Java/J2EE Application Support Engineer with Development experience

Confidential Company  •  New York, NY

8 - 10 years experience  •  IT Consulting/Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/15/17 by Cynet Sytems
New York, NY
8 - 10 years experience
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/15/17 by Cynet Sytems

Job Title: Java/J2EE Application Support Engineer with Development experience - Direct Hire / Full Time / Perm

Job Location: New York, NY

Job Type: Full Time / Perm / Direct Hire + Benefits

“US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time.”

Job Description:

  • The Senior Application Developer / Support engineer is a key resource to maintain software that is in the critical path of highly available and visible business solutions and services.
  • Support and enhance application including but not limited to Java/J2EE, Flex, Mongo DB, My SQL, Flash / Silverlight
  • Participate with a core engineering team delivering agile and high quality software development and maintenance.


  • Works as a lead developers understanding the business needs and requirements to develop, design and write applications systems and programs.
  • Responsible for understanding system requirements, tasking and estimating features, and following work management life-cycle processes such as maintaining work items in JIRA / ServiceNow tickets.
  • Understands and utilizes complex branching and merging with respect to source code repositories.
  • Understands and implements version control, small check-ins, and labeling, versioning, and deployment best practices for both source code and database deployments.
  • Develops software code that conforms to IS&T standards for quality and conformity, considering Information security standards set forth.
  • Develops and implements unit test plans.
  • Creates technical documentation including approach documents, impact analysis, and physical and conceptual topology and component diagrams.
  • Partners with analysts in domain walkthroughs to understand requirements.  Demonstrates resolution approach and communicates impacts of change.
  • Provides guidance and assistance to the applications users and support teams on all aspects of application deployment, training and support, including:  Installation, Configuration, First, second and third tier support.
  • Provides clear, consistent, regular communication with all project stakeholders at all levels, including presentations to management and documenting and sharing meeting minutes.
  • Identifies and resolves project issues, including issue tracking and escalation.
  • Assists the client portfolio manager(s) in the creation of project plans.
  • Actively participates in applications planning/strategy meetings and provides input on the most appropriate and effective use of applications and solutions.

Skills/Experience Required:

  • Java/J2EE, Flex, Mongo DB, MySQL, Flash / Silverlight
  • Minimum 7 years of professional IT experience (Support, Maintenance and development)
  • Proven experience in complex application from estimation to production support.
  • Extensive hands-on experience developing solutions and frameworks using Java / J2EE, Flex, Mongo DB, MySQL, Flash / Silverlight
  • Knowledge on HTML5/CSS3, JavaScript, JQuery and AngularJS / Knockout JS skills will be added advantage
  • Knowledge of ITSM and experience with ServiceNow would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of Design Patterns and Best Practices will be an advantage
  • Strong OO skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
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