Senior Java Developer (Backend)

Category: Software Development/ Engineering
Main location: Canada, Ontario, Toronto
Position ID: J0322-2603
Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

We are Canada's largest independent information technology services firm, and after 45 years, we're still growing! Join Canada's largest IT Company as a ‘Senior Java Developer’, in our Banking Services Division in Toronto.

Candidates must have strong collaboration skills to work with cross functional teams and stakeholders to ensure requirements are translated into specific solutions.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

5+ years of work experience in Canada or North America, the most ideal candidates with total 10+ years of work experience, 5+ years in Java, 2+ years in Agile.
CS or IT related university degree, the most ideal candidates with North American degree.
Good communication skills in English speaking and writing.

Essential Functions:
Sound background in programming techniques such as Java, Python, C and C++.
Strong programming skills in Core Java such as Multithreading, Collection Interface, I/O Streams, and Exception Handling.
Expert in implementing Java/J2EE technologies including Servlets, JSP, JSTL, JSF, Apache-Tomcat, Java Beans, Struts, Spring, Hibernate, JDBC, Ajax, JavaScript, Web Services.
Experience of working with Databases like SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, and Maria DB.
Experience in cloud services using Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud Platform (GCP).
Experience with MVC frameworks like Spring, Struts and ORM tools like Hibernate
Hands-On experience in Web designing & development using HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, AngularJS, jQuery, XML, Bootstrap JS, JSP, JSON, JSF and AJAX.
Experienced with AngularJS directives ng-app, ng-init, ng-model for initialization of AngularJS application data, implemented AngularJS Expressions, Directives, Controllers, filters and created AngularJS service layer
Extensively worked on implementing Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) using XML Web Services, Handling SOAP Request and Responses, creating Web service clients, handling communication calls to methods and External Interfaces
Experience in AWS Cloud platform and its features which includes EC2, EBS Cloud watch, AWS Config, Auto-scaling, and AWS S3.
Proficient in building Restful web service by building Node.js Server in the back end to handle requests sent from the front-end jQuery Ajax calls.
A goal driven developer with significant experience of working with various software development approaches such as Agile, and have a good understanding of approaches such as Waterfall, and Spiral
Proficiency in working with IDE's like RAD, WSAD, Eclipse 3.x, NetBeans, Maven, and JBuilder.
Worked on JDBC for mapping the java objects to relational database and SQL queries to retrieve, insert and update the data from the database
Experience working in MVC Architecture based frameworks like AngularJS/8/7/6.
Tremendous knowledge in working with databases like Oracle, DB2, MS SQL, PL/SQL and MySQL
Good experience in installing, deploying, and testing with multiple Application Servers like WebSphere 5.1/6, WebLogic 10.1/8.1/7.0, JBoss Application Server and Tomcat web container
Strong work experience in application integration using Web Services such as JAX RPC, JAXB, JAX-WS, SOAP, WSDL, JAX-RS, RESTful.
Experienced in working with the Microsoft family of operating systems (WIN10, WIN8, WIN7), UNIX and LINUX.
Strong exception handling and troubleshooting skills, as well as computer network design, installation, and support abilities
Strong communication, interpersonal, organizational, time management, analytical and problem-solving skills
Reliable and dedicated with the ability to grasp and apply new procedures quickly organize and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines and adapt readily to new challenges.


  • Application Design
  • Application Development
  • Financial Services
  • Java
  • JavaScript
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Systems Analysis
  • Technical Analysis
  • Waterfall Model
  • Web Application Development

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While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees "members" because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today — one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI — where your ideas and actions make a difference.