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Senior Java Developer

Houston, TX

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Full TimeApplication Development

Houston, TX
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This is your chance to be a part of the Improving team!

Improving is a custom software consulting company located in Westchase Houston ranked #1 on Best Places to Work survey by the Houston Chronicle for 2 consecutive years (2018/2019).

As a Conscious Capitalism company, our culture provides the inspiration, training and motivation to achieve amazing things. We are constantly striving to live out our values of Excellence, Dedication, and Involvement through the foundation of Trust.

Improving is seeking a Senior Java Developer to work with a wide spectrum of client executives and employees to ensure alignment and delivery of key business and IT services and solutions.

We cannot accept applicants outside of Houston. The current project is remote, eventually work will be onsite in Westchase Houston (@ Improving office).

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Java application frameworks, Spring Boot
  • Solid understanding of data structures, algorithms, and object-oriented design
  • Solid understanding and experience with APIs and data transfer protocols
  • Ability to simplify complex problem spaces into elegant solutions
  • Deep technical hands-on experience developing RESTful APIs
  • Deep technical hands-on experience with Microservice architecture
  • Experience writing unit test, stubs, mocks in a TDD environment
  • SQL RDBMS systems such as MS SQL, Oracle, Postgres, MySQL

Preferred Qualifications and Experience

  • Familiar with API first design principles and understand development with security and system performance in mind
  • Experience designing and building 12 factor apps that run and scale easily in the modern cloud
  • Java 8+
  • Python a plus

Candidate should have Awareness of:

  • NoSQL RDBMS systems such as MongoDB and Redis
  • Cloud based infrastructure such as AWS or Google Cloud
  • Containers, Kubernetes, PaaS (ex. Cloud Foundry)
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“Being an Improver allows me to work in an environment which is both challenging and fun. I work with amazing people who truly care about the quality of their work and what they deliver to the client. We help each other find creative solutions to problems even if we're on different clients.”

― Tonya Guadiz, Principal Consultant

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