F111319: Java Developer

Job Location:

St. Louis, MO

As a


alaried fulltime employee of Ferguson Consulting, you will function as a contract IT resource in the role of Java Developer at the enterprise level for our financial services client in St. Louis, MO.

As a Ferguson Consulting employee, and a consultant to our end client, you can focus on your technical skills development and career versus becoming a client SME - which is always in your best interest.

What You'll Do:

  • Designs, tests, and implements Java-based web applications using industry standard software development practices, techniques, tools, and frameworks
  • Supports the design and develops complex business components in Java deploying to Java EE Application Servers
  • Provides technical support for production incidents, as well as system operations and maintenance support during system and application testing functions.
  • Translates application use cases, user stories, and UI specifications into dynamic web applications.
  • Provides estimates of level of work effort and time for completion
  • Develops and unit tests complex application web components
  • Develops complex application business logic using Java
  • Designs and codes, and integrates application business layer with external application components

  • Creates or updates system documentation

Who You Are:

  • 3+ years of experience designing, testing, and implementing Java-based web applications
  • Experience working / developing in the UNIX Operating System
  • Experience with Java and Java EE technologies
  • Experience with Angular 2+ and JavaScript / TypeScript preferred
  • Experience with Ansible or other automated deploy tools preferred
  • Experience with Hibernate and Spring
  • Experience with Spring Projects such as Spring Boot, SpringMVC, Spring Data preferred
  • Experience with SOAP or REST services preferred
  • Experience with WebLogic and/or WebSphere preferred
  • Experience with Oracle RDBMS or other relational databases
  • Experience with issue tracking tools such as JIRA preferred
  • Must be familiar with implementing standard best practices (e.g. secure programming, Java patterns, and Test Driven
  • Development)
  • Will work with sensitive material and follow proper protection standards
  • Travel (5%)
  • Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience
  • Position requires US Citizen or lawful permanent resident with three or more years of US residency

The benefits:

We hire IT professionals who like to work with smart people and can hold their own in a demanding environment. Our employees build a career at Ferguson. Here IT isn’t a support function for our business – it IS our business. We strive to develop a professional relationship with each employee – and that is what you are, our direct employee. Our pay and benefit levels recognize the advanced skills of our talented staff members. In addition, we are unique in our market in the emphasis that we place on continuing education, including an annual training allowance that is an integral part of our compensation package. This kind of investment in our employees’ professional development is an important contributor to making Ferguson a desirable place to build an IT career. As a W-2 employee, your first assignment will be just that – the first of many. Our goal is to establish a long-term employee relationship with you.

The compensation:

Highly competitive base salary.

Paid overtime

$.60/$1 401K match

160 hours of Paid Time Off (PTO) Benefits

Bonus System

Health, vision, dental, and life insurance

Short-term and long-term disability

Training allowance for Leading Industry Professional Training with SLU/Wash U.

How to Apply:

If you are looking for a change and/or are interested in building or continuing your career as an IT professional and have the ability to thrive in challenging, fast-paced environments, we want to hear from you.

Please send your resume to Katie McElhone at kmcelhone@fergcons.com

Please review our website fergusonconsultinginc.com and find out more about who we are and what we can do for you.


Ferguson is free from biases for or against any individual or group of candidates. We are inclusive and celebrate multiple approaches and points of view. Ferguson believes diversity drives innovation and that difference is valued. We build a culture where we are committed to cultivating and preserving inclusion. We’re always growing our network of people, opportunities and tools to help our employees develop, advance and manage their career paths. Our diverse team of employees enables us to learn better together as a collective team. Ferguson welcomes all qualified applicants in consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Katie McElhone
Ferguson Consulting
1350 Timberlake Manor Parkway, Suite 500
Chesterfield,MO 63017
(636) 728-4406
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