Employment: Java J2EE Programmer with Drools experience

Java J2EE Programmer with Drools experience

This position will be filled as an independent contractor and may require work on-site at our client location in St. Paul, MN. Minneapolis-IT-Services-Java-J2EEQualified and interested individuals are urged to email their resume to info@nighthawkmarketing.com.

We currently have an opening for a Java J2EE programmer with Drools experience. Application programming using Java and incorporating the Drools business rules is critical for this position. This person will be required to produce a software product in the two key areas identified below:


  • Code at expert level and ensure all of the system applications are configured correctly
  • Ensure all deployments are correctly done, and is responsible for monitoring the entire implementation
  • Work with the client’s programming staff to recommend changes as per business requirements


  • Review and understand the Drools business rules currently residing within the application, documenting them and then coding/converting them to human readable form
  • Work closely with the project team to recommend and/or implement rules and Java code changes as per the client’s code change control process

Required Skills and Years of Experience:

Java J2EE 7
Hibernate 5
Spring 5
Drools 5
WebSphere Application Server 5
Oracle 3
ESB / Web Services 3
Unix/Linux 2


Additional Desired Skills:

  • Strong experience and knowledge in languages and tools, to include: JAVA (J2EE), JavaScript, HTML, Drools, JSF, Spring and Hibernate, RAD 7 through 8.5
  • Expert-level experience conducting builds using Maven and Ant
  • Expert-level experience/knowledge in Platforms to include: WebSphere Studio Enterprise Edition, WebSphere Application Server (WAS), MQ Series, Oracle 11G, WebSphere Process Server (WPS), and Enterprise Service Bus (WESB) on primarily IBM hardware (Linux OS)
  • Strong background in Unix/Linux
  • Strong experience in application integration and database (Oracle 11g) modeling
  • Experience working with similar screening applications or business rules driven projects


About Us
Nighthawk Marketing is a Minneapolis web design, IT support, and digital marketing agency located in the Twin Cities of Minnesota. We provide professional web and IT support to organizations in the government, nonprofit, retail, education, legal, healthcare, financial and B2B markets. We are an equal opportunity agency and consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected factor.