Senior Full Stack Java Developer

Category: Software Development/ Engineering
Main location: Canada, Nova Scotia, Halifax
Position ID: J0624-0831
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI in Atlantic Canada is looking for a technical lead to work as part of a team delivering solutions to clients in the financial industry. We are looking for a tech lead to produce scalable software solutions and will be part of a cross-functional team that is responsible for the full software development life cycle, from conception, design to deployment. As a Full Stack Lead, you should be comfortable with both front-end and back-end coding languages, development frameworks and third-party libraries.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Lead delivery teams which develop new custom applications, enhance/modernize existing applications, and provides system integration services
• Assist Scrum Masters / Agile Delivery Managers in the planning and estimation of project deliverables
• Plan, direct, and daily coordinate activities with the team members as well as act as an individual contributor during implementation
• Contribute to the development of standards and processes
• A technical leader can work in an agile environment that requires adaptation to changing digital transformation needs.
• Supervise the progress of development activities
• Perform code reviews and Support the team in troubleshooting technical issues
• Enforce coding standards and best practices
• Assist project manager with adhering to project deadlines and schedules
• Create High Level and Detailed Design for the projects
• Provide technical leadership to the team.
• Coach, Mentor, and Train team members in Technology and Process.
• Sound knowledge of Agile frameworks like Scrum, Kanban, Lean and xTreme Programming.
• Be the go-to technical representative of a team.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Must-Have Requirements:
• Minimum of 8-10 years of hands-on, professional Java experience
• Degree in engineering, information systems or related.
• Experience in design, architecture, Proof of Concept, and Proof of Technology
• Excellent understanding of key concepts of architecture in a distributed environment
• Object-oriented programming, design patterns, performance tuning, Web Services, Micro Services, Responsive Web Design
• Solid experience in technology implementation: Java, Spring (Spring Boot, Spring MVC), Hibernate,
• JSP, Servlet, Beans, Angular 16, Node.Js, Angular JS, HTML, CSS
• Experience with development life cycle including:
o Source control (Subversion, BitBucket, Git, etc.)
o Builds and build delivery (Jenkins, Maven, Ant, etc.)
o Development of unit tests (JUnit, TDD, Mockito, etc.)
• Knowledge of XML, XSLT, XML Schema and JSON
• Experience in developing webpages/websites (Single page application, Progressive Web Applications, Enterprise web applications)
• Experience working with middleware/web server: WebLogic (an asset), Websphere, JBoss, Tomcat
• Programming experience with Oracle PL / SQL or MS SQL or SQL in general
• Experience with JavaScript, Java Swing, JQuery, BootStrap
• Solid experience in debugging and troubleshooting complex distributed systems.
• Proven ability to write high-quality technical documentation
• A hands-on leader (able to code, able to dig deep)
Other Requirements:
• Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies, applications, and systems
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Strong organizational and leadership skills with the ability to facilitate technical sessions
• Can communicate in both technical and business terms
• Ability to lead multiple projects simultaneously
• Working experience in React JS
• Exposure to containers like Docker, Kubernetes
• Ability to extract matrix/progress/milestones from JIRA or other collaboration tools for stakeholders


  • Angular
  • CSS
  • DevOps
  • Hibernate
  • HTML
  • Java
  • Node.Js
  • Spring Boot

What you can expect from us:

Together, as owners, let’s turn meaningful insights into action.

Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you’ll reach your full potential because…

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

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.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.