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Software Engineer Senior 51947 in Dearborn, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 4/22/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: 51947

Software Engineer Position Description:

  • Imagine a 110 year old company who manufactures extremely complex products, in high volume, and with a vision to be a transportation leader for the next 110 years. 
  • Then imagine they trust you to craft software that contributes value to the business in a fun and highly empowered manner. 
  • Now you understand the appeal of joining our company and Global Product Representation Services team. 
  • We seek software craftsman people who are skilled in Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration, Paired Programming, and Agile practices who have a passion to deliver vehicle information to people inside and outside the company who shop, buy, and own our company vehicles. 
  • Product information includes stuff like vehicle pictures, technical specifications, and feature availability all delivered on cloud, interactive services. 
  • The team is made up of highly capable, agile development and support personnel. 
  • The team develops and runs a key set of web services that support vehicle feature selection like that performed by our dealers when ordering vehicles and our consumers when shopping for a new car. 
  • At its core, the vehicle configuration services provide very fast processing of user selected features against the vast set of buildable feature combinations that we offer. 
  • Features like the body style, paint color, interior trim, engine, transmission, power windows, rear spoiler, tire and wheel upgrades, etc. 
  • These features can then be matched to digital assets, prices, more specifications and ratings and served to other teams who craft the user journey. 
  • All of the services are Rest-based, use a micro-services architecture, and are deployed on Pivotal Cloud Foundry. 
  • We seek team members who are Software Craftsman with a demonstrated capability to do test driven development.

Skills Required:

  • Demonstrable skills in test driven development beyond just unit testing.
  • Developed Java-based web services.
  • Demonstrated facility and leadership with either complex algorithm or asynchronous process design (may consider those with reasonable UI implementation skills with convincing interest in prior).

Experience Preferred:

  • The team is self-empowered and embraces a culture of accountability. 
  • Team members demonstrate a willingness to learn new ways to work together and solve problems. 
  • They critically reflect on their performance, provide honest feedback to their peers, and own the full lifecycle of its software products. 
  • Technical Skills Must have.
  • Demonstrable skills in test driven development beyond just unit testing. 
  • Developed Java-based web services.
  • Demonstrated facility and leadership with either complex algorithm or asynchronous process design (may consider those with reasonable UI implementation skills with convincing interest in prior).
  • Demonstrable experience in persistence, transactional updates, and cache coherency concerns.
  • Demonstrated ability to innovate in the deployment pipeline using continuous delivery tools.
  • Applies industry-accepted design patterns.
  • Active in agile practices Preferred.
  • Micro-services design.
  • Spring Boot development.
  • GIT.
  • Gradle.
  • Jenkins.
  • Hibernate.
  • Rabbit MQ or other queuing technology Team Skills.
  • Understands the business value for software features.
  • Develops software with a paired partner as the norm.
  • Develops automated tests before implementing business solution.
  • Describes delivery issues and risks.
  • Estimates work.
  • Participates in identifying minimum viable product and feature slices.
  • Manages and resolves incidents when the software is not performing as expected for the service consumer.
  • Practices agile with the team.
  • Can describe and document a software design.
  • Solid technical, problem solving, and communications skills.
  • Demonstrated innovation.
  • Demonstrated team player

Education Required:

  • Bachelors or equivalent experience

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.

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