Kappa Search | Chicago Employment Agency | Software Engineer Position

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago employment agency that specializes in the recruitment and placement of engineering, technology, manufacturing, procurement and sales professionals.

Our client is a leading provider of software solutions to the online trading market. This company is offering an excellent opportunity for a  Java Web Application Developer who wants to design and create unique experiences through cutting-edge technologies in one of the fastest growing segments of the trading market. Join our top notch development and management team to take our innovative electronic transaction platform to the next level. The development team is interested in hiring experienced software professionals that have a desire to work in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment. We encourage independent thinkers, enthusiasm, and results while rewarding with increasing technical challenges and levels of responsibility. If you are an innovative thinker and have a desire to think outside the box to add flash and style to a highly-functional web-based platform then this is the place for you.

Requirements:

* Extensive experience in web design and development with an emphasis on UI design best practices.
* Solid understanding of browser CSS standards. Hands-on experience with CSS.
* 7+ years Java programming and design.
* JSF experience highly desirable.
* Strong front-end Ajax experience required. Working knowledge of Ajax JSF libraries is a plus (ICEfaces experience is preferred).
* Experience developing platform independent, cross-browser User Interfaces (specific experience with transactional or trading applications a plus). Working knowledge of browser DOM and JavaScript.
* Familiarity with Spring and Hibernate a plus.
* Experience with RAD or other structured development methodologies.
* Strong unit testing skills and familiarity with JUnit.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Ability to innovate, prioritize and multi-task.
* Technical aptitude and problem solving skills, cooperative approach