Java Back End Developer

Detroit, MI

Position title: Back-End Developer (Jr & Sr Roles)
Location : Detroit, MI // New Orleans, LA
FULL TIME & Contract roles
For Only GC & Citizens (NO EAD) [C2C is fine]


Essential functions:



  • Responsible for defining, developing, and evolving software in a fast paced and agile development environment using the latest software development methods and infrastructure.

  • Support impact assessment and decision related to technology choices, design /architectural considerations and implementation strategy.

  • Expert level skills in Java development, with an ability to take a deep dive in the implementation aspects.

  • Expert in core data structures as well as algorithms and has the ability to implement them using language of choice when necessary.

  • Collaborate with system engineers, data scientists, frontend developers and software developers to implement solutions that are aligned with and extend shared platforms and solutions.

  • Apply principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean / Agile / XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques.


Basic qualifications:



  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems (IS), Information Technology (IT), Computer Science or Engineering (OR High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of IS, IT, or Computer Science)

  • Experience in IT software development.

  • Good knowledge on many from the following technology stack - Java, J2EE, Spring Framework, MVC, App server Knowledge (Tomcat,JBoss), OSGi, SOAP/REST webservices

  • Excellent knowledge with development tools and integrated build systems: Eclipse IDE, Jenkins/Hudson, Maven - Software development cycle and automated testing experience (TDD/BDD)



  • 3-5+ years’ experience with Java

  • 1-2 years’ experience with JavaScript

  • Experience with Node JS

  • 1-2 years’ experience with NOSQL databases

  • 1-2 years’ experience with Rational databases (Oracle, MySQL, etc…)

  • 3+ Years of developing REST APIs

  • 3+ Years’ experience writing unit tests

  • 2+ Experience using a CI system to automate builds (Check for List of Automation Tools Used)

  • Understanding of HTTP and Network Layer overhead and latency

  • Understanding of how to optimize service data for size or speed

  • Working knowledge in configuration management tools such as CVS/SVN/ClearCase/Git/Perforce

  • Strong Debugging and Troubleshooting Expertise


Desired qualifications:



  • Previous experience with the GE Software Center of Excellence Predix platform.

  • Lean/Six Sigma Certification.

  • Experience working in an Agile software development environment

  • Previous experience with Cloud Foundry/PaaS

  • Experience with C#

  • Experience with NewRelic

  • Experience with Logstash

  • Experience with Postgres

  • Experience with Lua

  • Experience with GOLang

  • Understanding of Delay Tolerant Networking (DTN)

  • Experience with CQRS

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively across functions in a matrix environment.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to diplomatically advocate for the appropriate support staffing levels.


Ideal candidate will also have experience presenting effectively to non-technical and executive audiences.



  • Strong analytical skills – strong problem solving skills, communicates in a clear and succinct manner and effectively evaluates information / data to make decisions; anticipates obstacles and develops plans to resolve.

  • Resourceful and quick learner; able to efficiently seek out, learn, & apply new areas of expertise as needed.

  • Highly self-motivated, able to work independently


Reference ID: 636e07f7b0cd

Date Posted: 09/29/2016

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