Senior Cloud Native Java Developer

We are currently seeking a Senior Cloud Native Java Developer that is fluent in both Spring Boot and Java 8 to be a technical resource for the development of clean and maintainable code. You will have a broad background to participate in the re-platforming of key APIs into a micro-service architecture.  In addition to contributing code and tangible deliverables the role is expected to work as an adviser to help identify, educate, and foster best-in-class solutions while very good at influencing and teaching their fellow technologists. Creating these relationships requires strong communication skills and some travel to the customer.

About us:

    • We develop customized software solutions and provide software development services.  We’re a specialized team of developers and architects.  As such, we only bring an “A” team to the table, through hard work and a desire to lead the industry — this is our company culture — this is what sets Railroad19 apart.
    • At Railroad19, you are part of a company that values your work and gives you the tools you need to succeed. We are headquartered in Saratoga Springs, New York, but we are a distributed team of remote developers across the US.
    • This is a full-time role with vacation, full benefits and 401k.  Railroad19 provides competitive compensation with excellent benefits and a great corporate culture.
    • ​The role is remote – U.S. located, only full time (NO- contractors, Corp-to-Corp or 1099).

Core responsibilities:

    • Understand our client’s fast-moving business requirements
    • Negotiate appropriate solutions with multiple stake-holders
    • Write and maintain scalable enterprise quality software
    • Build web applications using Spring Boot
    • Build Microservices that connect to Oracle and NoSQL databases
    • Build software components that integrate with a workflow engine and/or ESB to execute asynchronous business processes
    • Manage the complete software development life cycle
    • Writing functional and unit tests in order to maintain code quality
    • Work with Jenkins to perform continuous integration
    • Collaborate with other teams in order to deliver a highly performance application that contains little or no defects
    • Identify new opportunities, tools, and services to enhance the custom software platform
    • Support and troubleshoot issues (process & system), identify root cause, and proactively recommend sustainable corrective actions

Skills & Experience:

    • Advanced Java development experience
    • Hands on experience with Java 8 (especially streaming collections and functional interfaces)
    • Hands on with Scala is a plus
    • Hands on experience with NoSQL technologies is a plus
    • Hands on experience with Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, and Netflix OSS is a plus
    • Hands-on experience with AWS as a cloud infrastructure as well as different AWS services such as Lambda, SQS, SNS
    • Hands on experience with relational databases.
    • Hands on experience with Oracle, ETL
    • Hands on experience with AngularJS and/or similar JavaScript frameworks is a plus
    • Demonstrates willingness to learn new technologies and takes pride in delivering working software
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Experience participating on an agile team
    • Is self-directed and can effectively contribute with little supervision
    • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline; or equivalent work experience

Preferred Requirements a PLUS

    • Experience working with a microservice architecture
    • Experience using messaging middleware
    • Experience using ElasticSearch is a plus
    • Experience with AWS Kinesis is a plus
    • Experience with Node.js is a plus
    • Experience developing Node.js AWS Lambdas is a plus
    • Experience working within a Continuous Integration workflow
    • Experience acting as a technical lead is a plus
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