Job title: Backend Java Engineer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Austin, TX, USA
Job published: 03/02/2020
Job ID: 32499
Contact name: Colin Turner, Sandy Aguilar
Phone number: 512-740-9352
Contact email:,

Job Description

Backend Java Developer 

New Iron has a great opportunity for a well-rounded, team-focused Java Backend developer who cares about writing clean and well-designed code.

Candidates for this position must have demonstrable expertise with: 

  • Test Driven Development using JUnit 
  • At least one mock object framework 
  • Object oriented design skills
  • Design patterns 


The team you’d be joining develops and deploys applications for financial institutions.

This is a great opportunity for a well-rounded, team-focused developer, to join an Agile team with a great culture delivering financial applications at scale. 

If you are a driven, high energy individual, who is dedicated to developing clean, well-designed, well-documented, reusable, testable code, then we should talk. 


What you’ll be doing!

  • Designing and building middle-tier components and services to support business user stories 
  • Refactoring existing application code to improve design clarity and reduce maintenance costs
  • Pairing, collaborating, and otherwise improving the development process
  • Writing lots of unit tests



  • 3-5+ years of experience with Java 
  • Experience with Spring 
  • TDD expertise - a strong background in unit testing is a must for this position 
  • Mocking expertise - is a must for this position 
  • OO Design and design patterns; must be able to solve problems in a simple, neat and organized way
  • Agile; Must have practical experience with unit testing and Continuous Integration ( Docker, etc.) 



  • Strong knowledge of SQL (writing and optimizing queries, stored procs)
  • Experience with Modern JavaScript 
  • Experience with SOA and web services (REST).
  • Experience with AWS 
  • Experience with Docker 
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or a related field is strongly preferred 


This is a full time role with a client based in Austin, TX. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer. Principals only. Recruiters, please do not contact this job poster.