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Java Software Engineer, Austin TX

Austin, TX · Information Technology
Position Title:  Java Software Engineer
Agency:  Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Solicitation Reference Number:  304133952
Location:  111 E. 17th Street, Austin, Texas 78711   
Close Date:  July 5, 2021
Visa Status:  US Citizen, EAD, Green Card. No H1B


Job Details:  

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts requires the services of 1 Software Engineer 2, hereafter referred to as Candidate(s), who meets the general qualifications of Software Engineer 2, Applications/Software Development and the specifications outlined in this document for the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.

The Candidate will perform highly advanced design and development work as part of a project team with direction and guidance from Project Manager and Applications Services Management. The Candidate must have strong hands-on technical experience with Java (WebSphere) development and proven success architecting, developing and implementing full stack web applications for a large organization. The primary goal of the worker will be to drive, assist and implement web application upgrades.

CPA will require the Candidate to work on the following initiatives and will perform advanced analysis/programming tasks such as:

  • Participating in all phases of SDLC, including design, software development and code review.
  • Performing extensive code reviews and analysis.
  • Writing reports on code analysis to determine if industry standards and best practices are being followed; provide analysis to address found short-comings.
  •  Providing guidance and knowledge sharing to existing development staff. 

Minimum Requirements:
7 Years Required:  Experience with full-stack web application development
7 Years Required:  Experience with web technologies: HTML, CSS and JavaScript
5 Years Required:  Experience with Struts 1.2
5 Years Required:  Experience with IBM WebSphere 8.5
5 Years Required:  Experience with SQL Server, Oracle
5 Years Required:  Experience with highly complex application security requirements
5 Years Required:  Experience with code reviews and in-depth code analysis
4 Years Required:  Experience with Java 1.7
4 Years Required:  Experience with MyBatis
4 Years Required:  Experience with JUnit
4 Years Required:  Experience with Subversion
4 Years Required:  Experience with Git, Bitbucket
3 Years Required:  Experience with WCAG 2.0 Standards, 508 Compliance/Web Accessibility
3 Years Required:  Experience with JavaScript
3 Years Required:  Experience completing system documentation
2 Years Required:  Experience with Agile development experience with Scrum, Kanban
5 Years Preferred:  Experience working with enterprise software solutions
5 Years Preferred:  Experience with Eclipse IDE
2 Years Preferred:  Public sector experience (Federal, State or Local Government)
2 Years Preferred:  Experience with Confluence
2 Years Preferred:  Proficient with the Microsoft Office products, including Outlook, TEAMS, Microsoft Project, Word, Visio, Excel and PowerPoint


Candidate Skills and Qualifications:
Must be able to:

  • work with Business Customers, Section Managers, Project Managers, Business Analysts and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in a professional and collaborative manner to define strategies and implementation approaches.  
  • perform full-stack development using Java (WebSphere)
  • write web frontends that meet WCAG 2.0 Standards and 508 Compliance/Web Accessibility requirements
  • work with relational databases including SQL Server and Oracle.
  •  write T-SQL scripts that store and query relational data including joining and grouping.
  • perform in-depth code reviews and analysis
  • write unit tests using JUnit
  • write automated tests using Selenium
  • develop processes and procedures for Application Services.
  • work independently in a team environment with local and remote teams

Must have:

  • strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • knowledge of software development methodologies Agile and Scrum
  • problem-solving skills and ability to multi-task with readiness to put in extra efforts when necessary

Must perform related work as assigned

Debbie Pedigo
CEO / Senior Staffing Consultant
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