Principal Java/PL SQL Software Engineer

Principal Java/PL SQL Software Engineer

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Marietta (Atlanta), United States of America.
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Full time
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Essential Functions (Job Duties and Responsibilities):

Solid understanding of duties performed within entire software development life cycle, tools, and language(s) to include:

  • Collaborate with Product Owners/BA’s in refinement and defining user stories within a logistics based software environment
  • Follows and coaches best practices for test-driven/behavior driven development
  • Performs on-site testing activities with integration test teams and customer to validate full system and software functionality. Tweaks/tunes database systems, software, etc. to meet SLAs
  • Design, develop, and maintain complex data drive and microservice based designs that meet and exceed requirements within high performance automated environments
  • Provides customer solutions within complex application architectures and technical alternatives to meet customer specific functionality working closely with solutions architects
  • Constructs all testing necessary to validate high performance and scalable data drive designs within multiple data platforms (Oracle, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, etc.)
  • Constructs CICD pipelines and enhancements as needed to apply continuous development, enhancements, patches, and updates for customer software
  • Contributes to and leads technical documentation development for application designs
  • Recommends necessary changes in the existing logistics applications to ensure efficient functionality and cost savings
  • Ability to analyze functional issues, performance issues, production components and configurations, Triaging/troubleshooting of issues across dev, QA, and production environments
  • Works as a multi-skilled professional practicing SAFe Agile in both a SCRUM/Kanban methodology
  • Taking part in continuous improvement through sharing of knowledge and coaching within the team

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or equivalent
  • Minimum 8 years working experience developing in PL/SQL, SQL, or NoSQL and at least 3 years developing in Java or .Net Core or similar development languages
  • Must have experience developing/maintaining large scale data driven software systems
  • Experience developing interfaces to Oracle or other SQL-based and NoSQL databases
  • Experience in Data Modeling, Data Warehousing, PL/SQL, ETL processing
  • Sound understanding of database designs, SQL Query tuning, performance tuning of database systems
  • Ability to write database PLSQL Packages, procedures, functions and triggers as well as build test that validate functionality
  • Experience in working with GIT (Bitbucket), SVN or other distributed source control systems
  • Experience with relational, NoSQL, and event streaming database implementations (Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Cassandra, Kafka)
  • Practical use of XML, JSON, XSLT or other data interchange based formats and transformation languages
  • Working knowledge of developing/deployment of applications within cloud systems (Azure, AWS, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

Any of the following additional experience is a plus:

  • Controls development within Warehouse Control/Execution systems or equivalent
  • Working experience with Atlassian tools (JIRA, Confluence, etc.)
  • Working knowledge developing REST APIs and/or micro-services is a plus
  • Working knowledge and experience in using Docker
  • Bash, Windows Power Shell Scripting, JavaScript, Python, or other scripting languages
  • Experience with docker containers utilizing Kubernetes and HELM for orchestration of database and/or application components
  • Working knowledge of testing tools like JUNIT, Cucumber, TM4J, or Gatling
  • Working experience with ELK Stack (Elastic Search, Kibana, Beats, Logstash)

Knowledge-Skills-Abilities (Competencies):

Strong communication skills (written and verbal)

Good interpersonal skills (work well within a team)

Be able to contribute to the onboarding process of additional team members

Ability to work in a fast-paced operational environment with competing priorities and multiple stakeholders

Strong analytical abilities, and able to put forward recommendations.

Able to work unsupervised, take initiative and resolve issues


This position requires up to 30% travel.  

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