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Java Software Engineer

  • Location: Fort Worth, 76155
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 12 days ago

Leverage the latest technology to solve business problems in a collaborative environment at this Fortune 500 transportation giant. Top technical resources are retained on long term contract engagements.

Our client is in need of a Java Software Engineer for a long term contract opportunity in Fort Worth, TX 

Job Description

• Collaborate with technical leaders, business analysts, managers, architects and other software developers, along with internal customers, to understand and develop solutions to meet business requirements
• Maintain and enhance existing enterprise services, applications, and platforms using domain-driven design and test-driven development
• Troubleshoot and debug complex software issues; identifies and implements solutions
• Create detailed functional specifications, acceptance criteria according to requirements, and provide realistic work estimates
• Research and implement new or unfamiliar technologies with limited guidance
• Support adherence of high quality coding standards and adhere to best practices, security guidelines, and automated regression testing
• Work closely with software architects and technical leads to ensure decisions meet long-term enterprise growth needs
• Be self-motivated and able to work with limited guidance in a virtual environment

Minimum Qualifications - Education & Prior Job Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training
• No less than 3 years of full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) experience.  J2EE technologies: Java 11, JSP, JMS, JAXB, JDBC;
• Able to accommodate some on-call support shifts

Preferred Qualifications – Education & Prior Job Experience:
• Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training
• 5+ years of full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) experience
• Airline Industry experience
• Experience building automated testing, managing no-SQL databases, azure cloud infrastructure

Skills, Licenses & Certifications:
• Proficiency in object-oriented design principles and project methodologies e.g. Domain-Driven Design, SOLID and GRASP principles, Agile methodologies including Scrum, Test-Driven Development, Paired programming
• Proficiency and demonstrated experience in OO Development using:
(a) J2EE technologies: Java 11, JSP, JMS, JAXB, JDBC;
(b) Web Servers: Linux, Tomcat;
(c) Service messaging: REST (JSON/XML), Kafka pub/sub services;
(d) Frameworks: Spring Boot, Docker, Terraform;
(e) Scripting: Linux/Unix shell
• Proficiency and demonstrated experience in DevOps Toolchain technologies:
(a) Git, Junit, Maven/Gradle, Git Actions, Artifactory, Azure cloud deployments
• Working understanding of situational awareness (alerting, monitoring) toolchain technologies:
(a) Alerting: Moogsoft, xMatters,
(b) Logging: Dynatrace, LogInsights, NiFi
(c) Metrics: Azure Insights, tool dashboards
• Effective Language & Communication Abilities
(a) Fluent communication in English, both verbally and written, to all levels within the organization
(b) Explain technical concepts, comfortable to adjust messaging based on the audience, including non-technical groups
(c) Influence through effective collaboration and consensus building
(d) Work efficiently and productively within a virtual team environment as well as independently

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

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