Senior Java Developer

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Category: Development/Engineering
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Position ID: J0817-0179
Employment Type: Full Time


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Position Description:

CGI are looking for dynamic Java developers willing to work in a fast paced AGILE environment in a geographically distributed environment for one of our leading US financial services clients. The challenging and exciting environment requires working with an existing high performing development team, enhancing and utilizing core java frameworks, developing and enhancing core java applications and integrating functionality with Oracle services and databases.

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
• 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 / Core Java platforms
• Object Oriented analysis and design using common design patterns.
• Profound insight of Java and JEE internals, experience with JMS or other messaging frameworks is a must
• 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

Technologies and Frameworks
• J2EE
• Hibernate
• Struts, Spring, Maven
• Unix/Linux
• JBoss
• Javascript
• Oracle
• Git

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

Soft Skills:
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Strong written and oral and comprehension communication skills
• Positive attitude
• Flexibility, self-motivated, and has the ability to give and receive feedback
• Ability to working effectively and collaboratively with others to achieve common goals
• Able to multitask effectively
• Have excellent time management, task planning and prioritization skills
• Able to adapt quickly to changing client requirements
• Able to work effectively with minimal supervision
• Enjoy working in a self-teaching, learning organization
• Ability to build strong relationships with clients and team member

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.

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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.


  • Analytical Thinking
  • Java
  • Multi-tasking
  • Problem Solving/DecisionMaking

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