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Information Security Analyst

Phoenix, Arizona
Digital Commerce Technology

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Job Description

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Leads specification and design of large systems within the Data Management & Advanced Analytics Team in the Cyber Analytics organization.
  • Reviews others’ systems designs to ensure selection of appropriate technology, efficient use of resources, and integration of multiple systems and technology.
  • At least 5 years of hands on experience in JAVA, Java E2EE, and API development.
  • At least 7 years of hands on experience with HTML/HTML5, JavaScript, CSS3, Google Polymer, Sencha Touch, Jquery, Angularjs, NodeJS for responsive web-design (RWD) development.
  • Thorough understanding and years of experience developing of XML, JSON , Rest and Soap Web Services technologies, and data structure fundamentals, with experience in multi-threaded programming.
  • Application Server experience with JBoss and Tomcat is required.
  • Specific experience in Apache Solr and SolrJ integration including   configuration and query development is required.
  • Experience with version controls tools like GIT, SVN, desired.
  • Designs and builds integration components and interfaces in collaboration  with Architects and Infrastructure Engineers as necessary.
  • Experience in support of infrastructure build out and configuration, including performance and stress test support and consultation on the development of those test plans.
  • Responsible for driving solutions that adhere, enable, and enforce of Security Standards and policies as well as the business needs.
  • Contributes to decisions about tools, methods and approaches.
  • Conducts code reviews and builds test automation; takes part in reviews of own work and leads reviews of colleagues’ work.
  • Skilled in the delivery methodology used by the team (Agile, Scrum, Agile XP, Test-Drive Development, Waterfall, etc.).
  • Debugs software components, identifies, fixes and verifies remediation of code defects.
  • Performs ongoing refactoring of code and continuously improves product.
  • Identifies opportunities to adopt innovative technologies.
  • Provides continuous support for ongoing application availability.



Education and Experience

  • 10 years of software development experience in a professional environment and/or comparable experience.
  • Demonstrated experience leading  and collaboration within a teams of engineers.
  • Hands-on expertise with application design, software development and automated testing.
  • Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and relational databases.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, computer science engineering, technology, or has equivalent work experience in software development / maintenance; advanced degree is a plus

 Preferred Additional:
  • Identifies opportunities to adopt innovative technologies to enable business capabilities through innovation; keeps up-to-date on current research and technology in the industry.
  • Tries new approaches when problem solving, seeking ideas, or suggestions from others as appropriate; able to perform root cause analysis.
  • Able to challenge the status quo and drive innovation by generating creative ideas and solutions.
  • Sets and maintains high performance standards for self and others; holds self and other team members accountable for achieving results.
  • Manages multiple tasks effectively – progresses work in parallel.
  • Looks for ways to make changes work rather than only identifying why change will not work.
  • Understands technical aspects of the job and uses appropriate technology for the situation at hand.
  • Carries out systematic and rational analysis to identify the root cause of problems.
  • Recognizes the importance of teamwork to achieve objectives.
  • Adapts to change quickly and easily.
  • Handles problems and acts on own initiative without being prompted.
  • Knows when to escalate decisions and when to make on-the-spot decisions.
  • Identifies a number of ways to do things differently that will continuously improve the product.

ReqID: 18002120
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
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