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Java Developer- Principal

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Job ID: 196829
Location: KANSAS CITY, MO, United States
Date Posted: Oct 28, 2019
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


Job Description

Create new user information solutions by designing, implementing and maintaining Java-based Web components and interfaces within a Scrum team. Contribute to the entire System Development Lifecycle (SDLC), by assessing functional and technical requirements, performing high-level and detailed design activities, writing testable and efficient code in support of those designs and testing completed implementations for functional and technical compliance prior to deployment. Update, maintain and add functionality to preexisting Java-based information solutions.


Primary Job Duties

  • Serve as the technical lead on a Scrum team consisting of developers and testers
  • Decompose user specifications and technical designs provided by application architects to assign and monitor coding tasks within a Scrum team.
  • Lead, and document the results of, peer code reviews.
  • Create SDLC-mandated project and product documentation.
  • Debug and resolve application and data issues.
  • Reports to a project manager, with additional oversight provided by application architects.
  • Mentor, coach and develop Scrum team members.



  • BS degree (4 years experience in lieu of degree)
  • 9+ years experience in software development utilizing Java
  • Must obtain a Oracle Certified Associate Java SE x Programmer Certification within 120 days of hire

Desired Qualifications




  • Oracle Certified Associate Java SE x Programmer certification
  • Must possess expertise with an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) such as Eclipse
  • Expertise with Maven
  • Expertise with Jenkins 
  • Expertise with a unit-testing framework such as JUnit
  • Expertise with third-party APIs and frameworks such as Spring
  • Experience working in a Scrum environment
  • Experience with Section 508 accessibility standards is preferred 



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