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Sr. Java Developer in Seattle at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/8/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Java experts, are you looking to move on to bigger and better projects with some of the nation's top companies? Let Vaco serve as your advocate in presenting you to clients who are looking for Senior Java Developers. Our recruiting staff gives you an advantage over your competition by promoting your strengths and assets directly to hiring managers while helping you to be more prepared for your interviews.

From keeping you up to date on market trends and industry expectations, to providing you with valuable insight into the company culture, compensation expectations and growth opportunities of specific clients, Vaco will give you the edge you need in today's highly competitive job marketplace. If you have a strong Java development background and are ready to move on to a rewarding new challenge, let Vaco help you to find the best assignments. Apply today!

As a Senior Java Developer, you will be responsible for designing, writing technical specifications, coding and supporting moderately complex applications for software programming. You will use tools such as Enterprise Java, J2EE, JavaScript, Hibernate, MySQL, JDK, UNIX, Cron and Shell Scripting.

Your daily duties and responsibilities in this role will generally include:

  • Designing, developing, coding, testing, building, deploying and debugging new software or enhancements to existing software that may be either customized or standardized
  • Participating in design and coding activities with other staff members
  • Participating in a 24x7 support rotation involving answering user questions, fulfilling user requests, resolving system issues, etc.
  • Working with other technical staff to understand problems with software, and then developing specifications and estimates to resolve such problems
  • Writing up technical documents and specsTraveling overnight as required

Job Requirements

As a Senior Java Developer, you must have solid analytical and development skills as well as the ability to function effectively in a constantly changing, fast-paced and deadline-driven environment. It is also important that you display excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with Professional Service staff and other non-technical members of the organization. Specific qualifications for the role include: • 2-5 years of experience in enterprise Java development • Knowledge of scheduling tools (DBMS, CRON, ETC) • Ability to read and write shell scripts • Experience with source control systems • Demonstrated aptitude for learning new technologies • Ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to other technical staff members • Availability for after-hours work as required • Availability for after-hours support via cell phone 24x7 when on call