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Job ID: 48693
Backend Services Java Application Engineer
Our client is looking for an experienced Java Application Engineer to design and develop backend solutions with a focus on data analytics and email & messaging capabilities. As a member of their innovative group, you will have the unique and rewarding opportunity to be part of an evolving project and reshape strategic operations reporting. 

This position requires deep knowledge of Java and Spring Boot. You must be comfortable with rapidly evolving designs, requirements, and have excellent interpersonal skills. Throughout the process, you will work collaboratively with the team of engineers, partner with other teams such as Quality and Operations. The individual must be self-motivated, an amazing problem solver and a fast learner. Very strong technical skills and demonstrated experience in writing commercial grade apps for high availability systems is a must. The candidate will work with talented engineers in a fast paced, technically demanding environment to deliver new features.

Deployment, support and monitoring of new platforms and application stacks. 
Participate in new technology evaluation, design and development of highly scalable distributed databases. 
Explore and evaluate new technologies and solutions to push our capabilities forward, getting ahead of user needs, and working hard to transform, innovate, and continuously improve.

BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience.
5+ years of experience of developing and maintaining infrastructure in a high volume of customer-facing
Strong core Java and Java EE and object-oriented programming and design skills.
Experience with Java web frameworks such as Spring Boot, Spring MVC.
Experience writing Java libraries and developing REST APIs (i.e. writing code/services meant to be used by others).
Experience with AWS, ElasticSearch, writing hand-crafted SQL, PL/SQL.
Familiarity with Tomcat, Weblogic, JBoss, Jetty, etc.
Excellent problem-solving skills.
Phenomenal debugging and testing skills.
Strong communication skills and ability to work effectively across multiple business and technical teams.
Demonstrated ability to deliver results on time with high quality.
Aptitude to independently learn new technologies.
Passion for delivering the best quality product regardless of project scope.
Optimize web applications to maximize speed and scale to support diverse clients on high powered machines.
Consultancy approach to create new designs, architectures, standards, and methods for large-scale distributed systems.
Systematic multitasking problem solving approach, coupled with a strong sense of ownership, accountability, and drive.
Experience with algorithms, data structures, complexity analysis, automation, software design, and database management.
Advanced understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.
Experience with scripting languages and such as Shell and Python and multi-process architecture.
Knowledge of user authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments.
Conduct on call duties as need for urgent matters.

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws. 


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