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Pramerica Limited

Java Programmer

Pramerica Limited

  • Donegal
  • Not disclosed
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 01/03/2013
  • Human Resources
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Job Description: Please note: For these positions, the expectation is that the successful candidate will be available to travel to the US for extensive periods of up


Job Description:

Please note: For these positions, the expectation is that the successful candidate will be available to travel to the US for extensive periods of up to 6 months at short notice.

We are looking for a J2EE Java developer with Web development and strong HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript Skills and a successful track record of delivery.  Knowledge of Dynamic Pdf manipulation and generation and deployment skills are also essential for this role.

The successful applicant will join a new team who will be responsible for developing, implementing, and supporting mission critical applications within Prudential and will assume business and system knowledge from US counterparts which will then need to be brought back to Pramerica.

The technical challenges are vast and exciting, whilst providing the candidate with ample opportunity to increase and enhance their technical and leadership skills.

Position requirement and Education:

• Participate in the architecture and system design of J2EE web applications;
• Independently perform hands on development and unit testing of the applications;
• Collaborate with the development team and build individual components into complex enterprise web systems;
• Work in a team environment with business, frontend design, engineering support and QA analysts to deliver a project throughout the whole software development cycle;
• Ensure system capacity, performance and 24x7 availability;
• Responsible to identify and resolve any performance issues;
• Follow company software development processes and standards;
• Keep up to date with new technology development and implementation
• Must be willing to work US hours

• Web development experience
• Strong HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript Skills
• Strong Java Development Skills
• Strong JSP Development Skills
• Good working knowledge of Tomcat
• Experience at troubleshooting customer issues with Tomcat
• Strong JQuery Skills
• System Architecture and Design Skills
• Web Interface Design Skills
• Experience building one application that runs both on the desktop and on the Web (ie, in both Connected and Disconnected mode)
• Experience with XML
• Experience using RAD and Visual Studio
• Dynamic Pdf manipulation and generation skills
• Knowledge of installing to Windows operating systems; windows XP to present
• Good working knowledge of installer technologies, such as Wise, InstallShield
• Knowledge of Tech Support build and deployment process – ability to use their generic scripts
• Working knowledge of Batch technology

• 4 + years experience in hands on J2EE development;
• Strong experience developing scalable enterprise level J2EE web applications, preferably on WebSphere Application Server;
• In-depth knowledge of J2EE web tier components and extensive experience in both the server and client side development;
• Solid experience with Object Oriented design concepts, patterns and software architecture;
• Adherence and understanding of web standards like Web 2.0 and semantic mark-up;
• Knowledge of Rich Internet Application (RIA);
• Experience converting graphical mocks into functional mark-up;
• Experience in developing intuitive user interfaces for the web for desktop and mobile is desired;
• Desirable to have thorough understanding of browser bugs and incompatibilities;
• Experience with leading open source frameworks and development of web services;
• Proficient with database design, SQL and stored procedures; DB2 experience preferred;
• Experience with some automated build tools such as Ant, Subversion, CVS;
• Experience with Websphere Portal and LDAP a plus;
• Familiarity with security industry standards is desirable;
• Experience with large financial companies preferred;
• Ability to work in a team and coordinate with multiple business and technical teams;
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment and deliver production quality software within tight schedules;
• Good verbal and written communication skills, with proven track record of producing use cases, software architecture documentation using UML, sequence and component model diagrams, etc;
• BS degree in computer or related fields preferred;

Ref: 786779
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