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Java Developer

Posted 6 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.

Position: Developer, IT Applications
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Term: 9 months

Minimum Qualifications - Education & Prior Job Experience
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training
  • 6 - 8 years of proven experience delivering enterprise software solutions as part of a team.
  • Ability to influence others through outstanding interpersonal skills, collaboration, and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to explain technical concepts and adjust message based on the audience, including non-technical groups.
  • Self-starter, motivates others to do the same.
  • Proficiency in coordinating across multiple teams to accomplish goals.
  • 6 years of Java development in a service-oriented architecture.
  • 3 years Application Programming Interface (API) framework / REST development.
  • 3 years in web services (mid-range) development.

Preferred Qualifications - Education & Prior Job Experience
  • Masters degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training.
  • Experience delivering software to cloud environments - Azure, IBM Cloud, AWS, Google.
  • Working knowledge of stream processing - Kafka, Spark
  • Deep knowledge of DevOps concepts
  • Experience with enterprise software security - PCI, PII.
  • Web UI technologies - React, Javascript frameworks.
  • Mobile application development - Java/Android, React Native, iOS.
  • 2 years technical leadership of IT personnel.
  • Airline experience a plus.

Skills, Licenses & Certifications
  • Experience in Continuous Delivery/Continuous Integration (Jenkins, GitHub Actions, Nexus, TDD, Automated regression testing).
  • Experience with hw/sw resource management, cloud framework implementation, micro-services, and Apache frameworks.
  • Experience in service optimizations for performance.
  • Ability to take large, complex projects and break them down into manageable pieces, develop functional specifications, to be delivered in a successful and timely manner.
  • Demonstrated experience leading large scale initiatives, and well-rounded technical background in current data management technologies.
  • Proficiency and demonstrated experience in the following technologies:
  • Java / JVM based technologies
  • Spring/J2EE
  • Data storage - SQL and/or NoSQL databases, ORM, caches
  • Messaging - pub/sub, p2p
  • Server-side web technologies - HTTP based services (SOAP/REST)
  • Automated build/test/deployment tools
  • Working Knowledge in the following areas:
  • Full stack development
  • HTML5, JavaScript, React
  • Terraform scripting
  • Infrastructure technologies - firewalls, NAT, load balancing
  • Cloud design/architecture - microservices, SPA, BFF
  • GitHub

Language & Communication Skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and written with all levels within the organization.
  • Ability to explain technical concepts and adjust messaging based on the audience, including non-technical groups.

  • Works with product management, developers and architectural teams to define strategy and requirements.
  • Develops and drives high-level strategic initiatives and secures commitment from external and internal teams for new initiatives.
  • Drives consensus on technical approach, sets timelines, and leads cross-functional application teams from design through delivery.
  • Applies software engineering best industry practices to web applications and services.
  • Provides technical guidance, direction, and decisions to team developing custom and off-the-shelf web applications and services.
  • Works with Application/Enterprise Architects to establish development and deployment standards, and ensures adherence to technology platform decisions.
  • Mentors and grows junior members of the team.

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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For hourly W2 contract roles MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options.  Please see for more information.

For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits would be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.