Application Developer

Job type:
Software Specialists
flag_no USA
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Job Description:

  • The Application developer will develop, implement, and maintain mission-critical applications in a heterogeneous environment.
  • This individual will participate in all phases of a project, including but not limited to requirements gathering, business process review, application design and integration, development, testing, documentation, training and implementation of new applications.
  • This individual will maintain and support both in-house and vendor developed applications, while providing excellent customer service, and training.
  • The Application developer must adhere to a high standard in project management practices, process design, application development and integration, quality assurance, and systems management, in support of students, faculty, and staff.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally is required.
  • The candidate should have excellent interpersonal and customer services skills.


  • Knowledge and experience of open source projects, technologies, and tools
  • Experience building loosely-coupled, service oriented distributed systems
  • Languages/Platforms/Frameworks: Java/JEE, Struts, MVC, JSP, Servlets, ORM (Mybatis, hibernate), JUnit, log4j
  • Cross-cutting standards: XML, HTML, JSON, web services (SOAP, REST), HTTP APIs
  • Web Development: AJAX, JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • Middleware: Apache web server, Tomcat, familiarity with Nginx or node.js a plus
  • Database solutions: experience with relational databases, including Oracle and SQL Server
  • Testing: experience with continuous integration and writing unit tests
  • Object-oriented analysis and design: UML, Model Driven Architecture, Design Patterns
  • Operating Systems: Unix (Solaris, Linux), Windows
  • IDEs and Development Tools: Eclipse (and a host of plug-ins), Maven, git/github


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science or related field
  • 3 - 5 years recent experience in Java-centric software development
  • Excellent written/oral communication skills
  • Experience with code versioning, branching and release methodologies
  • Understanding of secure design and coding practices
  • Motivated, energetic self-starter comfortable in a team-oriented environment
  • Interest and aptitude to quickly learn and apply new technologies
  • Attention to detail and firm commitment to quality and customer service
  • Ability to independently organize and manage time effectively to meet goals of software delivery;
  • Manage multiple tasks; ability to independently meet deadlines and maintain high level of productivity