Sr. Software Developer – Java/J2EE

  • Date Posted Jul 21, 2022
  • Location Toronto, Ontario
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 14881

Are you passionate about working with cutting-edge technologies? Do you want to work for one of the top Canadian financial institutions? Then, Apply Now!

Working with one of the top financial clients this role calls for a Sr. Software Developer – Java/J2EE who will be responsible for providing a broad range of systems and application support, research and analysis, administration, performance availability monitoring and management. This candidate must follow established processes/standards, business technology architecture, and risk and production capacity guidelines; plan, monitor and escalate issues as required.


  • Provide the professional suggestion and feedback with design documents
  • Communicate with technical and business designers to clarify the requirement before starting the coding implementation.
  • Provide high quality development solutions to meet industry best practice standards.
  • Perform controlled incident resolution including prioritization and escalation, involving business and technology partners as appropriate.
  • Service applications and systems, provide application, systems, and operational availability levels that meet or exceed standards and service levels already established while minimizing operational risk.
  • Promptly schedule packaging and release new applications in a timely manner, and reduce change execution times by planning implementations with parallel work streams (while working with stakeholders as appropriate).
  • Strive to improve production environment stability by working with others to set up, maintain and monitor applications and systems, while meeting availability targets.
  • Provide prompt, effective day-to-day support, accurately identify and resolve issues, and perform controlled and timely incident resolution all while making client satisfaction a top priority.
  • Deliver effective and defect-free support (application, software and operations), research system issues and opportunities, recommend changes, oversee execution, and keep accurate documentation.
  • Review, and integrate application requirements (e.g. functional, security, integration, performance, quality, operations).
  • Address application, cross-capability and cross-release issues.
  • Assume incident management role (communicator, tracker, escalator, driver, etc.).
  • Monitor system life cycles, ensure both specs and functionality support business objectives and architecture decisions and re-develop as required.
  • Use meaningful metrics to monitor environmental performance.
  • Improve performance and resource utilization by assessing and analyzing opportunities to optimize the operational environment.
  • Comply with both disaster and business recovery plans.
  • Identify/implement process improvements to enhance revenue, and customer experience and reduce costs
  • Coding as required using Java/J2ee

Desired skill set:

  • Minimum 10 years of solid experience in Java/J2EE
  • 5 years of experience with Linux and Unix
  • 5 years of experience in WebSphere/JBoss EAP/HTTP servers
  • 5 years of experience in Banking or the Financial Industry
  • 3 years of expertise in IBM MQ
  • Experience using MKS or GIT or Clear Case or another code repository
  • Undergraduate degree or technical certificate

Nice to have:

  • Hands-on working experience with JBoss, JS Libraries, Python
  • Comfortable using MS Word, Excel, and Visio for the documentation
  • Experience to develop code under highly security-protected Windows and Unix environments
  • Experience with GIT, Bitbucket, Confluence, JIRA and ServiceNow
  • Understanding of CyberArk, Veracode, PENTest
  • Experience in DevOps with a focus on continuous integration, infrastructure deployments and application code

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