Senior Java Developer

5 - 7 years experience  •  IT Consulting/Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/29/17
Halifax, NS
5 - 7 years experience
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/29/17

Position Description:

CGI in Atlantic Canada are looking for high performing Senior Java Developers to work as part of a team delivering complex solutions to a large global technology organization. Our client is based in the Western US and are modernizing their product based HR systems and related portal interfaces. We have been asked to work with them to design, build and modernize the platform that can accommodate their rapidly growing business needs.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

You will be part of a number of small Agile teams focused on the architecture, design, development and testing of these new systems. The Java developer roles and responsibilities include managing Java/Java EE application development while providing expertise in the full software development lifecycle, from concept and design to testing.


•Java developer responsibilities include designing and developing high-volume, low-latency applications for mission-critical systems and delivering high-availability and performance.
•Contribute in all phases of the development lifecycle.
•Write well designed, testable, efficient code.
•Ensure designs that are in compliance with specifications.
•Prepare and produce releases of software components.
•Work seamlessly with geographically distributed teams.
•Work with the scrum master and help establish sprint activities and tasks.
•Participate in the daily standup and provide status updates, contribute to team meeetings.
•Provide and recommend innovative solutions to complex architectural issues.
•Support continuous improvement by investigating alternatives and technologies and presenting these for architectural review.
•Enhance organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests.
•Explore opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

•BS/MSdegree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject (or equivalent work experience

•At least 6 years proven recent/current working experience in Core Java development
•Hands on experience in designing and developing applications using Java EE platforms
•Object Oriented analysis and design using common design patterns
•Profound insight of Java and JEE internals (Classloading, Memory Management, Transaction management etc)
•Excellent knowledge of Relational Databases, SQL and ORM technologies (JPA2, Hibernate)
•Knowledge of JSP/JSF or doing UI development in modern Java frameworks will be required
•Knowledge of JBOSS, Junit is good to have
•Experience in SQL Server/Oracle is a must have
•Experience in the Spring Framework is a must have
•Experience with SDLC tools, frameworks and methodologies
•Experience working with AGILE teams and tools including but not limited to - JIRA, Confluence, Crucible - will be considered an asset
•Experience as a Sun Certified Java Developer

Position ID: J0917-0684

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