THE POSITIVE FUTURE OF COMMUNICATIONS
WCG is a global communications company that empowers clients to connect with audiences in ways that are both meaningful and relevant. Our fully integrated communications, creative and interactive services bring our client messages to customers wherever they are. We don’t just execute marketing campaigns and PR tactics. We establish vital communications. Serving as communication stewards, we help clients with customers using every media channel there is, both traditional and new.
We are looking for an experienced Java Developer to join our growing Technology team in Austin. The ideal candidate must have at least 3 years experience in an agency (or equivalent) atmosphere. They will be responsible for working on existing products and websites as well as developing new software and APIs. This position requires collaborative internal/external consensus building skills with a proven ability to think strategically in a rapidly evolving environment. You will have a large stake in product ownership from design to implementation, including the responsibilities for code rollout and responding to client requests. You should have strong experience working within agile development teams.
Be able to interface at all levels of the Technology team, understand business objectives, and drive results with limited instruction or supervision
Ability to work under pressure and with limited direction, at peak performance
Must be able to work on site.
A disciplined approach to balance features against project deadlines
Understand and participated in all phases of software development.
An entrepreneurial spirit
Ability to quickly determine efficacy of an approach
Ability to want to learn new things and go find answers
Ability to back up an approach with solid reasoning
4+ years of experience in software and web development
Must be fluent in Java (JSE). J2EE a big plus
Strong understanding of relational databases such as SQL and MySQL
Strong understanding of OOP and Design Patterns
Experience with other development environments (C# .NET) a plus
Experience building large-scale, high-performance systems
Strong Experience in API development
Strong experience in Automated Testing
Experience with PHP, WordPress, and Drupal a plus
Experience with Eclipse and equivalent IDEs
Experience with Java application servers (Tomcat, Glassfish) a big plus
Experience with cloud deployments (AWS, Rackspace) a big plus
Good verbal and written communication skills
BA or higher degree in Computer Science or related field