Java Project/Team Leader

Java Project/Team Leader

by Brian Borsa|September 4, 2008
  • Permanent
  • St. Louis, MO
  • Reference: STLumin99

We are actively seeking a Project/Team Leader with Java programming experience. 5+ years


He/she would have a team of 4 developers and 2 contractors – team size could grow in the next year due to additional responsibilities.


The application is supporting a home-grown Java front-end that calls web services at company's affiliate in Southern California. 


The application allows captive and independent agents to quote and purchase automobile and homeowner insurance policies – future enhancements are currently underway.


The company is an IBM shop using Rational Application Developer as their IDE and WebSphere as their application server.





  • 5 or more years of IT experience, preferably 1-2 years in Insurance industry.


  • 3+ years Project Lead experience leading Java, J2EE projects.


  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-focused environment.


  • Ability to work independently while keeping management informed.


  • Ability to handle deadline pressures and effectively escalate project issues.


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are a must.


  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.


  • BS Degree or equivalent combination of experience and formal education.


  • Proven track record of successful project leadership experience.


  • Java, JSP, Struts, HTML, Javascript




  • Experience developing distributed applications using Web Services and/or EJB Experience developing with J2EE application servers, such as WebSphere 6.x.


Required Skills


  • Java programming experience (front-end (JSP, Struts)


  • Project Leader/Team Lead experience


  • e-Commerce experience


  • Web experience


  • Financial or Insurance environment

To apply for this job email your details to brian@cycle3it.com

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