Java Developer

Palo Alto, CA 94303

Posted: 08/12/2020 Employment Type: Direct Hire Skill Set: Engineering Job Number: 1200

Job Description

We are looking for a Java Developer to support a project for our client that is a Digital Agency in Palo Alto, CA.

  • Work in fast-paced environment to help generate ideas and quickly turn them into robust, well-tested, functioning code (including but not limited to Java)
  • Work with product management to define and prioritize future functionality
  • Operate in a modified scrum environment where we spec, estimate, and divide up work as a team and then manage ourselves independently
  • Peer review other engineers’ code to help identify bugs, performance issues, security issues, and provide feedback on code cleanliness
  • Play a key role in the development of best practices in software design, implementation, and coding standards
  • Produce exemplary code and deliver completed projects in the time promised
  • Perform unit and system level testing on their application and all affected systems
  • Implement all aspects of an application design including but not limited to: high-performance design, coding, caching mechanisms, state management, error logging, scalability, environment configuration, proper testing procedures, naming standards and all other aspects of good application design and development

  • Strong ability to self-regulate and problem solve through obstacles in a dynamic, fast-paced environment; maintains realistic estimations and escalates proactively when necessary
  • Attacks challenging and abstract problems by breaking them down into smaller problems, coming up with hypotheses, and proving or disproving them in a systematic way
  • Excited and enthusiastic about the prospect of tackling challenging problems
  • Connects their code to the business problems being solved and translates effectively across business and technical boundaries; motivated to learn about and impact a new market
  • Strongly collaborative and excels on a focused team

  • 3+ years of software development experience; object-oriented design skills and knowledge of website design and usability
  • Strong Java skills
  • Solid SQL experience
  • Experience delivering enterprise software strongly preferred
  • Experience diagnosing and fixing performance, scalability, and concurrency issues, both in the application and in the database, strongly preferred
  • Hibernate and/or Spring experience preferred
  • Experience with Google Cloud, Kubernetes, and Gradle are nice-to-have
  • BS or BA in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience

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