Sr. Java Developer

Position: Sr. Java Developer

Position Type: 6 months+ Contract

Location: Boston, MA (Local)

GC/USC/GC EAD

* 2+ years Java/Spring Framework experience
* Experience building cloud based web services
* Demonstrated success in building design patterns and software engineering
best practices
* Experience with automated unit testing technologies (Such as JUnit, Spock,
or similar)

Primary Responsibilities:

Perform all phases of software engineering including requirements analysis,
application design, code development and testing
Design and implement product features in collaboration with business and IT
stakeholders
Design reusable components, frameworks and libraries
Work very closely with architecture groups and drive solutions
Participate in an Agile/Scrum methodology to deliver high-quality software
releases every 2 weeks through Sprints
Design and develop innovative solutions to meet the needs of the business
Review code and provide feedback relative to best practices and improving
performance
Troubleshoot production support issues post-deployment and come up with
solutions as required
Mentor and guide other software engineers within the team
* Work with a team of software engineers for one or more Agile scrum teams
assigned to work on the project
* Designs, codes, tests, debug, and documents software, and enhance existing
components to ensure that software meets business needs
* Contribute to the design and architecture to enable secure, scalable, and
maintainable software and should be able to clearly articulate the
implications of design/architectural decisions, issues and plans to
technology leadership
* Provide hands-on leadership, coaching, mentoring, and software engineering
best practices to junior software engineers
* Develop reusable patterns and encourage innovation that will enable team
velocity
* Collaborate on the design with other team members and product owners, both
inside and outside the scrum team
* Estimate engineering work effort for engineering team and effectively
identify and prioritize the high impact tasks
* Conduct design and code reviews to ensure code developed meets coding best
practices guidelines, unit testing, security, and scalability and
maintainability guidelines
* Drive a quality mindset within the team
Required Qualifications:
* 2+ years Java/Spring Framework experience
* Experience building cloud based web services
* Demonstrated success in building design patterns and software engineering
best practices
* Experience with automated unit testing technologies (Such as JUnit, Spock,
or similar)

Preferred Qualifications:
* BS Degree in Computer Science or related experience
* Experience with commercial software development and/or healthcare industry
experience
* Sound understanding of design patterns and OOP as well as their
implementation in real world applications
* Experience with Agile Methodology
* Experience with XML/JSON and developing REST services using Apache CXF or
a comparable framework.
* Experience with RabbitMQ
* Experience with Maven
* Experience with Groovy
* Good understanding of SQL, relational database modeling and design
* Excellent analytical and creative problem solving skills
* Independent/go-getter attitude to keep yourself well-versed with new
evolving technologies in application development landscape and be able to
define how some of them can help in improving the work you are a part of now
or in future
* Experience with all aspects of web application development