Senior Java Developer
Job Opportunity at Stratus Staffing

Posted on Feb 13

http://www.stratusstaffing.com    9498774532

Location: Chicago, IL
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4148424

Looking for Java Application Developer in Downtown Chicago to help build out their platform in support our rapidly growing lending business.  This role will be instrumental in designing and developing a flexible, highly scalable online lending platform.  We are seeking a very strong technical hands-on engineer who enjoys solving complex problems and writing great code. 

Client Perks:

  • Medical, dental and life insurance
  • 401k plan with 3% automatic employer contribution
  • Significant career upside as our business grows
  • Flexible work hours with results-based culture
  • Break room stocked with healthy snacks


Job Description

  • Create high quality, highly performant code.
  • Create technical requirements, software design specifications and other forms of technical artifacts.
  • Participate in Agile development activities including sprint planning, stand-ups and retrospectives.
  • Ability to work in various layers of the software stack from the database to the UI is a major plus.
  • Participate in continuous integration and continuous deployment.
  • Stay up to date with tools, trends, and technologies in the FinTech space.


  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 5+ years of hands on programming experience.
  • Ability to demonstrate extensive experience with the following technologies and frameworks: Java, Spring Framework, Hibernate, Microservices, Postgres.
  • UI experience a plus (react.js and angular.js)
  • Familiarity with automated testing frameworks and experience working with QA automation engineers to implement a testing strategy.
  • Experience with cloud hosting on Amazon AWS including managing and creating AWS EC2 instances, S3 storage management, Elastic Beanstalk,
  • Deep understanding of contemporary API and architectural concepts (REST, Microservices, etc.)
  • Experience with Git (Github & BitBucket), Jira and Confluence.
  • Experience working in an Agile or Lean Software Development such as Scrum and Kanban
  • Ability to thrive in startup environment with heavy workload, competing priorities, and less structure than more established company
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