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Junior Java Developer

Posted about 1 month 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.

Position: Junior Java Developer
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Term: 3 months (contract to hire)

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • With guidance of senior developers, creates new and maintains current applications, including, but not limited to, bug fixes, feature enhancements, and performance tuning in the Corporate Security, Emergency Planning & Response, Environmental and Safety IT portfolios.
  • Researches and implements new technology to enhance current processes, security, and performance.
  • Troubleshoots and debugs complex issues; identifies and implements solutions.
  • Works with a team to create detailed project specifications, requirements, and estimates, and ensures tasks/projects are completed on time and within scope.
  • Works with production operations department to ensure deployments roll out smoothly and customer groups receive appropriate support.
  • Documents validation of design decisions.
  • Supports the enforcement of policy and procedural changes within the development group.
  • Supports the development of coding standards and adhere to best practices and security guidelines set forth by the development team.
  • Participates in code reviews.
  • Provides on-call production support (24 x 7 x 365), as required.


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
  • 2 years total development experience
  • 1 year web application or services experience

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience
  • 2+ years of total development experience
  • 2+ years of web application experience
  • Airline Industry experience
  • Debugging, performance profiling and optimization
  • Object-oriented and service-oriented application development patterns Testing Pyramid

Skills, Licenses & Certifications
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of object - oriented programming, common data structures and algorithms, design patterns and best practices
  • Basic to intermediate development skills with J2EE technologies: Java, JSP, JMS, JAXB, JDBC, XML, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, GIT, JQuery, Angular, SOAP/REST and other web development technologies
  • Experience in at least one web framework, preferably including Spring or Spring Boot.
  • Cloud-based development, Azure, Kubernetes.
  • Object-oriented and service-oriented application development patterns.
  • Experience with Visual Studio and Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) or GitHUB.
  • Build/deployment tools: Maven, Gradel, Git, Junit, Mockito.
  • Other Dev Ops Toolchain: Selenium, Nexus Repository, Hygieia, SonarQube, Fortify on Demand, Slack, GitHub, Jenkins, ElasticSearch, Logstaash, Kibana, New Relic
  • Knowledge of relational databases (MSSQL Server, Oracle)
  • Ability to scrutinize applications and services to ensure they adhere to security standards
  • Networking knowledge (Sockets, TCP/IP, UDP)
  • Excellent prioritization and time management skills
  • Excellent analytical thinking and problem - solving abilities
  • Personal commitment to Agile principles and a continuous improvement mindset
  • Knowledge of TDD and automated testing
  • Knowledge of PCI Compliance / OWASP standards
  • Knowledge of diagnostics tools (SOAPUI, Fiddler, IE Inspector, HTTP Analyzer, Dynatrace)