Weldon, MO

ENGINEER 3, JAVA

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OVERVIEW

As an Engineer 3 you will design, develop and modify many different elements of technology.  You will be required to understand advanced methods, theories and research techniques that establish ongoing direction and implementation of the technology vision and strategy.  As an Engineer 3, we will be looking to you as a subject matter expert in multiple areas of technology that will represent your team in a positive manner within and outside of your department.  You will be leading implementations and providing viable recommendations for implementing new solutions.  You will be providing instruction and guidance to less senior team members on new tasks and assignments; ensuring deadlines are met.  Daily activities will include collaborating with Architects and recommending adjustments to the architecture to improve the overall quality and integration.  You will also be required to monitor key performance metrics to ensure compliance of established standards, processes, and procedures.
 
You will be responsible for evaluating elements of technology’s effectiveness through requirements gathering, testing, research and investigation and make recommendations for improvements that result in increased quality and effectiveness.  You will be required to listen to and evaluate customer needs to determine and provide high quality solutions that align with customer expectations. We are seeking an ambitious and talented career-minded professional who would like to experience new opportunities and enhance their current interpersonal and technical skill set while working in a collaborative environment. 
 
Key areas of responsibility will include:

  • Individual contributor performing both application design and coding
  • Consistently analyze, translate, re-factor, and code software applications per specifications
  • Assist in troubleshooting and resolving complex software application problems within our SOA environment
  • Develop and maintain automated unit tests that improves software quality
  • Participate in design and code reviews
  • Coach and mentor less experienced engineers
  • Review, analyze and implement business requirements on assigned projects
  • Define, develop, communicate and implement standards, processes and procedures for the department
  • Identify issues and escalate risks to project leadership, as necessary
  • Analyze and review software requirements to determine feasibility of a design within time and cost restraints
  • Use system traces and debugging tools for problem determination and system tuning 
  • Maintain documentation on application modifications and updates 
  • Lead migration of applications to quality assurance and/or production environment 
  • Maintain established service level agreements to meet customer expectations and quality standards
  • Participate in support activities and on-call rotation 
  • Participate in IT security and compliance remediation activities

DETAILS

Qualifications:

  • Must be presently authorized to work in the U.S. without a requirement for work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or related field 
  • 5+ years of experience in Java development
  • 2+ years of experience using frameworks such as Spring and Hibernate
  • 2+ years of experience creating and implementing SQL
  • Must possess a strong understanding of OO design principles and patterns
  • Experience with or knowledge of web page development using HTML, CSS, JQuery, and Java Script
  • Must exhibit a leadership style that exhibits strategic thinking, collaboration, direct communication and results orientation
  • Must demonstrate superb relationship management skills, specifically around managing conflict and resistance to change with the ability to create a non-adversarial atmosphere and be viewed as a partner
  • Must possess exceptional communication skills as demonstrated by the ability to effectively defend ideas and solutions; convey complex information regarding risk and security issues in a manner that is easily understood and actionable
  • Must demonstrate flexibility and agility related to critical thinking and making decisions with complex considerations as it relates to business implications
  • Must possess a high degree of impact and influence via the ability to influence business decisions and constructively challenge prevailing thoughts and processes
  • Demonstrated past success having executed against strategy with aggressive milestones and significant deliverables
  • Proven ability to work autonomously and produce results with minimal supervision
  • Must be committed to incorporating security into all decisions and daily job responsibilities

Preferred:

  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Experience working with JIRA
  • Experience in SOA
  • Experience in WebLogic and Tomcat
  • Experience in Unix operating systems
  • The ability to possess a solid awareness of the need to balance internal and external drivers when translating needs into solutions
  • The ability to improve outcomes through proactive coaching and development at all levels
 
Job ID #16473