Backend Java Developer

Ref No. : 21-00041
Location: Columbia, SOUTH CAROLINA
Position Type : Contract

Backend Java Developer

Job Title: Backend Java Developer 
Location: Columbia, SC or Lafayette, LA, or Bremond, TX
Employment Type: (Full-time or contract)
Duration: 12+ Months
 
About VLink: Started in 2006 and headquartered in Connecticut, VLink is one of the fastest growing digital technology services and consulting companies. Since its inception, our innovative team members have been solving the most complex business, and IT challenges of our global clients.
 
Job Description:
Vlink has an immediate need for a Backend Java Developer to join our financial services team in Columbia, SC, Plano, TX, OR Reston, VA. Advanced proficiency in coding in Java 8, Spring Boot technologies as well as unit testing/Mockito experience

 
Responsibilities:
Work on cloud transformation effort, move application compoents to AWS, update code, create/run CICD pipeline
Work with product owners and other development team members to determine new features and user stories needed in new/revised applications or large/complex development projects.
Create or Update documentation in support of development efforts. Documents may include detailed specifications, implementation guides, architecture diagrams or design documents.
Participate in code reviews with peers and managers to ensure that each increment adheres to original vision as described in the user story and all standard resource libraries and architecture patterns as appropriate.
Participate in all agile ceremonies including planning, grooming, product demonstration and team retrospectives.
Leverage client DevOps tool stack to build, inspect, deploy in cloud platform, test and promote new or updated features.

Requirements / Qualifications:
6+ years of development experience in Java/J2EE technologies
2+ years of development experience with Java 8, Spring boot, Spring Core, Spring MVC, Spring Security and REST Web Services is a must.
Competent in distributed systems design and implementation. Experience with Object-•Oriented Design and test-driven development.|
Advanced proficiency in unit testing/Mockito as well as coding in Java 8 and Spring Boot technologies
Experience in testing automation using Junit/Mockito, Cucumber
Hands-On experience with database development using SQL
Knowledge of UNIX (Linux) environment
Experience with build tools like Maven/Gradle
Experience working in Agile environment, preferably SAFe
Superior time management and work organization
Strong verbal and oral communication
Work as a team in a fast paced agile environment
Passion for continuous improvement and learning.
  
Employment Practices:
EEO, ADA, FMLA Compliant
VLink is an equal opportunity employer. At VLink, we are committed to embracing diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion. VLink does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, or discharge, will be decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, performance, and business needs.