Junior/Mid-Level Full Stack Developer

Philadelphia, PA

Posted: 04/11/21 Category: Software/Application Development and Architecture Job Number: 10899

Job Description

Position: Junior/Mid-Level Full Stack Developer
Location: Philadelphia PA
Job Type: Contract
Duration: 6 months

Job Description
This position will provide subject matter expertise and direction on complex projects/initiatives for his/her assigned area(s) of application development responsibility. S/he will participate in development of innovative complex business solutions by creating new applications, modifying existing applications and providing post production support. S/he will deliver more complex business application software solutions following the system development life cycle process in an Agile environment, occasionally Adaptive/Waterfall. May work in a POD or in a smaller group focused on POCs, pilot projects, etc.

  • Develops new web-based applications and implements significant enhancements to existing applications focused on web services and user interfaces.
  • Conducts design and architecture reviews, gap analysis and assessment.
  • Leads feature and technology POCs while partnering with Enterprise Architects, Application Architects and other IT resources.
  • Uses tools with expertise such as Git and Gitlab, XL Deploy, Artifactory, along with AWS components to drive operations and collaboration.
  • Conducts code walkthroughs within Agile POD or smaller team
  • Provides effort estimates as part of continual planning, affinity estimation within the POD, etc.
  • Actively participates in Agile ceremonies related to assigned POD(s) including Daily Standup, Sprint Planning, Backlog Grooming, Sprint Reviews, Retrospectives.
  • Supports scheduled and emergency releases of application code by being available as needed and/or joining conference calls during the release, providing guidance and/or immediate code changes to resolve production issues.
  • Partners with Performance Management to identify and triage negative impacts to the overall performance of the production environment.
  • Maintains knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends for assigned area(s) of responsibility, assesses the impact, and collaborates with senior management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future solutions.
  • Directs and enhances organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Identifies and directs the implementation of process improvements that significantly improve quality across the team, department and/or business unit for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Provides subject matter expertise to team members and applicable internal/external stakeholders on complex assignments/projects for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Provides direction on complex assignments, projects, and/or initiatives to build and enhance the capability of his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Provides direction to development teams in areas of project scheduling, technical direction and application development standards.
  • Assesses and measures solution design impacts on IT infrastructure capacity, application architecture standards, future maintenance/support needs, and bottom line cost-benefits in consultation with appropriate internal stakeholders.
  • Actively participates in Application Architect and Development Guild to share knowledge, define standards, propose new innovative ideas, and develop POCs.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert &/or provides direction on the design & development of applications systems while demonstrating an understanding of the broad implications & financial impacts of proposed solutions on operational & infrastructure support.
  • Serves as an escalation point for issue resolution.
  • Identifies potential application solutions by understanding complex business/technical problems and opportunities.
  • Provides input on the development of project plans, test plans and implementation plans including determining estimates on time frames, needed resources and budgets.
  • Creates more complex technical specifications from business requirements/business specifications.
  • Provides expertise regarding the integration of applications across the business.
  • Partners with internal stakeholders to ensure that systems are designed, developed and implemented from a business point of view.
  • Investigates and resolves complex problems including providing support for production systems in a timely manner.
  • Proactively identifies problems and presents/develops complex solutions
  • Communicates effectively with internal stakeholders and management.
  • Serves as a technical expert and provides complex technical guidance to junior team members.
  • Ensures that system improvements are successfully implemented.
  • Serves as lead technical resource to ensure completion of development tasks.

  • 4 Year/Bachelor' s degree or equivalent work experience (6+ solid years of experience in lieu of Bachelor' s) in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Information Systems, Information Technology or Computer Engineering or equivalent work experience (Minimum Required)

  • 5 – 7+ years’ experience in application development that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position (Required)
  • 6+ years’ experience developing increasingly complex SOAP and REST services using JAVA, J2EE, Spring, Spring Boot, jQuery, JavaScript required. Java 8 including Streams and Lambda
  • 2+ years’ experience developing UI using Angular or similar tool required
  • Other required technical experience: WAS, WLS, Tomcat, SQL Developer, Hibernate, DevOps
  • Experienced with microservice design and Service-Oriented Architecture.
  • Experienced in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform. Certification preferred.
  • Experienced writing Docker files and deploying to Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Experienced in writing automated Unit Tests using Mockito, Junit, and Jasmine.

Additional Experience
  • Familiar with asset model design, template development, and application integration in Oracle WebCenter Sites 12c or other Content Management Systems (CMS).
  • Experienced in utilizing performance management and application profiling tools, such as AppDynamics to monitor and troubleshoot performance issues.
  • Well-versed in diverse technologies and new technical architecture principles and concepts.
  • Experienced in using static security scan (e.g. Fortify) and dependency-check tools.
  • Extensive knowledge of the following: IT concepts, strategies, methodologies.
  • Experienced with working within a fully-dedicated agile team.
  • Familiar with Continuous Integration/Delivery and DevOps.
  • Agile Mindset: awareness/understanding of Agile methodologies
  • Nice to have: JBoss, NoSQL, Caching Framework, Maven

Job Requirements

5 – 7+ years’ experience in application development that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position

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