Senior Java Developer

Senior Java Developer

Categorie: Development/Engineering
Woonplaats: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Vacaturenummer: J1019-2941
Type dienstverband: Full Time


Founded in 1976, CGI is among the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world. Operating in hundreds of locations across the globe, CGI delivers an end-to-end portfolio of capabilities; from strategic IT and business consulting to systems integration, managed IT and business, process services and intellectual property solutions. CGI works with clients through a local relationship model complemented by a global delivery network to help clients achieve their goals, including becoming customer-centric digital enterprises.
We are expanding in Atlantic Canada and we need your skills, enthusiasm, and dedication as part of our team.

Job duties and responsibilities:
• Complete tasks assigned by team lead or client PM (may include analysis, design, coding, peer review, testing, or deployment activities)
• Attend and participate in all required meetings
• Escalate issues and risks per the project escalation procedure 100% of the time
• Adhere to engagement processes and procedures including QMS, client coding standards, Concert, etc., as well as those defined by the client PM
• Delivering all project tasks in accordance to the guidelines given in the clients Project plans
• Ensure that quality software is developed in accordance with the project’s Quality plan
• Ensure that code and the techniques used match the project standards for the technology
• Maintain a defect ratio of less than 5% for all tasks
• Build respectful relationships with team members, clients, etc. demonstrating sensitivity towards diversity, managing conflicts and promoting team relationships
• 100% adherence to CGI policies (Member Commitment to the Code of Ethics and Business Conduct, Dress Code, Travel, Expenses, etc.)
• Always practice professional, respectful communication whenever dealing with other team members, management and the client
• Use all of the tools including Internet and Instant Messaging appropriately, being mindful that they should only be used as a form of business communication and in a professional manner at all times
• Attend and participate in all CGI member meetings (e.g., MSAPs, town halls, annual tour)
• Remain current in your area of expertise
• Develop consulting skills
• Proactively identifying and communicating project risks
• Share knowledge freely and openly with other team members
• Ensure that clients are happy with the product they receive and go away from meetings on a positive note
• Follow project management processes (i.e., Change Management, Configuration Management, etc.)


Required Level of Education

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Diploma in IT with equivalent IT experience
Required skills
• 5+ plus years’ relevant experience
• Proficient in Java, with a good knowledge of its ecosystems
• Solid understanding of object-oriented programming
• Familiarity with build tools such as Ant, Maven, and Gradle
• Familiarity with concepts of MVC, JDBC, and ORM concepts
• Familiarity with Java frameworks such as Spring, Hibernate
• Experience with both external and embedded databases
• Understanding of REST (understanding of REST API maturity levels an asset)
• Familiarity with Javascript, CSS, and HTML
• Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests
• Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
• Understanding of branching strategies
• Web-app development for Java (deploying WAR/EAR files)
• Eclipse as dev environment
• Solid SQL background, Oracle experience
• Solid web background: CSS, jQuery
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

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