Fullstack Java Software Engineer

New York, NY 10018

Posted: 03/15/2019 Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 12049

Blackstone Technology Group, an award winning technology consulting and staffing firm,  is seeking a Mid-Level Java Software Developer to join our team and work at our client site in Denver, CO or New York City. 


The primary responsibility of a software developer includes the development and support of our client' s applications. Working in small to medium agile teams to design, prototype and build new software offerings and enhance existing software. These positions design, develop, support and document enterprise application and framework code in Java, Spring, Hibernate, JavaScript, JQuery, HTML and CSS.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities: 
  • Translate business requirements to technical specifications.
  • Lead and contribute to technical elaboration sessions both internally and with clients.
  • Investigate, analyze and correct complex reported defects in existing code and in new code.
  • Create, document and implement unit test plans, scripts and test harnesses.
  • Determine the appropriate UML artifacts and other technical documentation for the project. 
  • Establish all aspects of the development environment for new projects, including source code control and build processes.
  • Analyze the deployed application and implement performance tuning enhancements.
  • Participate in, lead and contribute to peer code and unit test reviews.
  • Present training sessions to other developers in areas of specific expertise.
  • Develop implementation plans and accurate estimates of effort.
  • Lead other developers in small projects or sub-sets of work on larger projects.
  • Contribute to and be able to lead team meetings.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 
  • Relational and Non-Relational Databases such as Oracle DB2, mongoDB, etc.
  • JEE containers such as JBoss, Websphere, Tomcat etc.
  • ORM tools such as Hibernate, OpenJPA, or other JPA based solutions.
  • Eclipse or other Java IDE.
  • Build tools such as Maven
  • HTML5, JavaScript Technologies (JQuery, Backbone, Angular).
  • RESTful webservices
  • Demonstrates and facilitates professional communication skills by listening, writing, and speaking effectively
  • Strong analytical, research and problem solving skills. Pro-active ability to identify, assess, improve/refine and solve complex challenges priorities and responsibilities.
  • Establishes and maintains solid interpersonal relationships with clients and  team.
  • Effective facilitation, collaboration, negotiation and conflict resolution abilities
  • Ability to create and conduct presentations in a professional and confident manner to a variety of audiences.
  • Strong analytical, research and problem solving skills.  Pro-active ability to identify, assess, improve/refine and solve complex challenges, processes and/or situations
  • Flexible and able to thrive in a fast paced, high growth, team based environment while successfully handling competing and ever changing priorities and responsibilities.
  • Creative self-starter with a passion for continuous learning and improvement.
Education, Certification and/or Formal Training:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in CS, Engineering Math or Science.
  • Strong background in CS theory is a must, including data structures, algorithms, OOP and design patterns
  • Extensive knowledge in Java, proficiency in C++ and python is preferred.
  • Knowing Test Driven Development or similar approach is preferred.
  • Minimum 1 year required of software development.
  • Health care insurance industry is a plus.
Blackstone Staffing Services is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements digital transformation solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’ s global staff augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Staffing Services has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in IT staffing and place both technical and creative talent across a variety of industries and sectors. EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities
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