J2EE Developer - CONTRACT

Cigna Bloomfield, CT

During one or more contract engagements will act as a senior application developer on one or more potential contract engagements for major systems and their subsystems utilizing a thorough understanding of available technology, tools and existing designs. Provides comprehensive consultation to business unit and IT management and staff at the highest technical level on all phases of application programming and processes for diverse development platforms.

Works closely with business partners and system analysis staff to understand desired system requirements.

Analyze system requirements and create detail design documents.

Code andor integrate application components per design.

Works closely with quality assurance staff to ensure coded components meet requirements and respond timely to issues reported.

Strong experience with software development life cycle.

Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Experience providing estimates and detail design documents.

3 years of J2EE in a Websphere environment.

Experience with the following: Tiles, Struts, Hibernate, JUnit, Ant.

Desirable Web Services skills: SOAP, UDDI, XML, WSDL, XSLT, XQuery.

Experience with MQ and/or JMS preferred.

Strong experience with relational databases is desired.

Must be available on a contractual basis.