Java Developer / Analyst
Fast Switch, Ltd. 4.510 reviews - Columbus, OH

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Java Developer / Analyst. A Java Developer / Analyst is needed for a contract-to-hire opportunity with our Columbus, OH client. The candidate will be involved in the coding of new software applications and/or the modification of existing software applications. This will entail the review and understanding of project scope, requirements, project design and the IT development life cycle. He or she will also be required to perform code reviews.

Support (issue resolution) of existing software applications. Any newly created or modified applications will require support time to correct software bugs. The developer will need to respond quickly to critical issues.
Analysis (scope and requirements) and design. The individual will also have involvement with requirements gathering, documenting requirements and design creation.
Interaction/communication with business users. He or she will be required to communicate with business users regarding requirements, design reviews and prototype presentations.

Essential Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree - Course of Study/Major: CS, CE, CIS, IS, MIS, or similar, or equivalent experience.
Two to four years of experience in Java.
Two years of experience in Oracle and ETL.
Demonstrated strong logical and technical problem-solving skills.
Demonstrated ability to learn and quickly comprehend new concepts.
Demonstrated strong judgment and decision-making ability.
Passion and ability in providing excellent customer service.
Experience interfacing with customers for gathering requirements.
Experience planning and breaking down a task into sub-tasks and estimating effort to perform the work.
Familiarity with software usability concepts.
Experience facilitating meetings with multiple customers and technical staff, including building consensus and mediating compromises when necessary.
Software prototyping experience.
Ability to support global operations
Availability for on-call support of a 7x24x365 environment.

Desirable Qualifications:
Four or more years of experience in a software development role.
Experience with
Object-oriented development experience.
Experience with additional software development technologies and methodologies.
Knowledge of multi-tier system development.
Knowledge of Web Services development using WebSphere or similar application server.
Knowledge of additional software lifecycle phases including testing, deployment, maintenance and support.
Familiarity with configuration management concepts and tools.

Fast Switch, Ltd. is a 16-year-old IT Consulting company with offices in Columbus, OH and Detroit, MI doing business in almost half the states in the union. We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused. You are our most important asset!
We've differentiated ourselves by being creative, flexible, and fast. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We're different. Our consultants and clients tell us so, and it's our great people who make the difference! We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:
Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays 85% of premium)
Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
Long Term Disability (100% paid)
Life Insurance (100% paid)
401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
Education Reimbursement
Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
We have won the Columbus Business First "Fast 50" award 4 times in the last 5 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.
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About this company
4.510 reviews
Fast Switch, Ltd. is a high-growth, IT Staffing and IT Recruiting company providing service to companies across the nation. Fast Switch was...