Applications Development Consultant

ID: 576312
Type: Temp to Hire
Location: Eden Prairie, MN
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Salary: Open
Our client is currently seeking a Applications Development Consultant in Eden Prairie, MN.

This job will have the following responsibilities: 
  • Partner with Developers, DBA’s, Enterprise Architects, Shared Services teams, Performance Engineers and Product Managers to develop robust performance testing strategies for a web-based application.
  • Responsible for identifying performance tuning opportunities by reviewing Java code written by other developers, configuration files, SQL queries and make recommendations to other developers in the team.
  • Explore new tools and utilities to automate performance testing, results analysis and debugging process.
  • Automate test data setup for performance testing and repeatability of the test.
  • Responsible for bottleneck isolation using smart monitoring tools such as Dynatrace, Splunk, New Relic, etc.
  • Generate periodic test reports showing performance test results comparing to the target performance goals.
  • Come up with innovative ideas/suggestions to resolve complex performance issues/defects
  • Present test results and recommendations to project teams and Business/IT leaders.
  • Participate and provide input in system analysis, design walk-throughs and Code reviews 
  • Comply with standards of the software development life cycle and agile processes.
  • Meet or exceed all defined target test goals and milestone dates for the project in order to ensure its overall success. 

Qualifications & Requirements:
  • 1+ years of experience using one or more performance monitoring tools (Dynatrace, New Relic, Splunk, appdynamics, etc)
  • 2+ years of prior “hands-on” development experience using technologies such as Java/JEE, Groovy, Spring, Maven.
  • 1+ years of development experience in Web-based application, Database, Webservices, API’s, Batch/ETL components. Should have very good understanding of various application tiers and middle-ware in a web-based development environment.
  • 1+ Years of hands-on development experience with PL/SQL, XML/JSON, Flat/Delimited files, MQ messages, EDI X12 files.
  • Exposure to incremental agile software development methodologies. Prior experience in working closely with Developers and Architects in solving software performance issues.
  • Strong troubleshooting and reasoning skills; the ability to debug and resolve difficult technical problems.
  • Proven experience working independently.Current or prior experience anticipating problems proactively 
  • and take appropriate actions to mitigate negative impact.
  • Experience in creating and implementing performance test methodologies, processes, and innovative smart tools.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering. - preferred
  • Prior experience with Load Runner, JMeter, Gatling, Selenium and other automation testing tools.
  • Prior experiences working with EDI X12 (274, 834, 837, 278) files is a plus.
  • Healthcare industry experience
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