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Software Engineer - Groovy
Ref No.: 18-28689
Location: Richfield, Minnesota
Title: Software Engineer - Groovy
Duration: 06 Months with possible extension
Location: Richfield, MN
 
CLIENT REQUIRED QUESTIONS:
  • Based on your experience, what is your most- and least-favorite thing about pair programming?
  • How much pairing would you do in a typical day of your ideal job?
  • What causes you to refactor?
  • How often do you refactor?
  • When would you not refactor?
  • How do you confirm the quality of the software you write?
  • What aspects of technology and software development are currently exciting to you?
 
Feedback/Update from Supplier Call on 10/3:
  • TDD experience and Groovy experience are the most important for this role
  • The manager is willing to consider candidates who have either TDD or Groovy experience (they could be trained on the other).
  • The team is writing code in Groovy - not using Grails.
  • 1 year + experience with TDD (have used with at least 1 project)
  • Interest in pair programming (Pair programming - 100% of their coding time)
  • Minimum five years of relevant systems software engineering experience
  • systems software engineering experience
  • Client Feedback: Candidates need to be strong in Groovy.
 
Details: Our client, a top national retailer, is looking for a Software Engineer. In this role, you will code, test, and support deployments and automation. The ideal candidate will have TDD and Groovy experience.
 
MUST HAVE SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:
  • Systems software engineering experience
  • Groovy experience
  • Experience with TDD
  • Experience with service development, REST, HTTP, Groovy, Java, Spring, XML, JSON
  • Pair programming experience and interest
  • Aggressive refactoring experience
  • Experience building high-performance, highly-available and scalable distributed systems
  • Experience building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
  • Knowledge of and working experience with open source software (e.g. Apache, Tomcat, Memcache, etc.)
  • Experience working with Linux
  • Agile experience
 
SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:
  • NoSQL experience
  • Experience with RabbitMq, IBM MQ, Docker
  • Experience with NoSQL data stores (Riak, Cassandra, etc.)
  • Experience with scripting, automation and troubleshooting of processes and systems
  • Experience scripting in the shell with at least one of the following: Groovy, Ruby, Perl or Python
  • Experience with networks, security, firewalls, load balancers, DNS and other infrastructure components
  • Ability to prioritize effectively and consistently deliver results
  • Strong attention to detail with a high level of commitment
  • Ability and aptitude to dig into and solve challenging problems and proactively avoid problems
  • Ability to share and accept feedback and ideas
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Code, test, and support deployments and automation.
 
Regards,
 
Gaurav Vatsa
13454 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 120, Herndon, VA 20171
Direct: 703-889-6667 | Fax: 703-889-6500
GauravV@LanceSoft.com  | www.LanceSoft.com
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