Job Description :
Title: Java Backend Developer
Location: Southlake, TX- 76092
Duration: 6 months contract with potential to hire

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Develops, codes, tests and debugs new moderately complex software solutions or enhancements to existing software in a maintenance capacity. Has good understanding of business application.
Works with technical staff to understand problems with software and resolve them. Resolves customer complaints with software and responds to suggestions for improvements and enhancements.
May assist in development of software technical documentation.
Designs and codes moderately complex applications using routine and/or advanced technology.
May create optimization programs to resolve problems.
May design and build prototype applications.

EDUCATION: Bachelor''s degree or equivalent, Master’s Degree highly preferred

EXPERENCE: Minimum 5 years of related industry experience in developing production ready java applications.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
Developer background with an aptitude and history of utilizing deployment tools. Interest in infrastructure related activities. Can translate needs between developers and operations.
Must be fully proficient with Java programming language and various Java EE technologies.
Thorough knowledge and hands on experience with Spring, Hibernate and web services is a must.
Demonstrated knowledge of Object Oriented Analysis and Design
Knowledge of Web services, XSLT, SOAP, REST, and JSON
Experience with Hibernate/Spring JDBC, SQL and data persistence in general
Java Application troubleshooting: Understand what a stack trace is and how to navigate logs created by a Java app
Knowledge of Linux operating systems including administrative capabilities
Java application server administration experience (Tomcat, Jboss)
Shell Scripting (bash, ruby, python)
Basic understanding of networking, load balancing HTTP/TCP traffic flows
Building automation of infrastructure
Strong communication skills in English, written and verbal Preferred Skills:
Experience with build tools Ant/Maven/Gradle
Experience with Apache Camel and/or ServiceMix
Experience in JMS/MOM, JBoss, JMX, Drools a plus

PREFERRED SKILLS:
Agile experience is a plus
Understanding of TDD practices and experience with JUnit/Unit Testing