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Java Web Designer/Architect - New York
Ref No.: 17-01965
Location: New York, New York
Job Title: Java Web Designer/Architect
Job Location: New York City, NY
Position Type: Contract  
Pay Rate:  DOE
US Citizen, Green Card, GC EAD and H4 EAD only.

Job Description

This nationwide industry leader has an immediate 6+ month contract opportunity (with strong chance for extension) in New York City for a Java Web Designer/Architect.  An onsite written technical evaluation and in-person interview is required as part of the interview process.  Will be responsible for a lead role in the design, testing, and maintenance of internal and external web-based applications. Primary areas of responsibility include customer self-service applications and web-based interfaces into our subscriber management system for use by customer care agents.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Show enthusiasm and a sense of ownership for the system and its components that are vital to the success of the business.
  • Model system behaviors using best practice methods for communicating architecture and design.
  • Interpret business requirements and accurately reflect these requirements in the design.
  • Ensure designs are consistent with the existing architecture and meet a high level of quality.
  • Ensure timely and accurate delivery of assignments.
  • Work closely with other areas of the company including business teams and other design/development teams.
  • Contribute to the specification of unit, system, integration, stress and automated testing.
  • Design to performance requirements in an effort to ensure that all applications are highly scalable and can support high volumes of traffic.
  • Anticipate and resolve technical problems and solve difficult challenges.
  • Recommend and promote new technologies and best practices to enable us to better support our customers.
  • Recommend tools and utilities for design, development, testing and management of web-based applications.
  • Perform code reviews to ensure that code is compliant with design and coding standards.
Technical Skills:
  • 5-7 years Java, J2EE, JSP development experience.
  • 5+ years Java/J2EE design experience
  • 5+ years MVC Framework experience: Struts2, Spring MVC or similar
  • Experience in SOAP based Web Services Design, Testing, and Implementation.
  • Experience in using SOAPUI.
  • Knowledge of WS-Security Types.
  • XML, XSL, processing/parsing.
  • Experience with Automated Testing Tools like Selenium
  • Strong structured methodology experience
  • Strong J2EE/OO Design patterns experience
  • Use of Unified Modeling Language (UML) to conceive technical design
  • Knowledge of web security standards and how to apply them
Preferred Skills:
  • Experience with rules engine like DROOLs
  • Basic UNIX experience.
  • Experience with REST based web services
  • Source code control systems: Example - GIT.
  • Continuous integration tools such as Jenkins.
  • Experience with configuring and managing local Tomcat/JBOSS
  • Build processes and Ant/Maven.