Java-API Developer

fort wayne, Indiana

Our client is looking for a Java/API Developer to join their team. This role is remote.

No candidates requiring sponsorship

The Application Developer position will provide application development expertise on projects/initiatives to build new features and capabilities through an RESTfulAPI, microservices and cloud architecture to integrate with existing systems and to automate transaction processing for Annuity business. S/he will develop innovative complex business solutions by creating new applications, modifying existing applications. S/he will deliver more complex business application software solutions following an Agile development life cycle process. This is temp to hire position and candidate should have 3-5 years of application development in the relevant skills.

We have a great opportunity for an API developer to join the growing Annuities IT organization to build next generation application solutions to help our customers achieve their financial goals and objectives. This developer position will consult/analyze and deliver on more complex assignments/projects for his/her assigned area(s) of application development responsibility. S/he will also act as a resource and develop more complex innovative business solutions by creating new applications, modifying existing applications and providing post production support. S/he will deliver more complex business application software solutions following the system development life cycle process.


  • Analyzes increasingly complex systems specifications of existing programs to determine requirements.
  • Analyzes, designs, codes, debugs, integrates and tests increasingly complex software application solutions for systems.
  • Champions and enhances organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Communicates effectively with internal stakeholders and management.
  • Consults and/or participates in the requirements, design and coding walkthroughs to ensure the development of quality solutions.
  • Consults/Analyze on more complex assignments and/or projects for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Creates increasingly complex technical specifications from business requirements/business specifications.
  • Defines detailed development tasks, task dependencies and estimates to complete work.
  • Determines how existing applications, systems, databases, interfaces and/or hardware can interact to meet new and emerging enterprise initiatives.
  • Identifies and recommends process improvements that significantly reduce workloads or improve quality for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Identifies potential application solutions by understanding increasingly complex business/technical problems and opportunities.
  • Maintains knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends for assigned area(s) of responsibility, assesses the impact, and collaborates with management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future solutions.
  • Prepares and/or generates test data.
  • Proactively identifies problems and presents/develops solutions.
  • Provides input and validates increasingly complex project plans, test plans and implementation plans.
  • Researches, develops, implements and maintains increasingly complex business application solutions.
  • Serves as a resource to team members and applicable internal/external stakeholders on more complex assignments/projects for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Tests increasingly complex program changes thoroughly to ensure accuracy.


  • 4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelors)
  • Minimum Required in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Information Systems, Information Technology or Computer Engineering or equivalent work experience


  • 3 - 5+ years experience in application development that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position (Required)
  • 5 years of complete SDLC experience with minimum 5+ years of hands-on experience as a Senior Developer/Lead or similar position
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in transforming complex strategic business requirements/plans into workable technology solutions
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in designing, testing, development, implementing and supporting solutions on MuleSoft & Anypoint (or similar tools)
  • Experience with microservice design (Service-Oriented Architecture) and RESTful APIs
  • Experience with JAVA (Spring), Docker, Python, Node.js, HTML, Javascript, CSS, Angular JS, XML, XSL, XQuery, SOAP, JSON, Git, Gitlab
  • Experience writing Unit Tests and tools (e.g. Postman and JUnit)
  • Experience developing software leveraging Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Participating as a team member on an agile product delivery team and within an agile team, demonstrate leadership, be a technical expert, strategic, and present to Leadership
  • Experience with Continuous Integration/Delivery and DevOps
  • Creative, Innovative, thought leader who can create a culture of learning and sharing
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with clearly communicate designs, thoughts, and ideas and ability to adjust the communications based on the audience
  • Strong conceptual strength, strategic thinking, problem-solving, technical and analytical skills

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