Job Description :

Job Title:Java Software Engineer/SR 96161

Location: Phoenix, AZ - IT - ASRS - N/A -

Duration: 6 months +extensions

Repost of 93386 and 94609. Please submit new candidates only

This posting will be closed on 12/1/2021 @ 3:00pm. At that time, resumes will be pushed to the agency.  This posting is not open to sub vendor candidates at this time.

Local and Non Local Candidates - Resumes must specify the current location of the candidate, all those who do not state current location will not be considered. - AS A REMINDER -  Candidates must also be able to start within 2 weeks of an offer being made. Open to Out-of-State (willing to relocate at no cost) . Person would need to show up onsite for first day. Regular work schedule is remote.

Job Description.

  • Java Developer to assist on SCRUM team.
  • Person would need to show up onsite for first day. Regular work schedule is remote.
  • Arizona State Retirement System
  • For more than a half-century, the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) has provided retirement, health insurance and long term disability benefits to employees of the state, counties, municipalities, universities, community colleges, school districts and other political entities.   We are a top performing benefit plan administrator with a solid reputation and sustainable plan design. Our organizational culture is based on the following principles; Professionalism, Results, Improvement, Diversity and Excellence. We believe in delivering service with PRIDE. Check out our webpage, , to learn more about the ASRS.
  • Software Engineer (Agile)


  • ASRS Agile Software Engineers contribute to software development projects designed to improve the capability and efficiency of our business operations.  We have a variety of ongoing projects involving processing monthly payments through banking institutions, enhancing online services for members and re-engineering client-server applications into modern intranet web applications.    
  • As an ASRS Agile Software Engineer you will be a member of one of our 7 Agile Scrum teams.  Each team is assigned to a project for a series of sprints.  The team may release deliverable functionality following any sprint.  All team activities are managed using Atlassian Agile and JIRA.  Your Scrum team will consist of 4-7 members and be led by ASRS business and technology leaders.  An experienced Technical Lead will work with you to ensure your team’s success.  Our development pipeline and methodology is rooted in the DevOps concept.
  • The ASRS provides a stable work environment and a professional atmosphere that fosters a healthy work-life balance.  We enable our Software Engineers to work on every part of the application:  automated tests, user interface, controller logic, back-end services and database operations.  We may have some specialists, but nobody works on just one tier of the application.  Over time, your skills will improve, broaden and remain current because our systems depend upon current versions of the following popular frameworks and technologies:  JQuery, Bootstrap, Java 8, Cucumber, Selenium, Apache Tomcat, the Spring Framework and Oracle databases.
  • At the ASRS, we are always trying to improve.  One of the ways we improve is by hiring good people.  We encourage all motivated, knowledgeable and professional Agile Software Engineers/Scrum Developers who meet the following requirements to apply.  


  • Minimum of five years working experience in Information Technology
  • Minimum of three years developing Java web applications or web services
  • Minimum of two years developing Automation Test Scripts
  • Familiar with Behavior Driven Development (BDD) / Test Driven Development (TDD), knowledge in Cucumber is a plus
  • Familiar with all facets of the software development lifecycle; preferably with Agile Scrum
  • Experience in systems analysis, application design, quality assurance, and the coordination of multiple enterprise systems to achieve overall system functionality is desirable
  • Knowledge of secure software development practices and experience software vulnerability remediation is desirable
  • Applied knowledge of version control, configuration management, and continuous integration is desirable 


  • Bachelor’s degree is highly desired; preferably in Software Development or Information Technology
  • Participation in continued education will be considered a plus

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