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Senior Java Developer

Hybrid - Minnesota - Developer

Hollstadt Overview

Hollstadt Consulting is a management and technology consulting firm dedicated to placing professionals at engagements where they will excel. When you work with us, you'll work with a refreshingly real company led and staffed by seasoned experts who are also down-to-earth, good people. We're committed to treating you with respect and helping you achieve your career aspirations.

Since 1990, Hollstadt has been a trusted partner to more than 150 domestic and global companies and has successfully completed over 2,000 projects. Our continued growth has created challenging and rewarding opportunities for accomplished IT and Business Consultants. Hollstadt Consulting is an equal opportunity employer including disability/veteran.

Job Description

Hollstadt is seeking a Senior Java Developer.


  • Installing, configuring, and maintaining AWS EC2/AMI.
  • Administration and management with DevSecOps tools to build CI/CD pipeline on AWS EC2.
  • Writing scripts to achieve the automation of a certain stage throughout the SDLC.
  • Participating in designing, configuring and maintaining AWS EC2/AMIs using advanced tools; troubleshooting infrastructure related problems.
  • Designing, implementing and improving continuous monitoring, alerting and feedback loop system; responding to the operational issues as necessary.
  • Infrastructure Automation (CloudFormation and Ansible).
  • Monitoring and Metrics (CloudWatch, CloudTrail, SNS).
  • VPC and VPC Security (TGW, DX, DNS, etc.).
  • AMI Management (History, Snapshot, Change).
  • AWS Control Tower, DevSecOps Practices and Methodologies.
  • EC2 and Systems Manager.
  • AWS Lambda - Network Performance and Scalability (ELB, ALB, NLB).
  • IAM (AWS SSO, Cognito, Federation).
  • Security (AWS KMS, ACM, AWS Secrets Manager, Amazon Inspector, Amazon Guard Duty).
  • Storage Management (S3, EBS, EFS).


  • High School Diploma, GED or High School Equivalency.
  • 5+ years of experience in design and implementation of large enterprise public cloud environments.
  • Formal education, professional training or work experience in Cloud Technology, Infrastructure, Reliability or related technical domain is required.
  • Highly proficient in integrating and migrating applications into AWS is required.
  • Highly skilled in working in Cloud Native architectures and micro-services design is preferred.
  • Deep understanding of infrastructure as code using CloudFormation, Ansible, SAM and/or similar tools is required.
  • Strong proficiency with AWS services (IAM, VPCs, Landing Zone, EC2, ECS, KMS, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, Systems Manager, S3, RDS, Route53, Lambda, AWS Config, etc.) is required.
  • Proficiency with one or more scripting/coding languages such as Java, JavaScript, REST, JSON, Python, or Bash is required.
  • Consistently makes safety and security, of self and others, the priority.
  • Embraces diverse people, thinking and styles.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AWS Certified Professional preferred.

Client Vaccination Policy:

  • Newly hired contractors/contingent workers are required to be vaccinated if they work at or at any time are required to be at a Client location.
  • By agreeing to be submitted to this role, you agree to comply with Client's vaccination requirements

Benefits + Perks

Comprehensive Benefit Plan

Hollstadt offers a competitive and comprehensive benefit package which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term/Short Term Disability, and Life Insurance. With three different medical plans to choose from, you can enroll in the coverage you need from single to family, or anywhere in between!

Remarketing Process

Hollstadt is based on retention and relationships. We get to know your strengths and career wishes throughout your assignment and then start remarket discussions 6-8 weeks prior to your end date. By being proactive, we are able to keep your down time between assignments as short as possible, unless you choose otherwise.

Professional Development

Hollstadt offers free bi-weekly training courses for our consultants as well as on-demand access to past sessions through our consultant portal. Trainings give our consultants the continuing education they need to excel on their projects.

401k + Matching

One popular benefit is our 401(k) match on the first 4% of your contributions. Hollstadt wants to help you reach your long-term financial goals and understands that planning for your future is critical. Consultants also have access to support from a Financial Advisor.

Bonus Opportunities

We appreciate and reward loyalty. Join Hollstadt, stay for 5 years, and we’ll give you a $5,000 Longevity Award bonus! Additionally, we know great talent knows other great talent. If you are on contract with Hollstadt and refer one of your connections who gets placed, we’ll pay you $1,000!

Ongoing Support & Networking

We have made a significant investment in building a support program for our consultant team - so you never have to feel like you are going it alone. We also have a Consultant Coach program which acts like a 'work buddy' to provide a safe ear for questions or concerns at your client site.