Sr Software Engineer- Java/Spring

  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Full-time

Company Description

Optima is a leading provider of talent acquisition services for large and small enterprises alike. We are engaged to find talented individuals like yourself who are seeking dynamic opportunities with Optima's clients. Most of our clients have exciting new products and services that will likely be America's next super star sensations and household names.   

Job Description

Perform research, analysis, design, development, testing, and integration as part of client's professional services team. This may be as part of implementing, customizing, extending, and integrating existing open source platforms, or may be completely new custom software development as per customer requirements.

May be open to virtual employment for the most qualified candidate

This is a Fulltime/Direct Hire position, but will be open to contract


Education and Work Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in software engineering or computer science, or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of professional experience designing, developing and supporting web-based applications

Required Knowledge & Skills

  • Experience developing web-based applications with Java and JEE APIs
  • Professional experience with application/product deployment and documentation
  • Professional experience writing and conducting unit tests
  • Understanding of core concepts and principles of XML and JSON
  • Agile software development experience: Scrum Process, Extreme Programming (XP), and/or other Agile software development practices, including Test-Driven Development (TDD)
  • Experience with Open Source technologies, projects, and communities
  • Ability to work within an environment with low specificity, vague requirements
  • Skilled at being persuasive and possessing the ability to direct a project
  • Motivated self starter and quick learner
  • Able to work independently without supervision
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and design skills
  • Strong teamwork skills

Preferred Knowledge & Skills

  • Professional experience with Java XML APIs, especially WWWC DOM and dom4j
  • Experience with Web Services (especially REST)
  • Experience deploying and troubleshooting Apache  Tomcat
  • Professional experience with Spring, Hibernate (or other JPA libraries), and Ehcache
  • Working familiarity with portal technologies and the Java Portlet specifications
  • Advanced understanding of Object Oriented Design, Design Patterns, and UML
  • Professional experience with XML related technologies, especially XSL/XPATH and DTD/Schema
  • Professional experience with relational database platforms
  • Professional experience developing multi-threaded and distributed systems
  • Experience working on performance and scalability issues in large-scale enterprise systems
  • Experience with Service Oriented Architectures (SOA)
  • Experience using common source code control tools, especially Git
  • Working familiarity with common server operating systems, especially Linux
  • Experience using Amazon Web Services (e.g., EC2, S3, DynamoDB)
  • Systems integration experience



Additional Information

Competitive Salary and Comprehensive Benefits

All of your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.