Jr. Java Backend Developer

Experian Schaumburg , IL 60196

Posted 1 week ago

Backend Developer

Position Summary:

Experian Automotive is searching for a senior level backend developer who will be a key contributor to the team. The candidate will be a technical and creative thinker, have a strong aptitude for problem solving, and have zero tolerance for inefficiencies in software development. The ideal candidate will have fervent desire to continuously learn about different products and technologies. We value humility, a strong work ethic, flexibility, collaboration, technical curiosity, and constant learning.

You will be the senior developer working on a suite of products and applications. You will be responsible for the design and development of backend layers of the application. Time to market is critical for this team. This team is responsible for developing MVPs leveraging innovative technology and agile methodology. This position offers an excellent opportunity for technical and professional growth.

Position Expectations:

The key traits, responsibilities and functions of the role include:

  • Be a key hands-on contributor to the backend design and implementation of new products and features

  • Be efficient and creative to develop MVPs (minimum viable products)

  • Identify, design, develop, test, and release high quality, secure functionality in tight schedules

  • Secure and safeguard data to preserve its integrity, reliability, and availability

  • Work with project team members in all phases of software development life cycle.

  • Work with team to understand the project requirements, system architecture, technical design, and develop the application components based on the design

  • Work with team to follow system test plans and validate that business goals are accomplished.

  • Interface with product management, scrum master, QA, DBA for design, development and product reviews

  • Track and report development progress and performance daily

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

  • Ability to work effectively within a diverse team and to communicate with others

We are seeking highly motivated individuals with a consistent record of professional and personal achievement. Creativity, initiative, resourcefulness and an entrepreneurial spirit are a must, in addition to the following:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering or related field with significant software and computer science course work.

  • Excellent understanding of programming concepts and methods, software development lifecycle and Agile development methodology.

  • Excellent communication, analytical, troubleshooting, and time management skills.

  • Ability to seamlessly transition between projects and technology

  • 3 years of experience developing applications leveraging the following:

o Containers and Container Application platforms (OpenShift, Docker, and Kubernetes preferred)

o Java, object-oriented programming and design patterns.

o API micro services (JSON)

o DBMSs such as MySQL, Postgres, DB2, MongoDB


o Version Control Software/tools such as BitBucket/Git

o Cloud services (AWS preferred)

Experian is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Anyone needing accommodation to complete the interview process should notify the talent acquisition partner. The word "Experian" is a registered trademark in the EU and other countries and is owned by Experian Ltd. and/or its associated companies.

EOE including Disability/Veteran

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