Job Description :
Immediate Interview for Java Developer

Location: Pleasonton, CA
Duration: Long term
Client: Blackhawk Network Holdings

Top Three Skills:

1) Expertise in Java development*
2) Expertise with RESTful architecture and REST web services*
3) Proficiency in database design with DB2
4) MUST have a background in payments*
5) Familiarity with Agile practices (Releases are monthly)

Pluses:
+ TDD
+ Amazon Cloud
+ Payments industry experience

*What''s the difference between Pulse and Maestro? What''s a chargeback? Target companies: Visa, PayPal, Mastercard, Amex
Job Description: Overview:

Can you build solutions that scale vertically as well as horizontally? Do you find solving complex problems an exciting challenge? Do you measure performance down to the millisecond? Do you have a passion for delivering systems and solutions that are used internationally and scaled globally? Apply now for a chance to join our team!

We are looking to hire an accomplished Staff Software Engineer to use cutting edge technologies and build processing systems and solutions to handle the high volume business transactions between Blackhawk and its partners.

About Blackhawk Network:

Blackhawk Network is a leading provider of prepaid and financial payment products for consumers and businesses offering the industry’s most popular prepaid gift card and telecom products and reaching more than 165 million people each week through Internet retailers and an exclusive network of leading grocery, drug, and specialty stores.

Responsibilities:
Deliver high performance software solutions using software architecture patterns and best practices and aspect-oriented programming
Work hand-in-hand with architects to build the right solution the first time
Work closely with product teams to ensure solutions achieve the business vision and are delivered to market on schedule
Work closely with operations and support staff to ensure successful production delivery and hand-off post-release


Qualifications:
Master/Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline
5+ years of software development experience with core Java and J2EE
Java experience with JDK 1.6 or above preferred
Spring and Struts frameworks and writing multithreaded applications
RESTful architecture and REST Web Services implementation
Database design with DB2 or Oracle and with good exposure to SQL
Strong OO Design and development skills
Creative problem solver and excellent communicator
Finance or payment industry experience a plus