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Java Backend Developer
Zebra | Chicago, Illinois
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Job Description


Want to develop cool technology that helps our clients make smarter decisions? As a member of the Enterprise Intelligence Software business unit, a high-growth, incubator business backed by the financial strength of Zebra Technologies, you will be instrumental in creating new breakthrough products. Our motto is "Have Fun At Work" and we want employees who enjoy what they do. We collectively work together to drive our business forward and need collaborative individuals to join our family and contribute to our success. Inspired? Motivated? Think you can do it? Come join us!

The new member will be part of the product team responsible for the development of back-end components, a software development division of Zebra located in downtown Chicago. This team is responsible for the development of solutions that will transform sensing data coming from a variety of device types into actionable insights using descriptive, predictive or prescriptive analytics. The solutions will be deployed in both Cloud and On-Premise environments. This team is using the latest technologies to develop those solutions like Kafka, Kafka Streams, Machine Learning, Cassandra, HazelCast, MongoDB, Docker, Kubernetes. Those solutions are for our customers in the following verticals Transport & Logistics, Healthcare, Retail and Manufacturing.


* Designs, develops, and tests on a variety of software assignments that constitute a portion of a larger project
* Develops and tests documentation which describes the specific software functionality
* Participates and provides some input in project code reviews
* Runs software tests designed by more experienced engineers
* Reviews test results and perform root cause analyses to identify problems
* Provides recommendations and implements solutions to complex issues. Insures compliance with quality process and standards
* Makes changes to or upgrades existing software. Enhances and improves existing technologies to apply to new solutions
* Makes and implements recommendations to immediate team to enhance performance and improve productivity
* Seeks out new tools to analyze and solve problems
* Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action
* Receives general instructions on routine work, new projects or assignments
* May provide guidance to non-exempt personnel
* Builds productive working relationships internally and externally
* Primary intra-organizational with occasional inter-organizational and external customer contacts on routine matters


* Bachelor's or Masters degree in an appropriate engineering discipline required
* Bachelors degree and 2+ years or Masters degree with no experience

* Technical Experience:
* 1+ Years of working experience with Java
* knowledge of Java Web Applications in Client Server environment.
* knowledge of SpringBoot
* knowledge of Kafka
* Strong interest in product development and building extensible frameworks.
* Knowledge of relational databases and SQL, preferably PostgreSQL
* Knowledge of NoSQL systems like Cassandra, Neo4J, MongoDB, DynamoDB, Redis
* Understanding of micro services architecture
* Knowledge of container technology such as Docker is a plus
* Knowledge of GCP platform is a plus
* Continuously improve, refine and refactor the code.

About Zebra

Zebra Technologies Corporation (Zebra), designs, manufactures and sells specialty printing devices that print variable information on demand at the point of issuance. These devices are used worldwide by manufacturers, service organizations and governments for automatic identification, data collection and personal identification in applications. Zebra's product range consists of direct thermal and thermal transfer label and receipt printers, passive radio frequency identification (RFID) printer/encoders, dye sublimation card printers and digital photo printers. It also sells a range of specialty supplies consisting of self-adhesive labels, thermal transfer ribbons, thermal printheads, batteries and other accessories, including software for label design and printer network management. On April 1, 2008, Zebra acquired Multispectral Solutions, Inc. (MSSI). MSSI is a global provider of ultra wideband (UWB) real-time locating systems and other UWB-based wireless technology. (Source: 10-K)

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