• Sr. Software Engineer - Java

    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/25/2019 1:58 PM)
    # of Positions
    Work Location (City/State)
    Kalamazoo, MI; Detroit, MI
  • What You Will Do

    • Develop cloud-based high-performance scientific and customer service systems. 
    • Analyze requirements to develop solution designs, working with stakeholders in the business and ITS.
    • Develop, implement, and maintain ITS solutions and databases that meet requirements.
    • Manage the communication of requirements, expectations and priorities between time zones and teams in a manner which optimizes resource usage and minimizes turnaround times.
    • Ensure that requirements are addressed in the solution and that the solution has been adequately unit tested.
    • Create and maintain system development lifecycle (SDLC) documentation. 
    • Participate in and/or drive problem investigation and resolution.
    • Participate in continuous improvement activities aimed at reducing cycle times, eliminating redundancies and increasing throughput.
    • degree in Business Information Systems, Computer Science, or a related field of study and 5+ years of relevant IT experience

    Skills and Experience You Will Need


    • Java development frameworks, such as Spring Cloud
    • JavaScript client development frameworks, such as Angular
    • Relational database development, particularly with PostgreSQL or MySQL
    • Experience working on a Linux-based platform
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms
    • Ability to translate business requirements into solutions that map to technology capabilities
    • Interpersonal skills necessary to collaborate with existing subject matter experts, across many functions, and utilize them as team members
    • Ability to take direction and to complete tasks with minimal direction
    • Ability to prioritize issues and drive progress in ambiguous situations


    • Use of CI / CD tools such as Git, Jenkins, Nexus, and SonarQube
    • Use of Infrastructure-as-Code tools such as Terraform and Chef
    • Familiarity with container-based development using Docker or Kubernetes
    • Experience developing on a commercial cloud such as AWS or Azure
    • Experience in the application of project management principles and software development life cycle management
    • Use of Jasper Reports or similar tool for creating document-based reports
    • Use of message-queuing services such as RabbitMQ
    • Experience working with large scale data sets (multi-terabyte)
    • Prior professional or academic experience to genetics and bioinformatic

    Who We Are


    With nearly 30 years of experience and the backing of GxFource™, the industry-leading enterprise transformation as a platform solution, GalaxE has pioneered the use of automation to achieve enterprise business transformation and mission-critical change for some of the largest companies in the world.


    We are always looking for passionate, entrepreneurial-minded innovators and disrupters; game-changers that take ownership in the work they produce and bring it each and every day.  Working with like-minded team members you will get a chance to discover, develop and use cutting-edge technologies to transform the way we deliver creative business solutions.


    Sound like you? Join us, and find out for yourself what it means for you, and your career, to be part of the GalaxE team. Let’s build something, together. #WeAreGalaxE


    Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled


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