Java Developer

  • Location: Downtown
  • Job Type: Direct Hire

The Java Web Developer position is responsible for the development, integration, and implementation of applications software in a service provider environment that supports the company business strategies and objectives. This role provides technical consulting to management, business users, and technical associates and works closely with other developers as a mentor. As a technical specialist this position also works with engineers and architects in continuous improvement initiatives.

Essential Functions Strategy & Planning

  • Provide input and direction to the accepted solution design based on client requirements.
  • Recommends both technical and process improvements and solutions to senior technical team members for review.
  • Maintains a broad knowledge of new technology, equipment, and systems.
  • Acquisition & Deployment
  • Performs complex programming assignments requiring an advanced aptitude of established programming standards, methods, and best practices.
  • Design application and database components for development projects.
  • Perform analysis of business models, logical specifications, and/or customer requirements to design and build Internet solutions utilizing multiple technologies.
  • Mitigate significant risks associated with projects, which have a high technical complexity and/or involve significant challenges to the business.

Operational Management

  • Maintains and modifies web applications; makes approved changes by amending application documentation, developing detailed programming logic, and coding changes.
  • Provides support for critical web application problems and issues.

Incidental Functions

  • Training and knowledge sharing with development teams.
  • Mentor and coach junior level developers and/or Professional Apprentices.
  • Project and task management and reporting as necessary.
  • Presentations to management, clients, and peer groups as requested.
  • Minimal travel as required
  • Work outside the standard office 7.5 hour workday as required.

Experience Required

  • 2+ years IT related experience.
  • 2+ years J2EE and Web Application Experience, including Enterprise JavaBeans (EJBs), Java Servlets, Java Server Pages (JSP), JavaScript, and web standards markup.
  • 2+ years experience in an Enterprise Database Management System, preferably Oracle.
  • Experience with Model-view-controller (MVC) architecture integration.
  • Object-oriented analysis and design (OOAD).
  • 1+ years experience in standards based Markup.
  • 1+ years experience working with web content management systems.
  • 1+ years experience writing JavaScript functions.

Personal Attributes

  • Advanced analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Proven ability and initiative to learn and research new concepts, ideas, and technologies quickly.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and follow up with resulting action items.
  • Ability to translate an idea or need into a completed solution or work product.

Formal Education & Certification

  • Bachelor Degree or foreign equivalent in related field or equivalent experience.
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