Senior Java XP Engineer

Software Developer in Chicago, IL

Posted 2019-08-02

Solstice is a modern software engineering firm that helps Fortune 500 companies seize new opportunities through groundbreaking digital solutions. As strategists and consultants, we help organizations evolve their digital strategy to solve mission-critical problems. As designers and developers, we build incredible digital solutions that transcend a standalone product and transform an organization’s relationship with its customers. Solid communication skills, a servant leadership attitude, a love of learning and an analytical mind are a must to be successful at Solstice. Solstice is seeking a Senior Java/Spring Engineer to join our Cloud Practice on a full time or contract basis.

What You Will Be Doing:

Consulting with Fortune 500 clients in order to build enterprise grade cloud native applications
Supporting team members in order to deliver products to market in an efficient manner
Partnering with top-notch designers to create award winning user experiences
Bridging the gap between elegant front end design and existing enterprise backend architectures
Mentoring less experienced engineers to foster their career path and growth
Traveling to client site on a weekly basis to collaborate with client development team
Your Profile Includes:

Strong level knowledge of Java and Java web applications
Strong understanding of modern Spring frameworks (Spring Boot, Spring Cloud Services, etc)
Solid OOD and OOP skills are required
Previous experience delivering products in an Agile environment
Experience developing enterprise applications that support high traffic volumes
7 or more years of professional software development experience
Exposure to modern software practices such as TDD, CI/CD, etc. is required
Previous consulting experience is a plus
Working experience with microservice architectures is a plus
Working experience with public cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP) is a plus
Working experience with modern web application frameworks (AngularJS, ReactJS, etc) is also a plus
Previous exposure to Pivotal Cloud Foundry is a huge plus
BS in Computer Science or a related field
Open to a minimum of 80% travel required (working from a client office in downtown Chicago 5 days a week, a client in the suburbs of Chicago 2-3 days a week, or travel to nearby states in the midwest on a weekly 3 days or biweekly Monday-Thursday basis)
We welcome Solsties to show up as their full selves everyday. Because this is so important to us, Solstice is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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