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Lead Java Developer

  • Location: Fort Worth, 76155
  • Salary: 81.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

Leverage the latest in Cloud technology to solve business problems in a collaborative environment at this Fortune 500 transportation giant. This is a Contract position that has the potential to extend into a long-term contract engagement.

Position: Lead Java Developer
Location: Fort Worth, TX (Hybrid, 2 days/week onsite) 


Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Gather business requirements to develop services for Loyalty products and services.
  • Work with Product Owners to guide and lead a development squad.
  • Provide Technical guidance to team members and mentor junior developers.
  • Perform Application development using Java, React, Angular, HTTP, CSS, XML, JSON, REST, Typescript, SQL languages.
  • Provide Test Driven Development.
  • Champion and incorporate development standards and CI/CD processes.
  • Build and facilitate the integration of DevOps principles into all development.
  • Proactively identify and resolve potential issues.
  • Provide guidance and maintain IT hygiene for Loyalty applications.
  • Identify and incorporate any new security standards that may be required to protect customer data.
  • Resolve Production issues, provide bug fixes and solve identified problems in application code.
  • Follow Agile and Scrum software development methodologies during project development and project communication.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of IT experience required.
  • 5+ years of experience developing Web applications (Full Stack).
  • 3-5 years of experience working on Agile Development teams.
  • 1-3 years of experience managing and developing applications hosted in a Cloud Environment.


  • Agile and SCRUM Project Methodology. (Required)
  • Experience and Familiarity with DevOps concepts. (Preferred)
  • Proficient in Java 8 (Required), preferably an Oracle Certified Professional.
  • React or Angular 2 and up (Required)
  • Experience developing cloud-native apps/services (preferred)
  • Development Frameworks: Spring Boot (Required), Spring Security, Spring Integration, Spring JMS, Spring Cloud, Microservices, Spring REST, SQL/NoSQL, TDD, Event-Driven framework.
  • Development tools/platforms: IntelliJ, GitHub, GitHub Actions, Azure cloud, Kubernetes (Preferred).
  • Test automation with Junit, Selenium, and Jasmine frameworks. (Preferred)

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

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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.