Senior Software Engineer

Senior Software Engineer

Senior Software Engineer

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Accentuate Staffing is currently recruiting for a Senior Software Engineer to join a growing Tech company in the Railroad industry located in the Cary area. The ideal candidate will be responsible for designing, developing, maintaining, and supporting new & existing software products. Must have the ability to identify areas for improvement, provide innovative solutions, and work both independently and as part of the leadership group of a larger team to deliver quality solutions through the software life cycle. If you are looking to gain experience with a fast-growing team and be a part of a collaborative work environment, this is the position for you!

Responsibilities:

Quality:

  • Meet or exceed test coverage goals set for the project through creation of unit and functional tests
  • Minimize the number of production escapes
  • Support user acceptance testing
  • Support or conduct system testing, performance, volume, and stress testing

Usability/User Experience:

  • Collaborate with business and UX team to create appropriate application User interfaces
  • Assist with mock-up’s, user interface design
  • Incorporate UX components into application
  • Provide feedback to UX team

Product Reliability & Response:

  • Ensure system can meet or exceed defined SLA’s
  • When primary on-call respond to pages within 15min, and resolve or escalate issue as necessary
  • Resolve production issues and communicate resolution to appropriate stakeholders

Development:

  • Complete stories within estimates and with quality to ensure release dates are met
  • Conduct necessary analysis, design and prepare technical documentation
  • Estimate story sizes and task out development for a given story
  • Work with infrastructure services to make configuration changes and deploy applications

Leadership (Technical):

  • Exhibit technical leadership in given technical subject domain
  • Identify new technologies and approaches that may improve our quality, productivity, and capabilities
  • Mentor peers and junior developers
  • Delegate, and coordinate functional development tasks as needed
  • Drive innovation in the development, release and operations processes

Requirements:

  • Works under deadlines and subject to heavy project load
  • Ability to provide technical expertise to others and explain concepts with technical staff
  • Ability to operate independent of supervision with extreme accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Experience in defining requirements, designing and illustrating process flows, and training users.
  • Ability to communicate and follow up professionally (written and oral) both internally and externally within the organization – including documentation of application requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and resolve issues effectively
  • Ability to mentor others
  • 7 years of Java/J2EE Web Development Experience.
  • Comfortable with front-end, middle tier and backend technologies.
  • Expertise in front-end technologies like Struts, Spring MVC or equivalent, hands on experience in these technologies a must in last 2 years.
  • Expertise in Spring and hibernate or equivalent ORM, hands on experience in these technologies a must in last 2 years.
  • Web Service SOAP/REST expertise, especially as a service provider.
  • MDB/MDP/Broker/Service Bus MQ technologies development experience in last 2-3 years is a plus.  If the candidate is just familiar with MQ or has minimal experience, needs to be really strong in specific front-end, backend technologies of Struts/Spring/hibernate.
  • Expertise using Tomcat/Web Sphere servers
  • Experience with Agile software development methodology
  • Strong understanding of deployment processes, deployment environments, production application trouble shooting techniques etc. too.