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.
UTi is an industry-leading, non-asset-based supply chain management company that delivers competitive advantage to our clients' supply chains. With innovative, integrated solutions configured to specific requirements within any major vertical market, we can design, manage and service our clients' supply chain efficiently and cost-effectively.
What is this role about?
The primary responsibility for this role is the support and development of software for the distribution vertical using agile methodology. The candidate will be required to design, develop and support custom applications for UTi internal and external clients. Knowledge of logistics and distribution is a plus as is the experience working with remote team members. The successful candidate will be highly successful working as a team member.
What will you be doing?
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Troubleshoot, test, enhance and maintain in house applications in web and stand-alone environments.
Monitor software performance and correct deficiencies when noted.
Confer with users and project leads/business analysts to gain an understanding of requested changes. Resolve questions of intent, input, and output requirements as well as the use of existing paradigms/patterns.
Write unit and other test cases.
Provide detailed specifications and other documentation as needed.
Assist in creating training materials for current and future applications.
Participate in complete software development life cycle, including occasional QA and peer review.
Work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
Research, develop and incorporate new technology within current applications
Maintain confidentiality of any company data or process.
What skills do you need for the role?
Interfacing with end-users/support staff
User Interface Development
Must be a self-starter, being able to work with little or no direction.
Excellent written and verbal communication.
Ability to self-train.
Subversion or CVS
Education and/or Experience
4+ years of previous programming experience in an Object Oriented environment.
2+ years of Java 2+ years of relational databases database experience.
Must speak and write English fluently.
College level algebra.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Professional Designations
Java Certified Professional for Java 5+ (Optional)