Job Description :
Java Architect (629259) (15+ Years)
Desmoines, IA
12 Months

Short Description:

The Applications Architect (AA) is the functional expert for an application, a defined set of applications or a portfolio of related applications.

Complete Description:

Iowa Workforce Development is a state agency committed to providing unemployment insurance services for individual job seekers and employers. The IWD IT Division develops and maintains applications that serve our customers. We are looking for a Java Developer with experience in building high-performing, scalable, enterprise-grade applications. The individual will be part of a talented software team that works on mission-critical applications using agile methodologies.

Understand technology requirements by studying organization mission, goals, and business drivers; conferring with executives
Identify, research and evaluate innovative emerging technology to improve organizational capabilities
Test proofs of concepts using new technology to determine relevance to organizational needs and evangelize the use of new technology solutions to drive necessary changes and optimization efforts
Consult with development, security, and infrastructure staff to ensure adoption of new technology solutions
Design strategy to migrate from legacy applications and implement business functions in modern/new-gen technology
Conduct code reviews; design implementation plans and defines technical goals
Translate complex product and project requirements into innovative technical solutions that can be implemented by the organization
Coordinate software development activities with the team and provide the necessary guidance
Ensure compliance with established architectural standards, design patterns, policies and procedures, standards and best practices
Ensure optimum performance, scalability, and usability of the business services running as components of the overall architecture
Contribute to high-level project management skills to break down development tasks, estimate effort, manage resources and schedule assignments
Responsible and accountable for the solution designs to deployment
Implement agile methodology and identify process improvements

The ideal candidate will be a leader and a strong team contributor will be eager to learn, be relentless in developing their craft as a software professional, and will find great satisfaction in the patient pursuit of excellence. The candidate will design applications, provide technical oversight, play a role in ensuring the applications are available, secure, scalable, robust, high performing, and cost-effective to serve the staff and end-users.

Required Skills:

Java and Open Source technologies like Java, Jakarta EE, JSF, Struts, JSP, spring frameworks including Spring Boot, Spring Batch
Code Quality Tools like Find Bugs and SONAR
Spring MVC, Spring DI, Spring Data, Spring Cloud, Eclipse Link, Open JPA, iBatis, CMIS, Xml Technologies, Micro Profile, JS, JSON, HTML, CSS, SOAP
Team Leadership