CTG Java Developer in Columbus, Ohio

Title: Java Developer

Location: United States

Job Number: 17206446

Computer Task Group (CTG) is seeking a Java Developer for a 6 month W2 contract opportunity with our premier client. The successful candidate will work closely with the platform architect, product director, and peer developers to design and implement state-of-the-art cloud based software. This role has potential to become a direct hire based on job performance.

Candidates can sit in either Shawnee, KS or Austin, TX; all work must be conducted in either Shawnee or Austin.

  • If candidates are located in Austin, Texas they can work from home and go into the office on an as needed basis (Bee Cave Rd and 360).

  • If candidates are in Shawnee, Kansas, they would need to go into the office 4 days a week, and work from home (WFH) one day a week.

No third party resumes will be accepted - All interested individuals MUST be able to work for CTG on a W2 Tax basis (no C2C or third party vendors).

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Work with architects and product managers to create elegant, understandable designs for new features

  • Develop robust, maintainable software

  • Maintain a bulletproof development and deployment toolchain

  • Solve challenging problems across the software development lifecycle be they technical, process or interpersonal

  • Create technical documentation and contribute content for user-friendly manuals

  • Provide leadership and mentorship to the team and promote an open, learning culture

  • Ensure that the software meets and/or exceeds security, uptime, and stability goals

Required Qualifications Include:

  • BS or BA in Computer Science or related field with a strong academic record, or equivalent experience.

  • 5 years of development experience.

  • Enterprise-class Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) development experience.

  • Experience maintaining and enhancing legacy systems.

  • Strong debugging and data spelunking skills.

  • SQL and database design experience.

  • Object-Oriented Design experience.

  • Desire to learn and apply new technologies in the workplace.

  • Strong organizational and communication skills.

  • Experience with web application development such as Java Servlets, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.

  • Ant and Gradle build systems experience helpful.

  • Batch file and other scripting languages helpful.

  • Performance testing and optimization

  • Enjoys working in a collaborative team environment and mentoring junior developers

Required Skills and Experience Include:


  • Experience developing large, robust Java web applications

  • Expertise in object-oriented development utilizing GoF design patterns and best practices

  • Experience developing and optimizing JPA or Hibernate ORM

  • Experience developing and maintaining RESTful web services

  • Front end

  • Expertise in JavaScript, HTML, CSS

  • Experience developing large Angular JS front ends, Kendo UI experience a plus

  • Experience with front end toolchains such as Bower, npm, grunt, gulp, etc.


  • Expertise developing SQL with MySQL, experience with Percona XtraDB Cluster and/or AWS RDS/Aurora a plus

  • Architecture

  • Service Oriented Architecture

  • Third Party Integrations

  • Experience with modern Java frameworks such as Spring or Play Framework

  • IVR and/or Twilio experience a plus


  • Experience developing unit tests for front end and back end using tools like JUnit, TestNG, Mocha, Jasmine, etc.

  • Experience developing tests with Selenium/Webdriver a plus

  • Methodologies/Tools

  • Agile - Scrum or Kanban

  • Version control using Git

  • Experience with Atlassian product suite (JIRA, Confluence etc.) desired

  • CI/CD using tools such as Jenkins, GoCD, or Bamboo


  • Experience deploying applications in AWS

  • Strong Linux experience

To Apply:

To be considered please immediately apply to this requisition using the link provided, reference job number 17206446. For additional information please contact the recruiter, Gina Lyles at gina.lyles@ctg.com or call Gina at 254-547-4817. Kindly forward to any other interested parties - thank you!


CTG is the most reliable IT services provider, built on 50 years of meeting our commitments to make technology work for clients and deliver real business value. CTG provides industry-specific IT strategy, services, and solutions that address the business needs and staffing challenges of clients in high-growth industries, including major technology companies, large corporations, and government entities located in North America and Western Europe.

CTG's greatest asset is its people, and as such we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work Company by Modern Healthcare (since 2013) in North America, and a Best Places to Work Company in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.

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