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Senior Software Engineer

Company name
Advance America

Spartanburg, SC, United States

Employment Type

Engineering, It, J2ee Java

Posted on
Mar 28,2019

Valid Through
Jul 11,2019

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The Senior Software Engineer will develop for both the current and next generation of enterprise class software solutions at Advance America. Responsible for development efforts for new products, software enhancements, extensions, defect corrections and integration of features. Implementation of architecture requirements and complex system specifications. Use innovative problem solving and critical thinking approaches to proactively solve a broad range of problems across technologies. Develop systems and design infrastructure necessary to support both business and technical integration needs.

Provide 2nd and 3rd level production support to respond to issues/problems
Provide mentoring to new and junior department members


Participate in cross functional requirements and design sessions that drive requirements traceability and accurate estimates for the overall development effort
Provide technical leadership to Java Developers on architecture, design and development tasks
Identify areas of improvement for technology areas


Write software that provides new or modifies existing business functionality
Write PL/SQL scripts, procedures and functions against databases for data support and security to web applications
Refactor code to comply with defined conventions to improve usability and overall presentation efficiency
Develop test procedures at a unit and integration level to ensure compliance with Advance America standards and development practices
Apply Agile development methodologies
Generates and reviews documentation and provides written and oral feedback on system requirements, code level reviews and design, system design documents, critical design review, integration, testing and other key development activities
Automate repeatable tasks such deployment CI/CD, test suites & document creation
Identify areas of failure and self-healing opportunities
Ensure compliance with policies, procedures, and laws governing our industry/business and products. 
To develop and maintain business relationships. 


Understand, adhere to and enforce all corporate policies including, but not limited to, Advance America\u2019s Creed, Code of Ethics and Information Security Policies. 

Equivalent Education Level Required:  The minimum educational prerequisite for this position is a Master\u2019s degree in Computer Science or its equivalent or a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science coupled with at least 5 years of progressive experience in the computer programming/analyst field.
Experience Required:  Minimum 5 years.
Required Qualifications: 4 years J2EE experience, REST, XML, JSON, Self-motivated and collaborative IT Professional with a strong background in the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC). Excellent written and verbal communications skills as would be needed to communicate in person, by phone, and through email; adaptability and flexibility to changing environment; and comfortable working in a dynamic, high volume, fast-paced environment. Ability to rapidly assimilate new technologies and be able to communicate effectively with various teams.  Ability to work across functional teams.  Has domain knowledge on Enterprise Technologies.  Ability breakdown and solve complex problems.
Preferred Qualifications:  Experience with the following:
Apache Camel JMS/Active MQ Vue.js GraphQL Agile development methodology  myBatis CI/CD (Jenkins, Nexus, Git, maven/gradle) containers (docker, kubernetes) Familiarity with Linux environment (RHEL/CentOS) Spring framework  
Physical Requirements:  Sitting for long periods of time; standing occasionally; walking; bending; squatting; kneeling; pushing/pulling; reaching; twisting; frequent lifting of less than 10 lbs., occasional lifting of up to 20 lbs.; typing; data entry; grasping; transferring items between hands and/or to another person or receptacle; use of office equipment to include computers; ability to travel to, be physically present at, and complete the physical requirements of the position at any assigned location.
Travel: 0-10   % 
Attire: Business casual

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Advance America
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Company Profile
At Advance America, we offer a wide range of fast and convenient financial services* at more than 2,500 locations nationwide: We pride ourselves on having respectful, friendly employees to help meet your financial needs. Our customers have given us great reviews based on our professional staff and our welcoming atmosphere.