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OVPRI has openings for two experienced Java Developers to work closely with diverse development teams to develop software solutions in Java / Java EE for web-based, enterprise-class, high-speed solutions, providing online production management, reporting, and monitoring and high volume data processing. The developer will be an integral member of the (Comprehensive Research Enterprise Solutions Team (CREST). The java developers will be responsible for developing and testing modules, and applying well established skills and abilities requiring imaginative and practical approaches. Projects will include web services and modern browser-side MVC frameworks utilizing a test-driven development methodology and Agile (Scrum) project management; application development integrated with existing enterprise information systems (EIS), databases (SQL and other non SQL), and directories using a combination of web services, messaging, and direct SQL/LDAP access. The successful candidates must be able to obtain and maintain an export control or sanctions license, if required.
-Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field; -Active Java Certification such as Oracle Certified Web Component Developer -Experience with systems integration strategies and patterns, such as REST/SOAP web services, messaging, direct SQL/LDAP; -Working knowledge of application configuration and deployment in Java EE/Web containers: Wildfly (JBoss AS 7+), Tomcat; -Experience working on project teams that utilize Scrum as their Agile approach to software development; -Experience in application development using nonrelational (NoSQL) databases: e.g. Neo4j, MongoDB, Cassandra; -Experience with Java web application development using the Eclipse IDE or similar, Maven, and Git; and -Experience with browser-side development automation using Grunt, Gulp, Bower, Node.
Employee Category: Administrative and Professional Faculty
Appointment Type: Restricted
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Percent Employment: Full-time
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