Java Developer (Spring/Pivotal Cloud Foundary/microservices)

State Farm - Tempe, AZ3.8

30+ days agoFull-timeEstimated: $100,000 - $130,000 a year
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Java Developer (Spring/Pivotal Cloud Foundary/microservices)

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Regular Full-Time



Tempe, AZ

Duties and Responsibilities:
Possesses an understanding of how technology solutions meet the business outcomes and offers a range of solutions for business partners; understand business current and aspirational needs
Participates in sprint planning; provides work estimates to deliver product stories; owns development stories
Develops solutions on variety of platforms according to business requirements
Completes required coding to satisfy the defined acceptance criteria and deliver desired outcome
Leads solution design, considering risks, mitigations, performance, user experience, and testability
Assists in development of automated testing and supporting code as necessary
Completes required documentation to communicate information to deployment, maintenance, and business teams
Utilizes agile software development practices, data and testing standards, code reviews, source code management, continuous delivery, and software architecture
Participates in the full software development cycle including coding, testing, implementation, support and sunset
Designs, develops, tests and supports software in support of big data objectives
Possesses an understanding of User Experience practices to improve usability and interaction between the customer and product
Adopts Service Design, where appropriate, through architecture modularity to enable continuous delivery
Considers applying emerging technology solutions to increase efficiency and effectiveness; expectation of continuous innovation
Resolves problems that result in a decreased time to market; improves quality, enhances flexibility, and embraces the solution provider mindset
Provides input into overall testing plan; contributes to test approach and scenarios for requirements
Provides product and/or process expertise necessary to support design, development, testing and execution of solutions
Exhibits DevOps mindset where team is accountable for product from inception to sunset

Additional Details:
Enterprise Interactions Group within State Farm has a vision of making customer interaction seamless across multiple channels and make each interaction meaningful. The project involves some groundbreaking ways to enable this capability and is looking for experienced Agile developers.

The product will be built using latest Java technologies including Cloud and Spring Boot.

Duties and responsibilities of the position:
Analyze the systems and business requirements to develop a systems solution
Build new and/or modify existing software to meet business and systems requirements
Collaborate with other members across the enterprise

Technical Skills (seeking 3-5 years exp):
Java development with good Object Oriented foundation
Experience and familiarity building modern Spring applications with Spring Boot; strong background with Spring and related projects
Experience with Pivotal Cloud Foundry and deploy cloud native applications to PCF
Proficient in object oriented development and Java Enterprise concepts
Experience with architecting and implementing 12 factor apps using Spring Boot, Spring Cloud including; Spring MVC, Spring Boot, Spring JDBC, Spring Cloud - Experience with designing and implementing highly available, scalable distributed systems . Micro-services design and implementation Development of Java Web Services REST/SOAP/WSDL/XML/SOA
Unit testing frameworks using jUnit and Mockito
Employs agile development practices and mindset for design, architecture, coding, testing, managing source code, continuous delivery practices and quality reviews
Participates in sprint planning; provides work estimates to deliver product stories; owns development stories
DevOps, Continuous Delivery process refinement and tool sets such as Jenkins, monitoring tools such as Splunk, etc.
Implements software solutions and resolve problems that decrease time to market, enhance flexibility and embrace the solution provider mindset
Experience with open source tools and technologies


Strong Verbal and written communication skills
A great attitude and a team player bringing innovation to the team
Open to work on existing or new software
Exhibits DevOps mindset where team is accountable for product from inception to sunset

Additional Experience considered as beneficial:
Maven or gradle or any build tool
Source control systems such svn, git, etc.
Continuous integration and deployment using Jenkins or any other similar tool
Sql knowledge
Has experience in taking an application to production
Experience with queues
Micro service experience
Experience with cloud technologies

This position will have an 18-month incumbency period,beginning on the effective date of the position, which must be met before the employee can post for any other lateral State Farm position. Employees may be considered for openings for Technology Engineer positions or promotional opportunities into leadership at any time, and into a promotional position within the same job structure after 6 months from the effective date of the position. In these cases, the remaining incumbency would be waived. The incumbency period does not affect the at-will relationship between State Farm and the employee and does not create an employment contract, nor contractual rights.

*****Applicants are required to be eligible to lawfully work in the U.S. immediately; employer will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work authorization (such as an H-1B visa) for this opportunity***********