Position Title: Java/J2EE/Websphere SW Engineers Location: Boston, MA
Key Education Resources (KER) is a nationwide education funding provider with over 50 years experience helping individuals achieve their education dreams. KER offers outstanding career opportunities and a wide range of professional rewards. In addition to providing an energizing and performance-driven work environment as part of Key Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, Key Education Resources offers exciting opportunities for career development, comprehensive health care benefits and generous retirement benefits. Our policies and programs are designed specifically to attract and retain a team of diverse and dynamic people � people who are vital to our continued success! We currently desire to add four (4) Java/J2EE/Websphere Software Engineers (3 developers and 1 production support/sustaining engineer) at our Boston Massachusetts location.
For the four (4) Java/J2EE/Websphere SW Engineers, the successful candidates will possess: ** 2-10+ years overall experience including 1-5+ years Java/J2EE experience is required (Note: there are 3 levels of positions open ranging from �early career� which requires a minimum 2 years overall including 1 year Java experience; to mid-career which requires a minimum 5 years overall including 3 years Java experience; to a �lead� which requires a minimum 10 years overall including 5 years Java experience; plus there is 1 production support/maintenance & enhancement/sustaining engineer position with Java expertise). ** Knowledge of applications servers (highly prefer Websphere/WSAD; will consider WebLogic, JBoss, WebMethods, etc) ** 2+ years experience with relational databases and structured query language (SQL) including stored procedures is required (prefer Oracle and/or Sybase). ** Working knowledge and experience with developing Web services. ** Working knowledge and experience with XML (DOM, SAX and/or XSLT). ** Working knowledge and experience with Hibernate framework (will consider other frameworks such as Spring or Struts) and/or Java Server Faces (JSFs). ** Working knowledge and experience in Agile/Scrum development methodologies (XP or RUP will be considered). ** Bachelor degree in Computer Science or Information Systems (or a related technical field of study) or equivalent work experience in lieu of a degree. ** Ability to communicate effectively to clarify business, operational, or technical requirements. ** Demonstrated analytical, problem resolution and project management skills. ** Excellent written and verbal interpersonal communication skills required as there will be significant interactions with external clients. ** Must be detailed oriented, customer focused, and responsive to client�s requests. ** Minimal travel is possible so please be willing and able to travel 10%. ** These positions are all full-time, benefited, direct hire (no contract, corp-to-corp, or contract-to-hire options), career position at our Boston MA campus (across from the South Station of the commuter train) offering a competitive salary (commensurate with experience � up to the low $100s/yr base) and staff incentive plan (bonus), a complete benefits package including medical, dental, prescription, vision, life insurance, retirement/pension, matching 401(k) savings plan, tuition reimbursement, generous paid time off allowance, paid holidays, discounted banking services, business-casual dress attire, and the opportunity for personal and professional growth.
Other: Sorry, no visa work sponsorship is available for this position (MUST have citizenship or be a permanent resident). Relocation assistance is available however preference is given to local candidates. NO AGENCIES - Principals only please apply. KER is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) encouraging diversity in the workplace and actively supports the growth and development of all employees. Pre-employment verification, background investigation, and drug screening is required.