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Senior Software Developer - Backend Java

  • Location: Houston, TX
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Ref No: 19-06513
  • Date: November 04, 2019
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Job Description - Senior Software Developer - Backend Java

Currently looking for a strong Backend developer who can work independently or as part of a team, developing LIMS and Analytics software. As a part of the team you will develop restful services with Spring Boot, and utilize a variety of supporting tools including Docker, TeamCity (CI/CD), and AWS. We currently have a small development team (4 developers, 2 DBA, 2 QA Automation, 1 UX) and are expanding, developing greenfield projects to meet the needs of the business.

Our Ideal Candidate Will:

  • Work as part of a scrum team to design, build, test, and maintain stable and scalable production systems in Java using Spring Boot
  • Be excited about technology and learn new technologies quickly, adapting to change as it arrives
  • Be able to decompose larger solutions into discrete, stateless modules where they can be used independently as part of a larger workflow
  • Build and deploy microservices using modern frameworks and systems
  • Provide insight into the technologies used to provide the best solution as we build our SOA ecosystem


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of backend Java development experience
  • The ability to adapt quickly to new technologies
  • Mastery of SQL and NoSQL database technologies
  • Mastery of concurrency and multi-threaded programming concepts
  • Strong understanding of interprocess communication methods including HTTP/ReST, Message Bus architecture, etc.
  • Experience with Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment tooling
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment using Scrum or Kanban
  • Knowledge of service monitoring systems and platforms like Datadog (metrics and alerting), Jaeger (tracing), and Splunk (log indexing and reporting).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with React or similar JavaScript frameworks
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails
  • Knowledge of business process management platforms such as Appian or Pega
  • Domain knowledge in upstream oil and gas, preferably in Oil Field Services or Petroleum Engineering


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