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Senior Java/AWS Engineer - Contract

SiriusXM Connected Vehicle Services
Irving, Texas, United States
June 13, 2019


Location: Irving, TX

Duration: 12 months


This nationwide industry leader has an immediate 6-12+ month contract opportunity (with strong chance for extension and/or conversion) in Irving, TX for a Senior Java Software Engineer. This position requires strong back-end Core Java experience, Microservices, and Web Services. Strong preference for experience deploying applications into AWS. Will work on a development team that builds and delivers software-based services. This team is transforming an existing platform from an on premise, monolithic, closed architecture system to a modern, open, micro-services, cloud based system. Working on this team will give you the opportunity to craft software in an Agile, team-focused environment while learning and exercising a multitude of skills. This team focuses on keeping developers happy and productive; fostering a positive atmosphere to help you make the right decisions and to learn and grow both professionally and personally.

*This position requires working in the office Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm or 8:30am-5:30pm. Business casual work environment.


• Adhere to rules established to enforce test-driven/behavior-drive development, maintaining wiki pages, code style, and code group/peer review.

• Analyze requirements and technical specifications, and implement assigned development tasks using various web technologies.

• Be a team player, someone who can communicate both orally and through our various written communication mechanisms.

• Be able to work under the supervision of a more senior engineer, completing tasks with the expected degree of quality in a timely fashion.

• Develop, maintain, and debug cloud based micro-service APIs.

• Maintain and extend existing on-premise software systems.

• Be able to dig in and troubleshoot pre and post production issues.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s (BSc) in engineering, computer science, or related field; master’s preferred.

• 5+ years of experience as a Java software developer with experience in multiple development languages and platforms delivering multiple commercially deployed products to market. (Experience with Java 1.7+ is required. Java 1.8 preferred.)

• Strongly prefer experience deploying applications into an AWS environment.

• Microservices and Web Services experience.

• Experience with Cloud development and deployment best practices on AWS (ECS, EC2, ECR, Lambda, VPC, S3, and IoT).

• Strong technical knowledge of Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Angular, Bootstrap, Python and related technologies.

• Experience with Linux, HTTP, REST, JSON and IP technologies.

• Experience with data driven applications and the technologies to manage big data.

• Experience with development in an agile workflow utilizing TDD/BDD best practices in a continuous integration environment.

• Able to work within a Git/Gitflow-based multi-branched software environment.

• Proficient computer skills, experience with the Atlassian Development Suite (Confluence, Jira, BitBucket), Microsoft Office Suite (Visio, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel).

• Works well with others and is a skilled communicator both written and oral; acts with professionalism both in person and when working on the phone with partners.

• Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and work under shifting deadlines with potentially ambiguous or nebulous requirements in a fast-paced environment.

• Excellent problem-solving skills.

• Experience working in an agile software development organization; Scrum and/or Kanban.

• Ability and willingness to learn new technologies and skills.

• Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

Required Skills:

• Angular.js, AWS (Amazon Web Services), Cloud, Linux, Web Services

Preferred Skills:

• Python; IP Telephony; Test Driven Development; Jira; MS Office; AWS (Amazon Web Services)