Java Backend Developer

  • Kforce Technology
  • Salt Lake City, UT, United States
  • Sep 23, 2021

Job Description


Kforce has a client in Salt Lake City, UT that is seeking two Java Backend Developers (backend focused) for long-term contracts up to five years. This project will migrate applications to AWS (Java and associated technologies). Positions may be remote within the United States. Primary Duties:
  • Java Developer architects, designs, configures, implements, diagnoses, repairs, upgrades, and optimizes applications that support the agency's clients, employees, and overall mission
  • Anticipates the impact new or modified software and tools will have on existing systems
  • Java Developer participates in the design and implementation of systems that meet user needs
  • Monitors and evaluates operations, programs, processes and/or practices for quality and effectiveness; Makes recommendations for improvement
  • As a Java Developer, you will adapt automated system(s) to accommodate special agency needs; Designs or enhances agency unique automated systems to interface with existing systems as needed; Prepares systems for migration to the cloud
  • Identifies problems or potential problem areas and recommends solutions
  • Java Developer aids other development staff in trouble shooting and answering technical questions

Job Requirements:


  • Skill in designing and building customer-facing web applications
  • Problem analysis and solving skills
  • Experience with Service Oriented Architecture & creating API's using REST and SOAP
  • Understanding of security principles related to access, roles, groups, and permissions
  • Experience in Core Java, JEE framework
  • Experience in HTML 5, CSS, JavaScript libraries & frameworks is a plus
  • Experience in using Spring Framework/Spring Boot/Spring Security is preferred
  • Experience and/or exposure to JPA or Hibernate
  • Experience with Eclipse or Eclipse based IDEs
  • Experience with AWS technologies, API Gateway, Elastic Beanstalk, Logging, CloudFormation a plus
  • Test software using appropriate methodology and techniques
  • Understanding of database/data relationship fundamentals; SQL experience a plus
  • Experience with CI/CD
  • Experience in GitHub
  • Experience with Containerization (Example: Docker)
  • Experience with OAth2
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.