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Lead Software Engineer in Port Washington, NY at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 5/14/2019

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Job Description

The Lead Java Software Engineer is a key member of the Engineering team responsible for developing server-side middleware solutions that support secure interoperability between application platforms as well as interfaces with external 3rdparty vendor and client systems.  The lead will guide a team of onshore and offshore Java developers and participate in hands-on development of secure, scalable RESTful APIs in support of products and services.

  • Build robust and scalable software in Java Enterprise
  • Design, develop and implement RESTful APIs and Gateways for backend microservices
  • Develop solutions that allow for real-time and/or batch import and export of customer data
  • Review, analyze designs, modify, develop, test, document, and implement software application improvements, features and defects within the scheduled timeframe based on functional specifications
  • Develop solution architecture artifacts in support of new features and functionality
  • Collaborate with and train other developers on best practices, including unit testing, continuous integration practices code reviews, internal tool usage, technical roadblock mitigation and process improvements
  • Help define and ensure adherence to coding standards and approved technologies
  • Identifies and informs senior staff members of areas of the application that can be improved by refactoring, optimization, or other improved technology solutions
  • Assists with assignment of work items to other team members
  • Takes ownership of work items assigned and pro-actively assumes ownership of unassigned work as appropriate – communicates estimates and daily progress
  • Provide technical assessment of the impact of any changes to product requirements
  • Contribute to the continued improvement of the organization’s development procedures
  • Contributes in design, planning and project status meetings
  • Provides support to Tier3 customer service agents to triage and resolve client related issues
  • Collaborate with Product Owners, technical managers, architects and other technical leads to deliver world class enterprise grade software and software enabled services
  • 5+ years’ experience developing and designing web-based solutions in traditional and Agile/Scrum team environments
  • 5+ of development experience using Java
  • 5+ years’ full-stack experience including but not limited to the following: Object Oriented Programming, Java, Spring Framework / Spring Boot, Tomcat, XML, JSON, REST, SOAP, SQL (Oracle, MySQL, MSSQL), React, JBOSS, Rabbit MQ, Redis, Docker, Microservice
  • Experience working with in an Agile CI/CD environment with Git and Gitflow branching
  • Experience implementing Test Driven Development processes
  • Proficiency with tools such as JIRA, TFS, Jenkins, Bitbucket, Ansible, Ant, Artifactory, Nexus, IntelliJ, Eclipse, Splunk, Grafana, JUnit, JMeter
  • N-Tier and SaaS development experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a very fast paced environment & welcome change
  • Capable of solving complex technical problems with little oversight
  • Highly self-motivated / Autonomous
  • Passion for continuous learning
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math or Equivalent
Nice to Have / Highly Desired
  • Experience with Functional and Reactive Programming paradigms
  • AWS, Docker, Kubernetes

Keywords: Lead Java Engineer, Java, JavaSpring, JavaScript, SaaS, AWS, JIRA, Agile, Git

Job ID: 318677

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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