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Java Developer - Columbus, OH - Local Candidates Only in Columbus, OH at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/12/2018

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Job Description:

Works on an Agile Scrum team designing, developing, testing, debugging, and supporting new Web based application development or enhancements to existing Applications in support of a complex business model. Role includes meeting with customers to understand their business processes and needs with the objective of determining solutions to support the business. This will sometimes require filling multiple roles to turn the customer's needs into actual solutions. Ideal candidate takes initiative, owns issues from start to finish, and is a proactive communicator. Daily activities include typical front-end web development task (designing, developing, testing, debugging, supporting), but also strategic solutioning and architecture activities as needed.

90%: Design, develop, test, document, deploy, support Web Application interfaces and libraries at the direction of Scrum Team Leadership. Software analysis and design activities for new applications or enhancements to existing Applications to include providing high level estimates based on limited information in support of the project governance process.

10%: Interaction/communication with business users regarding requirements, design reviews, prototype presentations, etc. This position may or may not manage employees based on location of incumbent.


Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
Course of Study/Major: Information Systems or Computer Science
Related Work Experience: 2-5 years' experience


  • Three to five years hands-on experience in modern Services Development frameworks (Grails, Ruby on Rails, API microservices) developing mission-critical software Applications. Must have experience building REST services with Grails specifically. Additional experience with Groovy preferred.
  • Experience developing with AngularJS, ReactJS, JavaScript, Java, CSS would be a preferred skillset, but not required.
  • Knowledge of relational database structures and design
  • Understanding of and experience with Agile practices and multiple phases of software development lifecycles/methodologies.


  • Demonstrated ability to learn and quickly comprehend new concepts.
  • Demonstrated strong judgment and decision-making ability.
  • Passion and ability in providing excellent customer service.
  • Demonstrated strong logical technical troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent skills and considerable experience with analyzing requirements and developing application designs.
  • Ability to develop accurate estimates and assist other team members with the estimation process.
  • Experience in interfacing with business users.


  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Exhibit high degree of self-management.
  • Availability to participate in an on-call support rotation of a 7x24x365 environment.
  • Familiarity with software usability concepts.
  • Experience with mobile technologies.
  • Experience developing web services.
  • Understanding of and experience with all software development lifecycle phases.
  • Familiarity with configuration management concepts and tools.