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Front End Developer


**US Citizens and those authorized are encouraged to apply**

**H1B/C2C candidates please do not apply at this time**


Job location: Akron, OH

Job Duration: 12 months

Job title: Java Developer III

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assisting in the building of new Java components to be used across various projects for our external facing Client's corporate websites
  • Utilization of Adobe AEM enterprise content management system for external website development
  • Building and deploying responsive websites that are focused on ease-of-use, task-driven functionality, and a consistent user experience across multiple mobile devices and operating systems
  • Management of source code repositories, builds, and deploys using Microsoft’s Team Foundation Server (TFS)
  • Working with open-source frameworks and libraries such as Spring, JPA, SASS, Knockout, JQuery, Axis, Google Charts and more
  • Driving the adoption of standards and governance to ensure FirstEnergy’s Java/Web development platform remains stable, reliable, and secure for all users
  • Active participation in a collaborative work environment
  • Investigation and resolution of issues reported by the testers of our external facing corporate websites
  • Availability to work flexible hours in order to support our Java/Web application portfolio
  • Frequent interaction with business owners/stakeholders to gather requirements for new development projects, assist in defect resolution during testing, etc.

Required Qualifications:       


  • At least 3 years of related work experience in Front End development
  • Advanced knowledge of Front End development concepts using the following tools/frameworks: Java Servlets, JavaScript, Eclipse, Maven, Spring Security, Axis - Web Services and CSS.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with team programming (e.g. check-in, check-out, version control).
  • Experience integrating Java web applications with an Oracle DBMS.
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot and solve problems in a production support environment; possess analytical skills to effectively resolve technical problems, identify and implement process improvements, and think creatively.
  • Must be skilled in both oral and written communications in order to contribute to meetings and capture requirements as well as write documentation, specifications, procedures and process flows.
  • Willingness to undertake assignments involving unfamiliar subjects, and possesses an aptitude to learn quickly.
  • Proven team player, contributes to team goals, encourages and supports team members.
  • Ability and willingness to work flexible hours, and be available for call-in and after hours support if needed.

Top Skills Needed:

  •  Strong HTML/Javascript/JQuery experience
  •  Java jsp/servlets
  •  Experience with responsive frameworks
  • Content Management System experience


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience building and deploying Java code via Maven pom files and/or a continuous integration system.
  • Experience/Knowledge using Microsoft’s Team Foundation Server (TFS) to manage source code, manage developer tasks and bugs, and perform and builds/deploys.
  • Experience developing in conjunction with an enterprise content management system.

**US Citizens and those authorized are encouraged to apply**

**H1B/C2C candidates please do not apply at this time**

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