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Java Developer in Maryland Heights, MO at NextGen

Date Posted: 9/23/2018

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Job Title Java Developer



The IS Application Frameworks team is responsible for developing and maintaining the standard framework, services, libraries, tools, and best practices used by developers. The team also provides technology and design guidance for key projects. Associates stay on top of industry trends around application design/development/deployment, and leverage their knowledge and experience to find forward-thinking solutions to challenging problems.




Members of the IS Application Frameworks team are currently doing exciting project work to help company adopt innovative solutions to aid in a DevOps transformation. This includes a shift to a microservices architecture leveraging Spring Boot applications running in Docker containers on Kubernetes. The team is also working to enable continuous delivery and automated testing by supporting tools like GitHub, Jira, Jenkins, SonarQube, Selenium, and Artifactory.




What you'll do…



  • Maintain internal application framework.

  • Design, develop, and unit test complex enterprise applications using sound object-oriented analysis and design principles.

  • Encourage test-driven development and support automated testing tools.

  • Research innovative solutions and inspire other developers to think outside of the box.

  • Maintain enterprise tools used in the design, development, and delivery of software.

  • Advise information system teams on the effective use of technology within the enterprise architecture tools, methodologies, best practices, processes and standards within area of expertise.

  • Proactively seek continuous improvement in processes and tools.

  • Participate and represent area in cross−functional groups.

  • Mentor and train other associates.


Position Requirements



  • Bachelor's Degree Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, etc. or equivalent experience.

  • 5+ years of Java software development experience on enterprise-level solutions.

  • Understanding of DevOps concepts and experience with CI/CD pipelines.

  • Experience with Microservices architecture using Docker and Kubernetes or similar container orchestration tool.

  • General knowledge on relational / NoSQL databases, Linux, application architecture, and tool / system administration.

  • Understanding of secure software coding principles.

  • Systems engineering and development methodology experience.

  • Strong understanding of Kanban and Scrum is preferred.

  • Experience with industry standard frameworks and libraries: Spring Boot, Spring MVC, Spring Data, JPA, Thymeleaf, Struts 2, Jersey.

  • Experience with client-side JavaScript libraries or Node.js is preferred.

  • Familiarity with test-driven development (JUnit, Selenium) and static code analysis (SonarQube).

  • Strong ability to learn and apply new/emerging technologies.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, working with all organizational levels.

  • Strong analytical and problem−solving skills.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

  • Ability to work in a team environment and/or as an individual contributor, as required.

  • Experience in financial services industry is preferred.