Urgent Req for Java Tech Lead (US Citizen,GC & ECD Only )

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Joju Antony

Dec 15, 2014, 11:17:56 AM12/15/14

Job Title : Java Technical Lead (US Citizens, GC, EAD, - (No H1B))

Rate : DOE

Experience : 8+ years

Location : Wilmington, DE 

Duration : 12-24 months with potential for extension

Interview: Telephonic followed by F2F (No Skype)

Requirements :

• Responsible for the technical implementation of a project. 
• Deliver high quality development using diverse tools and systems including but not limited to: 
o Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) 
o Spring (WS/IOC/Integration) 
o Hibernate 
o Oracle Coherence 
o Multi-tiered infrastructure including load balancers, databases, apache, application servers etc. 
o JUnit/TestNG/Cucumber 
• Strong understanding of key initiatives including: 
o Agile development practices (Scrum/Kanban). 
o “DevOps” including continuous deployment. 
o TDD – Test driven development 
• Work across multiple phases of software development within a project as a team member or dealing with the most technically challenging assignments. This includes: 
o Working directly with business areas to clarify detailed technical requirements. 
o Designing, coding and unit testing the most complex software components for new or enhanced IT systems to a high level of quality, producing appropriate documentation. 
o Providig technical support to business analyst/project managers and coaching to less experienced staff across a geographically dispersed teams 
o Maintaining an expert level awareness of relevant software design techniques, development tools and processes, providing leadership in the use of these across the organisation area. 
o Assist in periodic system evaluation to identify opportunities for continuous improvement 
Key Accountabilities & approximate time split (%) 
(Ideally 4-10 points, or headings with sub-points. Quantify where possible e.g. cost/income budget, no of subordinates, likely no of yrs/mths to complete longest task. Could note key external/internal lateral relationships) Technical Knowledge 
• Can describe the overall function of several components in the technical platform 
• Demonstrated very strong level of technical expertise both within own area of responsibility and other IT domains 
• Has comprehensive understanding of full development lifecycle and is actively involved in all phases 
• 8+ years of experience designing and implementing end-to-end solution architectures for large and complex systems. Extensive experience with Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), systems design, development, integration and executing n-Tier applications 
• 6+ years of software development experience on a J2EE platform 
• 4+ years of software development experience in standard J2EE frameworks that include Spring and Hibernate. 
• 4+ years of experience in Web Services design and development preferably Spring WS 
• Experience with Enterprise Integration Patterns including 
• Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) 
• Java Messaging Services (JMS) 
• Experience with caching technologies like Terracotta and Coherence. 
• Experience with continuous development and tools like Jenkins. 
• Experience using build technologies like Maven 
• Ensure all SLA’s are met for assigned tasks. 
• Perform on-call support and pager duties as assigned by Team lead. 
• Report over or under allocation to the Team lead, forecast work remaining, identify and communicate variance to plan. 
• Ensuring smooth transition of application into production Software Design, Programming and Unit Testing 
• Designing software modifications from supplied requirements and design specifications using agreed standards and tools, achieving well-engineered results that follow the agreed implementation level software architectures. 
• Taking responsibility for the design, coding, testing, and documentation (as defined by the SDLC process) of particularly large, complex or mission critical software programs. 
• Proposing options and preparing cost estimates to enable the business area to make informed decisions 
• Adhere to all BCUS and BTG standards, Policies and governance practices. 
• Assume ownership of various initiatives across Solutions Delivery and/or BTG as agreed with Team Lead for complete and successful delivery. 
• Provide functional expertise within his/her skills to assist delivery team members, and foster collaboration with in BTG. 
• Provide issue response and root cause analysis on work assigned by Team Lead and Project Lead. 
• Planning, designing and conducting Unit and System Integration Tests, correcting errors and re-testing to deliver an error-free product. 
• Reacting quickly and as necessary to live software errors and service problems, limiting downtime and resolving the problem during project handover. 
• Report progress, delays and risks on assigned activities to Project Lead and Team Lead. 
• Raise awareness when existing code, systems or processes do not meet current quality expectations and standards. 
• Maintain code and all related artifacts in source control; perform code merges and resolve conflicts as defined by development process, update documentation and automated tests. 
• Develop code, configuration files, build scripts, schemas or other artifacts as assigned by Team Lead. 
• Develop system integration test to verify the code running in its functional environment. 
• Work with the Project Lead and Team Lead to schedule features into Releases. 
• Create implementation plans and Change Management Requests as assigned. 
• Maintain accurate feature status during development by the agreed upon SLA. 
• Verify build and deployment completeness of the features owned in the QA environment before making it available for Testing. 
• Review the feature requirements as presented by the Business Analyst and the delivery team, in context of the overall project feature set and existing implementation. Translate requirements to technical concepts. 
• Contribute to the logical/physical data models, class diagrams, activity diagrams, sequence diagrams and UI prototypes. 
• Assist QA and production testing and deployment; assume ownership of the work until it passes successful Production Verification Test. 
• Test all code, content, build and unit test changes in the lowest environments first, if such environments exist. 
• Taking part in reviews of own work and leading reviews of colleagues’ work. 
Capability Growth 
• Maintaining an expert understanding of software delivery process and of technology developments relevant to own team(s)/software. 

Internal and External IT Environment 
Deep understanding of the internal and external environment related to own IT department/function: 
• Can identify the specific functions and responsibilities and key customers and relationships of own IT department/function 
• Can describe rationale for major IT initiatives and identify major IT issues 
• Contributes to the development and implementation of standards and procedures 
• Considers buy/sell/hold list and architectural road map during design phase of a project. 
• Can discuss potential risks and benefits of emerging technologies 
• May participate in the evaluation and implementation of new technologies 
Business Knowledge 
Familiar with the details of at least one business: 
• Can propose system solutions within component or application to business issues 
• Can provide clear communication of technical concepts to non-technical business users 

Functional Analysis (Business) 

Experienced with standard methods, tools and techniques for requirements definition: 
• Can describe deliverables associated with the requirements analysis and definition 
• Familiar with policies, practices and standards for defining functional requirements 
• Can identify key factors and information needed for effective design Development/Configuration 

Has a deep understanding of the overall development process and an advanced knowledge in one or more of the main phases: 
• Experienced with multiple programming languages including their standard tools and libraries 
• Can discuss similarities, differences, advantages and drawbacks of different languages 
• Knowledge of the major tools in a toolkit for a specific platform 
• Has developed and executed a full spectrum of tests on multiple applications and environments 
• Experienced with testing complex, multi-platform, distributed applications 
• Can discuss considerations for selecting optimal testing environment for specific applications 
• Coordinates deployment tasks with end-user, operations and quality management 
• Has experience with alternative implementation plans 

Thanks and Regards,
Technical Recruiter
Bigcode LLC
1 Farr View Dr Cranbury, NJ 08512 USA
Tel: 609 910 2732
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