Lead Senior Java J2EE Developer

The Jonah Group is looking for a seasoned technical lead to guide our project teams and establish best practices in programming and technical design. Using the modern Java stack, you will be working alongside accomplished tech professionals to build custom, high-quality solutions for clients and drive progress in an agile environment.

What We Do:
Jonah has produced high quality systems for the banking, auto finance, capital markets, health insurance and pension plan industries (to name a few). We design and build high-performing enterprise solutions with emphasis placed on great user experience, robust architecture, and a perfect fit. You’ll have the opportunity to grow your leadership and development skills while demonstrating the value of our services to a wide range of clients.

What You’ll Do:
• Analyze existing systems and elicit detailed business requirements
• Demonstrate effective mentorship and hands-on technical leadership to team members
• Build trustful relationships within the team and with the customer
• Design, develop, maintain, and integrate modules for various client software systems / applications
• Coordinate and perform the testing effort to ensure component, module, and system accuracy
• Identify and advocate for change when warranted by current processes or existing systems implementations

Your Preferred Profile:
• Thorough understanding of CS fundamentals and theory relevant to applications development
• Advanced, modern, full-stack Java technical skills: core Java, Spring or Struts, Web Services
• Prior experience designing and implementing multi-threaded and multi-process large scale systems
• Proven experience leading development teams through the whole project lifecycle
• 8+ years’ experience in software development using Java enterprise technologies
• 4+ years’ experience with Spring and Hibernate framework
• Hands on experience designing databases and implementing (PL/SQL) scripts and stored procedures; Oracle, MySQL or MS SQL experience is considered an asset
• Solid experience and very good understanding of client server architecture and Object-Oriented Programming concepts
• Ability to express design concepts in UML; ability to efficiently capture and express requirements and design in written and diagrammatic forms
• A track record of great teamwork and the ability to work independently and drive projects to completion
• Technical team leadership skills, including the ability to assume delivery responsibility for the project, and to keep a small team of developers occupied and efficient

What Sets You Apart:
• Self-learner with a strong interest in emerging technologies
• Flexible and able to adapt to changing environments
• Hands on experience with building web services and enterprise application development
• Exceptional written and interpersonal communication skills
• Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent through a combination of education and related work experience

What You’ll Like About Working Here:
• Family-friendly benefits and vacation time
• Annual training budget and professional development for fulltime employees
• The flexibility of a software consulting environment; project variety, adapting to new business domains, and building complex applications
• Ability to flex your creativity muscle, and have your opinions heard
• A work culture where you’ll look forward to coming in every day
• Downtown Toronto location (easily accessible by public transit)

Feel free to send us your resume anytime to jonah-jobs@jonahgroup.com. We’ll keep your information on file (honest!) for that fateful day when preparation and opportunity collide, and together we will unleash your awesome skills on our next new project. Please include “260 – Lead Senior Java Developer” in the subject line. We want to thank all individuals who apply and will be contacting suitably qualified applicants as soon as we can.

For more information about the Jonah Group, please visit https://www.jonahgroup.com/, or see what it’s like to work here on The Muse (https://www.themuse.com/profiles/jonahgroup)!

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