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Microservices /Java Software Engineer at OpTech (Miami, FL)

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OPEN TO C2C  ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Active participation in software application development. Translation of requirements into design and code to meet product functional objectives and key results. Demonstrating initiative and pro-actively proposing application improvements and updates. Meeting with management and stakeholders to both understand and convey priorities and goals for assignments. Assisting in adopting, enabling, and scaling effective monitoring of microservices in a conventional but reproducible manner. Communicating the teams current progress and helping to project future progress. Assisting with the creation and grooming of requirements and specifications for projects - both technical and functional. Helping architect and planning changes and enhancements to the product. Approving and validating proposed changes that are made to the product. Delegating and assigning tasks to other developers on the team. Maintaining and enhancing existing applications/services. Effectively diagnosing issues and providing resolutions. Monitoring services for abnormalities and looking for areas to improve product availability, resiliency and performance. Deploying code changes to different testing and production environments. Mentoring other developers on the team on best practices and design/implementation patterns. Conducting code reviews to ensure software quality and maintainability. Working effectively with the QA, UX and Product Management teams during all stages of software development (ideation, design, build, test, and release). Supporting and troubleshooting production issues. Occasional travel for product testing in real, on ship environment may be required. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors, Computer Science or equivalent 7+ years of hands-on experience developing web/mobile applications that are used in a production environment. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: This microservices senior software engineer needs to be well-versed in the following areas: Java 8+ Java Testing Frameworks and Concepts (Mockito, JUnit, etc.) Containers (preferred: Docker) Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery Jenkins, Ancible Event-driven Architecture CLI / Terminal Akka / Play Message Brokers (preferred: Kafka) NoSQL Databases (preferred: Cassandra, secondary: Couchbase) Dependency Management and Build Automation Tools (preferred: Maven) Version Control Systems (preferred: Git and associated workflows) Mobile application development iOS (Swift), Android (Kotlin/Java), hybrid (ReactNative or Similar) Web application development Angular.js, HTML5, CSS3 Back End API Development Microservices - Java, Node.js, GoLang Cloud technology, AWS preferred Route53, ELB, EC2 (incl. reserved instances), S3, RDS, CloudFront, Elasticache, AutoScaling, Lambda, cost optimization