Reference # 19-00461 Title Java Developer
Location Scottsdale, ARIZONA
Position Type Contract
Experience Level Contract
Start Date / End Date 05-07-2019 --- 30-11--0001
Experience with Backend Java programming
Experience with Web services
Familiar with Testing frameworks Junit, Mockito

Secure coding a plus
Encryption/hashing a plus
Ability to hit the ground running on projects

Overall Purpose
This position designs, develops, tests and maintains software product applications.
Essential Functions
" Participates in designing, developing, documenting, testing, and debugging new and existing software systems and applications.
" Contributes in development life cycle including requirements analysis and design.
" Write technical specifications based on conceptual design and stated business requirements.
" Support, and document software functionality.
" Identify and evaluate new technologies for implementation.
" Analyze code to find causes of errors and revise programs as needed.
" Provide critical input in software design meetings and analyze user needs to determine technical requirements.
" Consult with end user to prototype, refine, test, and debug programs to meet needs.
" Complies with all security policies and procedures, to ensure that the highest level of system and data confidentiality, integrity and availability is maintained.

Desired Skills

" Ability to use Unix/Linux command line programs and create/edit scripts.
" Able to analyze results of automated deployment scripts and makes modifications.

" Able to prepare detail design documents from requirements.
" Familiar with Reporting tools such as Crystal Reports, Jasper Reports, BIRT, etc.
" General understanding of software environments and network topologies.
" Able to demonstrate OOA/OOD skills.
" Demonstrable understanding of distributed, component based architecture
" Working knowledge of networking and/or telecommunications protocols
" A solid understanding of event driven / asynchronous programming and multi-threading
" Demonstrable technical design skills (UML experience a plus)
" Familiar with TDD/BDD.
" Familiar with SOA framework, web services, etc.

" Common Developer Skills
- Competent (4+ years) Java or C# or C++ or Objective-C language programming skills.
- Competent with SQL or PL/SQL and relational database concepts.
- Experience with source code control systems.
- Experience with secure programming techniques is highly desirable

- Able to perform code reviews to ensure the code meets the acceptance criteria.

" Able to maintain test scripts as needed.
" Prepares test strategy, test plan, test cases, and test summary documents.
" Experience with automated functional software testing frameworks, such as Cucumber, Selenium, etc.
" Performs unit, functional, load, user interface, performance, regression and system integration testing on new code or modified code prior to production releases.
" Produce and report project test metrics.
" Possess advanced knowledge of QA/QC techniques; certifications preferred
" Assists new staff on testing techniques and test methodologies

" Ability to respond to situations in a timely manner, and meet predetermined deadlines
" Ability to support/maintain existing products and add new features as requested by customers.
" Provide support to UAT/production applications as needed
" Ability to work on multiple projects

" Agile/Lean methodologies experience
" Solid understanding of an iterative software development process
" Able to estimate all project activities and tasks.
" Able to elicit user and functional requirements.
" Mentor and monitor Software Engineers in the technical aspects of their assignments.

" Education and experience typically obtained through completion of a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and/or 4 or more years of related industry experience.