to progress their technical and professional skills. Be open and actively seeking learning opportunities from more senior team members.
  • Lead mid-size application build efforts within the application development space

 Summary:

Seeking a talented and passionate developer to work as part of our Agile middleware services team (no UI development). Someone who is enthusiastic about delivering high quality solutions that provide real business value with a focus on writing simple clean code and building integration solutions for the middleware/shared services organization

 

 

 

         

  • 6+ years experience working as an Application Developer.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field or the foreign equivalent.
  • Knowledge and experience working in an Agile environment.
Technologies
 
  • Java – Expert-level implementation skills with Java and JEE.
  • Spring – Strong implementation skills with core Spring Framework and including other sub-projects like Spring JMS, Spring Security and Spring Data
  • Messaging – strong integration skills with messaging platforms like websphere MQ using JMS.
  • Services – strong implementation skills in consuming and building highly scalable services using SOAP and REST
  • Demonstrated experience with WSDL, XSD, WS-*, XSLT, Security, SOAP-UI
  • Database – Strong implementation skills with ORM frameworks like Hibernate/JPA or MyBatis. Must be proficient in SQL preferably across multiple databases.
  • SCM – Strong experience working with an SCM tool like Subversion or Git.
  • Maven – Strong experience working with Maven as a build tool including a firm understanding of Maven standards and common practices.
  • Application Servers – Broad and deep understanding of multiple application server platforms like Apache Tomcat and IBM WebSphere.
  • General – Comfortable in more than one programming language with a strong understanding of fundamental web/internet technologies.
Engineering Practices
 
  • TDD – Must have practical experience with unit testing with preference given to those with an understanding of Mock Testing Frameworks like EasyMock or Mockito
  • Refactoring – Strong understanding of refactoring and how to apply these techniques to build and maintain high-quality solutions.
  • Pair Programming – Comfortable pairing with others on both simple and complex problems.
  • Experience with CI (using tools like Jenkins) and automated deployment using tools like rundeck
  • Excellent communication skills in English (both written and spoken forms) 
 
Nice to Have:
 
  • Training/self-learning/exposure to cloud technologies/platforms like AWS, PCF. Preferably PCF is a plus
  • Experience in building and deploying services in the cloud using platforms like PCF is a big plus
  • Experience with continuous delivery or continuous deployment is a plus
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