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IT Application Engineer - Lead in Franklin Lakes, NJ at Strategic Staffing Solutions

Date Posted: 1/18/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

JobID: 143871

Strategic Staffing Solutions

Title: Application Engineer - lead

Exp: 6-10+ yrs

Role Type: W2 contract

Location: Franklin Lakes NJ

Work Schedule: 40 hours

How to Apply: Send resume (preferably in Word .docx) to, Derek Stone, Sourcing Specialist, at Reference JO# 143871


  • Building back-end data entities in Java/SpringBoot;
  • data modeling/mapping, synchronization with current back-end systems
  • Creating automated tests
  • Develop/Maintain Get, Put and Post logic for restful interface As part of companies initiative to modernize its software engineering practices, the IT Developer /Lead will be responsible for software design, development, and quality testing for one or more scrum teams developing REST-based entity services.
  • Development is heavily focused on iterative development and incremental release of product features, using agile methods and automation (DevOps and integration testing).
  • The ability to work in a changing, often-ambiguous environment is essential. Creativity and collaboration are foundational skills.

Required Skills

  • The successful candidate will have experience and expertise in the following areas:
  • Java development (at last 5 years of experience)
  • REST-based services, or other Web services
  • Design (APIs, data models, sequence diagrams, class diagrams)
  • Automated integration tests, preferably using an external automation tool
  • NoSQL databases such as CouchDB or MongoDB would be a plus
  • Accessing data on mainframes or through RPC services would be useful
  • Sprint Boot and Spring Security would be plus; OAuth would be a plus also
  • Cloud/VM infrastructure and technologies (PCF preferred)
  • Agile methodology, using Scrum, Kanban, or similar techniques
  • DevOps and continuous integration (CI) using Jenkins and Maven
  • Modern IDEs like Eclipse and version control systems like GitHub Responsibilities
  • Lead developer on scrum team responsible for the design and development of services implementing REST-based APIs.
  • Work with and mentor other developers on the team, including pair programming and code reviews.
  • Work with QA team and developers to define and implement test strategy, and to ensure quality.
  • Work with scrum master to break stories into tasks and provide estimates, and with the team to ensure the development efforts are focused and aligned with stories.
  • Work with technical manager(s) and scrum master in communicating status, figuring out sprints and milestones, and aligning sprints to business needs.
  • Work with contractors in delivering services.
  • Work with developers, business analysts, scrum masters, and others who are working at a remote location, or virtually.
  • Partner with architects to help set direction for maturing use of/retiring/adding technology components in the company environment.
  •  Provide technical guidance to consumers of entity services.
  • Lead efforts to resolve urgent issues with production services.
  • Lead efforts to develop standard practices, components, guidelines for use of complex technology components. Job Requirements
  •  Bachelors degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent work experience

The S3 Difference

The global mission of S3 is to build trusting relationships and deliver solutions that positively impact our customers, our consultants, and our communities.  The four pillars of our company are to:

  • Set the bar high for what a company should do
  • Create jobs
  • Offer people an opportunity to succeed and change their station in life
  • Improve the communities where we live and work through volunteering and charitable giving

As an S3 employee, you’re eligible for a full benefits package that may include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Vacation Package
  • Life & Disability Insurance Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement