Java Developer in Minneapolis, MN at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 9/8/2020

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Java Developer Summary:

Signature Consultants has an opportunity for a Java Developer. Our client is seeking a candidate who is an expert in systems software engineering, undertakes complex projects requiring additional specialized technical knowledge. Someone who makes well-thought-out decisions on complex or ambiguous systems software engineering issues and can handle conflicting direction and resolves conflict. Ensures that system improvements are successfully implemented and monitors are in place for performance and supportability. The candidate needs the ability to make complex modifications to existing software to fit specialized needs and configurations. He/she must establish and communicates common goal and direction for team. This individual will act as a source of direction, training and guidance for less experienced staff. This position monitors project schedules and resource plans; plans, conducts and supervises assignments; reviews progress and evaluates results; recommends changes in procedures; and reviews progress with management.


  • Maintains excellent business communication with Analysts, Business Owners and Technical Staff
  • Provides analysts, management and business owners/users with status reports, problem logs (issue logs) and service request status on all tasks in the work group
  • Oversees time spent by others in the work group
  • Evaluates alternative approaches in design of application systems, including assessment of risks and benefits associated with each alternative
  • Participates in the implementation of new systems including the integration of the new system
  • Verifies installed systems to ensure that they adequately meet user requirements
  • Plans, conducts and supervises others in the development of specifications, coding of new programs, physical design of data records, data files, and databases, creating new data structures, creating new job streams, and modify existing programs, data structures and job streams
  • Plans, conducts and supervises others in the development of unit and integration test cases and conducts unit and integration tests for new or modified programs and job streams
  • Connects with cross functional teams to present solutions and technical design
  • Reviews validate the application of sound analysis, programming and design techniques with high level of proficiency
  • Oversees preparation and maintenance of program and system documentation using established department artifact standards and methodologies
  • Mentors junior associates in proper documentation techniques
  • Adheres to department standards, guidelines and systems development methodologies for all assigned tasks and mentors others in their use
  • Leads analysis and development of technical solutions to resolve problems
  • Includes and guides other team members in problem solving activities
  • Understands project management methodology and leads resource planning, estimation and responsibility assignment process
  • Stays abreast of emerging technologies and trends in software development industry


  • Has expertise in a variety of languages, tools and utilities, must be a true expert in Java and be able to mentor others
  • Must have Subject Matter Depth & Breadth in at least one other language, having used it extensively and can mentor others
  • Must have subject matter depth and breadth in Spring Boot, Microservice Architecture, Cloud Concepts (any cloud) and be able to mentor others
  • Has solid knowledge of at least one DBMS, preferred experience with SQL variations and is able to mentor others
  • Must have strong computer skills within stated area of engineering expertise and must be proficient in use of Microsoft Office applications
  • Possesses expert knowledge of program design, coding, testing and documentation
  • Possesses excellent communication and troubleshooting skills

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.