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IBM Application Developer Java Full Stack in Toronto, Ontario


As an Application Developer, you will lead IBM into the future by translating system requirements into the design and development of customized systems in an agile environment. The success of IBM is in your hands as you transform vital business needs into code and drive innovation. Your work will power IBM and its clients globally, collaborating and integrating code into enterprise systems. You will have access to the latest education, tools and technology, and a limitless career path with the world's technology leader. Come to IBM and make a global impact!

Your Role and Responsibilities

IBM has an immediate opportunity for an experienced, forward thinking Application Developer, Java Full Stack, with a passion for growth and innovation. As a Java.Core Developer you will develop applications based on Java/J2EE technology stack using Java as the programming language. This role requires experience on development of enterprise applications using Java technologies such as core Java, JSP, Servlet, Java beans, Java 2 Enterprise Edition, etc.

You are...

  • A curious and fast learner;

  • Able to translate business needs to technical requirements and implementation;

  • A team player interested to be part of a senior team of talented developers;

  • Opened to learn new software development processes, like test-driven developing or domain-driven design;

  • Motivated by challenges and new opportunities including learning technologies, products and platforms like IBM WebSphere Application Server, MQ, Bluemix, Jenkins, IBM Mobile First Platform.


  • Participate in all design sessions and provides technical leadership (including technical decisions, technology recommendations, defining standards, leading POCs, and mentoring developers);

  • Work with project sponsors during the project planning phase to understand the requirements in order to define and solution design that meets the business and technical needs of the client;

  • Define the strategy and overall vision for solutions. Provide complete solution designs that consider cost, performance, scalability, reusability, and extensibility;

  • Document application requirements, technical specifications, use-cases, workflow processes;

  • Occasionally conduct research and Proofs of Concept on new technologies and applications;

  • Mentor and develop skills of other members of the team. Collaborate with other development and integration team members to ensure Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) Integration technologies are properly implemented and maintained;

  • Actively be involved in the functional and technical discussion with the client;

  • Perform estimations based on industry widely known of project specific methods and tools;

  • Create and deliver technical design, solution architecture and perform product integration (including unit testing, integration and system tests);

  • Actively be involved in all the project phases: analysis, design, implementation, test/acceptance.

Must be eligible/legally entitled to work in Canada

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

JAVA 1.7/1.8 /J2EE, Spring MVC, HTML5, JQuery or ReactJS, Schema, SQL, Version Control System (RTC/GIT preferred), OOPS, and Hibernate.

Agile methodology.

Java/J2EE Development experience

  • At least 5 years experience in JAVA/J2EE development and Deployment experience

  • At least 5 years experience in Hibernate

  • At least 5 years experience in WebServices or Microservices & System Design/Frameworks knowledge

  • At least 5 years experience in Angular, Node.js, HTML5/Spring MVC/JSP/JQuery or ReactJS, RESTful Services, CI/CD Pipeline

  • At least 5 years experience in SQL (MySql, Oracle), NoSql(MongoDB), Eclipse/Rational Application Design/Rational Software Architect/STS4

  • At least 5 years experience in WebServices or Microservice


  • JIRA, GIT, Bitbucket, Jenkins, Ant, Maven, Continuous Integration

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Very good knowledge of the development life-cycle and to have practical experience with Agile framework;* Knowledge of: SOAP Web Services or developing Microservices using SpringBoot, XML, XML Schema, JAX, Design patterns, OOAD.* Proven record of work experience in large, geographically distributed teams;* Experience in task assignment and coaching for junior programmers;* Good skills for time and task management are required;* Fluency in English.

Must have the ability to work in Canada without sponsorship.

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