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Java Web Developer - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 1/07/2017
Job Reference: 87265

Job Description

Our client, an engineering company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Java Web Developer for their site.

Java Web Developer

Opportunity in a global company for a Java Web Developer with expertise in design, development, maintenance, and support of client-facing web applications including architecture, frameworks, security, and management while staying on the leading edge of technology, having fun and making a difference.

This position will focus on adding new capabilities for end users and support staff, addressing production issues, and migrating/modernizing components of the existing web applications. If you enjoy tackling new challenges where obstacles fuel your fire to find answers, then this may be the place for you.

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 4+ years in professional Java application development role
  • Proficient in JEE Web Application development, Java frameworks (Spring, Struts, MVC), and Object Oriented Programming concepts, design patterns, and techniques.
  • Strong experience with front-end Web technologies such as JavaScript & JavaScript Libraries/Frameworks (JQuery, AngularJS, Ember.js, Backbone.js, Knockout.js etc.), HTML, XML, JSON, AJAX, CSS.
  • Experience with related application development technologies, such as HTML, XML, XSLT, SQL, security frameworks, testing frameworks, open source web servers such as Tomcat, and relational databases.
  • Skilled with using & administrating tools such as Eclipse, source control (branching, merging, versioning), Jenkins, Maven, build automation
  • Experienced with modernizing applications though implementing the latest frameworks, platforms, and processes that would improve the efficiency of building & maintaining functionality.
  • Capable of integrations with other systems through consuming or offering Web Services or APIs.

  • Design and implement rich user experiences using the latest web technologies
  • Work closely with the product design and product management teams, to help define and design highly usable and responsive solutions to meet our customers' needs.
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team
  • Ability to learn new and complicated technologies, techniques, tools, and business processes quickly
  • Ability to research, understand, and take ownership of existing application code
  • Experience handling demanding projects and juggling multiple priorities
  • Work with other front-end and back-end engineers to learn about all parts of the stack and features, conduct code-reviews, contribute to design and definition of current codebase, when needed, and constantly improve the innovative engineering culture and best development practices within the group.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience and/or familiarity with the Agile and/or Scrum methodologies preferred
  • Participates in full development life cycle including requirements analysis and design.
  • Participates in application design meetings to understand user needs and determine technical requirements.
  • Analyses code to find causes of errors and revises applications as needed.
  • Participates working in continuous integration environment.
  • Exposure to iterative development cycles and collaboration
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

For further information on this Java Web Developer role in Galway please contact Catriona Coogan on 091730022 /
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