Randstad Java/JEE Developer in Boston, Massachusetts

Java/JEE Developer


Boston, MA

Date Posted:

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

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Randstad Technologies

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We are looking for a talented and self-motivating Java Developer. This position is primarily responsible for development of business critical applications using the latest Java/JEE and Web technologies. The team is responsible for architecture, design, development and successful implementation of web-based reporting and research applications.


  • Contribute technical expertise to requirements definition, application design and database / data model design.

  • Contribute technical expertise to defining application requirements in collaboration with business analysts, business representatives and others. Individual must be able to streamline as well as record requirements, perform gap analysis and offer functionality options where appropriate.

  • Develop application functionality which meets business requirements with high quality within given deadlines.

  • Build efficient and reusable code.

  • Develop maintainable, well-documented application functionality with an eye toward standardization, common components, simplicity, performance, robustness and other attributes of enterprise-strength solutions.

  • Utilize detailed and thorough practices including negative testing, testing of boundary conditions, etc., and work collaboratively with business areas to support UAT testing. Thoroughly test all functionality.

  • Provide responsive support for business areas.

  • Quickly resolve issues encountered by business lines in the production environment, maintaining a helpful, "high touch" approach to working with business users.

Character attributes - must-have

  • Organized - High degree of personal organization & structured approach to problems

  • Proactive - Actively seeks to determine upcoming risks & issues and address them

  • Collaborative - Genuinely interested in helping others and in sharing information

  • Integrity - Places higher value on honesty and ethical behavior than personal advantage

  • Communication - Strives to be inclusive and to communicate frequently & clearly

Technical attributes - must-have

  • Java - must have strong experience in core Java

  • Spring/JEE platform - must have experience with Spring (Spring MVC, Spring Data, Spring Security) or JEE platform (CDI, JPA, EJB, JAX-RS, JAX-WS)

  • Strong foundation in Object Oriented Programming and Design Patterns

  • Knowledge and applying SOLID principles in practice

  • Experience with WebServices (SOAP, REST)

  • Must understand basic principles of data modeling

  • SQL - must be able to write simple to moderate complexity SQL queries

  • Experience with ORM frameworks (JPA, Hibernate, OpenJPA)

  • Experience with test framework: JUnit, TestNG

  • Automated build platforms/continuous integration experience and knowledge (Jenkins, Hudson, maven, gradle)

  • Experience with test automation tools (Selenium/WebDriver, Fitnesse, JBehave)

  • Knowledge and applying TDD principles in practice

  • Ability to interpret and troubleshoot applications using logs (troubleshooting Java memory issues, analyzing java heap/thread dumps, troubleshooting application issues)

  • Web development skills - experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and JavaScript frameworks (AngularJS, jQuery)

  • Experience with agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban)

Technical attributes - highly desirable

  • Prior experience with IBM WebSphere products (WebSphere Application Server, WebSphere Portal, WebSphere Liberty Profile)

  • Experience with databases (Oracle, DB2)

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