This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
Foundation Systems is looking for a seasoned Java Consultant with strong experience in Struts, XML, and Weblogic Server 6.0. Technical skills required: * 7+ years of progressively responsible experience in the area of software development, deployment, performance engineering, and tools development. * 3+ years of experience as a technical lead / mentor with project planning and design specifications responsibility. * Significant experience tuning the performance and optimizing web-base N-tier workflow applications at a code level. * Java, AWK, ANT, Shell scripts, TCP/IP, UNIX, Tomcat, Apache. * Familiar with enterprise product running in a highly heterogeneous environment: all flavors of OS (more UNIX than Windows/Mac), database, webservers, network, you name it. * Low level / systems operations experience: complied linux kernel or knows about memory performance. * Been named Jack of all trades and strong interest in learning about, using, and developing open source tools. Soft skills required: * Talented problem solver with strong leadership skills. >>Have you managed teams consisting primarily of seasoned engineers with significantly more experience than you and successfully established technical and vision-level credibility with them?? * Fast learner, inquisitive about technologies and backed by sound logic. >>Have you completed projects outside of your "core" skillset on time, on budget and enjoyed it?? * Demonstrated success in working for dynamic, start-up environment. >>Can you be intuitive, flexible and be OK with saying "yes" to odd jobs that just need to be done?? * Organized, methodical, sound judgment, detail oriented, and understand the big picture. >>Does your progression in your field speak loudly on this subject?? * Excellent listening skills and effective communication skills. >>Has manageing cross-functional coordination with people with varying degrees of tech-savvy refined your interpersonal skills the hard way??
Location: 925 area code (company is growing out of the current space and is planning to relocate to San Francisco or 510 area code by the end of the year) Term: Permanent (up to 120K salary, stock options, full benefits)
Urgency: High - will begin interviewing immediately Resume submission requirements: * MUST live in Bay Area right now (strong preference for candidates in 925, 510, 415, or 650 area code) * MUST be a permanent resident / citizen * MUST answer the following questions in your email: Availability: Start: Desire Rate: (ranges is OK) ALL contact numbers (cell, home, office): Describe relevant experience that match with each of the required technical and soft skills listed above: (Hint: here is where you can differentiate yourself from other applicants) Qualify candidates should email your application to: mailto:email@example.com Subject=TechnicalLead-Java-SystemOperations You may followup with a phone call to Marlena at 415-503-3995 indicating why you are a good fit for the position. Thank you for doing what it takes to let us help you in your job search.