* Application development experience on building large scale, high volume and REST-compliant microservices using Java in Cloud or container based environment.
* Excellent core Java and Java 8 or Java 11 skills is a must.
* Comfortable with practices like pair programming and code review. Strong experience of pair programming is must. This will take up 90% of your role.
* Experienced in the use of http libraries for consuming http based web services in an efficient manner
* Software engineering practices including: design patterns, unit testing with Mockito, JUnit, automated build and test systems for CI/CD (using Jenkins or similar) and TDD are a must
* Experience using GIT is a must
* Agile development, in particular Scrum and XP
* Experience of Dependency Injection frameworks like Guice or Spring is a must
* Thorough and systematic approach towards troubleshooting and root cause analysis of production issues is a must
* Must be comfortable using Linux and should be good with common shell commands/scripting