Java Developer

Avenue Code is an eCommerce consulting firm headquartered in San Francisco, with two additional office locations in Brazil. We are privately funded, profitable, and have been on a solid growth trajectory since day one. We care deeply about our clients, our partners and our people. We pride ourselves on our technical acumen, our collaborative problem-solving ability, and the warmth and professionalism of our staff.

About the opportunity:

We are looking for Sr. Java Developers to join our eCommerce team. The ideal candidate will have strong hands-on core Java and Java Web programming skills, excellent problem solving and design skills and ability to work collaboratively within different teams.
The candidate should also demonstrate a history of on time delivery, excellent communication, and a positive get-it-done attitude. Retail domain expertise and experience working in Agile driven development projects is a plus.

Required Qualifications/Experience:

  • Works collaboratively with technical and business team members to develop and maintain business solutions following Agile development principles and practices
  • Is influential and engages actively in building out a dynamic and productive development organization and continuously improving practices and methodology
  • Designs and develops applications with an eye towards simplicity, reliability, manageability, scalability, extensibility, performance and re-use
  • Sets and adheres to software coding and style guides to ensure consistency
  • Participates in pairing and code reviews
  • Support (2nd level) and troubleshoot problems with existing applications
  • Mentors and guides others who are still developing their skills

Required Technical Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or its equivalent
  • Experience as a software development with hands-on experience in Java/Core J2EE platform
  • Candidates must have a robust understanding of Java and an in-depth understanding of other Java technologies, including Servlets, Struts/Tiles, JSP, JMS, and Spring.
  • Experience writing REST API
  • Spring, Hibernate or any other ORM tools experience is required
  • Strong SQL skills, Unit test frameworks and Databases experience (Oracle preferred) is required
  • Experience with WebServices (REST, SOAP, XML-RPC, etc)
  • Thorough understanding of Object Oriented principles (Analysis and Design)
  • Strong emphasis on Unit Test and Integration test design and implementation, with strong review and mentoring experience is a plus

Additional Qualifications:

  • E-commerce and retail domain experience is a must
  • Hands on experience with Agile methodologies
  • Self-motivated team player who excels in a collaborative environment. (We are looking for someone who can take initiative and ask intelligent questions!)
  • Strong sense of personal accountability; contributes beyond job role and responsibilities
  • Excellent problem-solving skills; meticulous & methodical
  • Ability to learn and apply new technologies quickly and self-directed
  • Proven ability to translate complex business requirements into simple software solutions
  • Passionate about continuously improving organizational practices
  • Full lifecycle development experience on large projects
  • Professionalism, consulting attitude and articulate communication

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records 

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