Job Description :
Java Developer
St. Louis, MO
Long Term

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GENERAL SUMMARY (No more than three sentences)
Design, implement and maintain medium sized projects and/or technology initiatives to ensure timely and cost effective flow of information to stakeholders. Provides technical collaboration within a team of developers throughout the entire application life cycle: planning, designing, programming, testing and implementing existing and/or new systems. Assist, support and train team members. Develop customer relationships and serve as the point of contact for user support.
Provide technical and/or business application consultation to business partners and team members in the areas of functionality, architecture, operating systems and databases for complex Java application systems.
Works with architects in transforming high level architecture designs and assists in technical delivery of large scale enterprise projects to implement optimized end-to-end solutions.
Mentor developers in the use of agile techniques such as Test-Driven Development, Continuous Integration and Simple Design.
Analyze existing systems and architectures for improvement recommendations.
Assist in troubleshooting production issues and new build deployments.
Ensures code quality, performs code reviews, and mentors development team members.
Ensure users’ expectations are met, gain understanding when desired outcomes are not feasible and provide alternative solutions to meet objective(s
Design and develop software for new functionality, improvements and system longevity.
Ensure all documentation of technical architecture and systems are complete.
Provide training and guidance to team members and users as required.
Must be available to meet schedules of global operation by being available for off hour meetings.
Must be able to travel if necessary.
Maintain regular and predictable attendance.
Perform other duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Master’s degree and/or LOMA certification

Oracle Certification
Experience and Skills
5+ years’ experience in programming/systems analysis.
5+ years’ experience of Java (J2EE) technologies, Sun JDK, RDBMS, Application Server Platforms and open source frameworks.
Solid knowledge of the following technologies: HTTP, SSL, REST, SQL, JSON, and Excel.
Solid knowledge of Javascript frameworks such as Angular, Google Material Design or Bootstrap and REST frameworks such as Node.JS.
Languages/frameworks such as Groovy, Ruby, Grails, Rails or Dropwizard.
Solid knowledge of AIX/Linux, Tomcat, orJetty
Solid knowledge of Cucumber, Fitnesse or similar testing frameworks
Solid knowledge of Agile and DevOps development processes
Solid knowledge of Test Driven Development processes.
Solid knowledge of some type of Continuous Integration environment such as Jenkins, CruiseControl, Continuum, Travis, etc…
Knowledge of DevOps-style deployment tools such as Docker, Ansible, or Vagrant.
Advanced interpersonal skills, demonstrating an ability to lead.
Advanced ability to translate business needs and problems into systems’ design and technical solutions.
Expert knowledge of object oriented programming, design patterns, relational database design, operating systems, networking concepts, and systems integration
Complex analytical and problem-solving skills
Broad business and finance related knowledge
Advanced oral and written communication skills
Ability to work well within an Agile team environment.
Ability to multi-task
Ability to work outside normal business hours with users in different time zones
Ability to work well within a team environment and participate in department/team projects
Ability to balance detail with departmental goals/objectives
Advanced ability to translate business needs and problems into viable/accepted solutions
Advanced skills in customer relationship management and change management
Ability to liaise with individuals across a wide variety of operational, functional, and technical disciplines
General business knowledge
8+ years’ experience in programming/systems analysis