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Sr. Java J2EE and iOS Application Developer

Summary:
BGI has the following contract opportunity with our client located in Laurel, MD.
 
Job ID/Number:
201704-1801
 
Posted Date:
4/6/2017
 
Job Location:
Laurel, MD
 
Position Type:
Consulting
 
Division:
Information Technology
 
Description:
 Duties/Responsibilities
 
The Sr. Java and iOS Application Developer is responsible for designing/configuring the functionality for Java Enterprise Edition (Java EE or J2EE) applications, including web and mobile applications that are used by our client to support the organization’s day to day operations. Specific duties include developing and maintaining applications, working closely with the database and networking teams, systems analysis, developing and modifying highly complex programming procedures, testing, debugging, verification, documentation, systems installation, and the solution of mathematical, engineering, scientific or business problems for a water utility.
 
Responsibilities: 
 
• Develops and maintains J2EE and iOS applications; Provides operational support for existing J2EE, iOS and non J2EE applications;
• An iOS developer responsible for the development and maintenance of applications aimed at a range of iOS devices including mobile phones and tablet computers. Your primary focus will be development of iOS applications and their integration with back-end services. You will be working alongside other engineers and developers working on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and the creation of quality products is essential. 
• Design and build applications for the iOS platform
• Ensure the performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications
• Collaborate with a team to define, design, and ship new features
• Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs
• Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization
 
• Analyzes, designs, codes, tests, debugs, documents, and maintains applications and application enhancements;
• Develops and adheres to standard SDLC methodologies to produce project results that are measurable and delivered on time and within budget;
• Develops and adheres to team project standards for development including tools, platforms, methodology, and controls to ensure efficiency, quality, and consistency;
• Prepares detailed software specifications and test plans;
• Performs quality assurance reviews;
• Provides program and system level time/cost estimates;
• Provides technical documentation updated to the latest enhancement or release;
• Assists in reviewing the current technical architecture, including design patterns and development
• Assists with defining and meeting business requirements;
• Serves as project leader for small initiatives;
• Works with various business units and other IT units for their configuration/development needs;
• Provides guidance to less experienced programmers;
• Works with legacy systems and other system migrations;
• Effectively reports on application development;
• Performs other duties as required methodologies
 
Skills; 
 
• Strong communication skills with ability to document and troubleshoot problems and communicate with business and technical personnel at all levels
• Strong analytical and organizational skills; Proficient with Objective-C or Swift and Cocoa Touch
• Experience with iOS frameworks such as Core Data, Core Animation, etc.
• Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning
• Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect iOS applications to back-end services
• Knowledge of other web technologies and UI/UX standards
• Understanding of Apple’s design principles and interface guidelines
• Knowledge of low-level C-based libraries is preferred
• Experience with performance and memory tuning with tools {{such as Instruments and Shark, depending on project needs}}
• Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications
• Knack for benchmarking and optimization
• Proficient understanding of code versioning tools {such as Git, Mercurial or SVN}
• Familiarity with continuous integration  
Experience or knowledge of any of the following technologies:
·   iOS mobile applications (XCode) o Java EE – JSF, JDBC, annotations o XHTML, CSS, Javascript o SQL o Java 1.7 o Android mobile applications o Hybrid mobile applications
·   Successful completion of an algorithms course
·   Successful completion of a software development lifecycle course
 
 
Selection Criteria LC8b Software Developer –
Senior Education/Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology
• 10+ years’ experience in application and web systems development using the following: 
• Java EE or J2EE, 
• A SQL database server (such as Oracle, SQL Server, or PL/SQL) 
• An application server (such as WebSphere, WebLogic, or JBOSS); and 
• An integrated development environment (such as Rational Application Developer 8.0, or Eclipse);
• 5 years of development experience with SOAP and REST frameworks;
• 2+ Years of iOS Development is must.
 
 
 
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