Junior Java

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Category: Development/Engineering
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Position ID: J1217-1309
Employment Type: Full Time


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Position Description:

CGI in Atlantic Canada are looking for high performing Java Developers to work as part of a team delivering complex solutions to a large global aerospace organization. Our client is based in France but has a significant presence here in Canada, they are modernizing their flight operations systems and associated technologies. We have been asked to work with them to design, build and implement new systems and platforms that can accommodate their rapidly growing business needs.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

You will be part of a number of small Agile teams, collocated right here with our clients experts and 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 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 meetings.
• 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/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject (or equivalent work experience)
• 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)
• Good knowledge of Relational Databases, SQL and ORM technologies (JPA2, Hibernate)
• Experience in PostGreSQL will be considered an asset
• Experience in the Spring Framework is required, any experience with Spring boot will be considered an asset
• 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

Technical Stack:

Core Java

What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Learn more about CGI at www.cgi.com.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

CGI is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, CGI is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with provincial legislation. Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs.


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  • Node.Js
  • Spring

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