Principal Java Software Engineer

Worldwide Express   •  

Midvale, UT

Industry: Transportation


11 - 15 years

Posted 137 days ago

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Worldwide Express is building a next generation cloud native platform serving customers and internal users, the Principal Java Software Engineer will be responsible for building and maintaining Java applications to support our business needs. They will serve as the technical lead for software development projects and help set and maintain design principles and guidelines across our applications. This includes stand-alone applications as well as Web applications all supporting internal and customer facing business processes


  • Develop and maintain Java applications in the development and test environments.
  • Create coding and design guidelines to be used throughout our applications.
  • Mentor other developers and ensure coherent development practices.
  • Work with architecture team to define development toolset.
  • Lead organization code review process.
  • Assist in the development of technical requirements for Agile development teams.
  • Develop updates, corrections, or enhancements including Business Logic in Java & SQL as well as User Interfaces in HTML and JavaScript.
  • Provide analysis and recommendations for external Java technologies which could enhance and improve products to meet business needs.
  • Work with Operations Team on Application Deployment Issues.
  • Integrate with other technologies using iPaaS, Web Services, EDI, XML, and SQL.
  • Responsible for data security and web site intrusion defenses of Java applications
  • Develop technical processes and to support the overall SDLC process including continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD)


  • 10 or more years development experience using Java, HTML, and JavaScript in a J2EE environment.
  • 8 or more years experience in SQL and Database Design.
  • 8 or more years knowledge and work experience in XML or EDI for integrating with trading partners.
  • 1 – 3 years of native cloud application development experience in AWS.
  • 2 years experience creating applications in a service oriented architecture.
  • Experience developing Secure web applications containing financial data.
  • Experience developing enterprise software through several complete development lifecycles.
  • Hands on experience with J2EE Application servers (specifically JBoss).
  • Technical Leadership over projects with 6 or more engineers.
  • Experience creating technical design and architecture for a software tool
  • Experience configuring CI/CD systems.
  • Functional knowledge of Java IDE and SVN development tools.
  • Experience with JPA and Hibernate.
  • Excellent Troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent judgment and the ability to handle escalated situations.
  • Motivated to learn and grow in experience and knowledge. (tk9nah)


  • Understanding of the industry, specific WWEX business model, and unique characteristics of the Company.
  • Building collaborative relationships across teams, leaders and vendors


  • Verbal and written communication skills.
  • Conflict management and problem-solving.
  • Assessment and decision-making skills.
  • Relationship building both within the organization and with external sources.
  • Presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Analytical.
  • Troubleshooting.
  • Deductive and inductive reasoning.
  • Critical thinking.
  • Forward thinking.
  • Operational Expertise.


  • A competitive Salary
  • Advancement opportunity
  • A comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage as well as the opportunity to participate in a 401(k) program


Quite simply, we make shipping simple. Worldwide Express is a relationship company offering customers a comprehensive solution for their shipping needs, whether it be a small package, less-than-truckload or full truckload. We are a local partner for our customers’ global supply chain, providing consultative service from more than 125 offices across the nation. Through our relationship with UPS® and a highly selective carrier portfolio, we provide our customers with a breadth of shipping options unmatched in the 3PL field.

Worldwide Express has a strategic partnership with UPS for light package, domestic and international shipping to penetrate the small to medium size business sector. As UPS's largest non-retail authorized reseller in North America, our sales teams do what they do best, which is providing solutions to C-Level executives while letting UPS do what they do best: deliver more packages on time than anyone else. In addition to our relationship with UPS, WWEX has alliances with over 65 LTL, Domestic Air Freight, and International Air Freight carriers. WWEX provides tailored services and individualized shipping solutions to fit the needs of any small to medium-sized business customers.

Worldwide Express is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Worldwide Express Operations, LLC, and WWEX Franchise Holdings, LLC, (collectively “Worldwide Express”) strive to make employment decisions on the basis of merit, seeking the most qualified individuals in every job. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin or ancestry, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or other status protected by law. All employment decisions will be based on valid job requirements or other legitimate, non-discriminatory reasons. Worldwide Express offers reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities in the job application and hiring process. If you would like to request such an accommodation, please contact the Vice President of Human Resources for Worldwide Express.

During the recruiting and hiring processes, Worldwide Express offers reasonable accommodations for individuals with a disability. If you want to request such an accommodation, contact the company Human Resources Department