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Senior Java Software Developer

Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Are you looking to move your career to the next level by adding direct customer interaction experience to your portfolio of successful software projects? If so, we are looking for a senior Java software designer like you to join us in our spacious Ottawa office, near the corner of Scott and Holland. The successful candidate will be working directly with our customers and a dynamic and talented team to develop elegant solutions to complex business problems.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead application architecture and sub-system design work
  • Collaborate with clients and business analysts to ensure that business requirements are mapped to functional and technical specifications
  • Implement and test software modules
  • Identify project risks and recommend mitigation strategies
  • Attend regular SCRUMS and project meetings as required
  • Participate in peer code review
  • Provide 3rd level software maintenance services on an as needed basis

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related field.
  • Government of Canada Secret security clearance
  • Minimum of 8 years of software development experience delivering solutions to enterprise or public sector clients
  • Experience developing large scale Java enterprise applications
  • Experience solving complex software problems
  • Experience with open source Java frameworks such as Spring and Hibernate
  • Experience developing web user interfaces using CSS and jQuery
  • Experience developing for WebSphere or WebLogic applications servers
  • Experience writing SQL code for Oracle or other enterprise relational databases
  • Strong understanding of the software development life cycle
  • Strong time management and troubleshooting skills
  • Experience with Agile and/or RUP methodologies
  • Experience supervising the work of junior software developers
  • Development experience with Microsoft .NET/C# and SharePoint is an asset


Apption welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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