Konnects - one of the Pacific NW's few true web2.0 start ups - is currently looking for a senior java engineer experienced in designing and building high-load, scalable and clustered J2EE applications to work with our director of Technology and the operations and engineering teams to prototype technologies and implement new tools, infrastructure components and standards to shape our next site architecture. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience working with J2EE technologies including Hibernate, JPA and JSF, and a thorough understanding of SOA, API design and Ajax. Experience in distributed and multi-threaded systems and large website experience with an understanding of scaling issues is a must. We are seeking high-energy individuals who are confident in their communication skills, enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and want to enhance their skill set with new technologies. This person will be a "self-starter" capable of working independently as well as in virtual global teams.
Responsibilities * Work with director of Technology to identify and set new guidelines * Research, prototype and present new tools and technologies * Oversee application architecture and help manage build environments * Assist in training engineering team on use of new technologies and tools * Participate in design to develop technical specifications, data conversions, migration, application interfaces
Requirements * BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent * 5+ years experience building Java web applications * Excellent problem solving, analytical and communication skills * Strong understanding of MVC, OO and related design patterns * Skilled in developing complex and high load web-based applications * Working knowledge of Hibernate, JPA, JSF and Spring * Experience with RichFaces, Ajax and SEAM a plus * Excellent communication skills and presentation skills * Personalities: ambitious, dedicated, trustworthy, outgoing, fun loving