Sr Java Developer (Lead)

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  • Location: Tempe, AZ
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #8912

Job Type: Contract   
Expectation: Hybrid


  • Works with product management, developers and architectural teams to define strategy and requirements
  • Develops and drives high-level strategic initiatives and secures commitment from external and internal teams for new initiatives
  • Drives consensus on technical approach, sets timelines, and leads cross-functional application teams from design through delivery
  • Applies software engineering best industry practices to web applications and services
  • Provides technical guidance, direction, and decisions to team developing custom and off-the-shelf web applications and services
  • Works with Application/Enterprise Architects to establish development and deployment standards, and ensures adherence to technology platform decisions
  • Mentors and grows junior members of the team

Minimum Qualifications – Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training
  • 6 – 8 years of proven experience delivering enterprise software solutions as part of a team
  • Ability to influence others through outstanding interpersonal skills, collaboration, and negotiation skills
  • Ability to explain technical concepts and adjust message based on the audience, including non-technical groups
  • Self-starter, motivates others to do the same
  • Proficiency in coordinating across multiple teams to accomplish goals
  • 6 years of Java development in a service-oriented architecture
  • 3 years Application Programming Interface (API) framework / REST development
  • 3 years in web services (mid-range) development

Preferred Qualifications – Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training
  • Experience delivering software to cloud environments – Azure, IBM Cloud, AWS, Google
  • Working knowledge of stream processing – Kafka, Spark
  • Deep knowledge of DevOps concepts
  • Experience with enterprise software security – PCI, PII
  • Web UI technologies – React, Javascript frameworks
  • Mobile application development – Java/Android, React Native, iOS
  • 2 years technical leadership of IT personnel
  • Airline experience a plus

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Experience in Continuous Delivery/Continuous Integration (Jenkins, GitHub Actions, Nexus, TDD, Automated regression testing)
  • Experience with hw/sw resource management, cloud framework implementation, micro-services, and Apache frameworks
  • Experience in service optimizations for performance
  • Ability to take large, complex projects and break them down into manageable pieces, develop functional specifications, to be delivered in a successful and timely manner
  • Demonstrated experience leading large scale initiatives, and well-rounded technical background in current data management technologies
  • Proficiency and demonstrated experience in the following technologies:
    • Java / JVM based technologies
    • Spring/J2EE
    • Data storage – SQL and/or NoSQL databases, ORM, caches
    • Messaging – pub/sub, p2p
    • Server-side web technologies – HTTP based services (SOAP/REST)
    • Automated build/test/deployment tools
  • Working Knowledge in the following areas:
    • Full stack development
    • HTML5, JavaScript, React
    • Terraform scripting
    • Infrastructure technologies – firewalls, NAT, load balancing
    • Cloud design/architecture – microservices, SPA, BFF
    • GitHub

Language & Communication Skills

  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and written with all levels within the organization
  • Ability to explain technical concepts and adjust messaging based on the audience, including non-technical groups

Work Requirements: 

  • This is a contract opportunity with optional benefits including medical/dental/vision, 401(k), life insurance, etc.
  • We can facilitate W2 and corp-to-corp (C2C) consultants. For our W2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes medical/dental/vision benefits, 401(k) with company matching, and life insurance.

About us:
Established in 1998, Ntelicor provides hard to find IT talent and flexible staffing and IT solutions to Fortune 50 and companies of all sizes. We dedicate ourselves to our clients’ unique needs and rapidly and efficiently deploy our specialists and solutions. As our team continues to grow, we look forward to providing our clients and our people with extraordinary value and service for years to come.

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