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Senior Java Developer
Ref No.: 16-01241
Location: Pleasanton, California
Client: SCIF - State Compensation Insurance Fund
Location: Pleasanton, CA
Duration: 6 Months
Job Type: Contract

Job Description:
Our client is seeking Senior JAVA Developers for Banking Application Project who will assist in the migrating of functionality from a web based application using as a Java front end and other projects as requested by the Client.

The day to day tasks, responsibilities, and deliverables for the Senior Java Developer include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Guide other software engineers to design and implement well-integrated products
  • Work closely with management to determine feasibility of product features
  • Become an expert in technical aspects of our products
  • Develop creative solutions and contribute to technical design documents
  • Provide work estimates for proposed projects
  • Cross-train junior developers on product features that are implemented
  • Perform hands-on software design and development in Java
  • Develop and execute unit tests for product components
  • Encourage innovation of process and creative development methodologies
  • Perform peer code reviews and provide feedback
  • Promote high quality, scalability, and timely completion of projects
  • Work with cross functional teams, including Business, QA and Operations.
Required Technical Skills:
The Senior Java Developer for the banking system shall possess most of the following skills:
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to analyze information and identify and formulate solutions to problems.
  • Provide more in-depth analysis with a high-level view of goals and end deliverables.
  • Complete work within a reasonable time frame under the supervision of a manager or team lead.
  • Plan and manage all aspects of the support function.
  • Extensive knowledge of and proven experience with data processing systems, and methods of developing, testing and moving solutions to implementation.
  • Strong knowledge in project management practices and ability to document processes and procedures as needed.
  • Work collaboratively with other support team members and independently on assigned tasks and deliverables with minimum supervision
  • Communicate effectively with users at all levels, from data entry technicians up to senior management, verbally and in writing.
  • Self-motivated, working closely and actively communicating with team members to accomplish time critical tasks and deliverables
  • Ask questions and share information gained with other support team members, recording and documenting this knowledge
  • Elicit and gather user requirements and/or problem description information, and record this information accurately
  • Listen carefully and act upon user requirements
  • Convey and explain complex problems and solutions in an understandable language to both technical and non-technical persons
  • Present technical solutions to management and decision makers
  • Follow the lead of others on assigned projects as well as take the lead when deemed appropriate
  • Think creatively and critically, analyzing complex problems, weighing multiple solutions, and carefully selecting solutions appropriate to the business needs, project scope, and available resources
  • Take responsibility for the integrity of the solution
Technical Knowledge and Skills
Primary qualifications:
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent degree
  • 10+ years of software development experience
  • MUST HAVE: In-depth knowledge of Java, OO programming, and modern web applications built on distributed service architecture
  • MUST HAVE: Expert level comfort in traversing the entire Java and Web stack: client-side through the persistence layer.
  • MUST HAVE : Experience with jboss or Tomcat Server configuration
  • MUST HAVE: Experience with jQuery and jQuery-UI, Angularjs
  • MUST HAVE: Experience with Spring MVC.
  • MUST HAVE: Experience with SQL, PL/SQL programming and Oracle.
  • MUST HAVE: Experience and willingness to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • PREFERRED: Local candidates that can join ASAP.
Other qualifications:
  • Development experience in an enterprise-class system with multi-tier architecture
  • Must have JEE 6 experience, including JPA, JAX-RS, JAX-WS, JMS
  • Expert in Java EE APIs including EJBs, Servlets, JTA, JSPs, JSTL, web services and JDBC
  • Strong experience in implementing successful distributed, scalable, high-performance multi-threaded server applications
  • Experience with Design patterns
  • Experience with data grid technology such as infinispan, ehcache
  • Working knowledge of Linux and Windows
  • Strong speaking and writing skills
  • Experience with open source Java technologies including Maven.
  • ORM framework knowledge such as MyBatis or Hibernate