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Advanced Software Engineer  Consultant/Expert 51106 in Dearborn, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 3/1/2019

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Job ID: 51106

Advanced Software Engineer Position Description:

  • Develops software with a paired partner to deliver user stories that contribute to a valuable working software product, often operating as the lead partner. 
  • Develops automated unit tests with working software, to confirm software functionality conformance to functional and non-functional requirements. 
  • Develops automated functional tests to confirm user story acceptance and to detect regression defects.
  •  Reviews continuous integration build status and fixes build failures.
  • Improves continuous integration tooling by automating manual processes within the delivery pipeline and improving quality gates based on past learnings. 
  • Reviews ongoing production software operations and troubleshoots production issues. 
  • Implements tooling that monitors application performance metrics and automatically notifies team when a failure occurs in production. 
  • Active participant in all team agile ceremonies:

Skills Required:

  • Interact with business customers when resolving support issues 
  • Work with business customers to define business requirements with the customer on new development 
  • Show leadership in analysis of development and support tasks to drive to a quick implementation and resolution 
  • Code, test and implement application components in Java, web services and Java related technologies using company Frameworks 
  • Practitioner in at least 2 coding languages 
  • Comfort level developing in all tiers of application software: front-end, mobile, back-end and database. 
  • Advanced knowledge of software design patterns 
  • Knowledge and practical experience of agile delivery 
  • Demonstrated ability to delivery product road map milestones 
  • Provide Agile artifacts associated with application components

Skills Preferred:

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills 
  • Willingness to continuously learn 
  • Highly motivated professional (self-starter and results oriented). 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Ability to work as a member of a collaborative team

Experience Required:

  • 3+ years JAVA/J2EE Application development experience 
  • 3+ years using AGILE Development methodologies 
  • 3+ years WebLogic/WebSphere Application server 
  • 3+ years HTML, javascript, XML server side Java based development 
  • Experience with Linux, Windows Operating Systems 
  • Experience in all components of software delivery

Experience Preferred:

  • Paired programming and Test-first/Test Driven Development (TDD). 
  • Familiarity with Spring Cloud and deploying to cloud platforms, preferably Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF). 
  • Exposure to Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery tools and pipelines such as GIT hub, Jenkins, Maven, Gradle, etc. 
  • Additional skills desired with SpringBoot and Angular JS

Education Required:

  • Degree in computer science / engineering or programming experience (Java, HTML, SQL, Javascript)

Education Preferred:

  • J2EE certifications a plus 
  • AWS Certifications 
  • PCF Certifications 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 fun 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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