Senior Software Applications Engineer


Raleigh, NC

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April 26, 2019

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Our client is looking for a Senior Software Engineer for a ten (10) month contract position (May-Dec) located in Raleigh, NC.

Job Scope:

In this role, you will work on an innovative IT Enterprise Services team focused on developing and ensuring adoption of domain-centric, cloud-native HTTP and messaging APIs across the organization. You'll collaborate with both local and remote team members to document, design, develop, test, operate, and maintain enterprise API management and integration solutions. experience in applicants will contribute to the team's capabilities by demonstrating technical competence, exceptional communication skills, personal initiative, creativity, desire to learn, transparency, and ability to work as part of a team.

Project Summary:

This role will be engaged specifically on a strategic and large cross-functional initiative, implementing new core systems and processes that support HR, Payroll, and Time Management, which will roll out in phases over the next 1-2 years. Workday will be the foundational system supporting this initiative. To deliver this program, the client is building a large cross-functional program team needing roles and resources with a wide variety of distinct skills: process, integrations, systems, data, project management, change, communications, and training. This team will work in partnership with Workday’s quality assurance team and a consulting partner to design and deliver the full solution.

Job Responsibilities:

Design, develop, document, test, maintain, and operate message-based middleware and HTTP services for internal and external customers, both in the cloud and in dedicated data centers

Work closely with domain experts to analyze and implement business requirements

Work closely with application development teams to standardize OpenShift deployment and operational patterns, tooling, and shared libraries

Design database schemas, indexes, and transaction boundaries within performance and scalability constraints
Automate infrastructure management best practices with OpenShift / Ansible / RHEV / OpenStack technologies

Research and contribute to open source technologies
5 years of experience performing object-oriented analysis and design
5 years of experience in Java or other object-oriented languages
3 years of experience administering Linux systems
5 years of experience using Oracle, MySQL (or Maria), and/or Mongo
3 years of experience developing applications working in an agile development environment
3 years of experience with distributed source control tools like Git or Mercurial
3 years of implementing integration design patterns, especially in a microservices and/or event-driven architecture
3 years working with continuous integration tools and processes. Continuous delivery experience is a plus.
Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, engineering, or other closely related field

Experience with the following will be considered a plus:

Apache Camel
Apache ActiveMQ or Apache ActiveMQ Artemis
Working on open source projects
Swagger or Open API
3scale or other API gateway technologies like Kong or Envoy
Spring Boot
Netflix OSS
NoSQL databases like MongoDB, Cassandra
Writing automation using tools like Puppet, Chef, Ansible, or Jenkins

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