Kforce Java Developer in Saint Petersburg, Florida

Kforce has a client seeking a Java Developer in Saint Petersburgh, Pennsylvania (PA).Job Purpose:The Java Developer will directly support company objectives by delivering work on projects that range from smaller systems enhancements to large development projects. The ideal candidate will support a business demand for speed-to-market solutions, while assuring alignment with the department's technology roadmap and adherence to proper technical design and software coding standards.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develops and enhances complex systems and/or software from general requirements and specifications

  • Participates as technical expert to analyze technical system problems, and designs and implements effective solutions

  • Contributes to the development of project plans, and assigns and monitors tasks of lower level Software Developers as responsibilities and experience grows

  • May act as team leader on less complex projects

  • Assists in training less experienced software development staff

  • Work with business analysts and developers to create technical solutions that meet business and technical requirements

  • Contribute to efforts to improve quality of applications

  • Participate in code and design reviews and provide coaching to other members of the team

  • Assist in the troubleshooting of code defects and deploy timely fixes

  • Implement new tools and technologies for use within the team

  • Contribute to the continuing technical education of the team

  • Create and maintain technical documentation

  • Resolves customer complaints with software and responds to suggestions for improvements and enhancements

  • May be asked to provide on-call support

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or Computer Science or related subjects and 2 to 4 years of Web and Enterprise application programming experience or Masters and 1-3 years of experience

  • 1 years of Java/J2EE experience

  • Additional desired experience includes: 1 years of Agile development experience, Insurance Now experience and P&C Insurance background

  • Extensive knowledge of IT concepts, strategies, and methodologies, architectures and technical standards

  • Knowledgeable in web and application servers such as Tomcat

  • Extensive knowledge of design and development tools such as Eclipse

  • Experience in working with ORM frameworks such as Velocity

  • Knowledge of layered systems architectures and layered solutions and designs; understanding of shared software concepts

  • Strong communication skills

  • Working in Agile environment

Knowledge Of:

  • Development Concepts, Design Patterns, and Relational Database Management System concepts

  • Familiar with Systems Testing concepts and quality management

  • J2EE Frame works, MVC, and Apache Velocity

  • Property & Casualty (P&C) insurance

Ability to:

  • Effectively manages time and completes tasks within budgeted estimates

  • Foster teamwork and cooperation, promote sharing of information and establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course duty

  • Communicate clearly in written and verbal form

  • Carry out responsibilities with strong customer service orientation

  • Adapt to changing requirements and technologies

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:YearsMinimum Compensation:75000.00Maximum Compensation:105000.00