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PDS Tech Inc Sr. Production Software Engineer Java, Parsippany,NJ 07054 in Parsippany, New Jersey

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking Sr. Production Software Engineer Java, Parsippany, NJ 07054. Contact Elisabeth Laspe for details. 314-669-8020 elaspe@pdstech.com

6 month Contract with possible extensions. Must be a US Citizen or Green Card to qualify.

The Sr. Production Software Engineer will work on resolving production incidents for Dovetail client. Responsibilities include troubleshooting, root cause analysis, communication with client via email and on the phone, raising the defects where necessary. To achieve the goal candidate will need to communicate with technical personnel on client side and Dovetail business analysts.

The Dovetail Payment Services Hub is built on a 100% Java EE platform supplemented with extensive Dovetail frameworks, backed by Oracle database.

The Software Engineer must be capable of analyzing complex logic flows in a fast-paced environment. This role liaises with project managers, lead developers, and business analysts. Client communication via email and over the phone will be required.

Analyze production incidents without direct access to production system

Discuss technical issues with business analysts in business terms

Troubleshoot Java code, identify potential multi-threading issues

Proficient with J2EE platform, understand the concept, be able to quickly locate and process missing information

Familiar with UNIX-based system, feel comfortable in Linux

Build and optimize SQL queries in order to run on large databases efficiently

Know or be willing to quickly learn Oracle database internals with the goal to analyze performance-related issues on the database side

Participate in application performance testing and troubleshooting across whole software and hardware stack

Fix defects and participate in the new development

Understand the impact of changes across the application

Operate effectively, and with a sense of urgency to meet deadlines and escalate issues effectively

Discusses aspects of the design with architects, team leads and business analysts to check understanding and raise concerns

Basic Qualifications for Consideration:

We are looking for an individual who has the extra level of drive to succeed despite obstacles and challenges, and a positive attitude favoring achievement of goals. The successful candidate must demonstrate understanding of various technologies and be determined to continuously expand knowledge in functional and non-functional areas. You will possess a high level of commitment in carrying out the Company’s vision, mission and values.

Working knowledge of XML and related technologies such as XSLD and XPath

Experience in developing Java EE applications on WebLogic or WebSphere

Background in relational databases and experience with applications that utilize relational databases

Knowledge or Oracle RDBMS specifics is large plus

Good understanding of SQL

Must be detail-oriented, extremely organized, and will have good writing and communication skills to establish relationships and work with all levels internally and externally

Demonstrated record developing successful applications that are highly integrated and reliable

Ability to operate effectively, and with a sense of possibility, in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

Knowledge of the Financial, Banking sector, specifically Payments Systems highly preferred

Preferred Skills, Experience, and Education:

Minimum 5 years of real-world professional experience in server-side Java development including the Java EE technologies (JDBC, EJB, and JMS)

BA, BS or MS degree

Travel required:

Available to travel worldwide.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.