Job Description :
Description:


Polaris
Sr Software Engineer
Location is Hartford, CT Only

Contract to hire, no sponsorship available.

What is the specific title of the position?
Senior Application Developer

What Project/Projects will the candidate be working on while on assignment?
Polaris Benefit Search and Content Management

Is this person a sole contributor or part of a team?
If so, please describe the team? (Name of team, size of team, etc
Part of the Navigators Team consisting of 8-10 team members.

What are the top 5-10 responsibilities for this position? (Please be detailed as to what the candidate is expected to do or complete on a daily basis)
Perform all phases of software engineering including requirements analysis, application design, code development and testing
Design and implement product features in collaboration with business and IT stakeholders
Design reusable components, frameworks and libraries
Work very closely with architecture groups and drive solutions
Participate in an Agile / Scrum methodology to deliver high - quality software releases every 2 weeks through Sprints
Design and develop innovative solutions to meet the needs of the business
Review code and provide feedback relative to best practices and improving performance
Troubleshoot production support issues post - deployment and come up with solutions as required
Mentor and guide other software engineers within the team
Work with a team of software engineers for one or more Agile scrum teams assigned to work on the project
Designs, codes, tests, debug, and documents software, and enhance existing components to ensure that software meets business needs
Contribute to the design and architecture to enable secure, scalable, and maintainable software and should be able to clearly articulate the implications of design/architectural decisions, issues and plans to technology leadership

What software tools/skills are needed to perform these daily responsibilities?
3-5 years Java / J2EE experience along with,
o Strong Node.JS, Express, REST/JSON, DevOps (TDD, ATDD: Jenkins, Chai, Mocha, Karma, Jasmine, GIT), Build experience
o Experience with AngularJS 1.5, 2.x
o Prefer to have: MongoDB, Healthcare domain knowledge
o Soft skills: Work in small Agile Team, Highly motivated, Get work done in time boxed iterations, Interested in constant learning on own time.
Solid understanding of SQL, relational database modeling and design
Experience building cloud based web services and understanding of Single-sign-on
Demonstrated success in building design patterns and software engineering best practices
Experience with automated testing technologies (Such as Selenium, Gherkin etc)

What skills/attributes are a must have?
3-5 years Java / J2EE experience along with,
o Strong Node.JS, Express, REST/JSON, DevOps (TDD, ATDD: Jenkins, Chai, Mocha, Karma, Jasmine, GIT), Build experience
o Experience with AngularJS 1.5, 2.x
o Soft skills: Work in small Agile Team, Highly motivated, Get work done in time boxed iterations, Interested in constant learning on own time.
Solid understanding of SQL, relational database modeling and design
Experience building cloud based web services and understanding of Single-sign-on
Demonstrated success in building design patterns and software engineering best practices
Experience with automated testing technologies (Such as Selenium, Gherkin etc)

What skills/attributes are nice to have?
Experience with commercial software development and / or healthcare industry experience
Sound understanding of design patterns and OOP as well as their implementation in real world applications
Experience with Agile Methodology
Experience with XML / JSON and developing REST services using Apache CXF or a comparable framework.
Experience with any Big Data, Data Lake, NoSQL (MongoDB, MarkLogic etc
Experience with MQ (IBM MQSeries, RabbitMQ etc
Experience with Maven
Experience with Groovy
Experience with ATDD & Continuous Delivery (Cucumber, Jenkins etc
Excellent analytical and creative problem solving skills
Independent / go - getter attitude to keep yourself well - versed with new evolving technologies in application development landscape and be able to define how some of them can help in improving the work you are a part of now or in future
Experience with all aspects of web application development

Where is the work to be performed? (Please list preferred Client facility, if other please specify i.e. remote work, rural, etc
Hartford, CT Office

What are the work hours? (ex. 9am-5pm, day/night shifts, rotating shifts, etc)
Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm


What type of interview process is preferred? (Face to face, phone, Skype, or a combination of the three)
Combination