8 days old

Application Developer

Durham, NC 27703
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Randstad Technologies is seeking a Principal Java Software Engineer who blends deep technology expertise with a passion for designing best in class solutions. This is a long term contract opportunity with a key financial services client in the Raleigh Durham area.


The successful candidate will be part of a highly dynamic team that builds and supports a wide array of best-in-class products. The client's engineering team is innovative, diverse, passionate and self-driven. The primary responsibilities will be building, testing and engineering REST API's on a new platform. They will also be responsible for leading the technology team in defining and implementing best in class engineering solutions for our technology products. The candidate will be expected to quickly gain an understanding of all the components of our platform to be able to lead and contribute to strategic roadmaps and initiatives related to the enhancement, maintenance, and support of the platform.


Lead multiple development work streams through integration and ensure architecture is scalable and extensible

Collaborate with other principal developers to ensure a common vision

Align with the leadership's vision for the products and ensure that day-to-day tactical requests don't compromise that vision.

Lead the team to think in terms of design patterns and Object Oriented Methodology

Mentor other software engineers to foster an engaged and highly skilled team.

Enforce existing engineering practices and setting new ones as and when needed.

Lead the effort to define, maintain, and support Java development environment and best practices, such as Maven, Sonar, and other Open Source tools

Lead the identification, isolation, resolution, and communication of complex problems within the production and nonproduction environment.

Ensure a robust code review process is in place and followed consistently.

Proactively lead process and technology improvement initiatives.

Required Skills and Background

Bachelors / Master's degree or equivalent in Computer Science or Engineering

Extraordinary problem-solving skills dealing with complex distributed deployments

Strong leadership skills: passionate about engineering excellence, highly focused, innovative, team player, self-starter, collaborator, and someone who's eager to learn and teach every day.

7+ years of development experience (currently hands on) in core Java, Spring MVC / Spring Core / Web Services (SOAP/REST) and configuring web containers.

3+ years of development experience in web application development: JSP, HTML, CSS/SASS, Jquery, Backbone, Angular, NodeJS, etc.

5+ years of experience designing with Object Oriented methodologies.

5+ years of experience supporting high-volume applications in production.

Deep experience with common issues related to scalability, availability, intelligent monitoring, performance, and how to design proactively to avoid them.

Ability to prioritize and delegate the work based on strategic nature, importance, and urgency.

Champion and advocate of Test Driven Development, Unit testing using frameworks and tools like Junit, Jasmine, Karma, Protractor

Hands on with IDE's Spring Tool Suite and Eclipse - within a UNIX and Windows environment.

Fully hands on with application builds and deploys using Continuous Integration/ Deployment (CI/CD) tools like Jenkins, Maven, uDeploy, etc.

Good understanding of cloud-computing / cloud services platforms (e.g. AWS or azure) Your


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