Job Description :
24 months contract position for a Java Technical Lead in Cincinnati, OH
*The candidate should be willing to do a 90 minutes’ technical coding Java test prior to the interview. Please be sure you present ONLY candidates ready to do the test!*

Interview: 1. Technical Java Test (90 minutes),
2. 10 minutes digital interview,
3. Phone/skype or F2F interview
Visa status: any valid work visa
Client: Kroger

Experience: Agile/SAFe experience, REACT.js, Angular, JIRA, Git/GitHub, PCF, BitBucket, Selenium, Java 8
Requirements:
Proven success developing Java Features associated with large scale projects
8-10 years of experience in systems analysis, design or programming and the associated development methodologies.
2+ years of technical leadership experience
Excellent communication skills!
Retail industry experience
Experience in core Java technologies.
Experience in Object Oriented Design / Architecture.
A solid understanding and appreciation for SDLC tools, processes, and methodology.
Ability to interact well in a team environment.
MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience.

Responsibilities:
Lead and participate in the design and implementation of large and/or architecturally significant applications.
Champion company standards and best practices. Work to continuously improve software delivery processes and practices.
Build partnerships across the application, business and infrastructure teams.
Develop programming specifications. Design, code and unit test application code using Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) best practices and the Scaled Agile Framework.
Complete estimates and work plans independently as appropriate for design, development, implementation and rollout tasks.
Create technical system documentation and ensure that this documentation remains current throughout all phases of the SDLC.
Participate in all phases of system testing.
Communicate with the appropriate teams to ensure that assignments are managed appropriately and that completed assignments are of the highest quality.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Bonus Skills:
Database Management and/or modeling skills
Experience with transitioning applications from R&D into production
Participate in the application technical design process.
Develop programming specifications. Design, code and unit test application code using SDLC best practices and the Scaled Agile Framework.
Complete estimates and work plans as appropriate for design, development, implementation and rollout tasks.
Create technical system documentation and ensure that this documentation remains current throughout all phases of the SDLC.
Communicate timely status, including any potential risks/issues to the appropriate teams to ensure that assignment releases are managed appropriately and that completed assignments are of the highest quality.
Support and maintain applications utilizing required tools and technologies.
Provide support for applications, including involvement with the Support Center, NOC, Infrastructure teams, and vendors as appropriate.

Client : Confedential