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Java Developer - Contract

Location: Las Vegas, NV, United States
Job # 11299388
Date Posted: 08-25-2018
Title: Java Developer
Location: Las Vegas (Summerlin) NV 89135
Salary: Up to $55.00 Hourly
3-6 Month Contract

About the Company:
Our client is an award winning global supplier of industry leading casino content, fast flexible gaming systems and turnkey social gaming. The company was founded in 2002 with the aim of capturing the emerging online skill-games market. Having led the market in backgammon and regional skill games in Italy and Spain, the company broadened their product portfolio to offer a full gaming software system as well as becoming a leading developer of online casino games.

Job Summary:
The successful candidate will work within the Java team and be involved in all aspects of Java development. This will involve working with technical colleagues, project managers and business owners to develop and maintain a multi-tier platform. Successful candidates are expected to take ownership of development tasks and provide estimates and documentation for the chosen solution. Support will form part of the responsibilities and will involve liaising with internal personnel to help investigate and resolve issues.   Excellent written and spoken English is critical as you will be required to communicate with colleagues, line managers and occasionally large multinational clients. 

Job Responsibilities:
  • Working with project managers, business owners, and directly with external customers to implement new projects and functionality in a fast paced agile environment
  • Taking lead development roles on projects, including making architectural decisions where appropriate (in consultation with Architecture Review Board or Senior Developers), and taking responsibility for the full development lifecycle
  • Maintenance of existing code including bug fixes and optimizations
  • Identifying root cause of incidents to improve operational efficiency and deliver suitable solutions
  • Enhancing our back-office tools, including identifying and implementing enhancements for teams such as Customer Services and Account Management as well as development 
  • Documenting developed solutions.
Technical Qualifications:
  • Strong core Java skills
  • Java 7/8 and JavaEE
  • Source Control Management (Mercurial)
  • Build & Continuous Integration tools (Maven, Jenkins)
  • Application/Web servers (Tomcat, Tomee, Apache)
  • Web Application frameworks (Struts with Tiles, SpringMVC, Microservices Architecture)
  • Other Enterprise level technologies (CDI, Quartz, ActiveMQ, JAXB, JAX-RS, Taglibs, Servlets, JSP, JMS, Spring Security)  Experience of highly transactional platforms and Concurrency desired.
  • Webservices, REST and Enterprise Integration (SOAP, CXF, Camel)
  • Basic Linux and SQL skills
Personal Attributes:
  • The ability to contribute ideas and solutions which will make a real difference to this fast-growing business in the exciting and evolving US gaming market
  • Flexibility towards working hours, reciprocally the company is also flexible.
  • Experience working in small teams, using agile methods
  • Results driven, assertive and independent
  • Proven experience of working on multiple projects in a fast-paced team whilst supporting others and self-managing workload within defined priorities
  • Confidence to work individually and remote from the core team as needed
  • Excellent communication skills 
Please send an updated version of your resume for immediate consideration. Thank you!
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