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Senior Cloud Native Java Developer


We are currently seeking a Senior Cloud Native Java Developer that is fluent in both Spring Boot and Java 8 to be a technical resource for the development of clean and maintainable code. You will have a broad background to participate in the re-platforming of key APIs into a micro-service architecture.  In addition to contributing code and tangible deliverables the role is expected to work as an adviser to help identify, educate, and foster best-in-class solutions while very good at influencing and teaching their fellow technologists. Creating these relationships requires strong communication skills and some travel to the customer.

About us:

We develop customized software solutions and provide software development services.  We are a specialized team of developers and architects.  As such, we only bring an “A” team to the table, through hard work and a desire to lead the industry — this is our company culture — this is what sets Railroad19 apart.  At Railroad19, you are part of a company that values your work and gives you the tools you need to succeed. We are headquartered in Saratoga Springs, New York, but we are a distributed team of remote developers across the US. 

This is a full-time role with vacation, full benefits, and 401k.  Railroad19 provides competitive compensation with excellent benefits and a great corporate culture.

The role is remote - U.S. located, only full time (NO- contractors, Corp-to-Corp or 1099).  

Core responsibilities:

  • Understand our client's fast-moving business requirements
  • Negotiate appropriate solutions with multiple stake-holders
  • Write and maintain scalable enterprise quality software
  • Build web applications using Spring Boot
  • Build Microservices that connect to Oracle and NoSQL databases
  • Build software components that integrate with a workflow engine and/or ESB to execute asynchronous business processes
  • Manage the complete software development life cycle
  • Writing functional and unit tests to maintain code quality
  • Work with Jenkins to perform continuous integration
  • Collaborate with other teams to deliver a highly performance application that contains little or no defects
  • Identify new opportunities, tools, and services to enhance the custom software platform
  • Support and troubleshoot issues (process & system), identify root cause, and proactively recommend sustainable corrective actions

Skills & Experience:

  • Advanced Java development experience(more than 7+ years working in the enterpise)
  • Hands on experience with Java 8 (especially streaming collections and functional interfaces)
  • Hands on with Scala is a plus
  • Hands on experience with NoSQL technologies is a plus
  • Hands on experience with Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, and Netflix OSS is a plus
  • Hands-on experience with AWS as a cloud infrastructure as well as different AWS services such as Lambda, SQS, SNS
  • Hands on experience with relational databases.
  • Hands on experience with Oracle, ETL
  • Hands on experience with AngularJS and/or similar JavaScript frameworks is a plus
  • Demonstrates willingness to learn new technologies and takes pride in delivering working software
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience participating on an agile team
  • Is self-directed and can effectively contribute with little supervision
  • Bachelor's or master's degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline; or equivalent work experience

Preferred Requirements a PLUS

  • Experience working with a microservice architecture
  • Experience using messaging middleware
  • Experience using ElasticSearch is a plus
  • Experience with AWS Kinesis is a plus
  • Experience with Node.js is a plus
  • Experience developing Node.js AWS Lambdas is a plus
  • Experience working within a Continuous Integration workflow
  • Experience acting as a technical lead is a plus