Java Developer

Category: Development/Engineering
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Position ID: J0719-1438
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description

CGI is offering an exciting opportunity as an Intermediate Java Developer. As a member of CGI’s national practice providing retail banking solutions and services to credit unions, you will be joining an experienced and dynamic team of global IT professionals serving our clients across Canada and the world.



The financial industry is in the midst of dramatic change and credit unions are challenged with finding faster, more innovative ways of providing solutions and services to their customers who have more alternatives than ever before. Digital transformation and digital services are disrupting traditional financial institutions, instead offering businesses and households access to services that are customized specifically to personalized needs and wants of the end consumer. Omni-channel experience, mobile self-service, predictive analytics, data governance, robotic process automation, FinTech partnerships, and open banking requirements have turned the banking industry on its head. Staying relevant is key, while customer retention and growth has never been more challenging. Our clients are turning to CGI to help them remodel their operations and assist in navigating through the massive digital transformational changes required to remain competitive.



As the Intermediate Java Developer you will work with a passionate team of IT professionals and progressive clients in helping to develop and support mission critical applications within a multi-tiered system and application architecture. If you are searching for a role that allows you to grow your developer skills and expertise in the dynamic world of financial services with collaborative clients and a dedicated, enthusiastic team, this would be a great opportunity for you.



Job Duties and Responsibilities:

• Development and support of a mission critical JEE, Java / web based application including, programming, analysis, design, testing, documentation and implementation.

• Creation of technical specifications, estimates, test scripts and system documentation.

• Participation in system and application design, technical processes and procedures.

• Solid understanding and working application of Object Orientation principals and concepts.

• Solid understanding and working application of software programming, analysis, design concepts and best practices.



Work Experience

• Hands-on experience in designing and developing applications using Java EE / JSP platforms

• Object oriented analysis and design using common design patterns.

• Strong knowledge of Java and JEE internals

• Participation in multi-tired system and application architecture.

• Familiar with Application servers, web services, MVC, code repositories, standard IDE, relational databases and SDLC.



Nice to Have Requirements:

• Knowledge and experience working specifically in the retail banking and/or credit union space

• Knowledge of data governance principles and best practices



Required Level of Education:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Diploma in IT with equivalent IT experience



Soft Skills:

• Strong written and oral and comprehension communication skills

• Flexibility, self-motivated, and has the ability to give and receive feedback

• Ability to working effectively and collaboratively with others to achieve common goals

• Have excellent time management, task planning and prioritization skills

• Able to adapt quickly to changing client requirements

• Able to work effectively with minimal supervision

• Enjoy working in a self-teaching, learning organization

• Ability to build strong relationships with clients and team members


Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Learn more about CGI at www.cgi.com.

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.

Skills

  • Banking
  • Java
  • SQL
  • Object Oriented Analyss&Design
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Application Development
  • Application Design
  • Eclipse
  • JBoss
  • JSTL JSP-Standard Tag Library
  • Web Services
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Communication (Oral/Written)
  • JSF

What you can expect from us

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Learn more about CGI at www.cgi.com.

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.