Software Dev Engineer 3 (Java)
12-24 month contract
We are seeking a skilled and motivated professional to work as a software engineer developing enterprise scale back-end systems to support FamilySearch.org. FamilySearch leverages the help of volunteers from around the world to prepare records to be easily found by patrons. The Get Involved Team provides tools for volunteers to assist in all aspects of this process. This position will work with the back-end team that supports the various end-user tools. This is an expert, professional-level position that requires vast knowledge of industry practices, organizational policies and good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for designing, defining, developing, testing, purchasing, implementing, and analyzing of technical products and systems of diverse scope in a highly scalable cloud environment. We need software engineers who are excited and passionate about leveraging innovative technologies and contributing their talents to the work of the Church in Family History.
Our engineering teams work in an agile development environment to develop and deliver world class applications and systems. These backend systems are integral to the processing, storage and retrieval of massive amounts of genealogical records and images. Our typical backend systems are created in Java, supported by huge databases, and hosted in the Cloud (AWS).
As a member of a software engineering team, participate in team meetings, team planning sessions, setting team goals, and all other team activities Estimate the time to develop and deliver features as defined by product management Participate in peer reviews of project software design and coding Develop source code and unit tests according to technical designs Self-directed and can provide classroom instruction in the areas of Church software development processes, industry best practices, and new technologies being adopted for the organization Provide formal training, mentoring, or pair programming with other less experienced engineers
- Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent experience
- 4 years of progressive and relevant professional experience
- Up to data Java programming experience
- Database query and management experience:
- SQL experience- The ability to quickly create powerful queries against complex DB schema is a plus
- Knowledge of RESTful web services
- Ability to work well in an agile development environment.
- Understanding of web infrastructure architecture and technologies including:
- Web Servers
- Application Servers
- Experience with multiple Java APIs and frameworks is a plus.
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