Java Developer

Job Description
Java Developer

Recognised as the global leader in its field, IBM i2's software solutions are used by more than 2000 law enforcement, national security, military and major commercial organizations in 130 countries across the world.

The IBM i2 Enterprise Insight Analysis Offering provides a comprehensive intelligence analysis solution to Intelligence Analysts and Investigators in Desktop and Web applications, used generate actionable intelligence to combat criminal and terrorist activity.

Main duties and responsibilities

The Java Developer will contribute to the implementation, development of requirements and other design specifications and participate in design reviews, working within an agile methodology. The candidate will be expected to take responsibility for investigating and correcting software faults identified.

Following an Agile development method facilitated by the Development Manager, the candidate will be required to identify and size user-stories and identify and execute the associated tasks.

The responsibilities and required skills associated with the role will change from time to time to address continuously evolving company objectives

Skills required to perform the role Technical

  • Demonstrable knowledge of software design and implementation using Java/J2EE technologies
  • Experience with web service technologies such as SOAP and/or REST
  • Knowledge of software testing techniques and designing code for test - unit and integration
Knowledge and experience of object-oriented design

Professional
  • Good degree in a scientific or related discipline.
Personal
  • An attitude of quality, diligence and thoroughness is essential; the successful candidate will display a commitment to continuous improvement of processes and deliverables
  • Self-motivated with the ability to both set and achieve realistic milestones
  • Good verbal and written communication skills need to be demonstrated. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and present ideas clearly
  • Excellent numerical and analysis skills
  • An ability to work in both small and large teams is required.
Other desirable skills useful in performing the role
  • Web Service development experience (JAX-WS, JAX-RS)
  • Application server development - Liberty
  • Experience of relational databases (DB2, Oracle, SQL Server).
  • Experience of Dependency Injection Frameworks, in particular Guice
  • Experience of unit test techniques, in particular JUnit and mock frameworks
  • Knowledge/Experience of an agile development process
  • Knowledge/Experience of Developing COTS (Commercial Off the Shelf Software)


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Bachelors degree in a scientific or related discipline.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of software design and implementation using Java/J2EE technologies
  • Experience with web service technologies such as SOAP and/or REST
  • Knowledge of software testing techniques and designing code for test - unit and integration
  • Knowledge and experience of object-oriented design.
  • An attitude of quality, diligence and thoroughness is essential; the successful candidate will display a commitment to continuous improvement of processes and deliverables
  • Self-motivated with the ability to both set and achieve realistic milestones
  • Good verbal and written communication skills need to be demonstrated. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and present ideas clearly
  • Excellent numerical and analysis skills
  • An ability to work in both small and large teams is required.


Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Web Service development experience (JAX-WS, JAX-RS)
  • Application server development - Liberty
  • Experience of relational databases (DB2, Oracle, SQL Server).
  • Experience of Dependency Injection Frameworks, in particular Guice
  • Experience of unit test techniques, in particular JUnit and mock frameworks
  • Knowledge/Experience of an agile development process
  • Knowledge/Experience of Developing COTS (Commercial Off the Shelf Software)


EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.


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