Senior Java Developer



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Senior Java Developer

Position Description
We offer the opportunity to work with Canada?s largest Information Technology Outsourcing and Management Consulting Company with a true global presence in a fast-paced and energetic atmosphere where your personal and professional growth is accelerated by your desire and sense of commitment. CGI?s continuous growth is a testament to the confidence clients place in them and to the dedication of their professionals. At CGI, all employees are called members because they feel a powerful sense of ownership and accountability. Members at CGI are building their own company ? in 100+ offices worldwide. CGI has the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for clients ? and for members; that?s why an astounding 90 percent of them are CGI shareholders.

We're expanding in Atlantic Canada and we need your skills, enthusiasm, and dedication as part of our team. Your future duties and responsibilities
? Design, develop and unit test technical components
? Document and maintain design diagrams and specifications
? Participate in peer reviews of business requirements
? Interact with team leads to ensure designs are thorough, consistent and meet long term design objectives
? Responsible for task estimation using established estimating models, best practices, and past experience
? Represent the development team at project stakeholder meetings and obtain buy-in from management for all key project plans / commitments
? Troubleshoot functional and performance issues in development and test environments
? Communicate risks and issues to the team lead in a timely manner
? Comply with mandated policies and procedures and contribute to procedural improvements.
? Ensure adherence to architectural best practices including maximizing reuse within and beyond areas of direct responsibility
? Ensure 100% compliance to delivery methodology and audit / control requirements
? Identify and recommend opportunities to enhance productivity, effectiveness and operational efficiency of the business unit and/or team
Required qualifications to be successful in this role
? A post-secondary academic degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering

Must Have Skills:

? 8-10 years project experience in Java Development
? Minimum of 8 years in an IT/Software Engineering role with experience and success in one or more significant projects to support banking applications through the full project life cycle of design, development, delivery, and maintenance
? Strong knowledge and experience in Java 6/J2EE, Spring, Weblogic, and Struts
? Strong database knowledge and experience ? preferably Oracle
? Technical documentation experience required
? Knowledge of Software Architecture and Design principles
? Excellent understanding of SDLC lifecycle including waterfall and agile methodologies.

Soft Skills:

? Accountability
? Excellent communication and coordination abilities
? Quick leaner
? Self-driven and self-motivated, Proactive
? Should be able to work with minimum guidance
? Should be able to handle difficult stakeholders
? Analytic/Systematic Thinking
? Building Trust
? Communication
At CGI, we?re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 68,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

CGI is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, CGI is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with provincial legislation. Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs.

  • Java
  • SDLC
  • Java Enterprise Editions JEE
  • Banking
  • JavaScript
  • SQL Server
  • Unix
  • WebLogic
  • EJB
  • JDBC
  • JMS
  • JNDI
  • Struts

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