Senior Java Developer


We are looking for Senior Java Developer for our client in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This is a long-term contract through the end of the year 2023. ***100% REMOTE***


  • Technical Leadership – May mentor a technical team and assist less experienced developers with technical deliverables.
  • Solution Design –Translates business and technical requirements into solution designs that satisfy the business needs and comply with approved standards.
  • Code Development – Develops and enhances application code. This includes unit testing to ensure all the functions are performing to specification.
  • Testing – Leads validation efforts by performing and/or assisting others in validating that the solution performs as expected. This includes and is not limited to unit testing, system integration testing, performance testing, regression testing, user acceptance testing and defect remediation.
  • Deployment and Transition Support – Successfully deploys the new or enhanced software.
  • Ensures user acceptance is strong and functionality is suitable. Also responsible for a smooth transition of the product to the maintenance and enhancement team ensuring complete documentation and communication occurs at transition.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Complete all required compliance training.
  • Maintain knowledge of and adhere to the company’s internal compliance policies and procedures.
  • Take responsibility to keep up to date with changing regulations and policies

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Business, Engineering, Math, or other related field plus 4 years of Test-Driven Development experience preferred – OR – 6 years of comparable work experience
  • Must have experience using relational databases and writing basic queries (SQL and PL/SQL)
  • 7 years of Core Java/Java 8 development experience (Finance/Lending industry experience a plus)
  • 3 years of experience with various Software Development Life Cycle methods such as Agile, SCRUM, Waterfall, etc.
  • 3 years of experience designing and building technical solutions using Java technologies such as, Spring/Spring boot, Hibernate, etc. and front-end technologies such as Angular/React.
  • Strong experience with DevOPs methodology, AWS environments and with Microservices architecture
  • Experience with Mobile Responsive development
  • Strong communicator – Ability to communicate verbally and in technical writing to all levels of the organization in a proactive, contextually appropriate manner
  • Strong problem-solving skills and analytic skills with proven strength in applying root cause analysis
  • Knowledge of containers, AWS, Kafka/Active MQ, CI / CD, DevOps
  • Proven ability to design and build technical solutions using applicable technologies; ability to demonstrate strong coding skills
  • Strong experience with web services, executing calls and interpreting responses (REST/SOAP)
  • Strong experience with incident management leading both on and off hour ad hoc support teams.
  • Strong experience in interpreting customer business needs and translating them into application and operational requirements.
  • Experience with Java-based enterprise application development is preferred

Tech Stack: Java/JEE, Oracle, Kafka, AWS, Spring Boot, Microservices, WebSphere, JUnit, PLSQL, Splunk , Grafana , Lenses , Dynatrace, IntelliJ

Company Summary:

Initech Global is a leader in the staffing industry, providing consulting, recruiting, and staffing solutions in the field of information technology. Since 2001, Initech Global has been helping companies around the world accomplish their most critical business objectives through our disciplined client service approach, and our unique talent management model. Both client and talent retention continue to surpass 90% since the company’s inception fifteen years ago, and we’ve been recognized by Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the US for the last two years. Our clients and employees are the key to our success, and people are at the heart of everything we do. We are Initech Global, and we are Powered By People.

Required Skills:

Java/JEE, Oracle, Kafka, AWS, Spring Boot, Microservices, WebSphere, JUnit, PLSQL, Splunk , Grafana , Lenses , Dynatrace, IntelliJ