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Java Scrum Master

  • Location: Des Moines, IA, 50392
  • Salary: 60.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Function: Agile
  • Job Ref: 190023

Terrific Contract Opportunity!

Position:  Agile Coach
Location: Des Moines, IA 50392
Term: 7 Months Contract


Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
 

  • Creating Java application designs that mesh with our architectural guidelines and best practices
  • Coaching and mentoring other development staff on designs and coding best practices
  • Working within both AGILE and Waterfall project teams
  • Providing Java application expertise and representation to management, vendors and internal business partners
  • Working with our business partners to ensure Application Development staff is focusing on the right work at the right time
  • Coordinating work tasks with off-shore teammates
  • Working with project sponsors to plan needed staffing
  • Maintaining attention to current utilization with an eye on how to level resources
  • May be required to provide on-call support
  • Some travel may be required, including overnight stays


Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
 

  • 6+ years of experience in IT field required
  • Bachelor's degree in a computer related field or equivalent work experience
  • Strong java background including Java, J2EE, Spring, RESTful Web Services, JSF, Junit, MyBatis, iBatis
  • Ability, experience, and willingness to perform application development and also mentor others in these areas
  • Experience developing in RAD, Eclipse, and/or Intellij and SQL
  • Knowledge of agile best practices
  • Experience and ability to evaluate a team’s approach to work, identify ways they can improve, gain buy-in to try new methods, guide the team on implementing changes, and offer suggestions to measure success
  • Proven experience as a senior IT professional
  • Must be able to effectively communicate technical plans, strategies, and designs to all levels of the company
  • Must be able to maintain a high degree of accuracy and confidentiality
  • Proficiency with database applications
  • Knowledge of mainframe, distributed, and/or web programming languages


Desired Skills:
 

  • Basic knowledge of insurance and financial services products preferred
  • Experience with Maven, Git, Java 8 and Java services
  • Perform automated integration test using Spring Test framework and other automation platforms
  • Ability to identify areas within the teams work/backlog that would benefit from a different approach in testing than they are currently doing, and then help to mentor and implement solutions to gain efficiencies and higher quality output
  • Experience in designing complex system solutions
  • Experience with COBOL (Nice to Have) 
  • Front-end application experience (Nice to Have)
  • Experience in React, JavaScript (Nice to Have)
  • Experience in financial industry (Nice to Have)
  • Basic knowledge of business unit applications preferred


If this sounds like the perfect fit,Apply Today!