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Senior Java Developer Job Description

Senior Java Developer job description

A Senior Java Developer is responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining Java-based applications. They collaborate with a team of other developers to create high-quality and innovative software solutions. A Senior Java Developer also supports junior developers and helps troubleshoot issues that may arise during the software development process. To be successful in this role, a Senior Java Developer must have extensive experience working with Java programming language. They should also be familiar with various Java-based frameworks and libraries. Additionally, strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills are essential for this role.
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Senior Java Developer Job Brief

We are looking for a Senior Java Developer responsible for developing and maintaining high-scale web applications. Your primary responsibility will be to create all server-side logic, definition, and maintenance of the central database and ensure excellent performance and reliability to front-end demands. The front-end components made by your coworkers would also need to be integrated into the program.

Thus having a basic grasp of front-end technologies is necessary. Moreover, you should know about Spring Boot, Hibernate/JPA, Rest API, and Microservices.

Senior Java Developer Responsibilities

Mentioned below are the major roles and responsibilities of a Senior Java Developer:

  • Developing large scale Java web applications.
  • Maintaining central databases.
  • Ensuring responsiveness and performance of applications.
  • Integrating front-end elements into the application.
  • Coordinating with co-developers and other related departments.
  • Working on bug fixing and improving application performance.
  • Writing technical documentation.
  • Attending group gatherings to discuss initiatives and goals.
  • Troubleshooting, fixing, and coding for other developers.
  • Meeting deadlines on time-sensitive deliveries.
  • Creating thorough reports on work accomplished and projects completed.

Senior Java Developer Requirements

  • Proven experience of at least 6-8 years in Java-based programming.
  • Strong knowledge of Core Java (1.8), J2EE, Spring, Hibernate, and MySQL.
  • Experience with JavaScript, AngularJS, and HTML5.
  • Familiarity with build tools such as Maven and Gradle.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.
  • A degree in coding, computer science, or a related subject is required.
  • A solid portfolio of high-quality code builds to your credit.
  • Capability to collaborate with several other developers and mentor junior team members.
  • Analyzes and executes with great care.

An experienced Senior Java Developer will be able to write code and offer mentorship and guidance to more junior developers on the team. They will work with other development team members to ensure that projects are completed on time and within budget. The Senior Java Developer will also lead the development of new features and functionality and maintain and improve existing codebases. A skilled Senior Java Developer must understand the Java platform deeply.

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