Senior Software Engineer (Java / PHP)

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Date Posted: Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
Job Location: El Segundo, CA
Pay Rate: 140K
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Duration: Permanent
Required Skills: JEE, PHP (Zend, Laravel, and/or Symfony), AWS, Vagrant/Containers, jQuery

Job Description:

Why you want to work here:

When one has a great product, distribution and marketing are the keys to everything.
Here’s a chance to work with a company that is well-known for supporting a number of transformative products through the use of media and cutting edge technologies.
Chance to work at a company that focuses both on ecommerce as well as television production for their products.

What You Will Do

Design and build next generation, cloud-based enterprise applications by utilizing modern software architecture such as microservices.
Lead the development and maintenance of PHP & JEE web applications, REST web services, and enterprise integrations.
Adhere to excellence in software engineering best practices.
Work closely with product owners and cross-functional team members to define/implement technology-based business solutions.
Support DevOps with release management, continuous integration, continuous deployment, and automation.
Lead and facilitate R&D efforts in cutting-edge technologies or third-party products to enhance development capabilities in the department.

What Gets You the Job?

5+ years of experience in designing and implementing enterprise back-end PHP (5.6+) applications
5+ years of experience in designing and implementing JEE web (transactional) applications (Java 1.6+)
3+ years of experience designing and implementing enterprise integrations using REST web services and messaging Familiarity with modern PHP frameworks (Zend, Laravel, and/or Symfony) and design patterns (MVC)
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or equivalent
Proficiency with Spring framework using Spring annotations
O-R mappings and queries using JPA compliant ORM
Working knowledge of Tomcat
Experience using MAVEN
Familiarity with Cloud-based architectures and common Internet technologies, e.g. Linux, MySQL, jQuery, JSON, AWS Applied knowledge of design patterns and enterprise integration techniques
Agile/SCRUM development using tools like JIRA, GIT, Wiki
Proficiency in specific AWS products and services such as Cloudformation, S3, SNS, SQS, ELB, RDS, DynamoDB, etc. preferred
Understanding ESB utilization (such as MuleSoft) preferred
Experience integrating DevOps or working closely with DevOps teams preferred
Working knowledge of Docker containers preferred
Proficiency in other programming languages and/or frameworks such as Node.js preferred

About Technical Connections, Inc.:

Technical Connections is Southern California’s premier recruiting firm specializing exclusively in web, software and information technology professionals. The firm, based in Los Angeles, offers a full range of services, including retained search, contingency placement, and short- and long-term consulting.

Technical Connections was established in 1984 by Helen MacKinnon, an executive with extensive technical and managerial experience in the computer industry. The firm, which initially focused on serving clients within the software development field, today works with companies in a variety of industries. Clients range from technology start-ups to multinational giants. Technical Connections places hundreds of candidates annually.

The counselors at Technical Connections do not consider themselves “headhunters,” but rather professional consultants whose in-depth knowledge of both technology and the marketplace enables them to offer candidates and clients a rare level of strategic counsel. MacKinnon, who has Master’s degrees in both Computer Science and Business Administration from the University of Southern California, recruits her internal staff based on their interpersonal skills as well as their technical and business expertise. Unlike many recruiters and temporary placement firms that have only recently entered the technical arena, Technical Connections has always specialized in this field.

TCI believes that when all employees have an ownership stake in their company, it is reflected in the quality of their work and therefore in the long-term success of the firm. At TCI, employees have an ownership interest in the firm through the Technical Connections Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). TCI contributes annually to a trust account for the benefit of the employees. The ESOP holds 100% of the voting stock of TCI.

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