API Developer (Java) in New York, NY at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 6/12/2021

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Job Description

Tittle: API Developer (Java)

Location: New York, NY (Remote)

Duration: 6+ months with a probable extension


  • Serving as a core member of an engineering team that designs and develops software applications. Owning the designs of pieces of the systems, accounting for reliability and availability including identifying and handling failure modes

  • Creating a strong technical foundation; able to define architecture and design, and get under the hood of complex architectures, systems, and interface design

  • Writing code and unit tests, working on API specs, automation, conducting code reviews and testing, and documenting processes

  • Performing ongoing refactoring of code thereby delivering continuous improvement

  • Working with product managers to prioritize features for ongoing sprints and managing a list of technical requirements based on enhancements, known defects, and issues

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of software development experience.

  • Core competency in software development leveraging many of the following technologies: Java, Spring, APIs (REST, SOAP), JSON, XML, Kafka, JDBC, DB2/Oracle, Couchbase, Vert.x, Spring Boot, Spring Batch, JUnit, Jenkins, and Maven.

  • Hands-on experience in API services using REST.

  • Experience in profiling / performance analysis of applications.

  • Basic high availability techniques and implementation knowledge.

  • Practical knowledge of caching and distributed systems.

  • Commitment to software practices of continuous Integration, automated/repeatable testing, and collaborative work environments.

Soft skills:

  • Team player and a hands-on Engineer.

  • Experience mentoring and coaching junior engineers.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to think abstractly and deal with ambiguous/under-defined problems.

  • Takes pride in how fast they develop working software.