Ref No.: 18-02122
Location: Totowa, New Jersey
Client: Office Depot.
Location: Boca Raton, FL
Rate: Open
Number of positions: 6
Duration of project: 6-9 months.

Job Position: EAI Lead Developer – Contractor


POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) group is responsible for leading, delivering, and supporting enterprise integration solutions for Office Depot. As a part of EAI group, the EAI Lead Developer is accountable to design and develop Integration Services. This candidate will be hands-on from Solutioning, Design, Development, and Build through Production implementation. The EAI Lead Developer will participate in triage and troubleshooting for critical problems and serves as a strong technical resource for EAI technologies and project delivery. She/he will demonstrate strong communication and collaboration skills, independent task management, and participation to influence best practices, processes, and procedures complementing EAI Delivery objectives.


RESPONSIBLITIES INCLUDE, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
Strong technical, hands-on, experience to support application design and development, and operations that leverage such technologies as Apache Camel, Spring Boot, JBoss AMQ, Jenkins, Ansible, Elasticsearch.
Understanding of disaster recovery, high availability and other technologies and principles that support business continuity; experience with DR capabilities in virtualized and/or cloud environments.
Leads junior team members and contributes with implementation and deployment efforts on projects; leads SDLC checkpoint reviews (peer, design, standards, etc.) for given projects.
Conducts project pipeline builds, automation, CI/CD, configuration management, and functional/performance testing.
Performs change management and incident management processes.
Develops relationships and work alongside other functional IT groups such as development, networking, storage, database and security.
May performs after-hours or weekend project deployments and application support as needed.


QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field; Master's degree a plus.
Minimum of 9 years of experience with Java EE, JMS, Web Services, REST/JSON development.
Minimum of 4 years of experience with Service-Oriented and Event-Driven Architecture with technologies such as: RedHat Fuse/Apache Camel, Spring Boot, Github/Subversion, Jenkins, and JBoss AMQ Artemis a plus.
Strong technical experience with open source technologies and infrastructure environments that include: Unix/Solaris and Oracle/MSSQL/DB2 databases.
Strong written and verbal communication skills and hands-on leadership with onshore and offshore team members.
Experience with tools such as Dynatrace, ElasticSearch, or Kibana a plus.
Experience in integrating with AS400 and Mainframe through MQ Series a plus.
Solid experience with cloud technologies and platforms such as AWS, Google, or Oracle Cloud.
Strong knowledge and experience with JVM monitoring and performance evaluation activities.
Very strong analytical, technical, and problem-solving skills.


TOOLSETS:
Source Control Management (SCM) Tools: GitHub, Subversion(SVN)
Scripting Languages: WLST, Python, Perl, Shell, ANT
Continuous Integration (CI) Tools: Jenkins
Virtualization/Container Tools: VMware, Docker, Kubernetes
Cloud Platforms: AWS, Google, Oracle Cloud
Provisioning/Configuration Management: WLST, Ansible
Monitoring Tools: Dynatrace, Splunk, ElasticSearch
Issue Tracking Tools: ServiceNow, Jira
Operating Systems: Solaris, Linux, Windows (AS400, Mainframe, Solaris a plus)
Web/Application servers: Tomcat, Weblogic, JBoss, Websphere
SDLC: Agile, Scrum, Waterfall, Kanban
Databases: Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, DB2, Couchbase