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YRC Freight Senior Java Developer in Overland Park, Kansas

Senior Java Developer - ( 2101GK )

Primary Location : US-KS-Overland Park

Shift : Day


The Sr. Java Developer leverages advanced software programming skills and strong understanding of digital best practices to develop, implement and maintain business solutions, interfaces, and utility programs. The Sr. Java Developer works collaboratively with business partners to develop solutions enabling new capabilities and improving efficiencies. The Sr. Java Developer leads, mentors and guides a team of developers and participates as a member of a fast-paced agile team and collaborates cross-functionally to design and implement solutions providing competitive advantage to business operations.


  1. Perform moderate to complex programming assignments requiring an advanced understanding of established programming standards, methods and best practices.

  2. Gather and interpret business requirements, create functional specifications and determine the most efficient/appropriate technologies to achieve desired outcomes.

  3. Lead and mentor a team of developers in implementing solutions.

  4. Perform analysis of business models, logical specifications and/or customer requirements to design and build business solutions utilizing multiple technologies.

  5. Work with development teams to integrate solutions with company systems and third-party platforms.

  6. Contribute to and review technical designs of software solutions.

  7. Work with engineers and architects in continuous improvement initiatives.

  8. Conduct research into new technologies, development practices and frameworks.

  9. Collaborate with developers to implement solutions, resolve problems and perform code reviews.

  10. Contribute to and follow development best practices such as version control, unit testing, continuous integration, performance and security testing, and appropriate documentation.

  11. Work with vendor development teams to implement and support governance and change management processes.

  12. Prepare and execute regression and QA tests for configuration changes, upgrades, patching and enhancements.

  13. Provide best practice consulting to management, business partners and team members.

  14. Ensure quality and maintain performance of deployed solutions.

  15. Follow, contribute and support Agile-based software development practices.

  16. Provide technical support and participates in on-call rotation to resolve critical application issues.

  17. Assist with other projects as needed to contribute to efficiency and effectiveness of the organization.


  1. Adaptability - Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes, structure, or culture); adjusting effectively to change by exploring the benefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make the change successful.

  2. Building Trusting Relationships - Using appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interacting with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one’s intentions.

  3. Collaborating - Working cooperatively with others to help a team or work group achieve its goals.

  4. Communication - Conveying information and ideas clearly and concisely to individuals or groups in an engaging manner that help them understand and retain the message; listening actively to others.

  5. Continuous Learning - Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.

  6. Initiating Action - Taking prompt action to accomplish work goals; taking action to achieve results beyond what is required; being proactive.

  7. Work Standards - Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.


  • Competitive pay based on experience

  • Employee selected medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your family

  • PTO and paid holidays

  • 401k Retirement Plan


  1. Requires a bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience.

  2. Minimum 5 years’ experience developing Java based solutions.

  3. Experience as a team lead.

  4. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  5. Strong technical aptitude, fast learner and effective problem solver.

  6. Self-motivated, goal oriented and capable of working both independently and in a team environment.

  7. Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.

  8. Great team player with positive attitude.


  1. Advanced experience in Java, Spring/Spring Boot.

  2. Experience integrating codebase with CI/CD processes using Gitlab, Maven, Jenkins, JIRA.

  3. Strong understanding of object-oriented programming and scalable software design.

  4. Advanced understanding of relational databases and SQL.

  5. Experience in unit testing with Junit, Mockito etc.

  6. Experience in testing using SOAUPUI, Selenium, Postman

  7. Experience working with Agile methodologies (Scrum) and cross-functional teams (Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Developers, Designers, Business Analysts).

  8. Experience on Angular, JavaScript, React, HTML5, CSS3, NodeJS preferred.

  9. Knowledge of API design standards, patterns and best-practices especially swagger and OpenAPI 3.0, REST, SOAP, MQ, JSON, Microservices preferred.

  10. Experience with Mocha and/or Jasmine preferred.

  11. Experience with NodeJS and ExpressJS preferred.

  12. Experience in building Cloud Native applications on AWS/Azure/GCP is preferred.

  13. Experience in using Apigee or a Cloud API Gateway is preferred.

  14. Knowledge of authentication, authorization of services via OAuth 2/OpenID Connect preferred.

  15. Awareness of software design principles and integration patterns in general and of consuming and creating REST and SOAP web services preferred.

  16. Transportation industry knowledge a plus.


This job operates in a professional office environment indoors. Routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.


The position requires the ability to spend long hours sitting or standing while using office equipment and computers. Ability to perform repetitive tasks such as typing and keying. Occasional lifting, pushing/pulling, carrying 10 lbs of supplies and materials is required.

Yellow Corporation, along with all subsidiary companies, are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Req ID: 2101GK