Full Stack Java Developer

June 22, 2021

Location: Chicago, IL

Job Description:

Diversified Services is seeking a Sr. Software Engineer you will contribute to design, development, testing, deployment, and support of software systems and/or applications.


  • Competent to perform all programming, project management, and development assignments without close supervision; normally assigned the more complex aspects of systems work.
  • Works directly on complex application/technical problem identification and resolution, including responding to off-shift and weekend support calls.
  • Works independently on complex systems or infrastructure components that may be used by one or more applications or systems.
  • Drives application development focused around delivering business valuable features.
  • Maintains high standards of software quality by establishing good practices and habits.
  • Identifies and encourage areas for growth and improvement within the team.
  • Communicate with end users and internal customers to help direct development, debugging, and testing of application software for accuracy, integrity, interoperability, and completeness.
  • Performs integrated testing and customer acceptance testing of components that requires careful planning and execution to ensure timely, quality results.
  • Employee is also responsible for performing other job duties as assigned by Caterpillar management from time to time.
  • Translate application storyboards and use cases into functional applications. Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable web applications. Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications.
  • Lead by example – know to code extensively. Design and implement software platform with Standard Architecture patterns.
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems.
  • Participate in early product demonstrations to customers. Interact with multiple stakeholders, like Product Owners, peer leaders, DB developers, Solution architects and developers.
  • Well versed in writing unit and integration tests using standard frameworks

Typical Day       

Flexible — Can be remote, located in Peoria, or Chicago.

Position Requirements:

Position requires a four-year degree from an accredited college or university.

Technical Skills Required             

  • 8 years or more of software development experience or at least 5 years of experience with master’s degree in computer science or related field.
  • 5 years or more of experience in designing and developing software applications in Java or at least one year of experience in Java, C# or node.js with master’s degree in computer science or related field.
  • 5 years or more of developing customer facing applications using Angular, Reactjs or Vuejs
  • 5 years or more of experience coding HTML 5, CSS3, JavaScript and Web components
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented programming
  • Strong understanding of Design patterns.
  • Strong fundamental knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • A knack for writing clean, readable, and easily maintainable code.
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles for building a scalable application
  • Experience implementing automated unit tests – TDD exposure will be advantageous.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git etc.
  • Knowledge of Cloud platforms like Azure / AWS is a must.
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application.
  • Experience in setting standards for a team – from development to design.
  • Should have experience in leading DevOps practices for a large program.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to translate complex data sets and research into simple business recommendations.
  • Good Understanding and implementation experience if OAuth 2.0 and integration experience with federated Identity

Top candidates will also have:

  • Full stack development experience for customer facing applications.

Proven experience in some of the following,

  • Designing, developing, deploying, and maintaining software at scale.
  • Developing software applications using relational and NoSQL databases.
  • Deploying software using CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, GoCD, Azure Devops etc.
  • Working within an Agile framework (ideally Scrum)

Strong understanding and/or experience in some of the following,

  • Hands one experience on AWS/Azure along with API tools such as Swagger, Postman and Assertible
  • Test driven development and behavior driven development.
  • Mobile design and responsive design. Cross-browser development
  • Datastores such as MongoDB, Cassandra, Redis, Elasticsearch, MySQL, Oracle.
  • Must demonstrate solid knowledge of computer science fundamentals like data structures and algorithms.

Soft Skills Required        

  • Passion for technology and an eagerness to contribute to a team-oriented environment.
  • Communication

Additional Information:

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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