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Senior Java Developer in Sunset Hills, MO at NextGen

Date Posted: 9/16/2018

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Senior Java Developer


We are seeking a talented Sr. Software Engineer for Performance Engineering team. This cross-functional team consists of a dedicated collection of self-organizing, interdependent, individuals representing different functional roles with all the necessary skills to turn application code into an optimized code. In this role, you will be a results-driven, organized and self-motivated individual with a strong desire to optimize java applications.

Duties Include:

  • Work closely with Solution Architect and programmers in performance review of their application and provide bottlenecks and tuning applications.

  • Work with Product Management and DevOps to diagnose complex performance issues with problem analysis and breakdown and provide tuning remediation.

  • Strong Java development experience.

  • Worked on multiple java frameworks projects like spring, hibernate, grails, Struts.

  • Research and evaluate emerging technologies , create proof of concept projects.

  • Performed thread and memory leak analysis and java code optimizations. Identifying root cause for heap utilization and garbage collection statistics.

  • Analyze performance test result and identify bottlenecks of web & server-side applications.

  • Develop automated monitoring routines / processes in order to enable early detection of potential performance degradation within test and production environments.

  • Deliver performance engineering services in support of development teams across the enterprise.

  • Perform scalability design reviews.

  • Advise teams on capacity planning, performance regression testing, and bottleneck analysis.

  • Ability to define and drive performance strategy at segment level and project level.

  • Ability to develop a strong working knowledge of performance engineering tools, such as Dynatrace.

  • Strong technical/analytical and logic-based problem-solving skills.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in varying settings.


  • 5-7 years of experience developing and consuming RESTful web services in a Spring MVC environment

  • 5-7 years of experience planning, designing, developing and delivering software

  • Experience with CI/CD and test automations, ideally with the Atlassian Suite of tools (Bamboo/Stash)

  • Experience with modern web, distributed, event driven Architecture(Kafka, Confluent preferred)

  • Micro services Architecture working experience required.

  • Experience in Java and Java EE platforms including Spring framework & components, Hibernate, Messaging, Node JS or Express JS or similar, Web Services, SOAP, WS-Security, REST ( Services Design & Technology Skills )

  • Strong Object Oriented Programming skills.

  • Experience working on an Agile team environment required

  • Desire to stay abreast of new development tools and methods

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills