Backend Software Engineer, Server/AWS

Nashville, TN 37211

Posted: 08/15/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Other Area(s) Job Number: 387

Job Description


Software Engineer, Server – Level 4

The Software Engineer 4 is a functional expert in the field of software engineering as it relates to the business objectives of Client.  The Software Engineer 4 will design, code, test, and debug applications that meet system standards and functional requirements in various software languages. The Software Engineer 4 is responsible for overseeing and conducting code reviews and assisting the Manager and/or Sr. Manager by facilitating assigned activities including the coordination of resources for approved Projects, system improvements, and ad-hoc or emergency requests.  The Software Engineer 4 will maintain expertise of the functional software engineering processes used by Client. 

Key Responsibilities/Essential Functions
  • Develops effective, maintainable code in a timely fashion
  • Follows established coding standards and techniques, assists with establishing standards
  • Develops automated unit test cases to validate defect-free code
  • Oversees and conducts code reviews to ensure adherence to established coding and architectural standards
  • Works with product manager and UX designer to ensure quality code that meets the functional requirements
  • Works with and leads off shore development teams.
  • Acts as a technical resource for junior team members
  • Involved in integrating on-shore and off-shore code
  • Shows a strong attention to development detail, produces high-quality code
  • Assists the Manager and Sr. Manager with the training and mentoring of the team members.
  • Partners with product manager and UX designer to drive creation of processes and procedures
  • Maintain current skills and develop new skills through training classes, reading, and on the job experience
  • Maintains a working knowledge of Client' s applications and system integration and is able to understand changes in order to anticipate cross-system or cross-process impacts.
  • Coordinates scheduled ad-hoc, and emergency tasks within the department' s scope.
  • Ensures the appropriate adherence to Client' s inter-departmental processes and procedures within the testing team.
  • Provides proper status notifications are relayed to product manager for internal and external communications through the approved protocols.
  • Effectively determines and communicates accurate timelines for assigned tasks
  • Utilizes design patterns that comply with security policies and guidelines

 

Qualifications
  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or a related field required
  • 5 or more years of software development experience required
  • 3 or more years of development experience using  Java software required
  • Experience being technical leader of small teams preferred
  • Experience in two or more of the following areas: RESTful web services, RDBMS skills, Multi-threaded applications, Application Servers (JBoss, WebSphere, WebLogic, Tomcat, etc.), Cloud application development, Caching technologies (redis, memcached, hazelcast or similar), Messaging technologies (ZeroMQ, RabbitMQ, Kafka, Kinesis or similar), NoSQL technologies (Cassandra, HBase, DynamoDB), real-time streaming (apache storm).
  • Specific knowledge/experience in one or more of the following preferred:
  • Application Architecture
  • Software Development
  • Analysis
  • Amazon AWS
  • Java, XML, Web Services, SQL, & SQL Server, Oracle, MySql, or Postgres
  • Strong OOD / OOP knowledge
  • Multithreaded Web Application experience
  • Creation of Physical and Logical design documents
  • Developing applications servicing large transactional system utilizing RDBMS
  • Knowledge and experience with object-oriented design and implementation
  • Ability to design and implement appropriate infrastructures to support cross platform and cross database environments, provide scalability and two-node implementation
  • Proven ability to carry a feature from start to finish; including prototypes, design specifications, constructive coding, unit testing, and bug fixing
  • Ability to quickly and accurately perform troubleshooting and repair of existing applications
  • Good diagnostic, analytical, design and communication skills

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Meet Your Recruiter

Jason Destro

Over 20 years’ of recruiting experience with hands-on recruiting and placement of I.T. professionals (Full Time, Temp 2 Perm, & Contingent) in the NJ/NY/CT/PA marketplace for a wide variety of today's demanding IT skill sets. Focused on delivering exceptional service by understanding client’s objectives and goals.

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