FASTTEK GLOBALpowered by Fast Switch - Great Lakes
(734) 744-9373
Troy, Michigan
Sr. Java Developer #889790
Job Summary:
  • The Senior Java Application Developer responsibilities include understanding and supporting the business of our Bank through the design, development and implementation of applications, application enhancements and new capabilities.
  • They are technically competent and involved in every stage of the development lifecycle, from analysis and design to program coding, testing, release and maintenance while adhering to current System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) processes.
  • This position will primarily focus on enhancing and maintaining our middleware solutions, which provide integrations between various bank applications.
  • This position works with a Salesforce team to provide the middleware needed to support enhancements for the Customer Engagement and Servicing business units.
  • There is only one Java developer on this team so the candidate needs to be a self-starter with the curiosity to dig in and figure out how things work; willingness to work with existing code from continuous enhancements to the occasional trouble shooting; and has the ability to build relationships with their peers on other teams.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Solution Design –Translates business and technical requirements into solution designs that satisfy the business needs and comply with approved standards.
  • Reviews functional specifications, creates detailed technical design and technical specifications.
  • Code Development – Ensures development activities are aligned with scope, schedule, priority and business objectives.
  • Develops and enhances application code.
  • This includes unit testing to ensure all the functions are performing to specification.
  • Testing – Leads validation efforts by performing and/or assisting others in validating the solution performs as expected.
  • This includes and is not limited to system integration testing, performance testing, regression testing, and user acceptance testing and defect remediation.
  • Meets or exceeds all operational readiness requirements (e.g., operations engineering, performance, and risk management)
  • Deployment and Transition Support – Successfully deploys the new or enhanced software. Ensures user acceptance is strong and functionality is suitable.
  • Also responsible for a smooth transition of the product to the maintenance and enhancement team ensuring complete documentation and communication occurs at transition.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
  • Complete all required compliance training.
  • Maintain knowledge of and adhere to our internal compliance policies and procedures.
  • responsibility to keep up to date with changing regulations and policies.
Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Business, Engineering, Math or other related field plus 7 years of Test-Driven Development experience preferred – OR – 10 years of comparable work experience
  • 7 years of development experience (Finance/Lending industry experience a plus) preferably utilizing Java, Spring, Web Services, etc.
  • 5 years of experience designing and building technical solutions using Java technologies such as Spring Boot and the Spring Framework
  • 3 years of experience developing and supporting RESTful integrations with MuleSoft (or similar preferred), providing endpoints and handling requests, executing calls and interpreting responses
  • 3 years of experience with various Software Development Life Cycle methods such as Agile, SCRUM, Waterfall, etc.
  • 3 years of using relational databases and writing basic queries (SQL and PL/SQL)
  • Excellent communicator - Ability to communicate verbally and in technical writing to all levels of the organization in a proactive, contextually appropriate manner
  • Self-starter having exceptional problem solving and analytic skills with proven strength in troubleshooting and applying root-cause analysis
  • Proven ability to design and build technical solutions using applicable technologies; ability to demonstrate exceptional coding skills
  • Exceptional ability in interpreting customer business needs and translating them into application and operational requirements
  • Ability to prioritize work by dividing time, attention and effort between current project workload and on-going support tasks
  • Strength in communicating needs and schedules, as well as ensure that plans are in place and standards are adhered to
  • Proven ability to coordinate and execute cross-functionally with technical managers, business managers, SMEs, and customers
  • Experienced with version control tools and advocating best practices with other team members Proven ability to adapt to change in process, procedure and priorities
  • Strong organizational skills
Experience Level:
  • 5-10 years
Additional Info:
At FastTek Global, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories. Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve and have a little fun along the way.
We have been doing this with pride, dedication and plain, old-fashioned hard work for 24 years!
FastTek Global is financially strong, privately held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.
We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things and we do them for Fortune 10, Fortune 500, and technology start-up companies.
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefit options you can choose the benefits you need or want, options include:
  • Medical and Dental (FastTek pays majority of the medical program)
  • Vision
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Long Term Disability (100% paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% paid)
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
FastTek Global was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020!
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