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Back End Engineer (Java)

Company: SGA Inc.
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for a Back End Engineer (Java) for a CONTRACT assignment with one of our premier Financial clients in Alpharetta, GA or Menlo Park, CA

Position can sit in either Alpharetta or Menlo Park 3 days a week onsite
Position Description

The Senior Java Developer is responsible for project-team leadership, support and direction with business systems analysis, development and occasional maintenance support in an object/service oriented architecture implemented on the Java platform, and also:

Job Functions/Duties and Responsibilities:

* Collaborates with Senior Systems Architects, Software Team Leads and other Software Developers to design, develop and deploy technical solutions

* Analyzes complex information, designs, develops and troubleshoots database applications

* Reviews functional requirements and prepares and documents technical program, subsystem and system designs and solutions and their associated project task descriptions and effort estimates

* Uses both industry-standards and company's existing systems architecture, design techniques and development standards and reviews new work with others to ensure it complies with industry and company standards

* Documents technical requirements, program and subsystem designs, project task descriptions, effort estimates, and unit and integration tests

* Performs new development, maintenance fixes and enhancements to meet business requirements

* Assists other teams to troubleshoot application issues in production, quality assurance and other environments

* Develops, reviews, refines, uses and documents plans for both automated and manual unit and integration tests and/or assures unit and integration tests are successfully completed prior to production

* Tests programs for integration prior to production

* Mentors other software developers and IT staff members

* Documents resolutions to system problems

* Documents designs for system requirements

Skills Required:

* Bachelor's degree (pref. Computer Science or related degree) or equivalent experience

* Minimum of 7 years' experience in:

* Highly self-motivated, with the ability to complete tasks with minimal guidance, and to learn independently

* Excellent analytical and problem solving abilities

* Excellent English verbal and written communication skills

* Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills in working in a cross-functional team comprised of Product Analysts, QA, UAT, Development and PMO members

* Ability to juggle tasks and priorities to meet rapidly changing deadlines

* Must work with System Architects to review/approve program and subsystem designs

* Proficiency in UNIX/Linux and Microsoft Windows distributed computing

* Basic skills with Excel spreadsheets and Word documents

* Java IDE (preferably IntelliJ IDEA)


* XML and/or Web Services

* JDBC and JPA/Hibernate

* Relational DB principles using Structured Query Language (SQL)

* Agile/Scrum methodologies

Desired Skills:

* Background in Securities/Banking/Financial Services

* Experience working in a desktop Linux environment (preferably CentOS)

* Experience working with an issue management system

* Experience working with a wiki

* Shell scripting

* Oracle

SGA is a technology and resource solutions provider driven to stand out. We are a women-owned business. Our mission: to solve big IT problems with a more personal, boutique approach. Each year, we match consultants like you to more than 1,000 engagements. When we say let's work better together, we mean it. You'll join a diverse team built on these core values: customer service, employee development, and quality and integrity in everything we do. Be yourself, love what you do and find your passion at work. Please find us at .

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Keywords: SGA Inc., Alpharetta , Back End Engineer (Java), IT / Software / Systems , Alpharetta, Georgia

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