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Full Stack Software Engineer- Java in Itasca, IL at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 6/13/2019

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Job #:  923984
Full Stack Software Engineer [Java] Itasca, IL (Contract-to-Hire)
Apex Systems, the nation’s 2nd largest IT Staffing organization, has an immediate and exciting opportunity for a Full Stack Software Engineer for a new start up company located in Itasca, IL. This opportunity is for a 6 Month Contract-to-Hire.

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Contact: Claire Vasiljevich cvasiljevich@apexsystems.com or 773-824-1032   
Summary of position:
Apex Systems is looking for a strong Full-Stack Software Engineer to join their team in Itasca, IL.  This organization is focused on clinical and educational standardized and computer adaptive tests. You will be working with the team local to the Itasca area and focused on their proprietary Adaptive Assessment System. The solution will be deployed in the AWS cloud.  You will determine the best new technology to use for new development.
Skills Required:
  • Strong Java Experience – currently using Java 7 and Java 8
  • Strong experience in RESTful Services service based architecture
  • Experience utilizing Spring boot framework
  • Knowledge of Cloud technologies, and the desire to learn how to develop in the cloud
  • Strong communication skills – experience communicating with internal users
  • Ability to work independently on tasks, while also having a team oriented focus
  • Strong desire to keep up to date with new versions of programs / languages
  • Must have experience building software in a CI/CD environment, Jenkins preferred
  • Experience building applications that run in Docker containers
  • Experience building services and microservices

Skills Optional:
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience with UI technologies – AngularJS or equivalent
  • Experience with caching technologies, EHCACHE, Spark Ignite, etc.
  • Experience with container orchestration, Nomad or other service
  • A plus to have experience with container orchestration, i.e. Nomad or Mesos

Education:
BS in Computer Science, or similar field
About Apex Systems:
  • Apex offers a number of resources to our contractors including:
    • Training and Development programs - We have a webinar series with global experts who deliver 3-4 technical and leadership webinars a month around hot topics/technologies such as Agile, DevOps, Angular, Node, React, JavaScript, .NET Core, Java 8/9, Redux, Ansible, Kubernetes, etc. Many of these webinars are worth certification credits for major certifying bodies such as PMI, IIBA, and CompTIA (i.e. PDU, CDU, and CEU credits). We can also provide a technical training license (eligibility required)
    • Benefits - Health, Dental, Vision, 401K, and Employee Stock Purchase Program
    • Strong Support Network - A network of Recruiters, Support Services, and Contractor Care Representatives are here to help our contractors succeed. We have a job portal which has all of our job openings with our 1,200+ clients. We also have off-boarding/end of assignment resources to help you during the transition when you’re wrapping up, including a Career Coaching Program and 15+ Career Readiness workshops for job seekers
    • Awards - Apex is a proud recipient of the Best of Staffing awards for both Client Satisfaction and Contractor Satisfaction

EEO Employer
Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at    844-463-6178-6178.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EEO Employer
Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178-6178.