Senior Java Developer

Position Overview: We are looking for a Senior Java Developer for our client’s real-time streaming platform. This role is for a New Product Development group and this is brand new development. The platform being built is crucial to company growth. The team is like a “startup”, but within in a large company. People who have worked in a start-up environment are ideal.

The position is based in Chicago (Willis Tower). There is availability to work from home on a limited basis

Essential Functions:

  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve software.
  • Participation in functional specifications, user story definition, prototyping, and resource estimation for projects.
  • Improve and maintain code-base health.
  • Integrate with software APIs.
  • Contribute to overall architectural design of web applications and services.
  • Work in an Agile/Scrum development methodology to drive key aspects of product definition, execution and testing.

Required Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience with Java development, including experience with Java 8. Must have experience designing applications, not just coding from specifications
  • Must have experience with design patterns (experience with multiple patterns and know why they are using them)
  • Experience with Spring
  • Experience creating RESTful web services for a high availability environment. (creating from scratch, not just modification)
  • Experience with MongoDB
  • Knowledge of agile development process and experience with version control systems
  • Experience creating end-to-end web applications
  • BS or masters degree in computer science or similar technical field of study

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a cloud environment is strongly preferred (They use AWS)
  • Experience with front end development is strongly preferred (Angular, JavaScript)
  • Experience working with Docker containers
  • Experience with build automation tools
  • Working knowledge of Kafka, Cassandra
  • Experience with Neo4J
Job Type
Full-Time Regular
Location
Chicago IL