Senior Java Developer

  • location: Rancho Cordova, CA
  • type: Contract

job description

Our client has a 12+ month contract opportunity for a Senior Java Developer in Rancho Cordova, CA.

We are looking for someone with 5-10 years Java Development experience in High Performance/High Availability environment. RESTful API and SOAP development experience required (3 years min). Experience in Core financial or insurance systems highly desired. Claim experience also a plus. Anyone whose resume has throughput statistics.

General Summary

With direction, own design construction, development, testing, implementation, and technology delivery for business needs. Sr. Software Engineer is responsible for technical aspects of the entire process of agile development for large complex projects. Sr Software Engineer may supervise or coordinate activities of other personnel as necessary within Agile development cycle.

Essential Functions

  • Utilize user stories to develop technical requirements to ultimately deliver new or modified unique expert level programs, features, or modules, in a timely and cost - effective manner
  • Generate design and development plan using new applicable technology and current tools and techniques to provide expert code for to accomplish highly complex business and technology needs, ultimately achieving competitive advantage for the business
  • Provide technical leadership to coworkers throughout coding and project progression
  • Provide descriptive technical visual program specifications for use in development process Participate in coding, testing, through implementation within an agile environment, ensuring all designs are maintainable, and in accordance with technology architecture, hardware, cross environments, and aid to achieve the future technological vision
  • Determine root cause for the most complex software issues develop practical efficient permanent technical solutions
  • Modify and maintain existing systems for adaptation to business, and / or technology changes
  • Conduct system analysis, and contribute to system planning operations for highly complex projects
  • Utilize unique expert technical knowledge to influence system architecture, and future technological vision
  • Mentor Software Engineers to allow for skill/knowledge development through advice, coaching, and training opportunities
  • Help define and develop the test and production environment, coordinate the migration of the system, and/or coordinate efforts with other projects
  • Adhere to architectural guidelines, standards and delivery discipline processes, while also influencing architectural planning; document the various computer systems enhancements/modifications or information retrievals/updates and update/create procedures
  • Interact and effectively communicate with business partners and other staff; be seen as a technical expert, and utilize this expertise to provide technical advice and support
  • Remain current on new technologies and available vendor packages; evaluate and make recommendations as necessary, and introduce applicable technologies in alignment with our goals and for creative solutions
  • Determine process improvements, best practices, and develop new processes as deemed necessary
  • Drive constructive change and provide leadership

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Minimum 8 years of programming experience
  • 5+ years developing RESTful Web services in Java, on a JBOSS/Tomcat platform
  • Advanced programming experience in current programming language
  • Broad experience designing, programming, and implementing large information systems
  • Highly developed unique expert knowledge of application of computer science, and engineering of technology
  • Ability to independently provide in - depth evaluation and analysis of unique complex technological issues
  • Provide detailed evaluations and practical solutions that take into account all dynamic intangible factors to obtain functional results
  • Independently determine procedures for new technological processes or special assignments
  • Excellent analytical and problem - solving skills for even complex problems
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Influence organizational best practices to better suit organization needs Identify and mitigate risks; contribute to risk management plan
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to employees of all levels
  • Demonstrated ability to direct others to optimal outcomes
  • Ability to regularly exercises discretion and independent judgment in the performance of his/her job duties

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