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Employment Type:
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Software Development
Java/J2EE + Play + Akka
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GTN Technical Staffing | Piscataway, NJ
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Job Description

Works on problems of moderate and varied complexity where analysis of data may require adaptation of standardized practices or precedent. Acts independently to identify and select appropriate methodologies. Work customarily and regularly (50% of time or more) requires the exercise of discretion and independent judgment. Normally receives general instructions on non-routine work assignments. Requires additional instructions and frequent guidance on new assignments. Decisions are made independently. Assigned multiple tasks or projects are generally reviewed after completion. Contact is typically coordinative in nature and involves exchanging detailed technical information. May deal with both internal and external contacts. Demonstrates working knowledge in job-related functional area and of the business. Bachelor's degree, or equivalent. 10+ years of experience

  • Four or more years of information systems experience.
  • Strong Technical (eg, programming) and/or analytical skills.
  • PC literacy, including desktop applications competency (eg, Microsoft Office, e-mail, etc.)
  • Strong business knowledge.
  • In-depth knowledge of information systems concepts.
  • Strong knowledge of applicable methodologies, tools, standards, and procedures.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated decision-making and leadership abilities.
  • Strong organizational and problem solving abilities.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Four or more years of experience with Java/J2EE including hands on experience with jsp's, Business Objects, Servlets, controllers, Beans, forms and DAO's.
  • A strong hands-on experience with SPRING framework is a must.
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum development methodologies will be a plus.
  • Experience with Flash/Flex technologies will be a plus.
  • Complete understanding of software development life cycle and quality control methodologies.

MUST HAVE SKILLS: Technology Requirements:

2+ Years in Play Framework with Java Package + Akka skills 6+ Years in Java/J2EE 2+ Years in Java 8 and above Play Framework with Java Package + React js experience

Knowledge of eCommerce Solution including catalog, BCC, shopping Cart, ATG Targeter, Slots, scenarios and Endeca guided Search is a plus.

  • Strong Object Oriented skills - OOA/OOD/OOP with strong design skills to take a look a problem with multiple perspectives.
  • Excellent troubleshooter with knowledge of troubleshooting tools, plug-ins.
  • JEE (Java Enterprise Edition) - Servlets, JSP, Tag Libraries, Spring Struts, Hibernate, Spring, JDBC, EJB, JMS, JNDI, JavaMail, RMI, RPC, (GRPC is a plus), Spring Boot, Cloud AWS is a plus,

J2SE & J2ME - Multithreading, JNI, JCE, Log4J & Mobile Applications.

  • Working knowledge of UML tools.
  • Oracle database (RDBMS) and modelling, PLSQL, SQL Oracle/Weblogic Application Server experience with working experience in PL/SQL triggers, packages and procedures/functions.
  • Scripting - XML/XSL/XSLT, HTML, DHTML, CSS, JavaScript, BASH Shell, VBScript.
  • Servers - Apache, Tomcat, LDAP, WebLogic, WebSphere/MQ Series, JBoss, Siteminder.
  • OS - UNIX (Solaris), Windows.
  • Tools - Eclipse, Ant, Maven, Accurev source control, VersionOne, JIRA.
  • Project management tools - MS Project, MS (Powerpoint, Word, Excel), Visio etc.
  • Proven ability to profile code, identify and solve performance/scalability issue is a plus.
  • Client-side/Presentation skills.
  • JQuery, Javascript, HTML5, AJAX, MOTO, CSS3, etc.


  • Experience in software design and development
  • Experience in developing and designing high performance, scalable, cloud native, headless, web applications with web frameworks such as Play/w Java and Angular and concurrency frameworks such as Akka, JAVA Concurrency package
  • Experience with one or more of Play, Java, React JS is a must
  • Experience with source code control systems such as Git and related practices
  • Familiarity with Agile methods and Continuous Integration including but not limited to Program and Release Backlog Management (Jira), Defect Tracking (Jira), Collaboration (Confluence, Jive, others) Test Automation (JUnit, NUnit, TestNG), Continuous Integration/Deployment (Jenkins, Hudson), Code Review (Sonar, Findbugs)
  • Experience in cloud computing and cloud hosted applications such as Amazon AWS, EC2 and S3
  • Experience in clustered cache is a plus such as Redis, Memcache, Coherence
  • Experience in Endeca is a plus or any other search systems is a plus
  • Experience in No SQL databases is a plus (eg Casandra, Mongo)
  • Self-motivated, innovative, willing to pursue new technical areas and capable of working independently


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related discipline

.Not accepting 3rd party candidates at this time.


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

About GTN Technical Staffing

GTN Technical Staffing maintains a core team of project and technical leaders that oversee the delivery of high quality solutions. Our consultants include PMI certified project managers, legacy and web application developers, database architects, business analysts, technical architects, security specialists, systems administrators, training and documentation specialists, and more. GTN Technical Staffing has a global presence, with a proven ability to source and hire consultants for IT jobs internationally in such diverse countries as Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, Germany, and more. Are you interested in a recruiting career? If so take a look at some of the characteristics of a successful recruiter, and contact us if you think you are a fit.