Job Summary

Senior Java Software Engineer

  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Salary:
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  • Category:
    Software Engineer
  • Contract Type:
    Direct Hire

This is an extraordinary opportunity for a Senior Java Software Engineer to join a thriving organization on a team of dynamic, talented developers as a full time permanent basis.  The position offers a strong base salary, bonus plan and excellent benefits for you and your family.
This is a full time permanent position; sponsorship, visa transfers and C2C contractors CANNOT be considered.
As a Senior Java Software Engineer; you and your team will design and develop a product suite which focuses on complex data analysis and highly targeted, context sensitive data for customers.  This individual must be a motivated, detail-oriented and energetic out-of-the-box thinker who can interact with technologists and upper level management.  Ambition, motivation, good communication skills and pure tech skill are the key traits that this individual should possess.  You will:
• Design and develop innovative web applications to meet business needs.
• Integrate as a member of a dynamic team developing software using complex frameworks and agile methods.
• Build web services, web apps, and portals used by partners and clients.
• Develop unit tests and integration tests.
• Maintain existing code, and occasionally refactor old applications.
• Create documentation to support new product/feature launches as needed.
Required Experience:
• BA/BS degree in Computer Science or a related field.
• Five plus years hands-on Java development experience.
• Strong knowledge of core Java development and Object Oriented development.
• Experience building web applications using Java EE.
• Experience building web service API’s and implementations.
• Relational database experience.  
• Front-end development experience: HTML, JavaScript, CSS.
• Deployment experience: UNIX, Docker, Apache Tomcat.
• Aware of software development best practices and associated tools (Ant, Maven, GIT, JUnit etc.).
Nice to have:
• Spring /GWT experience.
• ORM/Hibernate experience.
• Experience working with Cloud Platforms (Google Cloud, AWS).
• Iterative/Agile development experience.
Why us?
• This firm recently relocated from to a beautiful downtown Chicago office and they occupy two floors in a state of the art technology playground.  
• Free snacks, juices, and treats every day.  They also have an onsite gym and offer training classes as well as massages on occasion.    
• Casual attire, relaxed atmosphere with good work life balance.  
• They are investing heavily in technology and taking some older technologies to the latest and greatest.
• Work from home potential will be offered for this position.  

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