Software Engineer

Location: Lowell, Arkansas
Date Posted: 10-02-2018
Software Engineer

Job Description Summary:
Our client is building an entirely new platform to enable their internal and external potential, and has an immediate need for a Software Engineer to join their team. You will be documenting programs, developing and implementing new features, and supporting critical web applications' layer architecture and various back end systems supporting the platform and other digital initiatives. The Software Engineer applies advanced programming techniques and concepts during the solution design and development. The Software Engineer is also responsible for setting and ensuring the team's compliance with architectural standards.
Job Description:
Infrastructure Operations Automation engineer that will make meaningful contributions to the operational integrity, monitoring, management, and resiliency of the infrastructure.  This role will work tightly with the DevOps and will possess similar skills.  Additionally, there will be tight integration with the architects.  This role will be directly involved in defining the test automatons for performance, load, user acceptance, and end-to-end integrations.  Additionally, this role will define the blue-green vision for the platform.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Part of Operations Platform Management Team with 50% Applications Development and 50% Applications Infrastructure
  • Contributes to bringing new technology to the organization
  • Provides technical leadership across application teams (e.g. conducts training, develops learning sessions, contributes to the Architecture Review Board)
  • Contributes to application or platform architecture standards through standards committees
  • Designs web designs that are asynchronous, responsive, and provide a rich user experience
  • Leads team members in execution and release of builds using continuous integration and deployment using our current CI/CD applications and processes
  • Leads analysis and designs tasks with the Agile team using software development life-cycle concepts
  • Works within a collaborative environment and contributes to team goals by offering open and honest communication and helping to meet deadlines
  • Acts as a technical consultant to the team's management by leveraging technical and domain knowledge to answer questions
  • Provides technical leadership to the team and others through coaching and mentor-ship
  • Ensure platform readiness and resilience on platform changes moving into controlled environment from system test, all the way to production – including Blue/ Green environment.
Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electronics Engineering/ Technical degree, Information Systems, Technology Certificates, 8 years of experience in software development, engineering (or related field), or suitable combination of education, experience, and training in the following course work:
  • Computer Programming
  • Data Structure
  • Computer Organizations
  • Digital Communications
  • Computer Networks
  • Project Work
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Switching theory & Logic Design
  • Management Science
  • Microprocessor and Interfacing
  • Telecommunications
  • Computer Networks
  • Cellular and Mobile Communications
Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred experience with the latest version of Java (J2EE)
Preferred Experience with latest version of Kubernetes, Dockers, Containers and Micro Services
Preferred experience with the latest version of Angular
Experience with object-oriented languages (such as Java, C#, or Python)
Experience with modern front-end web frameworks (such as HTML and Java Script)
Experience with database management systems
Experience with designing mobile applications
Experience in enabling Blue/Green environments
 
Some additional details:
Knowledge of multiple programming languages – java required.  Object oriented design
Scripting knowledge: PowerShell, Python, xslt
Experience with Windows and Linux
Experience with continuous integration tools (Jenkins, for example)
Experience with continuous delivery tools (Jenkins, Chef, etc.)
Experience with Kubernetes
Experience with Azure
Experience in designing and developing the services for applications using Java, SpringBoot & Hibernate
Experience with GitHub
Experience with BitBucket
Experience in configuring Cloud platforms to deploy and migrate services on the Cloud
Experience with debugging application errors by building in new log monitoring system for back-end services to streamline errors
Knowledge of Agile (Scrum) methodologies
Knowledge of MVC pattern
 
Additional Skills/Knowledge:
Windows Server (2012 r2, 2016), Hyper-V, Linux, Hudson, Jenkins, PowerShell, Java, Dynatrace, JON, System Center, OMS, J2EE, Hibernate, Struts, Servlets, MS SQL Server, Oracle, My SQL, Cassandra, Angular JS2, HTML5, CSS3, PHP, Hadoop, HDFS, MapReduce, Hive, Pig, Scopp, ZooKeeper, Oozie, Apachie Spark, Junit, Mockito, Arquillian, JMeter, SVN, Visual Studio
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