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Senior Java Developer

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We are now looking for a Senior Java Developer to join our software design and development team in Montreal.

If you thrive on challenges and seek growth, then we want you on our Development Team! Our environment is built on trust, openness, and growth. We offer great benefits, excellent health insurance, flexible hours, work-from-home and a fantastic vacation package.

Purpose

The Senior Java Developer directly oversees internal development practices as well the team of Java Developers to ensure the successful execution of their functions. The Senior Java Developer is responsible for, but not limited to,

Duties, responsibilities and tasks

  • Evolve and enhance our core SimplePin application
  • Participate in the analysis, elaboration, and estimation of customer requirements and specifications
  • Design, develop, and deploy new production-quality features and functionality that meet customer requirements
  • Create and maintain technical documentation
  • Maintain and improve existing code, including monitoring for backend errors, reporting errors to internal bug tracking system
  • Educate, guide, and interact with our customers’ technical staff throughout their development and integration efforts
  • Collaborate with application support to analyze, troubleshoot, reproduce, and resolve production issues reported by customers
  • Work with other team members on release planning and deployment activities
  • Innovate and improve development and implementation processes and tools by advocating technologies and designs that promote efficiency, reliability, and reusability
  • Be proactive, facilitate knowledge sharing, and continually improve our activities
  • Perform design and code reviews, assist with refactoring, and provide guidance and mentoring to other developers
  • Responsible for day to day tasks of Development team as well monitoring, delegation and resource allocation
  • Provide technical solutions to Project/Product Managers and company Solution Architect
  • Ensure all personal deliverables are done with highest level of quality
  • Validate development team deliverables if they done according specifications, on time and with highest quality
  • Ensure that the goals and objectives are accomplished within defined time-frames and allocated budgets
  • Analyze business requirements, provide the feedback to stakeholders.
  • Plan, implement and support continuous integration processes
  • Perform technical investigation of customer support issues and provide resolution
  • Track time and deliver time-sheets on weekly basis
  • Assist in improving our business processes
  • Participate in recruitment process
  • Perform technical research and present innovative solutions which contribute to company success
  • Other tasks as assigned

Skills, competencies and qualifications

  • 7+ years’ software engineering and IT experience
  • Experience using software best practices like Test-Driven Development (TDD) and Continuous Integration (CI)
  • Strong debugging and analytical skills
  • Knowledge of relational databases and SQL; and cryptography and security
  • Worked as part of Scrum teams or similar iterative Agile development methodologies
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in software engineering or computer science
  • Practiced continuous improvement and promoted knowledge sharing
  • Strong organizational skills, capable of managing assigned tasks and meeting deadlines
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal, communication, collaboration, and writing skills
  • Ability to conduct technological analyses and research
  • Excellent communication skills
  • In-depth knowledge of web systems architecture, design and development
  • Experience with project management, including AGILE, SCRUM and Waterfall
  • Proactive problem solver
  • Multi-tasking capabilities with ability to adjust to paced environment
  • Works under minimal supervision, with general guidance from technical management
  • Attention to details
  • Fluent in spoken and written English is a plus

Technical skills

  • Extensive experience in Core Java, J2EE, and Java frameworks such as Spring, and Hibernate
  • Extensive experience with MVC frameworks, OOD, Design Patterns, Testing frameworks
  • Strong programming expertise in XML technologies and Web services
  • Database design and development with practical knowledge of PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle
  • Extensive experience in SQL, PL/SQL, store procedures
  • Proficiency in Unix Operation Systems with experience in Linux / Bash scripting
  • Working knowledge of TCP/IP, networking, security, SSL, SSH
  • Familiarity with public Cloud providers (AWS, GCE, Azure)
  • Knowledge of Apache Wickets framework
  • Experience with test automation tools such as Selenium
  • Experience with Apache and NGINX configuration
  • Knowledge of Atlassian products, including JIRA, Confluence and Service desk.
  • Understanding of SOAP, experience with RESTful, JQuery, JSON other APIs
  • Experience in distributed applications a plus.
  • Experience in HTML5 technologies, Angular, Bootstrap, CSS, Ajax and JavaScript/jQuery.
  • Practical knowledge of development and build tools such as Jenkins, GIT, Subversion, Maven, Ant, Gradle etc.)
  • Practical knowledge of Test-Driven Development (TDD) and Continuous Integration (CI)
  • Experience with financial math is a plus
  • Understanding of Linux containers and orchestrators (Docker, Kubernetes) is a plus

Reports to

  • Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Department

  • Software design and development 

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