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Software Engineer Consultant/Expert 46472 (AC7) (LJ4) (RS2) in Taylor, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 2/28/2019

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Job ID: 46472

Software Engineer Position Description:

  • Software Engineer 
  • Develops application software using the cloud foundry architecture that quickly delivers business value according to the problem context defined by the product manager. 
  • Uses the test driven development methodology to realize the technical solution. 
  • Pairs with other software engineers to cooperatively deliver user stories. 
  • Develops components across all tiers of the application stack and is proficient in multiple programming languages. 
  • Continuously integrates and deploys developed software. 
  • Updates the continuous integration/deployment scripts as necessary to improve continuous integration practices. 
  • Consults with product manager to identify minimal viable product and decomposes feature set into small scoped user stories. - EEIT 
  • Experience building distributed / service oriented / micro-service-style and cloud-based architectures 
  • Experience and familiarity building modern Spring applications with Spring Boot; strong background with Spring and related projects 
  • Experience building enterprise applications, including integration with Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) systems 
  • Experience building and operating distributed, concurrent systems . Solve highly complex technical problems using industry best practices 
  • 8+ years of software development experience

Skills Required:

  • Must be a consultant level Java developer/architect and have deep knowledge in object oriented design and software development. 
  • Comprehensive understanding of relational database and NoSQL database and flat file processing concepts 
  • Experience in working with Oracle or MS SQL Server or NoSQL databases (minimum 5 years of experience) 
  • Proficient in object oriented development and Java Enterprise concepts (minimum 5 years of experience) 
  • Experience with the following tools and technologies: 
  • Spring Platform (Spring MVC, Spring Boot, Spring JDBC, Spring Cloud) (minimum 3 years of experience) 
  • Cloud Native Development on Pivotal Cloud Foundry Platform or similar (minimum 2 years of experience) 
  • Micro-services development (minimum 1 year of experience) 
  • Development of Web Services REST/SOAP/WSDL/XML/SOA (minimum 2 years of experience) 
  • Continuous Integration tools (Jenkins CI or similar) 
  • Builds on Pivotal Cloud Foundry Platform(Gradle, GitHub) (minimum 1 year of experience) 
  • Unit testing frameworks (minimum 3 years of experience)

Experience Preferred:

  • Experience with code quality api/tool (SonarQube) 
  • Experience with Service interaction api/tool (Swagger), 
  • Experience with logging/tracings api/tool (Spring sleuth) 
  • Understanding of Circuit Breaker functions like Hystrix 
  • Experience working in a cloud native work environment 
  • Understanding of Gemfire, Greenplum data stores 
  • Understanding Spring Cloud Data, Spring Security, OAuth, Service monitoring on Cloud 
  • Understanding of various file formats and methods of data communication (flat file, XML, Web Services, etc.) 
  • Familiar with extreme programming, test-driven development, pairing, continuous integration, continuous delivery, and related techniques
  • Great written and verbal communication skills, capable of public speaking and presenting in front of customers, IT management, etc. 
  • Comfortable in new situations with new clients

Education Required:

  • Computer Science or other IT related degree

Fast Switch, Ltd., delivering the Right Talent at the Right Time for over 21 years. We are an IT Consulting company with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, Cleveland, OH, Cincinnati, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused. You are our most important asset!          

We've differentiated ourselves by being creative, flexible, and fast. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company.

We're different. Our consultants and clients tell us so, and it's our great people who make the difference! 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 and 2017, 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.

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