Backend Java Developer


Posted 6 months ago
We are looking for a Backend Java Developer! Reach out if you are interested and feel free to refer friends/colleagues!


Type of Employment: Contract
Title: Backend Java Developer
Term: Contract – 6 months with extension
Location: Toronto – Hybrid 2 days/week
Job ID number: C1332


Brief Description on Duties: 

Responsibilities: Responsible for managing the interchange of data between the server and the users. Required to translate technical systems specifications into working, tested applications. This includes: developing detailed programming specifications writing and/or generating code compiling data-driven programs maintaining, and conducting unit tests Resolves and troubleshoots technical problems which arise during the use and operation of software packages, including technical assistance in implementation, conversion and General Skills: Experience in programming and analysis; specialized software package support at the specified experience level Ability to collaborate with IT Professionals throughout the Software Development Life Cycle Experience in structured methodologies for the development, design, implementation and maintenance of applications Experience in design, code, test, debug and document applications Experience in the use of object and/or third generation language development tools Experience in one or more programming languages Experience in application design, latest design patters, deployment and troubleshooting Experience with relational and hierarchical database technologies Experience in the use of information retrieval packages using query languages Experience with one or more communications protocols Experience in structured methodologies for the design, development, implementation and maintenance of applications Experience eliciting and documenting information from diverse business area stakeholders and subject matter experts Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills; verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal and negotiation skills A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines Back End Skills Knowledge and experience with developing all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensure high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. Knowledge and experience with front-end technologies Knowledge and experience to integrate the front-end elements into the application Desirable Skills: Knowledge and experience with programming Internet-ready applications Knowledge and experience in rapid application development (RAD) methodologies Knowledge and understanding of Information Management principles, concepts, policies and practices Experience with middleware and gateways Experience reviewing, analyzing, and modifying product installation scripts including encoding, testing, debugging Ability to provide post-implementation support and resolve any post-implementation technical issues Experience conducting design walkthrough sessions with project team Knowledge and understanding of Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA) and related regulations and standards Ability to provide user and system documentation as required


Experience and Skill Set Requirements

  • Required to translate technical systems specifications into working, tested applications. This includes: developing detailed programming specifications writing and/or generating code compiling data-driven programs, maintaining, and conducting unit tests
  • Resolves and troubleshoots technical problems which arise during the use and operation of software packages, including technical assistance in implementation, conversion and migrations


General Skills:

  • Experience in programming and analysis; specialized software package support at the specified experience level
  • Ability to collaborate with IT Professionals throughout the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Experience in structured methodologies for the development, design, implementation and maintenance of applications
  • Experience in design, code, test, debug and document applications
  • Experience in the use of object and/or third generation language development tools
  • Experience in one or more programming languages
  • Experience in application design, latest design patters, deployment and troubleshooting
  • Experience with relational and hierarchical database technologies
  • Experience in the use of information retrieval packages using query languages
  • Experience with one or more communications protocols
  • Experience in structured methodologies for the design, development, implementation and maintenance of applications
  • Experience eliciting and documenting information from diverse business area stakeholders and subject matter experts
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills; verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines

Desirable Skills:

  • Knowledge and experience with programming Internet-ready applications
  • Knowledge and experience in rapid application development (RAD) methodologies
  • Knowledge and understanding of Information Management principles, concepts, policies and practices
  • Experience with middleware and gateways
  • Experience reviewing, analyzing, and modifying product installation scripts including encoding, testing, debugging
  • Ability to provide post-implementation support and resolve any post-implementation technical issues
  • Experience conducting design walkthrough sessions with project team
  • Knowledge and understanding of Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA) and related regulations and standards
  • Ability to provide user and system documentation as required
  • Experience and Skill Set Requirements
  • The consultant must have the following number of years’ experience with the tools and/or products:
  • Java – 10+
  • Oracle 12C or higher – 10+
  • DB SQL including DB Objects such as Tables, Views, Sequences, Store Procedure, Functions, Triggers   5 Years +
  • Node such as NPM – 5+
  • RXJS – 5+
  • Spring Framework (MVC, Security, JPA, Boot)
  • WebSphere v8.5 or higher – 5+
  • Java Development IDE Tools:  Eclipse, IBM RAD, IBM RSA – 5+
  • Bitbucket – 3+
  • Experience with AODA/WCAG 2.0 AA a must
  • Experience with Responsive Web application development
  • Experience using Azure DevOps -3+
  • Hibernate/JPA
  • The consultant who have any of these are a plus :
  • Maven
  • Knowledge of security gateways and protocols (JWT, Oauth2.0, SSL Certificates)
  • Solid Understanding of Agile
  • Object Oriented coding practices, including design patterns knowledge, refactoring, clean code.
  • Knowledge of major architectures style (message oriented, reactive, event based)
  • Rest API design and implementation (load balancing, discovery, resiliency)



  • Java language knowledge and experience – 25%
  • 10+ years of demonstrated experience with the use of Java language
  • Java Development IDE Tools:  Eclipse, IBM RAD, IBM RSA – 5+
  • WebSphere v8.5 or higher – 5+
  • Hibernate/JPA


Technical Skills 

  • Java – 10+
  • Node such as NPM – 5+
  • RXJS – 5+
  • Bootstrap, jQuery – 3+
  • Spring Framework (MVC, Security, JPA, Boot)
  • Bitbucket – 3+
  • Experience with Responsive Web application development
  • Maven
  • DevOPS
  • Oracle database knowledge and experience
  • DB SQL including DB Objects such as Tables, Views, Sequences, Store Procedure, Functions, Triggers   5 Years +
  • 10+ years of experience in Oracle database version 11G +
  • AODA Experience
  • Experience with AODA/WCAG 2.0 AA a must
  • Demonstrated experience with AODA compliance


Soft Skills 

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision making skills
  • Strong leadership and collaboration skills
  • Proven track record for building strong working relationships
  • A demonstrated team player with a track record for meeting deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

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