Software Developer (JAVA Back End)

Carfax - Centreville, VA (30+ days ago)3.8

Does the idea of building intelligent frameworks using modern technologies to support a clear and defined mission? If so, working as a Software Developer on the Data Technologies team may be the perfect role for you. The Data Technologies team uses Agile development methods to harness revolutionary tools and innovative thinking to bring forward thinking products to fruition. The team is devoted to working smarter by cutting through nonsense and getting stuff done. Our work environment is filled with phenomenal innovation and high-energy with a dedicated team striving towards one goal at full speed. If you’re passionate about technology and are looking to accelerate your career while building innovative products, consider a future as a software developer at CARFAX.

The Tech CARFAX Culture

Having a creative and innovative environment where our developers can collaborate, learn and grow is a CARFAX passion. We have an entire floor dedicated to our techies, designed specifically to enable teams to dream big and produce the best. Along with creating and maintaining awesome software you’ll also be able to participate in our quarterly Hack-a-thon’s or take a break by kicking back and playing the latest game on x-box when you need to re-boot the mind. Oh, and do you happen to have a dog? CARFAX is dog-friendly and no day goes by where you don’t have the chance to visit with one of the visiting pups. We even provide the dog beds, bowls and of course, toys!

As a Software Developer, you will:
Work in a team environment using Agile practices and methods
Develop frameworks and tools to process and analyze large amounts of data for business analytics
Utilize Test Driven Development (TDD), Paired Programming and Continuous Integration development methods
Communicate directly with customers on a daily basis
Assist in the migration from legacy systems
Constantly learn from and educate others to improve yourself and CARFAX
As a Software Developer, you will be expected to have (minimum required):

2-5 years of professional experience with Object Oriented Programming – in Java or similar language
Ability to solve complex problems and learn from mistakes
Familiarity with database concepts
Strong unit testing and troubleshooting skills
Experience working in a collaborative team environment

Experience in more than one of the following is also helpful:
Hadoop, Spark, MongoDB, MySQL, ETL
Docker, Mesos, Spring
Git version control
Testing frameworks, JUnit, Mockito
Natural Language Processing is a plus
Chef, MVC, HTML5 are a plus
Design patterns is a plus


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