Sr.Front End-Java Developer

Location: St. Louis, MO, United States Minor Outlying I
Date Posted: 02-11-2016
The Sr.Front End-Java Developer uses specialized depth and experience to oversee the writing and modifying of complex software application programs. Leads work groups that are responsible for software development, design and quality testing. This position will create detailed specifications or designs, conduct quality assurance reviews of peer's application programming and act as a mentor to others in these programs. The Sr.Front End-Java Developer will maintain these programs by coding, testing, and debugging documents. This position is competent to work at the highest technical level of all phases of application programming activities. 
  • Partner with multiple vendors to create estimates and delivery plans for projects or programs across an application family.
  • Ensure quality of technology delivery of multiple vendors’ technology solutions for multiple concurrent projects or programs for an application family.
  • Provide technology leadership and delivery accountability for solutions for multiple concurrent projects
  • Function as team leader for a large or complex unit with accountability for: Setting direction to mature the technology associated with the team.
  • Key aspect of this is “tech debt” removal when possible.
  • Identify and implement process enhancement opportunities associated with supporting the application area.
  • Implement actions to increase vendor partner knowledge on team.
  • Experience in building complex shell scripts using ksh, bash, etc.
  • Good understanding of concepts and work experience in UNIX/AIX/Linux environment.
  • Serve as SME for components of the team.
  • Partner with architects to set direction for maturing use of/retiring/adding technology components in the environment.
  • Provide technical guidance to projects/programs for complex components of a multiple technology suites.
  • Lead efforts to develop standard practices, components, guidelines for use of complex technology components.
  • Lead teams to resolve urgent and high production incidents.
  • Lead actions to determine root cause of problems and drive resolution.
  • Work on special projects as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent work experience
  • 6-10 years relevant experience
  • Complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories and concepts in the field thorough, practical and consistent with organizational objectives
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Designing and developing applications using Java and J2EE technologies like JDBC, JNDI etc
  • Front end web UI development using JSP/Servlets/JSTL and other front end frameworks
  •  Experience in deployment technologies like ANT and MAVEN
  • Back end web and stand-alone application development
  • PL/SQL, iBatis, Hibernate technologies
  • Strong communication, capable of working independently and as part of a team
The Timberline Group
Phone: 636-209-5537
PO Box 565, Sullivan, Mo 63080
"Delivering quality solutions through quality people"
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