Java Application Developer

Technology/Ecommerce Long Island City, New York




Recipe for Success- 

Application Development at FreshDirect is a small but high-impact group who innovate the online food shopping experience through custom applications and integrated industry standards. We are passionate in exploring the extent of web/Java-based applications' role in running and maintaining an extensive food manufacturing and delivery operation.

The JAVA Developer will help develop our well-known storefront in addition to internal applications that run behind the scenes. These range from order fulfillment, delivery allocation, to content and customer management. If you are someone who loves the idea of working on software that delivers high quality food to satisfied customers, this is the job for you.


Key ingredients –

  • At least three (3) year experience in Java (Core) and Java web development (MVC,SOAP/REST) experience
  • Extensive knowledge of Java and building enterprise applications with Java 1.5 or later
  • Expert working knowledge of Application Servers like Tomcat, JBoss and Weblogic
  • Strong understanding of OOP, Design Patterns and/or Enterprise Integration Patterns
  • Sun Certified Java Developer / Programmer preferred
  • Experience with custom ecommerce platforms will be a plus
  • Strong problem solving skills and ability to adapt existing systems to fast-changing requirements
  • Experience and willingness to do Production Support
  • Comfortable working in a UNIX/Linux environment
  • Proficient in writing technical documentation
  • Strong experience in high transaction-processing enterprise environment
  • Must embody and demonstrate company values and culture


Add dash of –


  • Working knowledge of J2EE frameworks like JQuery, Spring, Spring MVC, Spring DAO, Axis2, Hibernate, Jersey, JAXB
  • Develop RESTful web services using Spring Framework or other opensource frameworks
  • Utilize cutting-edge Java open-source frameworks and technologies (distributed caching, Complex Event Processing, SOA).
  • Working knowledge of Eclipse IDE and Subversion
  • Working knowledge of SAP Integration using JCO
  • Working knowledge of software development
  • Knowledge and experience in Object Oriented Design and UML diagrams is desirable
  • Knowledge of Oracle 10g or later, SQL, PL/SQL and database design
  • Able to build scalable customer solutions
  • Previous experience with transportation and logistics domain a definite plus


WARNING: Our food is processed in a facility that does not contain people who are toxic, rude, disrespectful, arrogant, egotistical, self-promoting, inconsiderate, or mean-spirited.



Who is FreshDirect?

Launched in New York City in 2002, FreshDirect is a leading online fresh food grocer delivering farm-fresh foods and brand-name groceries directly to the doors of customers throughout five Northeastern U.S. states, including New York City and Philadelphia. We are committed to sourcing the freshest and best-tasting meat, fish, produce and specialty items through direct relationships with suppliers, growers and farmers around the world, and its in-house team of chefs and bakers produce a wide selection of freshly-made meals, baked goods and more.

FreshDirect “At the Office” delivers the same high-quality food with expanded product offerings and services for corporate clients. In 2015, FreshDirect expanded its portfolio with the launch of FoodKick, a mobile-first food business that connects consumers to the freshest, tastiest finds in food, drinks, and lifestyle essentials all delivered within an hour.

Our company aspires to be a valued corporate partner in all communities in which it serves, and works extensively with dozens of charitable and community partners.


Why choose FreshDirect?

We are an innovative Food Technology company offering an environment where you can grow a career and feed your future and have fun while doing it! Great people deserve great benefits and we go above and beyond!


Wait, there’s more! Check out our #workperks:

Working here is pretty much as cool as you’d imagine - lots of food, lots of energy, and a whole lot of happy hours.

  • Flexible and generous PTO plan
  • 20% discount on FreshDirect and FoodKick plus an employee at-cost food program (FD Market)
  • Thirsty Thursdays, book club, monthly birthday breakfasts, and other happy hours
  • Wellness programs like weekly meditation, yoga, and Zumba, and monthly manicures and massages
  • Monthly Lunch & Learns covering things like “The Very Best Cheese and Wine”
  • We have a 24-hour shuttle service that runs back and forth to the subway
  • We offer up to $5000 per hire as a referral bonus
  • Summer barbecues and and annual company picnic for friends and family


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Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the Team member(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Position Descriptions may be subject to change as the needs of the organization change.

As an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, FreshDirect does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age religion, creed, marital status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, or on any other basis prohibited by law. Furthermore, FreshDirect will not discriminate against any applicant or employee because he or she is disabled, a disabled veteran, or a veteran of the Vietnam era, provided he or she is qualified and meets the requirements established by FreshDirect for the job