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Hi, my name is Sara Byron. I am a Senior Technical Recruiter with blueStone Staffing. My whole focus is working with the Top IT professionals in the country.


I have a job opportunity available for a Java Developer (Microservices) with a great company in the Detroit, MI area. Please review the below job description and e-mail your resume to if interested. Thank you!


Job Title: Java Developer (Microservices)

Employment Type: 6-month Contract ? Possibility of Extension

Location: Detroit, MI **Position will primarily be remote, but there will be an in person meeting every 6 weeks; Candidates must reside in MI to be considered**

Shift: Monday ? Friday 8AM-5PM EST

Openings: 6

Status: Accepting Candidates

Compensation: Competitive salary with medical, dental, vision, and 401K with 3% match available




The main function of a Software Engineer is to design, develop, implement, test, and maintain business and computer applications software or specialized utility programs including mainframe and client/server applications, and major enhancement of existing systems


Our Developers should be able to:


? Estimate and design work that is just-in-time and sized in small increments

? Consistently follow the specified software development methodology

? Perform root cause analysis and solve problems

? Perform technology evaluations, and implement prototypes

? Quickly design, develop, and deliver new software in regular increments

? Report status of assigned software development and/or maintenance tasks

? Promote improvements in SW development practices such as TDD




? Bachelor's degree in computer science/engineering or related field, or equivalent combination of education and recent, relevant work experience

? 2+ years of software development utilizing industry standard design patterns in common languages such as Java. Demonstrated experience with test-driven development techniques (TDD, Junit, mocks).

? 2+ years? experience delivering Java / JEE Business Solutions

? 2+ years? experience of the full software development lifecycle (SDLC)

? Familiarity with multiple interface patterns including RESTful APIs or event-based messaging

? Familiarity with Team Foundation Server, Jenkins, Artifactory, and similar systems.

? Applied scripting experience in advanced scripting languages (eg. Python, Groovy, Powershell, JavaScript)

? Applied experience with Unix/Linux shell scripting

? Applied experience with iterative and incremental development on product-focused teams practicing code reviews

? Knowledge of version control systems (Git, Bitbucket) and supporting processes (Agile backlogs and Kanban)

? Competency writing basic SQL queries.

? Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to effectively communicate and translate feedback, needs and solutions

Preferred Qualifications:


? Experience developing 12-factor microservices while utilizing Continuous Integration, Build, and Delivery w/Spring, Spring Boot

? Experience utilizing platform and infrastructure-as-a-service technologies and capabilities and their corresponding services (object store, configuration management, service registries, etc.). Pivotal Cloud Foundry experience strongly preferred.

? Experience with Big Data technologies and developing in Hadoop ecosystem, i.e. Hadoop, Hbase, Hive, Scala, SPARK, Sqoop, Flume, Kafka, Python

? Experience with the ELK stack and dashboarding within Kibana

? Experience supporting production applications (end user, customer, or business stakeholder visible)

? Experience with Oracle and/or Postgres experience a plus.

? Experience with NoSQL with Cassandra a plus.

? Experience building and maintaining highly automated CI and CD pipelines leveraging technologies such as Azure DevOps Server (formerly TFS), Jenkins, Maven, Artifactory, Black Duck, Chef, SonarQube a plus

? Experience in designing and implementing container technologies like Docker, Kubernetes and Helm a plus


Top 3 must-have hard skills:


1) Strong foundation in software development, data structures, databases, and integration

2) Java, SQL & Demonstrated experience with test-driven development techniques (TDD, Junit, mocks) with knowledge of version control systems.

3) RESTful APIs or event-based messaging, 12 factor microservices while utilizing continuous integration, build, and delivery with Spring, Spring Boot


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