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Senior Applications Engineer
Ref No.: 18-36720
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 96,000.00 - 163,000.00 /Hour
Skill Type
Skill Type:Information Technology
JOB INFORMATION

Develop, modify, or update applications used by business units or infrastructure units. Lead, or play lead technical role in development teams' efforts to determine unit needs and business processes that are automated by the application. Participate in or review all of the steps in the software development life cycle to create and modify the software.

KEY JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Participate with team of technical staff and business managers or practitioners in the business unit to determine systems requirements and functionalities needed in large/complex development project.
  • Assess and develop high level design requirements for project and communicate in writing or in meetings with development team. Assess detailed specifications against design requirements.
  • Review coding done to advance application upgrade, extension, or other development. Analyze application for data integrity issues.
  • Develop test protocols or plan for testing revised application and review test results.
  • Serve as project lead or lead technical staff in course of application development project
  • May mentor less experienced technical staff; may use high end development tools to assist or facilitate development process.
Qualifications:
EDUCATION

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE

  • 4+ years of related experience
SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
· At least 5 years experience in software engineering using core Java, server-side Java technologies.



· In-depth understanding of OOP, design patterns and data structures



· Strong experience with Spring framework and Hibernate object-relational mapping framework.



· Experience with UI framework such as Bootstrap, JQuery javascript library, CSS, Angular preferred.



· Experience with data formats like JSON, XML, and HTML.



· Experience in migrating Java-based applications to AWS cloud platform. Proficiency in AWS services such as EC2, S3, Lambda, DynamoDB

· Experience in Agile software development methods such as Scrum preferred.



· Experience with UNIX, LINUX scripting required. VB scription in Excel a plus.



· Experience with Clearcase, SVN (Subversion), Clearquest, Eclipse, Maven, and Jenkins.



· Strong knowledge of relational Databases, Oracle SQL, stored procedures required.

· Experience with Business Intelligence (BI) technologies such as Tableau, Microstrategy, or Spotify is a plus.

· Must be a self-starter and motivate to learn new techniques, skills, and knowledge required by his or her duties and responsibilities.

· Proactive, creative problem solver with strong analytical skills. Must be able to define problem space as well as potential solutions.



· Must be able to work independently and create own work plans to follow-up and accomplish large, unstructured tasks.



· Excellent verbal and written communication skills in a collaborative environment.

· Experience in the financial services industry, especially a background in risk management, is a plus.


EMPLOYMENT
As a condition of employment with Client, any successful job applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and to successfully complete a background investigation.
Nesco Resource is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics with respect to employment opportunities.