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Specialist I - Java Microservice

Company: UST Global
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


  • Translate functional requirements to design
  • Work with technical SMEs to understand their requirements and ensure these are met
  • Define best practices and standards for the microservice implementation
  • Identify and define implementation patterns
  • Lead activities to build accelerators and tools to increase the quality of deliverables.
  • Define new development frameworks, libraries, utilities etc
  • Work with cross functional teams to facilitate the development of the product.
  • Ensure the quality of deliverables of the teams

Technical Experience:

Must have:

  • More than 8 years of IT experience
  • Demonstrable experience in Core Java (1.8 or higher) and Spring framework (Core, AOP, Batch, JMS).
  • Expert in J2EE, Spring boot, Web Services (SOAP/REST), JMS and Oracle RDBMS
  • Must have experience in deploying using CI/CD tools
  • Working experience on Kubernetes, Docker
  • Strong experience in developing on Cloud native architectures.
  • Expert in providing API contracts and definitions in Open API specifications using Swagger
  • Experience using Gradle, Junit, Sonarqube, etc
  • Excellent knowledge of design patterns and its usage in projects
  • Must have worked on Test Driven Development approach
  • Experience in developing on microservices based architecture
  • Experience in developing and deploying in cloud provider platforms

Good to have:

  • Experience developing enterprise application using Agile methodologies
  • Knowledge on enterprise integration patterns using enterprise service bus, API Gateway etc
  • Knowledge on using Kibana, Splunk, Grafana, Kafka.
  • Experience in defining new frameworks, utilities, library etc
  • Experience in performance monitoring and Payment industry would be an advantage

Professional Attributes:

  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Should have good idea of Project Architecture/Performance Engineering / Scalability
  • Good Communication and Analytical skills
  • Ability to learn new things with minimal guidance

Role Proficiency:

Systematically develops and promotes technology solutions ensuring the developed solution meets both functional and non - functional requirements.


  • Develop and promote technical solutions which support the business requirements within area of expertise.
  • Ensures IT requirements are met and service quality maintained when introducing new services. Considers the cost effectiveness of proposed solution(s).
  • Set FAST goals and provide feedback to FAST goals of mentees
  • Innovative and technically sound for project analysis in depth.
  • Uphold the standards and best practices by adhering to them in his/her work as well as by implementing them in the team's work by reviewing and monitoring.
  • Provide innovative contribution within the team by coming up with ideas to automate repetitive work.
  • Able to mentor Developers in such a way that they can progress to the next level of growth.
  • Conduct peer reviews and demand high quality standards for the reviewed deliverables.
  • Conduct technical assessments for hiring candidates to Developer roles.

Measures of Outcomes:

  • Adherence to engineering process and standards (coding standards)
  • Defined productivity standards for project
  • Schedule Adherence
  • Mandatory Trainings/Certifications
  • Innovativeness (In terms of how many new ideas/thought processes/standards/best practices he/she has come up with)
  • Maintain quality standards for individual and team
  • Adhere to project schedules for individual and team
  • Number of technical issues uncovered during the execution of the project
  • Number of defects in the code
  • Number of defects post delivery
  • Number of noncompliance issues
  • On time completion of mandatory compliance trainings
  • Adhere to organizational policies and processes

Outputs Expected:


  • Independently develop code for above Maintain best coding and engineering practices


  • Implement and monitor configuration process


  • Create and review unit test cases scenarios and execution
  • 100% code coverage for unit testing


  • Sign off templates checklists guidelines standards for design/process/development
  • Sign off deliverable documents - design documentation requirements test cases and results


  • Creation of design LLD architecture for Applications Features Business Components and Data Models

Interface with Customer:

  • Proactively influence customer thought process
  • Consider NPS Score for customer and delivery performance

Manage Project:

  • Contribute to module level development

Manage knowledge:

  • Consume and contribute to project related documents share point libraries and client universities
  • Creation of knowledge sharing assets

Assists others in resolving complex technical problems::

  • Manage all aspects of problem management activities investigating the root cause of problems and recommend SMART (specific measurable achievable realistic timely) solutions

Development and review of Standards & Documentation::

  • Maintenance of software process improvement activities; communicating to a range of individuals teams and other bodies.

Skill Examples:

  • Proactively identify solutions for technical issues
  • Ability to maintain technical evaluation procedures
  • Ability to estimate project effort based on the requirement
  • Perform and evaluate test results against product specifications
  • Break down complex problems into logical components
  • Interface with other teams designers and other parallel practices
  • Set goals for self and team. Provide feedback to team members
  • Create and articulate impactful technical presentations
  • Follow high level of business etiquette in emails and other business communication
  • Drive conference calls with customers and answer customer questions
  • Proactively ask for and offer help
  • Ability to work under pressure determine dependencies risks facilitate planning; handling multiple tasks.
  • Build confidence with customers by meeting the deliverables on time with a quality product

Knowledge Examples:

Knowledge Examples

  • Deep level proficiency in the specialist area.
  • Proficiency in technology stacks
  • Appropriate software programs / modules
  • Programming languages
  • DBMS
  • Operating Systems and software platforms
  • SDLC
  • Integrated development environment (IDE)
  • Agile - Scrum or Kanban Methods
  • Knowledge of customer domain and sub-domain where problem is solved.
  • Knowledge of new technologies (e.g. Data science AI/ML IoT big data and cloud platform etc RDBMS and NOSQL
  • Deep knowledge of architecting solutions and applications on cloud-based infrastructures.

Keywords: UST Global, Alpharetta , Specialist I - Java Microservice, Other , Alpharetta, Georgia

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