Java Engineer - Billings, MT

  • Zoot Enterprises
  • May 27, 2021
Full time Computer Science Information Technology Management Professional Services Software

Job Description

The Java Engineer position within the WRX Software Development Team at Zoot Enterprises, Inc. focuses on using agile development methodologies to design and develop solid software. She or he creates client & server systems, swing and web applications, plug-able components, and database interfaces using Java and associated technologies.
 
The WRX Team is responsible for development, testing, and release of Zoot’s core software tools and services.
 
This position will be located on-site in Zoot's Billings, Montana office.
No Remote Work.
 
Essential Job Functions
  1. Design, develop, and maintain client software in accordance with internal or external client specifications, following general Zoot programming practices and procedures.
  2. Test and verify code to ensure that it meets specifications and requirements, by recording and analyzing test data.
  3. Update knowledge and skills to keep up with rapid advancements in industry technological advances and software technology, including languages, operating systems, development tools, etc.
  4. Analyze and fully understand Zoot systems, their dependencies, relationships and transport mechanisms to ensure that project code is fully integrated with other aspects of a platform.
  5.  Analyze and fully understand Zoot’s distributed system, development process, transaction flow, credit processing business, company structure, internal tools and related rules, regulations, guidelines, policies and procedures.
  6. Provide reliable solutions to a variety of problems using sound problem solving techniques.
  7. Apply Zoot’s mission statement, desired behavior and tenets and exhibit a desire to see Zoot succeed.
  8. Apply a sense of urgency, commitment and focus on the right priorities in developing solutions in a timely fashion.
  9. Expertise in Java.
  10. Write, update, and maintain computer programs or software packages.
  11. Correct errors by making appropriate changes and rechecking the program to ensure that the desired results are produced.
  12. Conduct trial runs of programs and software applications to be sure they will produce the desired information and that the instructions are correct.
  13. Test and verify code to ensure that it meets specifications and requirements, by recording and analyzing test data.
  14. Analyze and fully understand project requirements to formulate and implement programmatic solutions that efficiently and effectively address said requirements.
  15. Plan tasks accordingly to meet individual project deadlines by utilizing initiative and good judgment, personal planning, goal setting and positive, proactive interaction with other organizations.
  16. Utilize ticketing system to track defects and requested enhancements.
  17. Use Change Management/Release Management processes to develop and deploy code and/or functionality to the production environment.
  18. Confer with and provide software engineering expertise to project design, sales and marketing, and other team members throughout the product development and implementation process.
  19. Monitor functioning of software and make necessary modifications to ensure system operates in conformance with specifications and solve production issues arising from any software troubles.
  20. Advise, mentor, train or assist engineers and developers at other skill levels, as needed, to ensure timely releases of high quality code.
  21. Compliance with and knowledge of Zoot’s Policies and Procedures, Code of Business Conduct, and Employee Agreement.
  22. Achieve a service-focused culture with emphasis on delivering on-time, high-quality products and services to internal and external customers. 
  23. Other duties as assigned – it is understood that this list of major duties and responsibilities is not an inclusive list and that other duties and responsibilities, which may include helping others in the same or different departments, may be assigned by supervision.
Education, Training, and Experience 
This position requires:
  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field required.
  • Years of Experience          
    • 5+ years of previous work related experience.
    • 8+ years of experience working with Java in a professional setting.
 Or, an equal combination of education and experience.
 
Physical Requirements
  • All positions at Zoot require the ability to move about inside an office environment which includes the operation of computers and other office productivity machinery and frequently communicates with other employees, clients, vendors, and visitors.
  • This position specifically requires long periods of sitting at a computer workstation.
Working Conditions
  • This position will take place primarily in an office setting.
  • This position will require travel 0% of the time.
  • The Lead Java Developer position is ever changing and requires flexibility, self-initiative, and regular management of changing priorities.
  • Occasional nighttime and weekend work is required within this position.
Zoot Benefits Include:
- Proudly based in beautiful Bozeman, Montana
- Casual Attire
- Bring Your Well Behaved Dog
- Flexible Work Schedule
- Private On-Site Sports Park
- Paid Vacation, Sick Leave, & Holidays
- 401(k) with Generous Company match
- Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short Term & Long Term Disability
- Fun Committee and Family Friendly Events
- Wellness Committee dedicated to Health, Fitness, & Nutrition
 
Zoot Enterprises is a global provider of advanced origination, acquisition and decision management solutions for financial institutions. We offer comprehensive and flexible platforms for specific business needs that include loan origination, fraud detection and prevention, data acquisition, and more.  

For more than 30 years, we have launched solutions to market faster than the competition. Zoot has partnered with influential U.S. and international organizations including major financial institutions, retailers and payment providers to foster excellence in the financial services industry.

Based in beautiful Bozeman, MT, Zoot provides an engaging and committed culture that is passionate about our clients, our community and our people. With generous and comprehensive benefits, onsite child care, a dog-friendly office and more, Zoot can give you the “No Suits, Montana Roots” career you’ve been dreaming about.

Zoot Enterprises, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such, affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic.  If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for this posted position, contact our Human Resources Department via phone at 406-586-5050 or e-mail at jobs@zootweb.com.