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Software Engineer Java


Irvine - California - USA



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Kronos is looking for a passionate developer with high volume web application experience to join our team in our Orange County, Irvine office. Join our development team and make an immediate impact on our fast moving, customer centric web applications. The right Senior Java Engineer will have experience with various object oriented programming languages and be able to work with both front end technologies as well as implement server side logic. The Senior Java Engineer needs to be able to think strategically and operate tactically to be able to deliver on the technical vision of the company.
•With wide-ranging experience, use professional concepts in line with company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways.
•Has an excellent understanding of programming and testing concepts, design patterns, and best practices, and is able translate that understanding directly to implementations.
•Has a deep knowledge and stays on the forefront of all development languages and frameworks utilized by our applications (Java, JavaScript, SQL, CSS, Spring, Hibernate, etc.).
•Able to work autonomously on complex issues where analysis of use cases, situations or data requires an in‑depth evaluation of various factors and involves investigating issues and code execution, potentially, across all levels of the application stack, from database to browser, including external libraries.
•Demonstrates a well-defined knowledge of design patterns and common algorithms and exercises them in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
•Has the ability to mentor the junior developers on the team.
•Quickly and efficiently find robust and effective solutions to difficult development problems.
•Perform insightful and constructive code reviews to help maintain and teach proper coding techniques and ensure that your fellow developers are considering all pertinent factors in order to prevent regression defects or the introduction of problematic code.
•Commonly recommends new technologies, methodologies and practices to increase the department’s productivity and better the department’s applications.
•Communicates effectively with other departments in order to effectively gather information required to perform duties.
•Able to independently perform day to day activities with no instruction, using proper judgment to determine when to involve stakeholders with decisions regarding the overall function or direction of a given feature or application scenario.
•Be able to quickly resolve very difficult issues through analysis of the application code, 3rd party libraries, customer use cases, and discussion with stakeholders.
•Suggest methods and technologies to improve our applications and development practices.


3-5 years direct industry experience
•Programming concepts, design patterns, OOP, TDD, AOP, IOC/DI
•Full stack java based web development: SQL, Java, J2EE, Spring MVC, HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, JPA or Hibernate
•Strong SQL skills – including Stored Procedures, Functions, Triggers
•Familiar with Agile development methodologies
•Version control systems and methodologies (Git preferred)

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience – Preferred
•JSTL, JSP, Thymeleaf
•ActiveMQ or RabbitMQ
•Single Sign-On

Nice to have:
• Bootstrap
• JQuery
• Angular

Corporate overview

You’re empowered when you’re a Kronite. 

Want to be part of an elite group of highly skilled professionals? We think our employees are a special group of talented, energetic, and innovative people. And for that reason, we refer to ourselves as Kronites. Kronites care about more than just work. We recognize the need to maintain a healthy work-life balance – to live inspired. In fact, it’s expected! You’ll soon learn that we take work and fun seriously. No matter what position you hold at Kronos, you’re a Kronite. And we want you to feel like you have the power to make a difference in your life and the lives of others, at work and beyond. Want to learn more about our culture? Follow us on Twitter @work4kronos. #MyWorkInspired

Kronos is a global provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos’ industry-specific workforce applications are purpose built for businesses, healthcare providers, educational institutions and government agencies of all sizes. Tens of thousands of organizations – including half of the Fortune 1000® - and more than 40 million people in over 100 countries use Kronos every day. 

EEO Statement

Kronos is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.