Java Software Engineer


Location: Hoover, AL, AL, 35242
Employee Type: full time
Experience: 2 - 5 years
Education: Highschool GED
Travel Required: none



Under moderate supervision, participates in the technical design and implementation of new products or enhancements.  Participates in all phases of the development cycle:  concept, technical design, prototype, code development, testing, release to QA and implementation.


  • Completes product technical design and prototyping, software development, bug verification and resolution. 
  • Performs system analysis and programming activities which may require research.
  • Provides technical/engineering support for new and existing applications from code delivery until the retirement of the application. 
  • Provides reasonable task and project effort estimates.
  • Ensures timely, effective, and quality delivery of software into production.
  • Develops and tests applications based on business requirements and industry best practices.
  • Creates required technical documentation.
  • Adheres to documented departmental and corporate standards.
  • Collaboratively works with QA team to ensure timely delivery of high-quality products.
  • Collaboratively works with customer support team to resolve or diagnose defects.


  • Bachelor’s degree required; business, software engineering, or computer science degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 18 months to three years of technical experience in software development or related field; or
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.


  • A seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of area of specialization. 
  • Works on moderately complex and diverse projects. 
  • Exercises good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. 
  • Strong knowledge in the following areas: 
  • 4+ years of Java experiences
  • Maven
  • Spring Core experience
  • MS SQL or Oracle
  • RCP or Swing plus
  • JEE experiences plus
  • Financial industry experience plus
  • Domain and industry knowledge 
  • All phases of the development cycle including concept, technical design, prototype, code development, testing, release to QA and implementation 
  • Awareness of business issues as they impact overall project plans  
  • Able to demonstrate strong skills in the following areas: 
    • Software design and implementation 
    • Analysis and design at multiple-project level 
    • Research, analysis and problem resolution 
    • Communication and interpersonal 
    • Organizational and time management 
  • Able to create deliverables for each phase of the development cycle. 
  • Able to manage and prioritize multiple tasks, with minimal assistance, while remaining flexible to changing requirements. 
  • Able to provide task estimates including effort and cost; able to adjust these estimates as appropriate and necessary. 
  • Microsoft and other programming/software engineering related certifications a plus and/or an active desire to pursue such certifications.


  • Typical office setting with environmentally controlled conditions.
  • Able to work extended hours as business needs dictate.
  • Occasional overnight travel required.


In performance of their respective responsibilities, all employees of Jack Henry and Associates are expected to:

  • Complete quality work within deadlines.
  • Interact professionally with other employees, customers and suppliers.
  • Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments.
  • Communicate and coordinate work efforts with other employees, customers and suppliers.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 
  • Attend work regularly based on the assigned schedule.


Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and maintains a Drug-Free Workplace.





Jack Henry and Associates