Java Developer / Engineer / Programmer


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                                                    Java Developer / Engineer / Programmer     

                                                    These positions are located in Carmel, IN

Summary: Are you a Software Engineer who enjoys working in small teams, finding solutions to a variety of business challenges where your input will make a difference? Are you skilled in Java, SQL, Webservices and front-end web-based development tools? Are you someone who has the desire and proven ability to learn more languages and skills needed to get things done?

Job Description:

What you will be doing:

  • Participating in iterative development of solutions based on acceptance criteria and designs
  • Participating in code reviews, planning and estimation meetings
  • Testing solutions and troubleshooting issues
  • Participating in cross-discipline collaboration with team members including the product owners, designers, and testers
  • Job Requirements


    • Bachelor's Degree preferred and/or three to five years of related experience
    • Strong Java/J2EE foundation with knowledge of SQL and database design principles
    • Ability to develop using JSP, CSS, HTML, AJAX/JSON and JavaScript/JavaScript libraries (jQuery preferred)
    • Experience with IBM Portal Server and Application servers (IBM WebSphere/JBoss)
    • Eclipse based IDE (IBM Rational Application Developer preferred)
    • Ability to implement SOAP based web services (REST services preferred)
    • Experience with Spring Framework (Spring MVC) and Hibernate framework
    • Strong communication skills
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

    Nice to have:

    • Knowledge of Rational ClearCase / ClearQuest toolset
    • Knowledge of Bootstrap/AngularJS
    • Experience with Enterprise Service Bus (ESB)
    • Experience with administration of Portal/Application servers (IBM WebSphere/JBoss)
    • Experience with reporting tools (Jasper Reports preferred)


    The KAR group of companies provides sellers and buyers across the global wholesale used vehicle industry with innovative, technology-driven remarketing solutions. KAR’s unique end-to-end platform supports whole car, salvage, financing, logistics and other ancillary and related services, including the sale of more than 4.4 million units valued at over $40 billion through our auctions. Our integrated physical, online and mobile marketplaces reduce risk, improve transparency and streamline transactions for customers in 110 countries.

    Headquartered in Carmel, Indiana, KAR has approximately 17,400 employees and maintains business units across the United States, Canada, Mexico and the United Kingdom.