Secaucus, NJ | HCL | Contract | Partially remote


Rate : 50-60/ HR C2C


Work as part of a small, agile team to design and implement new features and technologies in a variety of different products throughout Quest Diagnostics. Deliver high quality, high performance code in an agile environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:
•Develop key product features within existing large-scale Angular and Java-based enterprise applications and new strategic initiatives that will drive system and operational efficiencies, measure system performance, and provide “glue” for complex solutions.
•Participate in the full SDLC involving design, implementation, testing, & launching.
•Assist with the generation and analysis of business and functional requirements for proposed software solutions.
•Participate in architectural and database design discussions as they relate to product direction.
•Develop features completely, both frontend and backend components.
•Design and implement changes to systems that yield higher performance and resiliency while achieving lower operations overhead.
•Own the delivery of an entire component of a system or application, and serve as a technical lead on small to midsize complex projects.
•Work closely and collaboratively with geographically-distributed team of engineers to develop the best technical design and approach for new product development.
•Build software solutions where the problem is not well defined. Design and define the interaction between the other component pieces.
•Consistently define and apply technologies, standards and software engineering practices, mentoring a geographically-distributed team of developers.
•Contribute to the focus and effectiveness of the development team; tracking issues to resolution, monitoring the effectiveness of tasks, and providing status to the team lead.
•Raise long-term architecture issues within project.
•Conduct design and code reviews of multiple projects.
•Generate data for project planning, including task breakdown & estimation of work for a project. Proficient in developing accurate estimates & risk assessments. Track status within the project as necessary.
•Communicate team and project status to project manager and director.
•May occasionally act in the Team Lead role
•Act as the designated expert for owned application area(s).
•Contribute to the continued improvement of the organization’s development procedures by looking for opportunities for improvement and implementing solutions. Start Time:
Hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm
Additional Job Details: Qualifications: Education Preferred: • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent required. Master’s preferred. Work Experience: • 7+ years professional experience in software development. • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented (OO) design patterns, distributed databases, and data modeling techniques. Work Expectations: • No travel required • Occasional night/weekend work required **Upon COVID-19 restrictions lifting, able to work full time from Quest’s office at 500 Plaza Drive, Secaucus, NJ Physical and Mental: • Ability to multi-task, Analytical skills, Ability to follow verbal or written instructions, Thinking analytically, Communication, Using effective verbal communication, Using effective written communication, Handling stress & emotions, Concentrating on tasks, Making decisions, Adjusting to change, Examining/observing details, Sitting for long periods at a time Other: • Essential requirements: o Strong knowledge of Spring framework, including Spring Boot o Strong knowledge Angular 4+ and AngularJS o Extensive experience with TypeScript and JavaScript o Strong knowledge of TDD best practices. Working knowledge of Junit, Mockito, Pact integration, Jasmine and Karma o Extensive experience with Maven • Strong knowledge of observables and reactive programming • JBoss and WebLogic experience preferred • Strong knowledge of SOA and microservices architecture • Experience designing, documenting, and implementing REST APIs. Working knowledge of Swagger/OpenAPI • Extensive experience with Git. Experience with GitLab preferred. • Experience with node.js preferred • Familiar with HTML5/CSS3, angular material • Knowledge of CI/CD tools and processes preferred • Knowledge of Kubernetes and Docker preferred • Knowledge of Oracle DB and SQL required. PL/SQL experience preferred. • Knowledge of cloud architecture (Azure) and innate drive to understand how digital trends can be applied to Quest strongly preferred • Experience with log analysis tools, especially Splunk, preferred • Ability to work well with people and be both highly motivated and motivating • Experience in development of distributed/scalable systems and high-volume transaction applications • Experience Scrum, Kanban, and Waterfall SDLC methodologies preferred • Good verbal and written communication skills. • Passion for developing products that provide a great customer experience. • Desire to understand Quest’s business and ensure solutions are clearly linked to the organization’s strategy and goals for optimal performance. • Continuously monitor industry trends to guide and influence work focus to promote strategic alignment of core business processes. • Adaptable with ability to foresee and proactively adjust to leading edge technical trends. Sees change as an opportunity