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Jr. Java Developer

Austin, TX 78753

Posted: 04/09/2019 Industry: Front-End Development, Information Technology Management Job Number: 7830

Junior Java Developer - Austin, TX 


About the Role:

Our client has a new project with a team of 70+ individuals will be working on the launch of their application in South America, including Brazil and 8 smaller markets. This is an agile scrum team that is looking for mobile and web talent


The Java Developer writes the code to build and support the client’ s systems, applications, and platforms. This Java Developer role is the cornerstone of the team and is responsible for designing and creating code in an Agile fashion. The Java Developer understands complex business logic and builds code for multi-lingual, multi-national applications. This role will interface with other project developers and architects on a global basis and ensures that designs and quality are meeting the client requirements. Each Java Developer will take the project from the initiation phase and see it through deployment. The Java Developer understands the value of an elegant software design and the importance of building solutions that matter. Creativity, drive, and initiative are imperative to the success of the Java Developer


Major Duties/Responsibilities
  • Full lifecycle application development using standard frameworks and coding standards/patterns
  • Coding, unit testing and debugging applications in various software languages
  • Software testing and quality assurance
  • Performance tuning, improvement, balancing, usability, automation
  • Document software code and ensure that technical documentation i.e. configuration guides, install guides meet requirements
  • Integrate software with existing systems
  • Maintain standards compliance
  • Implement localization or globalization of software
  • Work closely with senior developers and software engineers to gain additional knowledge and expertise.
  • Proactively engage in the remediation of software issues such as code quality, pattern mismatch, and security issues related to the code/configuration
  • Automates testing processes by developing unit test scripts, as needed
  • Develops technical specifications for COTS software and configures various products based on specifications. Interacts with COTS supplier technical teams to identify configuration requirements


Minimum Qualifications:
  • At least 3 years of experience writing Java/J2EE code
  • Masterful at XML and relational databases (Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL)
  • Hands on experience supporting web operations, network, server infrastructure, most notably across multiple geographically distributed data centers
  • Proven understanding of security, efficient code reuse, and software design
  • Experience in a digital environment
  • Practical experience with various development methodologies (e.g. Agile, Scrum, Iterative, Waterfall, etc.)


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Familiar with Global Product Development IT Business Processes, Methodologies and Applications
  • A Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science or other relevant technical field
  • 3 years of experience writing Java/J2EE code
  • Systems Integration; Data Design & Analysis; 
  • Oracle SQL developer
  • .NET experience
  • Demonstrated experience working with object-oriented programming (OOP) 
  • Angular experience would be a plus



Java, Java Applets, Web Programming Skills, Teamwork, Verbal Communication, Web User Interface Design, Software Requirements, Software Development Process, Object-Oriented Design (OOD), Multimedia Content Development, Software Debugging


Soft Skills:
  • Able to work with ambiguity 
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Go-getter attitude
  • Experience in customer facing role is a plus


Location:                             Austin, TX - Must sit on site

Work Schedule:                8AM-5PM Mon-Fri

Duration:                            Nine-month Contract; Always potential for extension or conversion, but no conversions/extensions are planned at this time

Pay Rate:                             $50/hour maximum



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