Job #: 2492

Title: Java Developer


  • Northern New Jersey
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $50-75
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 11 months ago

    The Senior Java Developer is responsible for project-team leadership, support and direction with business systems analysis, development and occasional maintenance support in an object/service oriented architecture implemented on the Java platform, and also:
    • Collaborates with Senior Systems Architects, Software Team Leads and other Software Developers to design, develop and deploy technical solutions
    • Analyzes complex information, designs, develops and troubleshoots database applications
    • Reviews functional requirements and prepares and documents technical program, subsystem and system designs and solutions and their associated project task descriptions and effort estimates
    • Uses both industry-standards and company’s existing systems architecture, design techniques and development standards and reviews new work with others to ensure it complies with industry and company standards
    • Documents technical requirements, program and subsystem designs, project task descriptions, effort estimates, and unit and integration tests
    • Performs new development, maintenance fixes and enhancements to meet business requirements
    • Assists other teams to troubleshoot application issues in production, quality assurance and other environments
    • Develops, reviews, refines, uses and documents plans for both automated and manual unit and integration tests and/or assures unit and integration tests are successfully completed prior to production
    • Tests programs for integration prior to production
    • Mentors other software developers and IT staff members
    • Documents resolutions to system problems
    • Documents designs for system requirements
    Minimum Requirements:
    • Bachelor’s degree (pref. Computer Science or related degree) or equivalent experience
    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in:
    • Highly self-motivated, with the ability to complete tasks with minimal guidance, and to learn independently
    • Excellent analytical and problem solving abilities
    • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills in working in a cross-functional team comprised of Product Analysts, QA, UAT, Development and PMO members
    • Ability to juggle tasks and priorities to meet rapidly changing deadlines
    • Must work with System Architects to review/approve program and subsystem designs
    • Proficiency in UNIX/Linux and Microsoft Windows distributed computing
    • Basic skills with Excel spreadsheets and Word documents
    Preferred Experience and Skills
    • Background in Securities/Banking/Financial Services
    • Java IDE (preferably IntelliJ IDEA)
    • Unix/Linux
    • XML and/or Web Services
    • JDBC and JPA/Hibernate
    • Relational DB principles using Structured Query Language (SQL)
    • Agile/Scrum methodologies
    • Experience working in a desktop Linux environment (preferably CentOS)
    • Experience working with an issue management system
    • Experience working with a wiki


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