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Lead Java Developer in Austin, TX at NextGen

Date Posted: 2/14/2018

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    Austin, TX
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Job Description

Candidates will be working on the building the core company platform. This platform is leveraged by every application which is currently in use, or will be built. Candidates will be part of a very technical team, and would be very hands on developers

The Lead IT Developer manages teams and drives overall vision according to the team's goals. The Lead IT Developer performs detail design, development, documentation, debugging and implementation of technical products, software programming applications. Also recommends alterations and enhancements to improve quality of products and/or procedures.

  • Possess an expert level knowledge of the tools and processes required by the role

  • Manage efforts affecting large-scale, highly complex, and cross-functional / platform environments

  • Typically spends majority of time providing direction across large teams at all levels but capable of solid individual performance when required

  • Share knowledge, coach, and mentor others in area of expertise

  • Ability to perform functions at all levels of a process, will serve as technical lead in area of expertise, will have duties instructing, directing, and checking the work of others

  • Possess excellent communication and relationship skills, comfort ability interfacing with director level management for technical briefings, status reports, etc.

  • Work with IT and Business management to evaluate complex user requests, projects, and clarify objectives and functional requirements for new or modified computer programs. Determine feasibility, cost and time required, compatibility with current system, and system capabilities

  • Formulate detailed program specifications using structured analysis and design methodology. Prepare project documentation when needed. Work with functional architects to define and implement application architecture

  • Code new or modified computer programs into existing systems and test program effectiveness. Evaluate error messages, modify codes and troubleshoot programming problems

  • Develop detailed application designs and specifications for computer applications. Perform analysis of systems issues or changes. Write documentation describing program development, logic, coding, and corrections. Participate in the development of user manuals and operating procedures

  • Provide assistance to IT team members with issues needing technical expertise or systems and / or programming knowledge


  • 3-5 years of Spring development.

  • Good to have is NoSQL DB experience and also Kafka experience.

  • A senior engineer has advanced technical skill in desired technologies and/or a technical scrum team leader.

  • Outstanding Communication Skills

  • Outstanding Team Fit

  • Leadership attitude/experience

  • Java/J2EE (Strong)

  • Eclipse and/or other Java IDE

  • REST Service background (Strong)

  • Design patterns (Strong)

  • Architectural Patterns (Strong)

  • Database (Oracle PL/SQL or DB2)

  • Hibernate (Red Hat) or other ORM

  • Cloud Technologies (Strong)

  • Spring MVC and/or Sprint Boot (Strong)

  • REST service background (Strong)

  • Test Driven Design (Strong)

  • Design Patterns and Paradigms (Strong)

  • Architectural Patterns(Strong)

  • Cloud Technologies (Strong)

  • Scrum/Kanban Agile Team Leader

  • Continuous Integration/ Continuous Delivery (Jenkins)

  • Experience with Securing REST APIs and Web Services

  • Other Java Tech

  • Over 7+years of work experience in IT / software development

  • College degree in Information Systems or related field


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