Lead Software Engineer, Search Services

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Job Description:

  • Analyze business requirements and translate them into technical requirements.
  • Estimate level of effort for software development projects.
  • Develop detailed designs for software components.
  • Write computer code to implement designs.
  • Perform unit, regression and performance tests.
  • Document requirements, designs and test suites.
  • Review the computer code written by other team members.
  • Participate in meetings to describe project progress and obstacles.
  • Maintain, diagnose and remedy defects in software components.

  • Strong Java programming (CoreJava) competency (5 years+)
  • Skilled with Linux/Unix (5 years+)
  • Familiarity with modern software construction technologies (e.g., Git, AWS, Terraform, Chef, Docker, Jenkins, etc.)
  • Experience in Web Services design and implementation; good understanding of REST standards
  • Good understanding of XML, Xquery, JSON and database technologies
  • Experience in building and deploying micro-services, a plus
  • Experience with document-oriented databases a plus
  • Familiarity with Agile development methodology
  • Deep understanding of test-driven development, regression test suites, unit tests, smoke tests
  • Good analytical and both verbal and written communication skills

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Job Category: IT Development Group

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