Randstad Sr. Java Engineer in Burbank, California

Sr. Java Engineer

job details:

  • location:Burbank, CA

  • date posted:Monday, March 12, 2018

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Information Technology

  • reference:607513

job description


Manager Top Criteria**

  • Java 8, Spring 4/5, Cassandra (big plus), AWS

  • Microservices design principles

  • Database Querying

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will use your deep Java, JavaScript and RDBMS/NoSQL development skills to write and test

code that delivers new features and functionality and new products into our environment. You will be an important part of a

motivated team where we'll be looking for you to collaborate with the team to drive application architecture, code quality, and

make sure we are doing the right thing by our users. This is a critical role on what will be a high profile project. We want someone

that has grown up through the web software development ranks - possessing 6-8 years' experience in designing and architecting

highly scalable, usable, and performant web applications using Java/Java EE. This person would possess deep skills in server side

technology (Java, JSP, Tomcat, RESTful Web Services, common frameworks like Spring, Hibernate), client side technology

(JavaScript, HTML, HTML5), coupled with hands on database and NoSQL experience (MySQL, Oracle, MongoDB, etc) . While The

Walt Disney Company is a large company, ideally, we'd like if you have some previous experience in a U.S. startup environment

and be comfortable performing multiple roles. We strive to get things done quickly, at high quality, and we are committed to the

agile methodology. Our work is guided by lean principles (looking at value and looking for waste; not doing anything 'for the sake

of doing it').


Lead projects utilizing test-driven development (TDD) methodologies

Lead code reviews and provide leadership and direction to junior engineers/programmers

Deliver multiple projects utilizing an Agile methodology

Take a high ownership, self-sufficient, hands-on position on the team to lead and drive quality, maintain application


Write complex programs, analyze code changes and suggest improvements

Reason logically and creatively, identifying problems, drawing valid conclusions from the data available, and develop

effective solutions while applying creative thinking in the design and development of high performing web applications

Check-in valuable, clean code on a daily basis that adds new features and capabilities

Create reference implementations for the purpose of mentoring and leading more junior staff (when required)

Help define engineering best practices and provide technical mentorship

Investigate and resolve any production issues from end user (UI) to persistence layer and work to prevent them

Work with project managers to ensure that all project deliverables are on time and high quality

Work collaboratively with other teams; QA, UX, EA, InfoSec, etc