Application Developer IV : 20-03150 @ Akraya Inc. - Woodland Hills, CA

Application Developer IV : 20-03150

Women Back to Work is partnering with Farmers Insurance in Woodland Hills, CA to host their inaugural Returnship for those looking to return to the workforce. The WBW Returnship program is open to women who have a gap in their work history due to caring for a loved one, raising a child, or other voluntary reasons. If you have at least 4 years of professional experience and have been out of the paid workforce for at least one year, we welcome you to apply. You will have the chance to upgrade your skills, build your experience and make valuable connections during this Returnship.”
Primary Skills: JAVA Spring REST Frameworks
Essential Job Functions:
  • Set the tone, quality and culture within the Digital Sales team.
  • Perform coding assignments utilizing engineering best practices.
  • Develop new services that are part of Farmers roadmap.
  • Peer review code for accuracy and functionality.
  • Be an advocate for performance, security and engineering best practices.
  • Learn new technologies and development tools on an ongoing basis.
  • Research new technologies to extend your skills and the value that Farmers Insurance can offer to our customers.
  • Collaborate well with other agile team members, system architects and product owners.
  • Code instructions for computer programs/objects/components; configures packaged software; tests and implements all changes to ensure they meet specifications.
  • Documents and implements programs according to installation standards and conventions.
  • Quality checks program code, related objects and documentation.
  • Respond to Production Support issues. Works with business as required.
  • Analyze programs to ensure that they efficiently use computer and storage resources; recommends appropriate changes as necessary.
  • Analyze and makes recommendations for the need for system backup, security, restart/recovery, balancing & controls; recommends approaches for meeting such needs.
  • Analyze and documents the requirements and approaches to data conversion and data modeling.
  • Conduct system studies, analyzes existing computerized and manual processes to improve efficiency; research and develop techniques for automatation, as approved.
  • Monitor the work of junior staff to ensure efficiency, and compliance with specification.
  • Design and develops documentation of proposed procedures and systems.
  • Manage and controls system development projects.
  • Support implementation/training activities; troubleshoot system environmental issues, as required.
  • Plan and control development, testing, and implementation of systems; manage technical activities.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent, relevant experience.
  • Level IV: 5 years of experience in application development/testing or business/system analysis or 1 year as an Application Developer Level III
  • 5+ years of development experience as a software engineer.
  • Hands-on experience in JAVA Spring REST Frameworks.
  • Experience with development of micro services and REST APIs.
  • Expertise in J2EE development and design patterns.
  • Knowledge of data schemas and databases.
  • Knowledge of Spring Boot will be an added advantage.
  • Solid understanding of PaaS and Cloud technologies. Hands-on experience in Heroku and Salesforce will be an added advantage.
  • Sound knowledge and experience in CI/CD processes and tools.
  • Knowledge of Angular 8 and above, NodeJS deployments and Responsive Web Design concepts will be an added advantage.

To follow up with any questions, please contact Shabana at 408-907-2246.

Akraya is an award-winning IT staffing firm and the staffing partner of choice for many leading companies across the US. We offer comprehensive benefits including Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Cafeteria Plan (HSA, FSA, and dependent care), 401(k) (enrollment subject to eligibility), and Sick Pay (varies based on city and state laws).

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