Senior Java Developer - Dallas

Company: Spearhead Technology
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Location: Dallas, USA
The Senior Java Developer will work on a team of software engineers enhancing our company's online and consumer digital experience. The team will add functionality to our online website and mobile apps that include digital wallets, buying and selling crypto currency, and expanding the use of the company's digital experience into countries around the globe. The work may include new development as well as maintenance or basic enhancement of existing features and functions that meet or exceed business needs.

The Senior Java Developer must be capable of working on computer programs that are complex in nature; is familiar with a variety of concepts, practices, and procedures; and performs a variety of complex application development related tasks. The Senior Java Developer may at times direct the work of others and is expected to proactively contribute and offer recommendations.

Primary Responsibilities:
Designs and develops high quality, scalable and efficient solutions and products on schedule
Engages with system users and business analysts to identify system enhancements and/or new applications to meet business needs.
Actively contributes to the development of solutions and ideas that add value.
Proactively performs extensive system testing to ensure that the systems work efficiently and are developed following the applicable development methodology.
Provides support during meetings as required; prepares and takes dictation, minutes, agendas, notices and manages mailings of meeting agendas and supporting materials.
Produces code of high quality and reliability - strong quality code metrics.
Effectively performs code walk-throughs. In conjunction with Quality Services.
Must have experience with Java, Spring MVC, Web Services, Unit Testing, etc.
Provides accurate and timely input to Scrum Master regarding status of technical tasks for self and team.
Creates Unit tests to ensure accuracy. Tracks record of identifying largest risk areas and driving resolution of these issues.
Leads the design, development and implementation of complex systems.
Effectively and actively plays the role of technical advisor for projects, providing advice on tools, process and design to others.
Shows initiative to initiate and actively facilitate meetings and issue resolution.
Ensures project goals make sense and overall development objectives are being met.
Assists in planning and organizing meetings/conference calls
Serves as a contact person in support of more serious production problems/issues.

Skills and Experience Required:
Bachelor of Science in computer science or a related technical field, or equivalent combination of post-secondary education and work experience

Required Experience & Skills
7+ years of increasingly responsible systems development experience on multiple platforms
7+ years' experience in the development environment commensurate with the assigned area of responsibility
Java 8 / 11, Spring MVC, Spring Data JPA, & SpringBoot Microservices
Excellent problem solving skills able to think through likely cause of problems before referring to others
Experience with complex, enterprise web development
Experience working in an Agile / Scrum methodology
Demonstrated ability to gather requirements, design and develop systems
Ability to track record of designing and developing high quality, scalable and efficient solutions and products on schedule
Effective team leader on diverse and different teams; Experience being a strong teammate supporting team needs
Demonstrated ability to effectively lead requirements gathering, design and development of complex systems
Strong leadership and mentoring skills
Knowledge of proper architectural disciplines
Ability to accurately identify root cause of technical problems
Strong project management skills
Excellent communication skills; verbal and written
Ability to adapt to change
Strong negotiation and/or influential skills
Ability to influence others to ensure that issues which have been raised are resolved

Desired Skills
Experience with RESTful Web Services
Experience with Unit Testing (JUnit, Mockito, Groovy)
Experience with Cloud Development, Deployment, and Maintenance (AWS, GCP)
Knowledge / Experience with Relational Database SQL and NoSQL (Couchbase, Mongo)
Additional Sills:
Minimum required education: Bachelors Degree
Employment type: C2C, W-2, C2H, Full Time

Work Day: Full Time
Salary: Negotiable

Minimal experience: Unspecified

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