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Senior Java Developer at Blackbaud (Austin, TX)

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About the role: As a Senior Software Engineer you will be joining our development team to develop and enhance web-based applications in Java, and working with some of the latest technologies in user interfaces, server architecture and cloud based computing. Our relaxed work environment promotes open seating, paired programming, cross team collaboration, efficient communication, Scrum methodologies and TDD principles. Engineers at Blackbaud are thought leaders in our department and local development community. Duties include solving complex issues, learning/teaching new technologies, promoting growth and assuring your team delivers on its commitments. Responsibilities Implement important elements of the application software architecture and application infrastructure. Design and develop software applications, project prototypes, proofs of concept & client demos Champion TDD and Agile best practices for your product team Evaluate performance of critical application components and optimize them to assure maximum performance and scalability Perform, design and code reviews for all key application functional components Contribute to requirement definitions for project design and code reviews Mentor and stimulate growth for software engineers Participate in performance reviews of team members and in the interview process of new candidates Work closely with the product manager, quality assurance and other team members to coordinate schedules, identify task assignments and provide progress updates at daily stand-up meetings Desired Qualifications B.S. in Computer Science, Engineering or possess equivalent work experience 5+ years of utilizing Java to build robust scalable applications 3+ years of utilizing Javascript and/or other front end open-source frameworks to build web-based applications 1+ years of experience working in a professional DevOps environment 1+ years of experience contributing in a TDD & Agile work environment Experience with design and implementation of object structures in relational databases Proven history of self-direction and possess the ability to carry out assignments from beginning to end Open minded, creative thinker with the ability to balance client requirements, competitive pressures, and technical resource limitations across product families Professional demeanor, adaptable to change and possessing a can-do attitude #HelpGoodTakeOver