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Java Modernization Consultant in O'Fallon, MO at NextGen

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    O'Fallon, MO
  • Job Type:
    Supplier
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/13/2018

Job Description

Job Overview:
Will be working on modernization of older legacy applications


will be converting WebSphere to JBoss using Java


Will need to be able to verify test coverage, clear up logical errors, figure out problems the legacy code does not handle and fix them


Provide support of software applications through programming, analysis, design, development and delivery of software solutions.
Researches alternative technical solutions for changing business needs and is essential to the development and delivery of these solutions to customers.

Major Accountabilities:
Responsible for programming, testing, implementation, documentation, maintenance and support of systems application software in adherence with standards, processes and best practices. Responsibilities include the following:
• Develop high quality, secure, scalable software solutions based on technical requirements specifications and design artifacts within expected time and budget.
• Research, create and evaluate technical solution alternatives for the business needs current and future.
• Perform feasibility studies, logic designs, detailed systems flowcharting, analysis of input-output flow, cost and time analysis.
• Work with project team to meet scheduled due dates, while identifying emerging issues and recommending solutions.
• Document software programs per Software Development Best Practices.
• Follow Quality Assurance and Quality Control processes.
• Assist Senior Team members in modification of the documentation templates per the needs of the project and technology.
• Contribute ideas to help ensure that required standards and processes are in place and actively look for opportunities to enhance standards and improve process efficiency.
• Support collection and reporting of project and software metrics.



Required Skills:



  • Experience working on Java applications using JBOSS, WebSphere, Junit, Spring, hibernate and SQL



  • Understanding of Java Threading model required

  • Experience in developing Java multi-threaded applications preferred

  • Experience with JEE5 or JEE6 would be highly beneficial

  • Spring - basic knowledge of concepts required, extensive experience preferred

  • Hibernate - solid working knowledge required

  • Need to be skilled in dependency management and compliancy

  • Experience working with DevOps practices and tools such as CI/CD, Chef, Kitchen, Knife, Brocade, Jenkins

  • Experience documenting detailed designs with class and sequence diagrams

  • Experience with OOAD (Object Orient Analysis & Design)

  • Basic knowledge of UNIX and shell scripting

  • Familiarity with XML and Java based XML parsers

  • Experience with Java performance testing and benchmarking

  • Experience in Database Design, strong knowledge of PL/SQL

  • GWT 2.5.1, MGWT and HighCharts working knowledge

  • Experience with the following open-source projects which are now de-facto standards:- Maven, JUnit, Log4J, Jakarta Commons

  • Knowledge of common industry standard best programming practices

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of Software Engineering Concepts and Methodologies

  • Ability to innovate and develop new approaches to complex design problems

  • Experience working in a dynamic and collaborative work environment and make independent decisions

  • Ability to learn and deploy new technologies as needed.

  • Experience in building scalable, maintainable applications

  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines

  • Excellent verbal and written communication

  • Experience using the Agile Methodology

  • Ability to work as a member of matrix based diverse and geographically distributed project

  • Ability to work with cross functional teams


Desired Skills:



  • Work experience related to Financial industry

  • Work experience with git

  • Experience using the Atlassian tool stack (JIRA, Crucible, Bamboo, etc.)

  • Familiarity with architectural concepts such as SOA

  • Enterprise Service Bus

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent work experience