Senior Application Developer – Java #1103

Job Description

  • Location: CLEVELAND
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #8350

Job Title: Senior Application Developer – Java
Duration: 6 months plus
Location:  Cleveland Ohio
Contract to hire position.

Senior Application Developer – Java


Acquire and interpret business requirements, creates a functional specification, and determines the most efficient/appropriate technologies.
While following department established standards, influence users in determining the best design to meet project requirements. Responsible for implementing approved architecture design.

Design, submit and review technical and process improvement recommendations as a member of the technical leadership team.

Acquisition & Deployment
Perform complex programming assignments requiring an advanced aptitude of established programming standards, methods, and best practices.
Design application and database components for development projects.
Perform analysis of business models, logical specifications, and/or customer requirements to design and build Internet solutions utilizing multiple technologies.
Mitigate significant risks associated with projects, which have a high technical complexity and/or involve significant challenges to the business.
Understand the business problem being solved and recommend the best solution.

Operational Management
Maintain and modify applications; make approved changes by amending application documentation, developing detailed programming logic, and coding changes.
Provide support for critical application problems and issues. Develop proactive measures to ensure issue is solved and or easily discovered going forward.
Act as a Subject Matter Expert in the discovery and investigation of critical production problems as required.
Collaborate with business domain experts to analyze and assess existing business critical functions. Recommend improvements to operational processes.
Assist Project Manager in the definition, gathering, development, and documentation of business and/or technical requirements, objectives, deliverables, design specifications and project plans.
Participate in requirements gathering and design responsibilities.  Create documentation such as Technical Requirements and High-Level Design documents.
Collaborate with other developers, programmers, and designers in conceptualizing and development of new software programs and applications.
Lead or participate in software design reviews.
Assist in the diagnosis and correction of system issues and software bugs. Participate in measures to prevent them from happening again.

Incidental Functions

Conduct research into new technologies, including tools, components, and frameworks.
Train and knowledge share with development teams.
Mentor and coach developers and/or Professional Apprentices.
Self-manage project work, tasks and status reporting as necessary.
Make presentations to management, clients, and peer groups as requested.
Provide off hour support for critical application problems and issues.
Analyze performance of programs and take action to correct deficiencies based on consultation with clients and approval of supervisor.
Assist with other projects as may be required to contribute to efficiency and effectiveness of the work.
Participate in hiring activities and fulfilling affirmative action obligations and ensuring compliance with the equal employment opportunity policy.
Minimal travel may be required
Work outside the standard office 7.5 hour workday may be required.

Formal Education & Certification
Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in related field or equivalent experience.

Knowledge & Experience

6+ years of IT experience.
Minimum of 6 years of experience working on all phases of the Software Development Lifecycle.
Experience working with customers to build and formulate business requirements.
6+ years Java, ORM/JPA/Hibernate, Web Services, Object-oriented design techniques, and common design patterns. 
3+ years of experience in writing SQL queries and stored procedures to Oracle databases.
Experience testing, debugging, and diagnosing software bugs and system issues.
Experience in automated testing desired.
Microservices experience

Advanced skills implementing API and Microservices architecture using any of the market leading solutions
Experience in implementing business critical, high volume, and highly available services is a must.
A strong hands-on development track records building integration and application utilizing a variety of technologies, development tools and database systems.


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