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Lead Java Developer- Excentus at PDI (Dallas, TX)

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Company OverviewFor over 20 years, we've carved a unique path to creating loyalty success for others by building it first for ourselves. Weve developed our own loyalty technology and powerful currency, built a national loyalty program from the ground up and learned many valuable lessons along the way. Those experiences have revealed which rewards, promotions, and offers motivate customers, increase engagement and ultimately deepen their loyalty. Continued growth, adoption and expansion into other retail categories and our investment in new technologies led to the 2012 launch of the Fuel Rewards® program with over 11 million members and a loyalty currency the ability to save on fuel that U.S. consumers value more than any other..Job SummaryExcentus is seeking a Lead Java Developer for help with design, develop, unit testing and deployment of a multi-tiered fuel and retail cross-marketing system. The candidate will be responsible for leading the design, development, testing and deployment of our distributed applications. The candidate will also help with troubleshooting production issues and adapting frameworks and industry best practices, executing unit and performance testing, and coordinating these activities among the scrum team. The candidate will be responsible for coordinating with the Quality Assurance and Customer Support departments on research of and remedies for software bugs and issues found during QA, beta, and production.Responsibilities And DutiesAnalyze and troubleshoot complex software problems and provide solutions to overcome those problems using the Java language and related technologies. Work with business users to understand business requirements, issues and business and/or client processes.Develop, test, maintain, and support high-performance, innovative web-based applications to meet the requirements of the business and/clients while adhering to departmental standards.Provide recommendations for application and system improvements. Perform quality assurance testing for all programs, created or modified, plus any other applications affected. Prepare required documentation as outlined by departmental standards. Coaching and mentoring other team members. Meet with scrum team as required to define and document application requirements. Conduct code review and design of systems as neededFollow project development & deployment processDevelopment in accordance with industry standards and best practices is a must.Provide off-hour support as assignedPrepare required documentation as outlined by departmental standards.Provide LOE for upcoming business initiatives.Collaborate with Architects on system design and solutionsSolve complex system issues and provide solutionsResearching new technologies and apply them in current/upcoming projectsAbility to identify and recommend solutions to optimize the performance of applicationsAbility to express complex technical concepts effectively, both verbally and in writingAbility to work independently with limited supervision Experience RequiredMust have minium 10+ years developing Enterprise Java ApplicationsMust have minium 5 years experience leading a team of 3-5 developersExtensive hands-on experience in development of Java J2EE applications; utilizing object-oriented design, n-tier architecture and MVC frameworksImplemented several enterprise architecture patterns Ability to multi task and set priorities throughout the SDLC processFamiliar with UI stack development technologies (JavaScript, HTML, CSS)Extensive experience in Java technology frameworks (Dependency Injection, ORM, Message Brokers)Experience of NoSQL(Cassandra, Redis) and RDBMS(preferably Oracle) databasesExperience working on complex, mission critical applicationsExtensive hands-on experience designing and implementing REST/SOAP interfacesExperience working in an Agile team environmentMust have excellent oral and written communicationExperience working on high-volume, high-availability transactional applications is requiredAbility to mentor other engineers on the teamConducting code reviews and ensuring teams are following best design and coding practicesExperience working on Web and Application Servers (Preferably WebSphere & Jboss)Familiar with secure coding practices and OWASP TOP 10DesiredLinux experienceSonar, Jenkins experienceGradleDocker containersSpring BootAWS CloudEducation RequiredBachelor degree in computer science or related field.Benefits And PerksExcentus offers fully loaded benefits package! Medical, dental, vision, 401K savings plan, life insurance, disability benefits, paid time off, volunteer time off, and holiday pay.What is it like to work at Excentus? State-of-the art office space, open work environment, annual team building events, casual dress, corporate discounts, on-site gym, and in-office game room.