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Senior Java AWS Developer (# 6414)

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Position Details:

Title: Senior Java AWS Developer

Location: Chicago, IL 60661 (Hybrid – 2 days/week onsite)

Duration: 12+ Months Contract


  • The main function of a software engineer is to apply the principles of computer science and mathematical analysis to the design, development, testing, and evaluation of the software and systems that make computers work.
  • A typical software engineer researches, designs, develops and tests software.

Technical Skills (Required):

  • 8+  years or more of experience in designing and developing software applications in Java.
  • Designing, developing, deploying and maintaining software at scale.
  • Developing software applications using relational and NoSQL databases.
  • Application architectural patterns, such as MVC, Microservices, Event-driven, etc.
  • Deploying software using CI/CD tools, such as Jenkins, Azure DevOps, GoCD, etc  
  • Deploying and maintaining software using public clouds such as AWS or Azure.
  • Working within an Agile framework (ideally Scrum)

Strong understanding and/or experience in many of the following:

  • Message streaming solutions, such as AWS Kinesis, AWS SQS, AWS SNS, Apache Kafka, RabbitMQ, Apache ActiveMQ.
  • Experience designing well-defined Restful APIs
  • Hands on experience with API tools such as Swagger, Postman and Assertible
  • Test Driven Development and Behavior Driven Development.
  • Hands on experience with testing tools such as Cucumber and Selenium and their integration into CI/CD pipelines.
  • Datastores such as AWS Aurora, AWS RDS, AWS DynamoDB, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, Cassandra, Redis, MySQL, Oracle.
  • Other AWS technologies, such as API Gateway, ALB, NLB, Fargate, Lambda, S3, CloudWatch, etc
  • Debugging and maintaining software in Linux or Unix platforms 

Soft Skills (Required):

  • Must demonstrate solid knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals, such as data structures and algorithms.
  • Ability to work under pressure and within time constraints
  • Passion for technology and an eagerness to contribute to a team-oriented environment
  • Demonstrated leadership on small to medium-scale projects impacting strategic priorities 

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