Java Application Developer

Colorado Springs, CO 80921

Posted: 08/30/2022 Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 24170 Pay Range: $103,000-$150,000 Remote Friendly: Hybrid Schedule

Job Description


Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Java Application Developer to join our team at our client’s site in Colorado Springs, CO.




What you will be doing:
  • Backend java development using technologies such as Java, Spring IoC/MVC/Boot/Security/Cloud/Stream, Containers, Relational databases
  • You'll work on a cross-functional scrum team, with all the necessary skills and talents to be able to complete features that delight our members
  • Participate in team meetings, and provide input on proposed solutions
  • Development Configures / writes new programs of growing complexity and scope, involving multiple systems and interdependencies. Conducts code reviews as appropriate for quality and adherence to standards.
  • Analysis / Modeling / Design Analyzes defines and documents requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, operating system environment, interfaces with other systems, internal and external checks, controls, and outputs. Converts functional specifications on business problems into efficient designs. Reviews, analyzes, and modifies programming systems, including programming, testing, and debugging for large-scale systems. Participates in the RFP/RFI process.
  • Communication Conducts technical assessments of the current staff as needed. Provides input to the manager on staff performance relating to technology but does not prepare or deliver reviews. Reports status on activities, issues, projects, etc. to IT management. May support the manager in planning and oversight of operational/technical activities of the team, including workload and resource allocation.
  • Maintenance Provides technical support and problem resolution for customer inquiries regarding in-house application infrastructure.

What you should have:

Minimum Formal Education for this Position:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or a related field of study

Minimum Work Experience:
  • 6+ years of related IT industry experience
  • 3+ years experience with secure web application development
  • Each year of relevant work experience may be exchanged for a year in a relevant degree program or vice versa.

Technical or Specialized Knowledge/Skills:
  • Experience with the following: Object-oriented language such as Java Experience with relational backend systems Rest APIs (Open API) Microservices
  • Advanced knowledge of and demonstrated experience with Object Oriented programming, as well as other programming paradigms such as functional.
  • Advanced knowledge of and demonstrated experience building secure web applications using a combination of the latest technologies.
  • Must be comfortable working in highly collaborative environments.
  • Must be able to conduct presentations in group settings in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Strong customer service, organization, communication, and interpersonal skills are a must.
  • Must be able to work independently to deliver complete system solutions and provides guidance within technical area, applying in-depth knowledge of multiple technologies, as appropriate.
  • Must be able to learn new and emerging concepts very quickly.
  • Must be able to maintain good productivity in developing efficient code in a very timely manner, with defect rates kept to a minimum.
  • Experience with advanced source control systems, such as GIT.
  • (preferred) Experience with Scrum software development.
  • (preferred) Experience building multi-threaded applications.
  • (preferred) Experience with Docker containers.
  • (preferred) Experience with Kubernetes.

Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’s global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.




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