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IT Developer - Java / JavaScript / API in Enfield, CT at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: 50274

Our client in Enfield, Connecticut is seeking an IT Developer - Java / JavaScript / API

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with internal business partners and the team to analyze and decompose complex software features into simpler stories for planning and execution.
  • Collaborate with the team to manage and estimate the size and complexity of the features/stories. Perform the technical implementation, and testing of feature/stories and commit to what can be accomplished in an iteration.
  • Engage with team members and be an active contributor in stand-ups, sprint planning, demos etc.
  • Learn existing applications and enhance/improve code base
  • Complete design and development tasks independently
  • Capture and share knowledge
  • Analyze and develop specifications for the enhancement, maintenance, and problem solving for complex applications or system(s)
  • Drive value and build to continuously improve the quality of deliverables.
  • Contribute to software engineering best practices for design, coding standards, performance, security, delivery, maintainability and culture.
  • Demonstrate capability to develop components through to production.

Develop specifications of extremely complex software programming applications. Responsible for components of an application or the overall operating system or complex sub-systems, such as sophisticated file management routines, large telecommunications networks, and administrative and statistical software packages, performance evaluation and enhancements. Perform related duties as assigned or requested. Receives general supervision and is competent to work at the highest level of all technical phases of software programming while working on own most of the time. May act as Project Leader.


  • 2+ years software engineering experience with expertise in JavaScript, Java, and developing and managing RESTful API applications
  • 2+ years developing backend applications with API services
  • Experience writing complex queries for RDBMS such as MS SQL, MySQL, Oracle, and DB2
  • Experience collaborating with a team of developers with varying skillsets
  • Experience with Agile software engineering principles and methodologies
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hands on experience with Cloud services (AWS, Azure)
  • Experience with Node.JS
  • Experience with unit testing, automation and test-driven development.

Fast Switch, Ltd. is a high-growth IT staffing firm, with headquarters in Dublin, Ohio and with offices serving the Columbus, Detroit, Boston, Cincinnati, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Hartford, Los Angeles, Tucson, San Francisco, Denver, and Cleveland metropolitan areas.  We have a staff of over 780 associates and have experienced growth while remaining profitable.

Compensation can vary depending on experience and capability, plus benefits which include healthcare, dental, and vision insurance, long term disability coverage, and 401(k) with match and IMMEDIATE vesting.  Our benefits package, in this day and age, is superb.

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