Job Description :

DirectClient: Texas Health and Human Services Commission(HHSC)
Title: Senior Java Developers
Location: 1609 Centre Creek Drive, Suite100, Austin, Texas, 78754
Duration: Until 8/31/2022 with possible extension
Last date for submission: August 31, 2021 (2.00 PM-CST)
No. of positions: 2
Note: Remote work allowed during COVID-19 and 100% onsite after the pandemic
Disclaimer: If the candidate is selected, they must be physically in Austin to pick up their laptop equipment.


As part of HHSC IT Applications – Social Services Applications initiatives, the worker will perform the following activities to accomplish the following goals:
• Performs application development, enhancement, maintenance, and support for State Portal, Workflow Management, Eligibility Web Services, Family Violence Program, Enterprise Document Services, Enterprise Content Management, Document Center, Call Center Inquiry, and other Social Services applications.
• Develop, enhance and maintain existing and new web-based J2EE/Portal applications within HHSC’s SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) platform using Agile methodologies.
• As a member of the team, participate in requirements analysis, high-level and detailed design, development, testing and deployment of new application components, as required.
• Work with other teams as necessary to accomplish goals.
• Create technical and design documentation, as required.
• Perform system analysis and problem resolution, as required.
• Analyze software for configuration & performance tuning opportunities, as required.
• Develop and maintain data and process models, as required.
• Employ contemporary testing methods to ensure applications function properly and without error.
• Provide technical support for testing and implementation efforts.
• Participate in program design, coding and test walk-through meetings to provide input regarding technical standards and customer requirements.
• Provide application support (defect repair, maintenance, and production operations support) for web-based Java applications in an SOA platform. Perform system analysis, troubleshooting, diagnosis and problem resolution. Analyze software for defects and performance tuning opportunities. Develop and test application code to resolve defects and improve application reliability and performance
• Other duties as assigned.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Strong understanding and experience of fundamental programming concepts of data structures, algorithms, performance, caching and scalability issues in the context of Web based UI applications.
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in computer science, computer information systems, engineering, or management information systems is required
Minimum Requirements:
Years Required/Preferred Experience
8 Required Hands-on experience in Server-side/Web Services development, enhancing and maintaining enterprise-class applications on the J2EE application development platform
8 Required Hands-on experience participating in all phases of the SDLC (Systems Development Life Cycle)
6 Required Hands-on development experience implementing applications utilizing any J2EE Application Server, Authentication and Authorization, Caching strategies
6 Required Hands-on programming experience in following languages / technologies: Java, J2EE, REST/SOAP web services, HTML5, JavaScript, AJAX, CSS3, Bootstrap, SASS, Angular, Typescript, Spring, JSON, XML, JWT, NPM, Maven, OpenAPI v3, OAuth, Postman, ReadyAPI, Mule
4 Required Experience implementing REST services supporting client-facing applications
4 Required Experience implementing REST services security using JWT, OAuth, and other related technologies / standards
4 Required Experience in development of self-contained, reusable, and testable modules and components
4 Required Experience in Test-driven development and test creation using frameworks such as Karma, Jasmine, Selenium
4 Required Demonstrable experience developing, optimizing, and maintaining an enterprise-level web services including complete ownership of the services stack.
4 Required Experience in implementing best practices in the areas of application design, performance, scalability and maintainability.
3 Preferred Hands-on experience with JBoss or IBM WebSphere Application Server 8 or later
3 Preferred Hands-on experience with Agile Development Methodologies (preferably Scrum)
3 Preferred Hands-on experience with web applications developed for Cloud platforms
3 Preferred Hands-on experience with CI/CD methodologies and containerized application deployments

Client : HHSC


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