Senior Back-End Java Developer in Lawrence Township, NJ at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 9/11/2019

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Senior Back-end Java Developer Summary:

Signature Consultants has a direct hire opportunity for a Senior Software Developer. Our client is seeking an individual to join their software development team for Multimedia, Web and Mobile technologies centered on their Discovery/Recommendation Team. This positon requires knowledge and development experience of existing and emerging Web and Cloud based Services (REST/JSON/XML) with the ability to rapidly code and prototype systems in a demanding fast paced multimedia environment. Experience with large scale Search and Recommendation systems is strongly preferred. The candidate must be a creative thinker and self-starter, able to identify solutions and quickly prototype proof of concept. The candidate will be expected to quickly understand and embrace new technologies. This role requires hands-on support for production systems and upgrades, which often occur outside normal business hours.


  • Work with management, developers and operations staff on projects related to technology and architecture of digital media systems including identifying and implementing products and services for Web based delivery
  • Coding for prototype and production systems


  • Master's degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Strong verbal & communications skills
  • 10+ Years of software development and architecture
  • Experience in back-end technologies Java (Jersey, Maven) required. Java 8 essential
  • Experience with Search / Recommendation systems strongly preferred
  • Experience in big data technologies like SPARK, Hadoop/HDFS
  • Experience in continuous development/deployment, Teamcity, github, etc. essential
  • 5+ years of experience with REST or Web Services API development. Demonstrated competence in full life cycle management of REST or Web Service APIs including specification and system deployment. Familiarity with API authoring and frameworks tools preferred
  • Experience scaling out a system for major production use, involving hundreds of thousands or millions of concurrent users
  • Experience in NoSql Databases like Cassandra and MongoDB
  • Experience with Redis, caching
  • Experience in front-end technologies HTML, Java Script library/framework required
  • Practical experience in cloud based infrastructures, e.g. Amazon Web Services
  • Experience with cloud management services, caching, scale-out and use of cloud APIs essential.
  • Experience with scripting language like Python desired

Preferred Skills:

  • More extensive experience with the Front End
  • Familiarity with Intelli-J IDE
  • Previous Broadcast or media experience
  • Experience in Scala development strong plus

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 15th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 27 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