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Sr Java Developer

Fort Lauderdale, FL
Job ID #68746

Position Summary:

The Senior Java Developer will be a part of the transformational journey to deliver best-in-class systems to support AutoNation’s business lines across all channels. The role of the Senior Developer is to collaboratively drive the development and support of our critical business systems for AutoNation, including internal and external systems. This role requires deep technical knowledge of high volume and highly transactional systems.


Organizational Relationships:


Collaborate with Product Owners, QA, PMO, DevOps, and other developers to define requirements, design, and develop mission-critical applications.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Analyze, design, and develop application solutions and enhancements that meet requirements
  • Ensure adherence to programming and enterprise architectural standards
  • Complete work assignments and perform appropriate follow up to ensure that tasks are completed on time
  • Collaborate with product owners, application users, creative team, and other developers to define requirements, design, and develop the web application
  • Assist in the rollout of new applications, problem fixes, and enhancements of the software


  • Undergraduate degree in computer science, engineering, or similar field (or equivalent experience).
  • 5+ years of programming with Java, JEE, and Web Services.
  • Experience with web services/API development using Java-based enterprise technologies and tools using Java 8 and above, Microservices architecture, Spring, and REST.
  • Must be able to code in prevailing technologies, including Java, Spring, and SQL, including conceptual knowledge with cloud-native solutions from AWS.
  • Proven abilities in delivering code with CI/CD development methodologies.
  • Experience with modern development tools (ideally Eclipse/Intellij, Git, Maven, CI servers, Azure DevOps (or other tools), and code review tools).
  • Knowledge of Domain-Driven Design concepts and designing and developing Microservices using the Spring ecosystem.
  • Knowledge of developing Spring Data access applications with AWS RDS or NoSQL data stores.
  • Conceptual Experience with API design and implementation.
  • Conceptual Knowledge of container orchestrators and container engines (Docker, AWS ECS).Analytical, problem-solving mindset.
  • Self-driven with minimal supervision.
  • Experience working on a production-critical system.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with developing within a Cloud environment with good knowledge of cloud infrastructure like AWS is a plus.
  • Experience with ecommerce, retail, automotive, and financing is a plus

​Apply now to learn more about this opportunity today!

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.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search 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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