Senior Java Developer, Associate Principal

$120,000 - $135,000

Full Time

  • Work from home
  • No Travel Required


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Job Description

Senior Java Developer, Associate Principal

Location: Chicago


This role will be responsible for the development and delivery of business features in the front-end applications, integrating with a variety of upstream data-sources and presenting data through the user interface, all while enriching and advancing the platform. The candidate must be able to solve problems creatively, communicate effectively, and proactively engage in technical decision making to achieve these objectives.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to front-end design, Back-end design, technical direction and documentation including collaborating with various teams to build fit for purpose solutions
  • Participates in code reviews, proactively identifying and mitigating potential issues and defects as well as assisting with continuous improvement
  • Drives continuous improvement efforts by identifying and championing practical means of reducing time to market while maintaining high quality
  • Embraces and advocates for Agile best practices for software development discipline (be true to Agile Manifesto)
  • Actively participates in creation and review of both business and technical user stories, providing constructive feedback and input on both work effort estimation as well as architecture/design improvements
  • Integrating disparate data from REST and WebSocket services within a cohesive user interface.
  • Participating in innovative design and proof of concepts with emerging technologies and solutions
  • Embrace industry best practices like continuous integration, continuous deployment, automated testing, TDD etc.
  • Follows agreed upon SDLC procedures to ensure that all information system products and services meet both explicit and implicit quality standards.
  • Writes unit and integration tests based on chosen DevOps frameworks.
  • Performs application and project risk analysis and recommends quality improvements.
  • Assists Production Support by providing advice on system functionality and fixes as required

Technical Skills:

  • 5~ years of primarily Backend Java development
  • 2+ years of experience in Spring Framework
  • 2+ years of hands-on HTML5/CSS3 experience
  • 2+ years working in Cloud environment.
  • Work with Javascript in support of front-end tasks
  • Experience of working with websockets, HTTP 1.1 and HTTP/2
  • Experience with RESTful APIs and JSON RPC
  • Experience following Git workflows
  • Working knowledge of DevOps tools. Eg Terraform, Ansible, Jenkins, Kubernetes, Helm and CI/CD pipeline etc.
  • Familiarity with monitoring related tools and frameworks like Splunk, ElasticSearch, Prometheus, AppDynamics