Software Dev Engineer 5 (Java) in Lehi, UT at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 11/13/2020

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Software Dev Engineer 5 (Java)
12-24 month contract
Lehi, Utah

We are seeking a skilled and motivated professional to work as a software engineer developing enterprise scale back-end systems to support FamilySearch has access to billions of images. This role will work on the team that implements a database in Cassandra to track all the relevant meta data for all these images. This meta data is used to refine and manage the images as collections so that they are easy to find for patrons. This is an expert, professional-level position that requires vast knowledge of industry practices, organizational policies and good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for designing, defining, developing, testing, purchasing, implementing, and analyzing of technical products and systems of diverse scope in a highly scalable cloud environment. We need software engineers who are excited and passionate about leveraging innovative technologies and contributing their talents to the work of the Church in Family History.

Our engineering teams work in an agile development environment to develop and deliver world class applications and systems. These backend systems are integral to the processing, storage and retrieval of massive amounts of genealogical records and images. Our typical backend systems are created in Java, supported by huge databases, and hosted in the Cloud (AWS).



  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent experience; Master's preferred

Work Experience:

  • 8 years of industry recognized, progressive and relevant professional experience.
  • 3 years of specialized experience in the technologies and methodologies of the product platform processes
  • Prior experience in a software developer leadership role, leading a team (4) through the first and subsequent releases of several (3+) successful products, and at least one of which must be a large-scale enterprise application

Required Skills:

  • Up to date Java programming experience
  • SQL
  • Enterprise level web app programming, with big data experience
  • Understanding of web infrastructure architecture and technologies including:
    • Web Servers
    • Application Servers
    • Networking

Bonus Skills:

  • XML processing
  • AWS
  • Cassandra
  • The ability to quickly create powerful queries against complex DB schema

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