Java Microservices Developer

San Diego, CA | Freelance | Job ID #58925 |
Posted Last Month

Local Client is seeking a Java Microservices Developer for a long term contract with the potential/likelihood to go perm.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop REST-based web services utilizing Java microservices web frameworks (such as JHipster/Spring Boot, Micronaut, etc.)

  • Apply design principles and patterns in creating enterprise level solutions, as needed

  • Perform web services tuning and performance testing

  • Implement unit tests as needed

  • Support front-end developers in leveraging web services

  • Automate/script common developer tasks, continually optimize personal and team workflows

  • Infrastructure setup and configuration

  • Engage in code review and feedback process


For consideration, candidates will need a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) and a minimum of five (5) years of related experience in the essential job functions listed

The position requires a senior level of experience in the following areas:

  • Modern Java capabilities and techniques

  • Spring Boot, Spring Security, Spring JPA & Hibernate

  • Relational data modelling concepts and experience in PostgreSQL, MySQL, or similar

  • Adopted opinionated RESTful web services design patterns

  • Microservices-based application architecture

  • Application containerization technologies, including Docker, Kubernetes, and cloud-vendor implementations (AWS, Azure, other)

  • Other modern technologies relevant to the technology stack defined here

Nice to Have/Bonus:

  • Performance tuning and scalable architecture design and implementation

  • Team building, mentoring and technical knowledge transfer

  • Front-end development experience using Single Page Application frameworks/libraries such as Angular, React, Vue in JS or TypeScript

  • DevOps experience

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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