Java Application Developer

Information Technology Chicago, Illinois


Description

Position at InnerWorkings

 

 

Java Application Developer

The Java Application Developer will be responsible for building Java web applications. Projects will include complex groups of back-end services and their client-end web and mobile counterparts. This role be focused on designing and developing these applications and working collaboratively with the Developer team on different layers of the infrastructure.

Responsibilities

  • Translate application storyboards and use cases into functional applications
  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable Java code
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the applications
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automation
  • Work closely with the Business Analysts and Implementation staff to understand the client requirements and deliver effective software

Requirements

  • Strong understanding of OO design patterns
  • Excellent collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design skills, and attention to product quality
  • Proficient in Java and/or JavaScript, with a good knowledge of its ecosystems
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming
  • Familiar with various design and architectural patterns
  • Skill for writing reusable Java and JavaScript libraries
  • Knowledge of concurrency patterns in Java
  • Familiarity with concepts of MVC, JDBC, and RESTful
  • Experience with popular web application frameworks, such as Spring and Hibernate
  • Knack for writing clean, readable Java code
  • Experience with both external and embedded databases
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Familiarity with build tools such as Ant, Maven, and Gradle
  • Familiarity with continuous integration such as Jenkins
  • Entrepreneurial minded with an internal drive to continuously hit goals and succeed
  • Experience excelling within fast paced, high energy environments

 

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