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ettain group has 2 immediate opportunities for experienced Java Developers in Alpharetta, GA

Position Description/Duties: The position will be working to develop and enhance an ID verification product including the use of personal digital certificates.

Qualifications/ Required Skills include (in the order of importance):

- WebSphere 5.1 - development as well as configuration/scripting
- Spring - integration with Hibernate (version 1.2 preferred)
- Jakarta Axis
- J2EE - especially JMS/Message Beans, J2EE 1.3, JMX
- Hibernate
- Struts (1.1, 1.2 preferred)
- UML - practical use of UML tools for code generation - TogetherJ or Enterprise Architect preferred
- Oracle (DDL/DML)
- Jakarta Commons - HTTPClient, HTTPUpload
- XMLBeans
- cryptography
- Eclipse/My Eclipse
- Experience in development and support of production-grade software
- Experience with SNMP, automated FTP, hardware, SSL certificates

Non technical skills essential to the position:
- team players
- risk taker
- independent
- self motivated
- eager to drive results


For immediate consideration, or to refer a friend, please contact:
Brandon Vince: 678-443-7304:
And email resume to: bvince-resumes@ettaingroup.com
18 years ago
Required Skills:
- 1+ year hands on experience with ILog JRules Business Rules Management System
- 3-5+ years experience in object-oriented development of J2EE applications
- Experience in the Finance (or credit) industry
- Strong OO skills
- Must have the ability to interface with the requirements team in the resolution of issues and solving of problems in the effort to deliver the application
- Must have excellent communication skills and be able to communicate within various areas of the organization
- 2+ years of Websphere Application Server 4.x/5.x preferred

Key Job Responsibilities:
- Development of Java applications and frameworks/templates in a team environment
- Integration with Internet web application servers (Websphere)
- Unit testing of responsible modules
- Participation in system testing and integration of application
- Performance testing of Unit/System

Contact Brandon Vince 678-443-7304 bvince-resumes@ettaingroup.com with any questions!
18 years ago
Company
Our client is one of the leading distributors of paper, packaging and facility supplies in North America, offering the most comprehensive suite of products and services in the industry. As the 18th largest private company in the U.S., the company is financially strong and well-positioned for growth.

Position Summary
This position is located in Norcross, Georgia.

The client is seeking to supplement existing applications development resources with a technical person having strong applications development experience in a Java environment. An ideal candidate will have recent experience enhancing and supporting mission-critical, enterprise web solutions. These solutions are built and maintained by a high profile technical team having a direct impact on business productivity and success. Familiarity with eCommerce concepts and system integration and performance optimization strategies are very helpful. Technolgies used currently or planned include Java, Broadvision, Tomcat, Apache, JBoss, Oracle 9i, Eclipse, HP/UX, MQ Series, WebMethods and others.

A Systems Analyst is responsible for analysis, development and support for computer software to meet the needs of business operations. He/she will understand business requirements, communicate effectively with technical and non-technical resources, and enhance/construct target solutions. The individual in this position has a detailed understanding of the organization (s) being supported, Information Technology's role in the business mission and operational procedures. He/She has specialized knowledge in one or more technical areas consistent with the nature of the application environment. This position may include roles in vendor management.

Job Responsibilities
- Hands on programming, testing and implementation
- Conduct analysis and author designs per IT project tasks
- Assist in evaluating and coordinating technical strategies (but not architecting those strategies)
- Help to establish time/effort estimations and acceptable quality measurements
- Evaluate the impact of design decisions on code, database and technical environments
- Evaluate interaction between various systems and business strategies
- Support and maintain system integrity
- Create documentation and designs in either Word or Visio
- Complete other related duties and responsibilities as required or assigned

Requirements:
- Bachelor's degree (BS or BA) preferably in Computer Science or Information Systems
- 3-5 years of professional experience
- Solid background and skill in Java programming should include experience with web applications (struts), Web Services, Object Oriented Analysis and Design
- Expertise developing solutions using Oracle 9i and PL/SQL
- Strong verbal skills, well-organized written communication skills and an ability to communicate effectively with audiences of various career levels and technical proficiency; candidate will be communicating on a daily basis with Business Analysts and Project Managers
- Ability to prosper in, and contribute to, a high performing team environment
- Must be self-motivated
- Ideal candidate will have an aptitude for researching technical content (including source code) and developing an understanding of complex systems

Preferred Skills:
- BroadVision or Enterprise Java technologies
18 years ago
Required Skills:
3+ years of experience working in structured applications development, including at least 1 year direct experience with WebSphere Commerce Suite (5.1+), web technologies (Java, J2EE, HTML, JSPs, EJBs), databases, middleware and transaction processing systems.

� Must enjoy and thrive working in a team-based, highly structured, and competitive environment.
Preferred Skills:
� Bachelors degree in computer science or related field is preferred.
� General knowledge of the PC (hardware and software) is essential.
� This person should have extremely good people skills.
� They should be able to listen to what the user is saying and then interpret what he/ she is trying to get across.
� The ability to work autonomously is also essential.
� Most of the time your are given projects to do with very little or no direction.
� Initiative is another skill that is essential. Being able to present ideas and take charge of projects and getting them completed is very important.
� Communication skills are invaluable- his person must be able to communicate at all levels.
Years of experience: 5+

E. Soft Skills Needed
Ability to communicate with a wide variety of audiences, both business and technical. Ability to manage through influence/partnerships. Experinece in managing technical projects.

Detailed Description of Daily Assignment:
Customize IBM Websphere Commerce features and develop new commerce applications in support of online direct-to-consumer channels. Responsibilities will include extending the base functionality of Websphere Commerce to meet the unique requirements of each brand's electronic storefronts. Activities will follow structured development processes and procedures through all lifecycle phases

Detailed Description of needed deliverable: Functional test plans, status reports, detailed testing scenarios, detailed test cases, defect reporting, etc�

Contact Brandon Vince 678.443.7304
bvince-resumes@ettaingroup.com
18 years ago
4 Month Contract position with large client in Alpharetta!!

Sun Certified Java a plus if not a must!!

Must have at least 2-3 years of experience working designing and programming
Java Swing GUI�s.

1) Two to three years of full-time Java / Swing development experience.
2) Strong Swing skills
3) Strong/heavy XML and GUI Design Skills
4) Strong development skills on Oracle DB and UNIX HP/Sun platform.
5) A strong understanding of object-oriented programming, e.g. encapsulation,
inheritance, polymorphism, etc.
6)Strong multi-threading skills.
7) Strong analytical and problem solving skills
8) Team player attitude
9) Pro-active self-starter requiring minimum supervision
10)Experience with MQ Series may be nice to have.
11)Use a configuration mgmt. tool called Continuous.
12)Load data and do stress testing.
13)May be some tweaking to the core billing system. Adding capabilities.

Outstanding GUI development skills utilizing a variety of technologies
including: Java Swing, Servlets, XML.

Contact: Brandon Vince bvince-resumes@ettaingroup.com
678.443.7304
18 years ago
Our Client has an urgent need for the following requirement:

Job Description: Provide problem resolution for applications as assigned. This team is responsible for about 80% of the company's applications, that is why they need a broad range of application skills. They will also need to perform minor development as required for fixes and minor enhancements. This position requires the person to carry a pager and be on call as part of a rotation. Needs someone who has the ability to cross-train.

Required Skillsets: PL/SQL; JAVA; J2EE; STRUTS
Strong preference given to candidates with these skills in priority order: JSP; HTML; Websphere; COBOL; JAVAscript.

Previous production support experience preferred.

Tech Environment: High Security / Windows / UNIX

Soft Skills: Must have ability to multi-task and prioritize those tasks on own. Pro-Active! Needs to be a self-motivator who can work with little guidance. Someone who is rigid & looking for a 9-5 will NOT be a fit.

Please call Brandon Vince @ 678.433.7304 or email resumes to
bvince-resumes@ettaingroup.com
18 years ago
Rommel,
I appreciate your response. All I know is that my client is specifically looking for someone that is currently working with J2ME for Blackberry's. I will gladly look for other opportunities for you if you want to forward over a Word copy of your resume to bvince-resumes@ettaingroup.com.

Thanks again for the reply!
18 years ago
Main Skill Set: J2ME development on Blackberry devices (required)

Number of Positions: 1
Position Start Date: ASAP


Where is this position located: Alpharetta, GA

Does this position require travel (if so, what?): TBD but doubtful


II. PROJECT AND APPLICATION SCOPE
Position Title: Sr. Software Engineer/Developer � Blackberry J2ME
Position Description: Day to Day engineering and development Full SDLC, for handheld applications on RIM's Blackberry Device. This resource will be the J2ME / Blackberry SME for my client's products group. The majority of this work is pure Research & Development, therefore solid SOP's are not in place. The organization will look to the J2ME/Blackberry Engineer to help define the future of the client's product line related to Blackberry Devices.

Business Objective: Develop new applications for enterprise blackberry users

Technical Environment: J2ME (Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition) is a technology that allows programmers to use the Java programming language and related tools to develop programs for mobile wireless information devices such as cellular phones and personal digital assistants (PDAs). J2ME consists of programming specifications and a special virtual machine, the K Virtual Machine, that allows a J2ME-encoded program to run in the mobile device. See www.whatis.com for more information.

Size of Group: 4 developers, looking for 1 or two more

Type of Development(existing app, new app, both): new applications



III. SPECIFIC ROLE: (software development life cycle)

Analysis %: ___25%______

Design% ___25%______

Implementation% ___25%______

Development% ___25%______

Maintenance% ___0%___



IV. �MUST HAVE�S�
Technical Skills (most to least important): Recent J2ME development on Blackberry devices

Pluses: �just find the required skills�



Non-Technical skills essential to assignment: ability to speak English well

Specific issues regarding work environment: No discrimination issues; just want solid developers

Specific Questions to ask candidate during the interview/screening process: How many years experience of J2ME


________________________________________________________________________ DO NOT SEND CANDIDATES WHO:

Have done J2ME only and not on the Blackberry.
Have done this work in a research setting at school (i.e GA TECH research grads) only.
Require sponsorship
Want to work contract or contract to perm. PERM ONLY.
Require relocation (no problem with out of town people, but they'll have to relo themselves)
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Brandon Vince

ettain group

5901 A Peachtree Dunwoody Rd

Suite 415

Atlanta, (GA) 30328

678 | 443 | 7304 direct

678 | 443 | 7301 fax



bvince@ettaingroup.com

www.ettaingroup.com



technology | people | solutions


Sorry... Location for this position : Alpharetta, GA
18 years ago
Sorry... Location for this position : Alpharetta, GA
18 years ago
Main Skill Set: J2ME development on Blackberry devices (required)

Number of Positions: 1
Position Start Date: ASAP


Where is this position located: Alpharetta, Mansell Road

Does this position require travel (if so, what?): TBD but doubtful


II. PROJECT AND APPLICATION SCOPE
Position Title: Sr. Software Engineer/Developer � Blackberry J2ME
Position Description: Day to Day engineering and development Full SDLC, for handheld applications on RIM's Blackberry Device. This resource will be the J2ME / Blackberry SME for my client's products group. The majority of this work is pure Research & Development, therefore solid SOP's are not in place. The organization will look to the J2ME/Blackberry Engineer to help define the future of the client's product line related to Blackberry Devices.

Business Objective: Develop new applications for enterprise blackberry users

Technical Environment: J2ME (Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition) is a technology that allows programmers to use the Java programming language and related tools to develop programs for mobile wireless information devices such as cellular phones and personal digital assistants (PDAs). J2ME consists of programming specifications and a special virtual machine, the K Virtual Machine, that allows a J2ME-encoded program to run in the mobile device. See www.whatis.com for more information.

Size of Group: 4 developers, looking for 1 or two more

Type of Development(existing app, new app, both): new applications



III. SPECIFIC ROLE: (software development life cycle)

Analysis %: ___25%______

Design% ___25%______

Implementation% ___25%______

Development% ___25%______

Maintenance% ___0%___



IV. �MUST HAVE�S�
Technical Skills (most to least important): Recent J2ME development on Blackberry devices

Pluses: �just find the required skills�



Non-Technical skills essential to assignment: ability to speak English well

Specific issues regarding work environment: No discrimination issues; just want solid developers

Specific Questions to ask candidate during the interview/screening process: How many years experience of J2ME


________________________________________________________________________ DO NOT SEND CANDIDATES WHO:

Have done J2ME only and not on the Blackberry.
Have done this work in a research setting at school (i.e GA TECH research grads) only.
Require sponsorship
Want to work contract or contract to perm. PERM ONLY.
Require relocation (no problem with out of town people, but they'll have to relo themselves)
18 years ago