Lead Java Developer

ADP
 Alpharetta, GA

Req Number: 234236

ADP is hiring a Lead Java Developer for NextGen Payroll!

  • Are you empathetic to client needs and inspired by transformation and impacting the lives of millions of people every day?
  • Are you looking to join a dynamic, inclusive team environment with a culture of collaboration and belonging?

Well, this may be the role for you. Ready to design what's next?

In this role, you will deliver a complete back end application - from the creation of prototypes from ideas, mockups until the functional code implementation. You will Lead the team prototyping solutions and recommending the adoption of new technologies to continually improve our client experience. You will ensure high application quality and performance. You will coordinate the workflow between the end user, product owner, developer, and yourself , and provide them direction and help them solve critical problems. You will work with other developers in the process of building RESTful APIs. You will create unit tests and participate in code reviews to ensure code quality and distribute knowledge. You will work with the release coordination team in deploying application code to different environments and support the team with triage bugs and troubleshoot production issues as soon as they are identified which may occasionally require unusual hours (evenings/weekends). You will create software documentation and update existing documents. You will participate actively, follow Agile/Scrum development methodology, daily stand-up, poker planning (development estimation), and tasking.

To thrive in this development career, you'll need to be an expert in Java (Java 8+ preferred) and have a firm grasp on Spring, and Hibernate. You'll need to be familiar with web services, RESTful APIs, and open source tools such as KAFKA/Zookeeper. Like our best developers, you are an enthusiastic creator eager to learn and take on stretch assignments. You strive to learn new technologies and find ways to incorporate what you learn into building your products.

You will work closely with your team to Lead and guide projects to success. You'll have a hands-on role designing, developing, debugging, and deploying software solutions where you can leverage your expertise with code complexities. You'll also serve as a mentor to the junior developers. In the senior role, you will balance the assigning of user stories through prioritization and consideration of the technical interests of each developer on the team. As part of our team, you'll find exciting challenges, get opportunities to grow your career, and develop solid friendships as we design what's next for ADP and the industry. Pace should not scare you. We still find time for a healthy dose of fun.

Like what you see? Apply now!

Learn more about ADP at tech.adp.com/careers

A little about ADP: We are a global leader in HR technology, offering the latest AI and machine learning-enhanced payroll, tax, HR, benefits, and much more. We believe our people make all the difference in cultivating an inclusive, down-to-earth culture that welcomes ideas, encourages innovation, and values belonging. ADP has a deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as a global Best Places to Work, DiversityInc® Top 50 Company, Best CEO and company for women, LGBTQ+, multicultural talent, and more. Learn more about ADP's commitment on our YouTube channel: http://adp.careers/DEI_Videos

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

Here's what you can expect on a typical day:

  • You'll start each day with a scrum, working in a team to understand responsibilities, identify issues, and communicate coding priorities while choosing user stories to complete. You will also participate in other agile ceremonies, including scheduled sprint demos, where you will present your work to up to 90 stakeholders.
  • Build teams that thrive. As an experienced leader, you want everyone to shine. You'll start each day by checking in with your engineering team to identify priorities and challenges. You'll find a way to make the team's day go smoother. You are constantly looking for ways to share your knowledge, motivate others and keep everyone engaged and productive.
  • Build Products. You will use your technical expertise to review your team's work and help your people excel in an Agile environment. You're proactive and hands-on. When you see a potential issue, you never leave things hanging and unfinished. When you and your team deliver a finished product, it's as polished as you could make it.
  • Variety of work. There is no typical day. You could be checking in with a team in India one minute, meeting with leadership to review initiatives for the coming quarter later and tomorrow handling a few ad hoc requests from your peers in other departments.
  • Influence and inspire confidence. You are comfortable presenting to senior leaders, product owners, and peers with a compelling voice that you demonstrate through executive presence, leading change, and creating clear executive-level communications on milestone achievements.
  • Experience. You have 5+ years of experience in relevant skills gained and developed in the same or similar role.

TO SUCCEED IN THIS ROLE:

  • You'll have a Bachelor's degree OR equivalent
  • Be open to work in an Agile environment
    • Experience with Scrum framework
  • Excellent communication skills
    • Be able to discuss, interact and propose solutions to product owners, stakeholders and team members
  • Backend experience
    • Strong Experience in Java - JEE, Spring, Hibernate
    • Web services implementation -- Restful/SOA
    • Queue Managers - Kafka/Zookeeper
    • Database experience - MySQL
  • Test-Driven Development

YOU'LL LOVE WORKING HERE BECAUSE YOU CAN:

  • Have courageous team collaboration. Courage comes from how associates are willing to have difficult conversations, speak up, be an owner, and challenge one another's ideas to find the best solution.
  • Deliver at epic scale. We deliver real user outcomes using strong judgment and good instincts. We're obsessed with the art of achieving simplicity with a focus on client happiness and productivity.
  • Be surrounded by curious learners. We align ourselves with other smart people in an environment where we grow and elevate one another to the next level. We encourage our associates to listen, stay agile, and learn from mistakes.
  • Act like an owner & doer. Mission-driven and committed to leading change, you will be encouraged to take on any challenge and solve complex problems. No tasks are beneath or too great for us. We are hands-on and willing to master our craft.
  • Give back to others. Always do the right thing for our clients and our community and humbly give back to the community where we live and work. Support our associates in times of need through ADP's Philanthropic Foundation.
  • Join a company committed to equality and equity. Our goal is to impact lasting change through our actions.

What are you waiting for? Apply today!

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