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Java Developer
Ref No.: 17-00472
Location: Albany
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 02/28/2017
This is a Full Time position for a Senior Java Developer in Albany, NY

Job Description:
Company is interested in a passionate, self-motivated individual to help us with creating and optimizing software applications. We utilize a number of technologies on our software development teams, including Java, Struts, JavaScript, CSS, PL/SQL, .Net, C#, etc. The ideal job seeker has at least 2-6 years of experience, a four-year university degree (Computer Science, Engineering, or a similar technical field) and a good understanding of software development, the software development lifecycle, and software engineering processes. This position entails working in a small team environment, and being able to handle multiple roles that will shift over time. The technology plan involves growing the software engineering group significantly, and career growth opportunities exist for the right individual. The desired technical skills for this job are professional experience with one or more of the following:

Primary Functional Responsibilities:
  • Creating and optimizing application code
  • Participating in the maintenance and debugging of complex software
  • Optimizing environment, understanding database issues, etc.
  • Working with product managers, operations personnel and project management
  • Working with development team to develop and recommend policies, procedures, and standards for new/existing software
  • Communicating plans, policies, and procedures to staff
  • Providing technical expertise and staff liaison to intra-departmental project teams, and other departments for the resolution of complex policy and/or operations issues
  • Appling analytical and interpersonal skills and experience to operations and customer issues
  • Developing custom functionality for operations as required/requested

Candidate needs the ability to:
  • Work independently and make appropriate decisions regarding work methods and priorities
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Demonstrate a strong sense of personal ethics along with a high degree of professional judgment and discretion
  • Research and analyze complex problems and develop, recommend, and implement sound policies and solutions
  • Participate in an off-hours on-call rotation
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Maintain records and prepare reports
  • Meet schedules and timelines

Education/Experience:
  • College graduate with at least a Bachelor's degree
  • Strong experience with software development, significant experience with one or more of Java, Struts, YUI, JSP, JQuery and relational databases (preferably Oracle)

Desirable Additional Skills:
  • Strong analysis background
  • Experience with database tuning and optimization is a plus
  • Knowledge of Information Governance or e-Discovery is a plus


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, sex or age.