Senior Java Developer 8/11/2016

Halo Group Lansing, MI

Company
Halo Group
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28726720
AJE Ref #
575853472
Location
Lansing, MI
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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The Senior JavaDeveloper plans, develops, tests, and documents computer programs, applying knowledge of programming techniques and computer systems. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

RESPONSIBILITIES

* Plans, develops, tests, and documents computer programs, applying knowledge of programming techniques and computer systems. Evaluates user request for new or modified program, such as for financial or human resource management systems, clinical research trial results, statistical study of traffic patterns, or analyzing and developing specifications for bridge design, to determine feasibility, cost and time required, compatibility with current system, and computer capabilities. Consults with user to identify current operating procedures and clarify program objectives. Formulates plan outlining steps required to develop program, using methodologies such as structured analysis and design or object-oriented development.
* Work involves assisting in analyzing systems outlines to develop programs for computer applications, writing solution programs, documenting the methods and procedures used in program development, and testing and correcting programs. Works under moderate supervision with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Develops block diagrams and machine logic flowcharts to represent operations and data flow for applications.
* Captures requirements using industry standard development frameworks and tools. Designs reports, forms and letters along with computer terminal screen displays to accomplish goals of user request. Reviews screens, reports, forms and letters designs with users. Converts project specifications, using industry standard tools, such as object-oriented tools and code generation, into sequence of detailed instructions and logical steps for coding into language processable by computer, applying knowledge of computer programming techniques and computer languages.
* Enters program codes into computer system. Enters commands into computer to run and test program. Reads computer printouts or observes display screen to detect syntax or logic errors during program test, or uses diagnostic software to detect errors. Replaces, deletes, or modifies codes to correct errors. Analyzes, reviews and alters program to increase operating efficiency or adapt to new requirements. Writes documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, and corrections. Writes manual for users to describe installation and operating procedures. Assists users to solve operating problems. Recreates steps taken by user to locate source of problem and rewrites program to correct errors.
* May use computer-aided software tools in each stage of system development. May train users to use program. May oversee installation of hardware and software. May provide technical assistance to program users. May install and test program at user site. May monitor performance of program after implementation. May specialize in developing programs for business or technical applications.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

* 8+ years' experience analyzing business requirements, generating project specifications and converting them into code, and applying knowledge of computer programming techniques and computer languages
* 8+ years' experience developing technical designs in consultation with other technical experts'
* 8+ years' experience in the following development and design tools: Rational SoftwareArchitect RSA or other Eclipse based, UML Modeling Tools, Hyperion or Crystal Reports (or SQL Reporting Tool), Perforce, CVS or SVN
* 8+ years development experience in the following languages: J2EE, Java 5, EJB, JSP and Servlets, SQL, Struts, Hibernate, Spring, Web Services, JavaScript, XML, LDAP using Active Directory or Tivoli
* 8+ years' experience with IBM WebSphere and/or BEA Weblogic web application servers
* 8+ years' experience developing and following unit test plans, test data, and scripts for application validation and verification
* 8+ years' experience working with application/solution architects to set direction of design and development for application development projects
* 8+ years' experience developing solutions, following design documents and use cases
* 8+ years conducting unit test
* 8+ years' experience performing peer reviews of developed code to insure conformity to standards and design best practices
* 8+ years in Rule Engine technology

REQUIREMENTS

* 8-11 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
* Demonstrated skills in J2EE/Java Framework. J2EE, Java 5, EJB - JSP and Servlets - SQL - Struts - Hibernate - Spring - Web Services - Javascript - XML - 8 years
* Demonstrated skill/experience with Data Structures and Algorithms - 8 years
* Demonstrated experience with Managing Project Build Lifecycle and working with Agile Methodology - 8 years
* Demonstrated skill/experience creating and analyzing complex SQL Queries - 8 years
* Demonstrated skill/experience of Front and Back-end Development Best Practices - 8 years
* Demonstrated experience w/ Rational SoftwareArchitect or other Eclipse based UML Modeling Tools - 8 years
* Demonstrated skill/experience with Perforce, SVN, or CVS - 8 years
* Hyperion or Crystal Reports (or SQL Reporting Tools) - 8 years
* Experience with IBM WebSphere and/or BEA WebLogic application servers - 8 years
* Experience with Rule Engine technology - 8 years
* LDAP using Active Directory or Tivoli - 8 years
* Strong Problem Solver and Critical Thinker - with Good oral and written communication - Highly desired - 6 years

**Candidates must be local and have authorization to work in the U.S. for any employer. No third parties.