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API Developer - RTH
Ref No.: 18-00523
Location: Roseland, New Jersey
Our direct client is seeking an API Developer to work in their Roseland, NJ location. This is a 4+ month right to hire opportunity.

Scope of Work:

Our client is on a journey to transform its technology landscape from older, custom built applications to newer, packaged, cutting edge software. As an entry level developer on this team, you will partner with designers and work with state-of-the-art technologies as you implement capabilities to solve complex business problems. We are looking for associates who care deeply about communicating clearly with users in creative ways. You will code, test, and debug new and existing applications. If you enjoy the challenge of working in a fast paced, dynamic environment and have a passion for software engineering, this is the place for you.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with business partners to understand needs and transform them into testable components
  • Employ industry best practices to deliver world-class solutions. Ensure developed solutions remain compliant with all applicable company standards
  • Drive software development activities to meet schedules and timelines
  • Thrives to ensure code quality is high with supporting unit test and automation, and timely delivery
  • Research problems discovered by quality assurance or product support with a strong sense of ownership and develop solutions to address the problems
  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies and how they can be applied
  • Enable change, help accelerate innovation
  • Demonstrating experience with taking intelligent risks and leveraging a 'test and learn' mentality
  • Committed to a spirit of authentic partnership – to colleagues both internal and external to the organization
  • Conduct unit testing and integration testing for functionality
  • Ensure that software standards, non-functional requirements and quality targets are met

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Computer Science or Engineering or experience in related fields
  • Experience with agile development methodologies and Test-Driven Development (TDD)
  • Excellent problem-solving techniques
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance
  • Clear, professional communications (listening, oral and written communications)
  • Strong relationship building and collaboration skills
  • Demonstrated track record as a team player

A successful candidate will possess experience with the following:
  • Working knowledge of Github, Bitbucket or Subversion required
  • Experience in distributed systems, object oriented programming, design patterns and design methodology
  • Experience with FULL/MEAN STACK a strong plus
  • Experience implementing service oriented architecture (SOA) patterns a plus
  • Experience with Web service technologies such as REST, JSON, SOAP, XML, JDBC, MySQL also a plus
  • Experience in JAVA/J2EE services using Spring Boot, Spring CLI, Maven, Microservice, multi-threading, Concurrency and parallel processing
  • Exposure to monitoring and logging techniques
  • Knowledge working with MongoDB or similar NoSQL database and BPM tools is desired but not required.