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Java Technical Lead/E-Commerce Applications

Location: Dodgeville, WI
Date Posted: 01-20-2017
Seeking a Java Technical Lead for a high-performing B2C eCommerce platform.  This resource lead application architecture and development of eCommerce solutions on a J2EE, Apache/Tomcat architecture integrating with backend applications running on an IBM Mainframe. 
  • Lead J2EE stack application design and development activities in support of eCommerce projects.
  • Provide technical leadership and allocate work to a distributed team of software developers/engineers comprised of on-shore / off-shore resources.   
  • Provide vision and direction on the logical and physical design of end-to-end eCommerce ecosystem to optimize performance, functionality, and maintainability.
  • Provide “Level of Effort” estimates and impact assessments for the technical portion of emerging eCommerce projects. 
  • Lead design sessions and communicate design alternatives, tradeoffs, and recommendations to IT and Business Leadership to positively influence eCommerce priorities and solutions.
  • Provide leadership, coaching, and mentoring of junior team members, through code and design reviews, one-on-one learning sessions, brown-bag sessions, and the like.
Requirements and Experience
  • Minimum 10 years of Java software development experience with depth of expertise in eCommerce web development.  Retail industry preferred.
  • Demonstrated expertise with website integration methods such as js/pixels, XML/data feeds, API’s, Web Services / Web Connectors. 
  • Demonstrated expertise with backend mainframe integration methods and technologies such as MQ, and Enterprise Service Bus.
  • Demonstrated expertise with Release Management, Source Control, and Deployment concepts and technologies such as ANT, SFDC Metadata API, Jenkins, SVN, GIT/Stash, Bamboo, Ansible
  • Experience with commercial search/index engines such as Oracle Endeca, Apache Solr, or similar.
  • Experience with responsive design, mobile web design, and mobile app design and integration.
  • Experience with web performance optimization techniques such as caching frameworks (like eHCache, Redis, memcache), CDNs/edge servers, and Front End Optimization.
  • Working knowledge of web analytics such as Google Analytics and Omniture
  • Working knowledge of development collaboration tools such as Jira, Confluence, or similar.Working knowledge of security concepts such as single sign-on and data security
  • Demonstrated Experience having successfully lead software development teams in an Agile team environment. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a computer related field or equivalent experience.  Master’s Degree preferred.
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