Title: Intermediate Java Software Developer

Location: Ottawa

Reporting to: Chief Information Officer - Corporate Information Systems

General Objective:

  • To develop software and maintain existing software within the Corporate development team.

Responsibilities: Duties, and Tasks:

  • Writing design documents and functional specifications
  • Participating in design and code reviews
  • Developing and unit testing software
  • Debugging and fixing bugs during stabilization of the software
  • Installation and configuration of system components (hardware & software)
  • Training operators of the system during initial deployment of the system
  • Supporting the system during the transition to Support group.


  • Post secondary education in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field
  • 4+ years of experience developing 3-tier software systems or products in Java
  • Experience developing web applications using Java Servlets, web services in Java using JAX-WS with WSDL/SOAP and JAX-RS
  • Good understanding of XML including XML Schema, XML Namespaces, WSDL 1.1/2.0
  • Experience developing asynchronous systems with JMS/ JAX-WS
  • Experience developing solutions that rely on RBAC and JAAS
  • Build data driven applications using JPA (Hibernate, OpenJPA)
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Level 2 Security Clearance.

Additional Skills & Attributes:

  • Experience developing software for real-time sensing in a manufacturing environment
  • Familiarity with Agile software development, Test driven development
  • Knowledge of build tools (ANT, Maven)
  • Knowledge of Tomcat/ Apache, AJAX (dojo), spring frameworks
  • Strong background in applying formal development methodologies, including knowledge of use cases, requirement analysis, UML
  • Experience with .Big-Data. frameworks such as Hadoop, Terracotta, ehcache etc.
  • Experience in developing client-server systems using Oracle databases
  • Experience with complex event processing
  • Strong communication skills in English (other languages are additional assets)
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong team player
  • Make-it-work attitude under firm deadlines
  • Ability to multitask and adapt to changing priorities.