Sr. Java Developer-Starkville, MS (MVC/Struts)

Pro Search, Inc | ME

Posted Date 3/12/2018
Description 8 month + contract opportunity with our Jackson, MS client located at the University of Mississippi in Starkville

This project is a multi-user web application that makes use of a traditional N-Tier or MVC based architecture.

System is already in production and contractor will assist in adding functionality to existing modules as well building new modules.

NSPARC is a research center at Mississippi State University in Starkville, MS. Contractor will work with a diverse team of developers, project managers, UI designers, and database architects. NSPARC is located in Starkville, MS, a vibrant college town.

Contractor will assist an existing team with the development and maintenance effort of a case management system for a state government agency.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Development - Develop and implement business requirements
  • Design – Design a solution to solve complex business problems that adheres to existing framework standards
  • Troubleshoot – Analyze, troubleshoot and fix problems in the existing system
  • Maintain existing application
  • Enhance existing application based on new business requirements
  • Support Business Analysts - Understand business needs and help in acquiring QA and UAT approval signoff
  • Support Network and System Administrators to build and deploy the application
  • Proactive and diligent in identifying and communicating scope, design, development issues and recommending potential solutions



Required Skills/Experience

5+ yrs.


5+ yrs.

IBM Websphere

5+ yrs.

Experience with Struts 1.x and/or Struts 2.x Framework

4+ yrs.

Experience in Object Oriented Design & Analysis

3+ yrs.


3+ yrs.

Unit Testing

3+ yrs.

Bug fixing

3+ yrs.

Hibernate ORM experience

3+ yrs.



Required Skills/Experience

3+ yrs.

Apache Ant build tool experience

2+ yrs.

MS SQL server experience

1+ yrs.

Experience working with Linux


Preference given to candidates with the below skills/experience. Must also meet minimum requirements.

JAVA SCJP/OCIP Certification

Experience with Rational Application Developer (RAD) and other IBM development tools

Atlassian tools suite such as Bamboo, Confluence and Jira experience

Continuous Integration

Information Technology | Software

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