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Application Engineer

Ref: US_EN_6_913330_1056860

Posted on 29 April 2019
Job Location
Boston
Contract Type
Contractor

NO SPONSORSHIP; NO THIRD PARTY CANDIDATES ACCEPTED

Application Engineer

Location: Boston

Contract: 04/08/2019-10/28/2019

Scope:

Designs, builds and tests in various software technologies, application programs in accordance with a specified business need and in a way that achieves the development goals for assigned projects.  Application developers typically work as part of a project team, and also communicate progress, technical issues and their resolution. This role is primarily based on Java & J2EE technologies.

Responsibilities:

  • Interpret written business requirements, functional requirements and technical specification documents to design and develop technical solutions that meet business needs
  • Collaborate with IT and Business partners to design, develop, and troubleshoot end to end technical solutions
  • Perform system design and specification development, program logic and flow-charting that meets the stated project objectives
  • Identify resource needs and work with the Project Manager to build project team
  • Identifies and manages dependencies and downstream impacts of the project to minimize adverse effects on other projects and / or programs
  • Provide status and progress updates to Project Manager
  • Identify and communicate technical risks, issues, and changes
  • Perform coding to written technical specifications
  • Contribute to design review meetings with other members of Application Development
  • Perform complex defect verification, debugging, testing and support
  • Investigate, analyze and document reported defects
  • Create and maintain technical documentation using defined technical documentation templates that meet SDLC standards

Required Skills: 

  • Good hands-on experience with Java and J2EE
  • Good experience in UI frameworks (HTML, Java Script, HTML5, JSP, Ajax)
  • Good understanding of Spring, Spring Integration
  • Good experience with service oriented architecture and REST, JSON, XML, SOAP
  • Experience working with Agile Methodology
  • Experience in using RTC, code quality tools, defect tracking tools
  • Good experience with code reviews
  • Excellent team player with good organizational, communication, analytical and logical skills.
  • Good understanding of the web browsers and web applications

Desired Skills:

  • Free Marker Template, JQuery, AngularJS
  • Weblogic, Eclipse
  • Micro services
  • Responsive HTML code development
  • Gradle, Selenium

Lead Developer & Senior Developer should possess some of these qualities such as:

  • Leading and participating in Scrum Meetings
  • Working with Onshore Leads in Estimation, development and design strategy
  • Acting as SME and Mentor for developer/junior resources
  • Reporting on development progress to required stakeholders as determined by Managers/Onsite Leads
  • Timely escalation of issues to appropriate leads and managers to ensure slippage to delivery is avoided
  • Reacting immediately to impediments in progress and taking necessary steps
  • Working with right teams to speed issues with respect to scope finalizations and getting Environment issues resolved etc
  • Managing the offshore team

If you’d like to have a talk about this role or other similar positions, then get in touch!

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