Sr. Java Developer With AWS

Apex Systems Itasca , IL 60143

Posted 5 months ago

Job Description: Job #: 1000976

Java Dev with AWS (Contract-to-Hire)

Our client has an immediate need for a strong middle/back java dev with AWS experiene in Itasca, IL. This opportunity is for a 6-12 Month Contract-to-Hire.

Summary of position

Need a strong Java dev (emphasis on middle and back-end dev) to join the cloud architecture and software engineering team. This position will work cross-functionally with other QA and Dev teams on internal platforms and solutions deployed in AWS cloud.

Skills Required:

  • Strong Java Experience currently using Java 7 and Java 8

  • Strong experience in RESTful Services service based architecture

  • Experience utilizing Spring boot framework

  • Knowledge of Cloud technologies, and the desire to learn how to develop in the cloud

  • Strong communication skills experience communicating with internal users

  • Ability to work independently on tasks, while also having a team oriented focus

  • Strong desire to keep up to date with new versions of programs / languages

  • Must have experience building software in a CI/CD environment, Jenkins preferred

  • Experience building applications that run in Docker containers

  • Experience building services and microservices

Technologies Overview (relevant but not limited to)

  • Java (including Java platform- JRE/JDK/JVM)

  • AWS

  • Docker

  • Jenkins

  • PostgreSQL

  • Grafana

  • S3 cloud storage

  • Apache Spark

  • VPC

Skills Optional

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Experience with UI technologies AngularJS or equivalent

  • Experience with caching technologies, EHCACHE, Spark Ignite, etc.

  • Experience with container orchestration, Nomad or other service

  • A plus to have experience with container orchestration, i.e. Nomad or Mesos


BS in Computer Science, or similar field (preferred)

About Apex Systems:

  • Apex offers a number of resources to our contractors including:

  • Training and Development programs

  • We have a webinar series with global experts who deliver 3-4 technical and leadership webinars a month around hot topics/technologies such as Agile, DevOps, Angular, Node, React, JavaScript, .NET Core, Java 8/9, Redux, Ansible, Kubernetes, etc. Many of these webinars are worth certification credits for major certifying bodies such as PMI, IIBA, and CompTIA (i.e. PDU, CDU, and CEU credits). We can also provide a technical training license (eligibility required)
  • Benefits
  • Health, Dental, Vision, 401K, and Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Strong Support Network
  • A network of Recruiters, Support Services, and Contractor Care Representatives are here to help our contractors succeed. We have a job portal which has all of our job openings with our 1,200+ clients. We also have off-boarding/end of assignment resources to help you during the transition when you're wrapping up, including a Career Coaching Program and 15+ Career Readiness workshops for job seekers
  • Awards
  • Apex is a proud recipient of the Best of Staffing awards for both Client Satisfaction and Contractor Satisfaction

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at [ Phone number blocked ] -6178.

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Sr. Java Developer With AWS

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