Senior Java Programmer

  • location: Boston, MA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $110,000 - $120,000 per year
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Senior Java Programmer

job summary:
We are looking for a talented, technical excellent and self-motivating Java Developer to join our Systems organization in Boston. This position is primarily responsible for development of business critical applications using the latest Java/JEE and Web technologies. This position requires a skilled individual who can contribute in a mature and proactive way to all phases of project lifecycle - i.e. more broadly then in a pure development role.

 
location: Boston, Massachusetts
job type: Permanent
salary: $110,000 - 120,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to requirements definition - contribute technical expertise to defining application requirements in collaboration with business analysts, business representatives and others. Individual must be able to streamline as well as record requirements, perform gap analysis and offer functionality options where appropriate.
  • Contribute to application design - create proofs of concept or prototypes if required; contribute to technical design of applications; contribute to database / data model design.
  • Develop application functionality which meets business requirements with high quality within given deadlines - develop maintainable, well-documented application functionality with an eye toward standardization, common components, simplicity, performance, robustness and other attributes of enterprise-strength solutions.
  • Thoroughly test all functionality - utilize detailed and thorough practices including negative testing, testing of boundary conditions, etc., and work collaboratively with business areas to support UAT testing.
  • Provide responsive support for business areas - quickly resolve issues encountered by business lines in the production environment, maintaining a helpful, "high touch" approach to working with business users
  • Java - must have strong experience in core Java
  • Strong foundation in Object Oriented Programming and Design Patterns
  • Must understand basic principles of data modeling
  • SQL - must be able to write moderate to high complexity SQL queries
  • Ability to interpret and troubleshoot applications using logs (troubleshooting Java memory issues, analyzing java heap/thread dumps, troubleshooting application issues)
  • Web development skills - experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and JavaScript frameworks (AngularJS, jQuery)
  • Prior experience with IBM WebSphere products (WebSphere Application Server, WebSphere Portal, WebSphere Liberty Profile)
  • Experience with message queue brokers (WebSphere MQ)
  • Experience with databases (Oracle, DB2)
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Good communicator, keen to collaborate and share knowledge
  • Ability to direct the efforts of less experienced developers
 
qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, and/or equivalent work experience.
  • 8+ years experience (data processing)
  • Ability to use standard desktop tools effectively, including Microsoft Office and Lotus Notes.
  • Analytical and problem solving ability.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
 
skills:
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, and/or equivalent work experience.
  • 8+ years experience (data processing)
  • Ability to use standard desktop tools effectively, including Microsoft Office and Lotus Notes.
  • Analytical and problem solving ability.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.

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