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Kelly Services Java AWS Software Engineer in Urbandale, Iowa

Kelly Services is hiring a Java/AWS Software Engineer in Urbandale, IA for a 7 month contract. For immediate consideration, please email your resume to the recruiter at or apply online.

Java / AWS Software Engineer

Urbandale, IA (Onsite only - open to candidates wiling to relocate at own expense)

7 month - W2 contract

Job Description:

Works on a product team and supports product design by planning its work, coordinating with others, and writing and testing code to deliver moderately complex functionality on a complete product or significant portion of a product it supports. This level develops simple designs to solve well-defined problems with guidance from more senior team members. May assign, coordinate and review portions of the work to support personnel; Makes decisions within established guidelines subject to review by supervisors; Executes high level applications to more complex problems.

Required Skills:

  • Six (6) or more years of experience in designing and developing Java applications. We will be open to speaking with a candidate who has strong Java background and is willing to learn new technologies in short duration.

  • Ability to understand complex architecture

  • One (1) or more years of experience with AWS technologies.

  • Experience with Agile methodologies (such as: Test Driven Development, Acceptance Test Driven Development).

    Preferred/Additional skills that would make a candidate stand out:

  • Experience with AWS technologies and concepts, specifically: Kinesis, Lambda, ECS/EC2, Dynamo, Aurora, SNS, SQS.

  • Virtualization experience, specifically with Docker.

  • Understanding system reliability engineering

  • Experience with AWS Internet of Things (IoT), MQTT

  • Experience creating highly scalable applications that need to ramp up and ramp down infrastructure quickly and cost effectively.

  • Experience with Precision Ag technologies and their use.

*Ability to travel domestically 5% of the time or less. Travel will mainly be to a Lab in Milan.

Why Kelly ® ?

As a worker today, it’s up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find what’s next is what we’re all about. We know what’s going on in the evolving world of work—just ask the nearly 500,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

About Kelly ®

At Kelly , we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.