Java Engineer

saint louis, Missouri

Our client is seeking a Java Engineer to join their team in St. Louis, MO.

Responsibilities

  • Provide expert content/professional leadership on complex Application Development assignments/projects
  • Exercise considerable creativity, foresight, and judgment in conceiving, planning, and delivering initiatives
  • Use deep professional knowledge and acumen to advise functional leaders
  • Focus on providing thought leadership within Information Management but works on broader projects, which require understanding of wider business
  • Perform software development and maintenance of entity-based micro services using Java/J2EE including Java 1.8 features like Lambdas, Streams, and Filters and with different frameworks like Spring Boot, Hibernate, Pivotal Cloud, Jenkins, Kafka Streams, and REST
  • Implement test suites to test the developed functionalities based on test scenarios proposed by Product Owner using Test Automation Frameworks like Junit, Mockito, Cucumber, etc. to ensure code quality and performance
  • Work in an AGILE environment with bi-weekly sprints and provided work updates in daily SCRUM calls, maintaining industry level best practices for software development using wide varieties of latest technologies and frameworks
  • Participate in software/hardware configuration, releases and installation tasks
  • Participate in technical planning and requirements gathering phases including Design, code, test, troubleshoot and document engineering software applications
  • Demonstrate the ability to adapt and work with team members of various experience level
  • Work on developing REST APIs (Micro Services) to expose REST end points which will be consumed by the end users as per the internal business requirements
  • Build integrated Update processor to load legacy monolith data (SQL) into Micro Service based application using Java, Spring Boot, and Kafka is used as a message broker for processing the messages from source to destination
  • Research on new technologies and document them in timely manner to enhance API processing performance, test driven development (including code coverage of 95%), behavior driven development where automation is done using Cucumber (Citrus)
  • Maintain proper logging to monitor the request/response time and TPS of the application, closely monitor the daily transactions history using Grafana dashboards ex. No of success messages, error messages and examine the fault and fix the issues if required
  • Deploy the code into the PCF through continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment methodology( Jenkins ) after each successful implementation of new feature
  • Coordinate with other teams as the applications are micro services, rectify the issues while consuming the dependent API’s, and fix the issues if necessary
  • Participate in code reviews after each successful push in the repo, suggest if any changes required to maintain the cleaner and concise code

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least 5 years of experience
  • Strong in Java
  • Skilled in RESTful Web Services, SpringBoot, Kafka, MongoDB, and automation skills (such as Jenkins and Cucumber)
  • Leadership skills preferred
  • Will accept non-local candidates willing to relocate to St. Louis

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