Senior Java Developer

Location: Horsham, Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 03-12-2018
Role: Java Developer

Location : Horsham, PA

Details 
  • Technical skill required  : Oracle , Hibernate , Core Java , JDBC , ANSI SQL
  • Technical skill desired :  JavaScript , REST Web Services , Spring Core , Spring MVC , JSON , JAXP  

Responsibilities :
  • BS Degree in Computer Science or related experience
  •  6 years or more of experience in IT Application Development 
  • 6 years of strong hands-on experience with Java Enterprise Edition (Java/J2EE) and web technologies o Spring, WebSphere, JBoss, service-oriented architectures (SOA), RESTful Web Services, HTML, Java Server Pages (JSPs), Servlets, jQuery, extJS, Enterprise Java Beans (EJBs), design patterns such as MVC, Command, Session Façade, DAO, WebSphere MQ, *QueueManager, Queues configurations, troubleshooting Message latency and failover
  •  6+ years of experience with SPRING frameworks, Rational Software Architect is required
  •  4+years working with Oracle, including writing SQL and PL/SQL
  •  6+ years of experience with automated unit testing technologies (Such as JUnit, Spock, or similar) 
  • 6+ years of experience with mock data frameworks for unit testing 
  • 3+ years of experience specifying, designing and developing web service applications 
  • Demonstrated success in building  
Design & Analysis:  
  • Create the HL Design and detailed design document with the support of architects for the assigned scope; 
  • Review all deliverables created by the Developer; 
  • Study non functional requirements and design for  NFR as required; 
  • Understand the interdependencies of the various components in work packages being developed; 
  • Create detailed design and assign to developer; provide input to the Project Manager / Technical Lead to create the project plan from a technical perspective; support development of proof of concept as designed by Designer / Solution Architect; initiate development environment setup; 
  • Provide demo to customer for early feedback; create quality check points for all deliverables.
Coding: 
  •  Develop tier coding, business layer coding, interface development, service development, creation of stored procedures, etc. as applicable for the work package / project; 
  •  CTS and customer spectific coding coding standards, guidelines and best practices;
  • Understand the database concepts and write efficient queries; raise clarifications / issues / concerns regarding work output to the lead; 
  • Seek review from peer / technical lead periodically; participate in setup activities for required environment setup; deploy code build in testing environment; conduct peer review during design, coding and testing; 
  •  Complete documentation as per the scope; prepare guidelines and checklist for development and testing activities; 
  • Provide feedback to design team; share feedback with developers to check if code is as per requirements; 
  •  Incorporate changes as per feedback; provide necessary and timely status updates to the Supervisor / Technical Lead; 
  •  Highlight any potential risks to the leads; 
  • Update traceability matrix for the work package developed; mentor the Developers to help them solve technical difficulties in the course of coding; 
  • Follow the SCM policies set for project; raise clarifications / issues / concerns regarding work output to the lead on time; provide necessary and timely status updates to the Supervisor / Technical Lead; 
  • Proactively highlight any potential risks to the lead; provide support on process audit activities; adhere to process and tools (usage of cognizant 2.0, awareness of Quality Management System).
Testing: 
  • Develop comprehensive unit testing cases and unit test plans; conduct comprehensive unit testing; create unit test logs; 
  • Prepare and support in preparation of unit test strategy; plan document and data requirements; automate unit testing and contribute to automation of unit testing; 
  • Conduct peer review of unit test cases; perform developer integration testing by integrating the components; 
  • Review test cases as prepared by the Developer.
Defect Management: 
  • Participate in defect triage meetings; conduct RCA for defects identified; 
  • Rework on the code based on review comments from code review / defects raised in unit testing, peer testing, SIT, UAT testing or any other relevant testing phases.
  •  Assist in transition of knowledge and to support organization with any defects raised post production as required.
Process Improvements and Adherence: 
  • Participate in innovation sessions; implement process improvements to reduce manual intervention (e.g. automation); support on process audit activities; 
  • Generate ideas to provide value-add and share the same with the Technical Lead; 
  • Adhere to process and tools (usage of cognizant 2.0, awareness of Quality Management System, IDE etc.).
Knowledge Management: 
  • Contribute towards updating knowledge assets, user manual, online help document, installation manual / scripts; 
  • Conduct knowledge transfer sessions for new joiners in the project team; conduct training through academy (if approved); 
  • Guide and mentor team junior members from a technical perspective to ensure quality delivery of the components; contribute / search / reuse all types of assets from repository.
People Management: 
  • Engage with team; resolve / conflict management within team; conduct  internal trainings for developers within team.  
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