Senior Java Web Developer

Optessa Inc. is looking for a Senior Java Web Developer with 7 or more years of experience to be based in its head office in Edmonton, Alberta. Optessa develops and sells planning, scheduling and sequencing software to global automotive and product manufacturing companies. This dynamic company counts major auto manufacturers among its customers and is poised for continued growth. The company has offices in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; New Jersey, USA and Goa, India.

The Senior Java Web Developer will serve as a key member of the core product development team. Responsibilities will focus on the technical design, development, testing and documentation of Optessa software products. The scope of work will include all aspects of application development including user interface, server-side business logic, data access/persistence and underlying architecture. The development environment is product-centric and cross-platform.

Required Skills:

  • Relevant post-secondary education
  • Experience leading and mentoring junior resources
  • Experience translating functional requirements into development specifications
  • Experience with software deployments in complex environments (e.g. redundant data centers)
  • J2EE/JSP
  • Web services (REST/SOAP)s
  • Data modeling
  • RDBMS (Oracle, MySQL/MariaDB or SQL Server preferred)
  • HTML/CSS/Javascript/jQuery
  • Spring framework
  • Tomcat/JBoss/Websphere/WebLogic
  • Excellent written and oral communication

Other relevant skills:

  • Knowledge of hardware performance and failover
  • Familiarity with both Windows Server and Linux environments
  • Design patterns
  • MQ/JMS
  • Internationalization/localization

Training in Optessa products and implementation processes will be provided. Optessa offers a competitive salary and benefits package

All applicants are thanked for their interest; however, only suitable candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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