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Java Developer

  • Location: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17102
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 21 days ago

MATRIX is seeking a Java Developer for our client headquartered in Harrisburg Pennsylvania . Our client is a national provider of student financial aid services, serving millions of students and thousands of schools through its loan guaranty, loan servicing, financial aid processing, outreach and other student aid programs. You will be responsible for using approved programming languages, operating systems and source code to create, enhance, and maintain application solutions that met the identified functional and non-functional business requirements. You will code, analyze, document, configure, unit test, maintain and support applications.
 

  • Code/build application solutions from specifications provided by Requirements Analysts and Application Integration Architect.
  • Develop and execute unit tests and functional test coverage for assigned coding changes to ensure code quality.
  • Perform testing of application software modifications utilizing various programming platforms and productivity tools and review results for accuracy.
  • Perform coding and testing in multiple systems and/or processes.
  • Follow processes and procedures to ensure the quality of technical solutions.
  • Lead and/or provide assistance with presentations in code reviews.
  • Participate in broader technical reviews used to detect defects in requirements, design, code, test cases, or other project artifacts.
  • Perform documentation of all code changes.
  • Support Senior Developers in compiling detailed activity task management including recording work effort and providing estimates of time to complete tasks.
  • Support Senior Developers in the design and development of proof of concept and prototype application environments.
  • Develop and maintain code repositories according to established version management approaches and methods as defined.
  • Follow code construction fundamentals for coding practices, guideline for use of data, control-related concepts, and error-detection practices
  • Assist in identification and evaluation of risks; participate in mitigation and control activities.
  • Provide on-call support in support of systems and applications in production.
  • Perform production support activities including incident and problem management, code corrections, upgrades and patches.
Required Skills:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology/MIS, Engineering, or related field and three plus years of programing experience or the equivalent combination of skills, experience, and certification with experience.
  • Experience with programming languages.
  • Experience with Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP), Representational State Transfer (REST), Application Programming Interface (API) Management, and Java Enterprise Edition (Java EE).
  • Understanding of system behaviors and functionality.
  • Experience designing, building and supporting high-performing Java EE applications.
  • Demonstrated experience developing mainframe applications.
  • Experience with implementing Web Services.
  • Experience with Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies and tools.
  • Knowledge of software engineering, design, and testing.
  • Experience with Structured Query Language (SQL)
  • Experience with relational and Not Only SQL (NOSQL) databases
  • Java/Java EE
  • Hibernate
  • Spring Framework
  • Model View Controller (MVC) Framework(s)
  • Distributed Java technologies like Message-Driven Bean (MDB) and Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
  • Eclipse and Eclipse based tools, such as Rational Software Architect (RSA)
  • Apache Maven
  • Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML)
  • JavaScript
  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)