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Senior Software Development - Java

Location: Southlake, TX
Date Posted: 08-21-2017
COMPANY OVERVIEW: The client is a global technology company that touches nearly every aspect of travel. Their innovative software enables more than a billion people around the world to plan, book and experience their travel at a time and price that is right for them. By delivering the technology behind travel, the client is working magic behind the scenes every day to make the world a better place, one journey at a time.
- Develops, codes, tests and debugs new moderately complex software solutions or enhancements to existing software in a maintenance capacity. Has good understanding of business application.
- Works with technical staff to understand problems with software and resolve them. Resolves customer complaints with software and responds to suggestions for improvements and enhancements.
- May assist in development of software technical documentation.
- Designs and codes moderately complex applications using routine and/or advanced technology.
- May create optimization programs to resolve problems.
- May design and build prototype applications.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree or equivalent, Master’s Degree highly preferred
EXPERENCE: Minimum 5 years of related industry experience in developing production ready java applications.

Developer background with an aptitude and history of utilizing deployment tools. Interest in infrastructure related activities. Can translate needs between developers and operations.
- Must be fully proficient with Java programming language and various Java EE technologies.
- Thorough knowledge and hands on experience with Spring, Hibernate and web services is a must.
- Demonstrated knowledge of Object Oriented Analysis and Design
- Knowledge of Web services, XSLT, SOAP, REST, and JSON
- Experience with Hibernate/Spring JDBC, SQL and data persistence in general
- Java Application troubleshooting: Understand what a stack trace is and how to navigate logs created by a Java app
- Knowledge of Linux operating systems including administrative capabilities
- Java application server administration experience (Tomcat, Jboss)
- Shell Scripting (bash, ruby, python)
- Basic understanding of networking, load balancing HTTP/TCP traffic flows
- Building automation of infrastructure
- Strong communication skills in English, written and verbal Preferred Skills:
o Experience with build tools Ant/Maven/Gradle
o Experience with Apache Camel and/or ServiceMix
o Experience in JMS/MOM, JBoss, JMX, Drools a plus

- Agile experience is a plus
- Understanding of TDD practices and experience with JUnit/Unit Testing
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