Delicatessen Services Co., LLC
The Java Software Engineer I is responsible for designing, developing, customizations, testing, and support of web applications or web services and their technical integrations. The developer will develop new, maintain and enhance existing functionality for Boar's Head's web applications and interfaces.
The person in this position will work with end users, as well as technical and functional team members to accomplish the design, coding, testing, and implementation of new applications to satisfy business needs.
The purpose of the position is to support Boar's Head critical business applications with a primary focus on the design and build phase of the SDLC.
This position can be based out of our headquarters in Sarasota, FL or out of our Herndon, VA office.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Core Development Activities
Proficient in developing applications and services according to technical design documentation.
Troubleshoots application problems and works with inside and outside resources as necessary to resolve them.
Helps implements, customizes, and supports off-the-shelf software packages.
Works with Sr. Developers to create and communicate UI/UX design or technical design documentation.
Uses appropriate tools to streamline development and support of applications and services.
Enables the security of applications and services with adherence to security best practices and BHP security standards.
Writes and follows written test plans to ensure highest quality work.
Fundamental knowledge of advanced relational database concepts and possesses knowledge of various database access methods.
Review and diagnose other developer's code to solve production problems.
Analyze high level business requirements and design strategic solutions for business problems.
Work with functional leaders to define processes and then translate same into automated solutions using existing functionality where possible.
Troubleshoot business problems and high level systems issues on a daily basis working with functional and technical resources, providing technical support.
Prepare technical design documentation for implementation of system requirements.
Work with functional team to implement system specifications.
Conduct system and unit testing to ensure enhancements, patches and fixes, and product updates work to specification and work properly with documented test results.
Recommend enhancements to the application to improve the systems integrity, ease of use, and to increase productivity as appropriate.
Work with other Technical team members to assist in all aspects of application development and support as required.
Performs and coordinates production release activities such as code migrations as necessary to support business requirements and operations schedules.
Process and Working Practices
Follows Core Business Systems Development operational procedures.
Prepare weekly timesheets and status reports to management in addition to maintaining a work task list ensuring deliverables are met as scheduled and committed.
Provide on call rotational support of critical business applications as scheduled and required in a professional and business-like manner.
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced constantly evolving workplace.
Demonstrate ability aptitude in logical and analytical thinking, as well as display strong problem solving skills with experience in using diagnostic tools.
Learn and continue to gain business operations knowledge.
Communicate product readiness, level of quality, and results to project team members.
Assist senior developer with communicating complex business and technical information to various audience levels including senior management, business community and staff members.
Meets project deadlines and focuses on a task until it is complete by managing personal workload.
Other project and responsibilities may be added at the manager's discretion.
Research and adopt new technologies.
Ability to document application architecture and current state diagrams.
Assist senior developers to help creates and maintain web development operational procedures.
Manage personal workload and schedule delivery performance.
Proficiency in working on more than one project at a time.
Summary of Needs/Expectations
Boar's Head is currently looking to hire an experienced web developer to build the next generation of critical business applications. The ideal candidate will have experience in building intuitive, scalable, web-based applications meeting uncompromising standards of usability. We want people who are as passionate and dedicated to what they do as we are. Our current technology stack utilizes modern technologies including the Bootstrap UI framework, Java 7, the Play framework and Oracle SOA Suite. Think you have what it takes to be part of our team? Send us an email and tell us why.
As a Software Engineer you will
Develop a high performance, scalable infrastructure powering Boar's Head's web and mobile experiences
Review, diagnose and provide solutions to solve production problems.
Work with a team of developers, designers, business analysts and end users
Influence the technology direction and software development policies and procedures
Innovate and evangelize industry best practices
Skills & Requirements
Experience converting prototypes and wireframes into elegant markup
Expert knowledge of Object Oriented Programming and design patterns.
Understanding of web services and web technologies (e.g. HTTP, REST, WSDL, JSON, XML)
B.S./M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent
Considered a Plus
Experience with the UI Kit framework (or equivalent such as Bootstrap)
Functional programming experience
Play Framework 2.0, Akka/Actors
Oracle SOA Suite/BPEL
Educational and/or Experience
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field required. Master's degree desired.
Must have a minimum of 1-3 years' of relevant experience in web development.
Experience with development in a Linux, Apache, Oracle database 12c
Working knowledge of System Development Life Cycle (SDLC); exposure to Waterfall and Agile development methodologies.
Experience with other languages and platforms including .NET, PHP, Ruby, NodeJS etc. is a plus.
Experience in UI/UX Design or Graphic Design is a plus.
Experience in web services client development is a plus.
Basic understanding and some exposure with complex architecture and integration points in an enterprise architecture environment is a plus.
Additional Technical Requirements
Experience in deploying new application utilizing web services
Capable of documenting application architecture/diagrams (current state)
Experience working with web applications built on the MVC model
Experience working with content management systems (WordPress, etc.)
Understand complex architectures and integration points
Oracle fusion Middleware/ SOA Suite/BPEL
Knowledge in Oracle database
Experience with dotCMS
Web Logic, PHP, UCM, Linux, IntelliJ IDEA or any other IDE
This position requires working in an office environment.
Occasional travel may be required.
This is primarily a first shift position but adjustments to shift start/end times may be required depending on future production support schedules.
Availability for on-call during non-business hours is required.
After-hours and weekend work is required for system troubleshooting, maintenance, and upgrades.
Management Information Systems
Boar's Head Provisions Co., Inc.