Senior Java Developer

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We are looking for a highly skilled and experienced Senior Java Developer to join our dynamic team. As a Senior Java Developer, you will play a pivotal role in designing, developing, and implementing high-quality software solutions using Java technologies. Your expertise in Java, Spring framework, and related tools will be instrumental in building scalable, efficient, and reliable applications that meet our clients' needs and drive the success of our projects.


  • Design, develop, and maintain robust and scalable Java applications to meet project requirements and industry standards.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including product managers, designers, and other developers, to translate business requirements into technical solutions.
  • Participate in the entire software development lifecycle, from requirements gathering to design, coding, testing, deployment, and maintenance.
  • Mentor and provide technical guidance to junior developers to foster a collaborative and knowledge-sharing environment.
  • Identify and address performance bottlenecks and troubleshoot complex technical issues in the Java applications.
  • Contribute to the improvement of development processes and best practices, ensuring high coding standards, code reviews, and adherence to industry best practices.
  • Stay updated with the latest Java technologies and industry trends, proposing innovative solutions to enhance product performance and reliability.
  • Support continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) practices to streamline the software development and release process.
  • Collaborate with quality assurance teams to ensure comprehensive test coverage and participate in the resolution of any reported defects.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with containerization technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Familiarity with DevOps practices and tools (e.g., Jenkins, Ansible).
  • Knowledge of Big Data technologies (e.g., Hadoop, Spark) and NoSQL databases (e.g., MongoDB, Cassandra).
  • Previous experience in designing and implementing scalable, high-availability systems.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field. A relevant Master's degree is a plus.
  • Proven experience as a Java Developer, with a minimum of [X] years in a senior or lead role.
  • Strong proficiency in Java programming language and related frameworks (e.g., Spring, Hibernate, etc.).
  • In-depth knowledge of object-oriented programming principles, design patterns, and best practices.
  • Experience with web services (RESTful, SOAP), microservices architecture, and cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform).
  • Proficiency in database design and SQL queries, with experience working with relational databases (e.g., MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle).
  • Familiarity with front-end technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and frameworks (e.g., React, Angular, or Vue.js).
  • Solid understanding of software development methodologies, version control systems (e.g., Git), and collaborative tools (e.g., Jira, Confluence).
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.