Western & Southern has an immediate opening for an experienced Java Developer supporting the Enterprise Transformation Program. In this role, the candidate will have the opportunity to fundamentally change a Fortune 500 Company’s critical business processes. We are seeking a developer with experience in the following technical areas: Java Enterprise Edition (J2EE), JSPs, Advanced Java, Hibernate, HTML, XML, DHTML, web services (REST, SOAP), WebSphere and Eclipse.
Researches, designs, defines, develops, tests, documents and implements new computer applications or changes to existing applications following Western & Southern Financial Group (WSFG) standards.
Utilizes programming tools effectively to ensure accuracy and enhance productivity.
Consults and/or advises business unit associates by written and/or oral communication on inquiries concerning existing or proposed systems.
Prepares deployment packages for migration of solutions to the non-production environments
Provides training and mentoring to other programming staff, systems managers, business unit management or business unit associates on technical topics or systems definition.
Handles multiple assignments with multiple deadlines simultaneously.
Performs other duties as assigned by management.
3-5 years of experience with Java development
1-3 years of experience with web services and web service protocols (SOAP, REST)
Familiarity with ORM tools such as Hibernate
Experience with Unit testing frameworks such as JUnit.
Experience with Spring Framework is a plus.
1-3 years of experience with IBM Case Manager 5.2 / 5.3 is preferred
Experience with IBM Content Navigator or developing web applications for IBM Websphere application server 8.x is a plus
Proven significant programming experience (e.g., research, design, gathering requirements, working with business units, developing programs, testing, documentation, production support). Cite examples demonstrating this experience.
Demonstrated experience working in matrixed project teams employing software engineering principles such as design patterns, versioning software, continuous integration, automated deployments and automated test tools.
Demonstrated experience with database design fundamentals and have a working knowledge of a relational DBMS preferably Oracle or MS SQL Server and be proficient in SQL.
Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to convey information to internal and external customers in a clear, focused and concise manner.
Provide examples of working under multiple deadlines and minimal supervision. Cite examples of successfully organizing and effectively completing projects where given little or no direction.
Bachelor’s degree or commensurate selection criteria experience
Computer skills and knowledge of hardware & software required
Proficient in specific programming languages listed above
Certifications & licenses (i.e. Series 6 & 63, CPA, etc.): None required
Extended hours required during peak workloads or special projects.
Handle problems, installations, calls, etc., off-hours as required either remotely or by returning to work.
Occasional on-call responsibilities.