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Junior Java Developer 51866 in Austin, TX at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 4/19/2019

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Job ID: 51866

Junior Java Developer

The energy at our company is contagious. We’re driven by our immense passion, as we constantly seek out challenges and identify new opportunities. We work hard to connect with our customers and earn their loyalty for life.  Bring your talent to our company – our opportunities for growth span the globe. We will give you the training and opportunities to unleash your ambition.

  • Our company has a new project that will last through January 2020
  • This team of 70+ individuals will be working on the launch of this project in South America, including Brazil and 8 smaller markets
  • This is an agile scrum team that is looking for mobile and web talent 

Soft Skills:

  • Able to work with ambiguity 
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Go-getter attitude
  • Experience in customer facing role is a plus

Potential for extension/conversion:

  • Always potential, but no conversions/extensions are planned at this time

About the Role:

  • The Java Developer writes the code to build and support our systems, applications, and platforms
  • This Java Developer role is the cornerstone of the team and is responsible for designing and creating code in an Agile fashion
  • The Java Developer understands complex business logic and builds code for multi-lingual, multi-national applications
  • This role will interface with other project developers and architects on a global basis and ensures that designs and quality are meeting our requirements
  • Each Java Developer will take the project from the initiation phase and see it through deployment
  • The Java Developer understands the value of an elegant software design and the importance of building solutions that matter
  • Creativity, drive, and initiative are imperative to the success of the Java Developer at our company

Major Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Full lifecycle application development using standard frameworks and coding standards/patterns
  • Coding, unit testing and debugging applications in various software languages
  • Software testing and quality assurance
  • Performance tuning, improvement, balancing, usability, automation
  • Document software code and ensure that technical documentation i.e. configuration guides, install guides meet requirements
  • Integrate software with existing systems
  • Maintain standards compliance
  • Implement localization or globalization of software
  • Work closely with senior developers and software engineers to gain additional knowledge and expertise
  • Proactively engage in the remediation of software issues such as code quality, pattern mismatch, and security issues related to the code/configuration
  • Automates testing processes by developing unit test scripts, as needed
  • Develops technical specifications for COTS software and configures various products based on specifications. Interacts with COTS supplier technical teams to identify configuration requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of experience writing Java/J2EE code
  • Masterful at XML and relational databases (Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL)
  • Hands on experience supporting web operations, network, server infrastructure, most notably across multiple geographically distributed data centers
  • Proven understanding of security, efficient code reuse, and software design
  • Experience in a digital environment
  • Practical experience with various development methodologies (e.g. Agile, Scrum, Iterative, Waterfall, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiar with Global Product Development IT Business Processes, Methodologies and Applications
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other relevant technical field
  • 3 years of experience writing Java/J2EE code
  • Systems Integration; Data Design & Analysis; 
  • Oracle SQL developer
  • .NET experience
  • Demonstrated experience working with object-oriented programming (OOP) 
  • Angular experience would be a plus

At Fast Switch, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories.  Isn’t that cool? Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve, and have a little fun along the way.

We at Fast Switch have been doing this for 22 years. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.

We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

Ranked '#1' supplier by over 50% of our customers nationally.

Ranked 'Top 3' supplier by over 75% of our customers nationally.

 To view all of our open positions, please go to: www.fastswitch.com and at the bottom of the page click Job Portal, or get there directly at: https://www.jobs.net/jobs/fastswitch/en-us/all-jobs/

You can also follow us on Twitter at: www.twitter.com/fastswitch

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