Philadelphia, PA

Senior Java Developer

May 10, 2018

Type: Contract

Experience: Mid-Senior level

Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States

Apptium Technologies is looking to hire a Senior Java Developer to become an integral part of our team! You will develop and code for various projects in order to advance software solutions.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Participate in the system architecture design, systems engineering, development, integration testing and validation and all aspects of the software life-cycle (requirements to design to implementation to test) of web based software solutions.
  • Provide implementation expertise and best practices in aspects of the software life-cycle development.
  • Lead the development of software requirements related to areas of programming and product expertise.
  • Analyze, review, and rewrite programs to increase operating efficiency or to adapt to new program requirements.
  • Effectively communicate and resolve issues with cross functional groups to escalate issues or changes in scope.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely with clients, customers and management.

Job Requirement

  • Experience working as a Lead Developer and hands on developer.
  • Excellent debugging and troubleshooting skills.
  • Experience in the telecom or cable industry a plus.
  • Proven ability to perform well in a deadline-sensitive environment.
  • Agile/Scrum development methodology desirable.
  • Demonstrated success in high volume, low latency business critical systems.
  • Experience in solving difficult technology problems and performing code performance analysis.

Required Skills

  • Strong understanding of the J2EE architecture.
  • Familiar with Java technologies: JSP, Servlet, J2EE, Struts, Spring Framework, Hibernate, JDBC.
  • Strong understanding and development experience in Web Services (REST and SOAP).
  • Experience working with relational databases (ORACLE, MYSQL).
  • Experience in the Linux/Unix environment.
  • Experience with Atlassian JIRA, Confluence a plus.
  • Experience with front end JavaScript/HTML5 including AngularJS a plus.
  • Working experience with NOSQL databases (Couchbase, MongoDB) a plus.
  • Working experience with Apache Kafka, AWS, CloudFoundry, Akka a plus.


Ability to work both independently and collaboratively are key. Candidates should be self-motivated and ready to hit the ground running. Strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to present to large and small groups.

Education & Experience

Bachelor Degree and 5-8 years experience with strong development skills in Java/J2EE.

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