job summary:Required Qualifications Bachelor's Degree or higher in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or closely related technical discipline 8+ years of experience with Java 8+ years of experience with unit testing, integration testing, and UI testing frameworks and methodologies (e.g., Spock, Jasmine, Selenium, etc.) as part of software testing automation 8+ years of experience working with, and contributing to, the design of complex technical architectures in resilient and high-scalability environments 6+ years of experience with application persistence layers and related design choices (e.g., SQL, NoSQL, etc.) 4+ years of experience implementing or contributing to optimizing modern agile delivery processes (e.g., SCRUM, Kanban, SAFe, etc.) 4+ years of experience using Git source control Preferred Qualifications 2+ years of Technical Management experience Top-Valued Skills Knowledge of implementing maintainable and well-tested software and relevant support technologies (e.g., Java, Angular, Spock, Git, SQL/NoSQL databases, Kafka, etc.) Knowledge of modern agile processes and optimization Ability to architect resilient and high-scalability applications Ability to learn quickly and adapt to change in a fast-moving environment Ability to translate complex business requirements into simple, elegant technical solutions Top-Valued Attributes Detail-oriented and highly motivated Quality-first approach for development implementation and team processes Desire for continuous learning and improvement Highly collaborative approach to technical delivery from the standpoint of business domain and requirements Desire to work outside comfort zone location: Eden Prairie, Minnesotajob type: Contractsalary: $82.50 - 103.00 per hourwork hours: 8am to 5pmeducation: No Degree Required responsibilities:Facilitate delivery in a cross-functional team of software engineers, quality engineers, and systems analysts in DevOps delivery of a software platform Coordinate efficient and effective agile delivery processes and contribute to operational enhancements Coordinate troubleshooting and resolution of issues Collaborate with delivery team and business stakeholders to design robust and reusable solutions, as well as facilitate the translation to technical designs Collaborate and influence proactive system monitoring practices and strategies to help identify issues prior to customer impact Promote a mindset and culture within the team that embraces identifying, owning, and solving issues, driving quality, improving performance, and improving the customer experience Estimate delivery effort, as well as effectively identify and prioritize high-value deliverables Assist in story definition, evaluation, translation, and business requirements gathering from product owners and business stakeholders Communicate effectively with peers and subordinates to drive efficient team delivery Collaborate in continuous planning with business stakeholders and other technology team leaders to ensure a successful delivery plan is available for business priorities Mentor software engineers and lead software engineering code quality and best practices (e.g., test best practices, design patterns, code smells, etc.) qualifications:Experience level: ManagerMinimum 8 years of experienceEducation: No Degree Required skills: JavaKafkaTestingTechnical Management--------------------------Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.