Sr. Java Developers

CGI-experience the commitment

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Category: Project Management
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Position ID: J0617-0799
Employment Type: Full Time


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CGI: A place to build an IT career

Position Description:

This is an exciting time for CGI, and we want you to be part of it.

We are Canada's largest independent information technology services firm, and after over 40 years, we're still growing! We're expanding in Atlantic Canada and we need your skills, enthusiasm, and dedication as part of our team.

Looking for dynamic Java developers willing to work in a fast paced geographically distributed environment for one of the largest banks in Canada. We’re not just looking for Java programmers – we’re looking for Java professionals who want to:

• Be challenged technically
• Go to the next level as a Java/JEE programmer
• Join a team of elite professionals
• Work with our client in a fast-paced, highly technical and demanding environment
• Grow and be recognized for excellence and innovation

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Design and develop high-volume, low-latency applications for mission-critical systems, 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
• Support continuous improvement by investigating alternatives and technologies and presenting these for architectural review
• Defines site objectives by analyzing user requirements; envisioning system features and functionality
• Recommends system solutions by comparing advantages and disadvantages of custom development and purchase alternatives
• Enhances organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• 6-8+ years of hands-one Software Development experience
• 6-8+ years of experience in Java development
• Hands on experience in designing and developing applications using Java EE / JSP platforms
• Experience designing and developing front end and middle tier applications using Java technologies
• Object Oriented analysis and design using common design patterns.
• Profound insight of Java and JEE internals
• Excellent knowledge of Relational Databases, PL/SQL and ORM technologies (Hibernate)
• Experience in the Spring Framework
• Experience in developing web applications using at least one popular web framework (JSF, Spring MVC, Struts)
• Experience with test-driven development
• Strong PL/SQL Oracle skills

Technologies and Frameworks
• Javascript
• J2EE
• Hibernate
• Spring, Maven
• Unix/Linux
• Oracle
• Web Services, REST/SOAP

Required Level of Education:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Diploma in IT with equivalent IT experience

What you can expect from us:

At CGI, we’re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 68,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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.


  • Hibernate
  • Java
  • Java Enterprise Editions JEE
  • Oracle
  • REST Webservices
  • SOAP
  • Spring

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