Senior Java Developer

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    $75 - $80
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  • Duration:

    09/10/2023 - 03/10/2024
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  • Job Description

    Sr. Java Developer

    Duration: 6 months contract (potential extension / conversion likely)

    Rate: $75  - $80 hourly w2

    Location: Chicago, IL




    This key position will be the primary Java Developer supporting Master Data Management software (MDM a.k.a GEM). This software is the key component of client’s Customer CRM solution. GEM provides a comprehensive view of Guest profile and preference information to interfacing systems like RESERVE, Gold Passport, etc. This position reports to Director of Customer Data Management



    • Support Envision Opera Interface and Guest Customer Service applications.

    • Work with an offsite contract developers to manage the development of new reports and also assist in supporting existing reports and cubes.

    • Support of application maintenance or other system related maintenance events on an on-call basis.

    • Develop applications leveraging J2EE and Web technologies from start to finish on their own. This includes but is not limited to; customer interaction, validating requirements, system design, full stack development using standard APIs.

    • Develop complex SQL queries, direct interaction with J2EE and Web application servers, build/deployment automation and application performance measurement and tuning.

    • Collaborate with Project Managers and Stakeholders to execute on projects.

    • Outline specific technical deliverables, provide input to project plans and milestones.

    • Provide Technical leadership for projects to design effective solutions.

    • Mentor other developers on the team.

    • Lead key project activities - architecture, design, development, QA/QC and deployment of new J2ee/Web applications.

    • Communicate project plans and status with Supervisor.

    • Ensure that applications adhere to Application Engineering guidelines, processes and procedures.

    • Work closely with the IT liaisons and external services providers to improve and optimize applications to deliver superb performance and end user experience.



    • 7 years or more of progressively responsible application development experience.

    • Experience with front end development in large-scale Enterprise Java applications

    • Demonstrated ability to create reusable components that can be leveraged across multiple applications.

    • Demonstrated ability to support, review application logs and dive into root cause analysis.

    • Ability to define and capture business needs along with articulating strategic implications of analytic results with clarity and persuasiveness in an audience appropriate manner.

    • Software development in language pertinent to project (Java, HTML5, CSS3, node.js, JavaScript (JQuery).

    • Strong front end and backend development skills. Solid experience in Java design, coding, testing and debugging techniques.

    • Solid experience in enterprise level J2EE platforms using J2EE design patterns. Solid experience in SOAP/REST web service development.

    • Strong SQL knowledge - especially on DB2 preferred. Spring Framework, JMS, DOJO, AJAX, Eclipse, Hibernate, JUnit, Struts. XML/JSON data interchange formats. Subversion/Git. Jboss, Tomcat is required.

    • Familiarity with IBM DB2 and Oracle databases.



    • Previous consulting experience desired

    • Familiarity with Informatica's ETL/MDM



    • Bachelor's degree, preferably in computer science, engineering, mathematics, statistics or related discipline. Graduate degree preferred. Java Certification is a plus. AWS Developer certification is a plus





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