Senior Java Developer /Java Team Leader

Location: Manila, Philippines

Department: Software Development

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary 

The Java Team Leader will be managing a group of Java Developers and will be responsible in delivering software components that will be part of an overall application architecture.  He/She will be part of the analysis, design, development, testing and implementation of different solutions that the company is developing.  The Java Team Leader should have excellent listening skills, interpersonal skills, ability to solve complex problems, be able to visualise the solution, has knowledge of the high level design and at the same time effective in creating detailed design that are maintainable, extensible and flexible.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities 

  • Participate in the project requirement process to understandbusiness, technical objectives, and product requirements
  • Create detailed design based on the approved high-level architecture of the application.
  • Must understand the communication and interaction between software components and create detailed designs that are loosely coupled, easy to maintain and extend, and easy to change.
  • Coordinate with Business Analyst to make sure that functional and technical requirements are met.
  • Coordinate with testers to plan and prioritize bug fixes.
  • Conduct proof of concept for system designs and transfer necessary technical skills to development members.
  • Think past the products and create solutions to meet the business/IT needs
  • Help developers to solve their objectives
  • Communicate solutions architecture and designs to the developers effectively
  • Ensure that proposals are technically sound, deliverable, competitive and representative of market leadership in the application of technology to addressing business issues

Qualifications and Experience 

  • 5+ years’ experience in software development
  • Expert level knowledge in Java/J2EE/Java EE and other related technologies like Spring, Hibernate, Javascript/JQuery, HTML5, EJB, SOA, XML, Web Services etc.
  • 1+ years as a team leader creating designs and managing implementations
  • Good in algorithms and data structures.
  • Expert in at least one software stack (UI, middleware, or backend) is preferable.
  • Knowledgeable in different software design patterns like Gang of Four and SOLID principles.
  • Has experience in different software methodologies like Agile or Waterfall.
  • Familiarity with test driven development, continuous integration, performance testing and optimization, build and release, version control/source repository.
  • Has experience in different application servers like JBoss and Tomcat which includes deployment, configuration, and administration.
  • Has experience in different database systems like MySQL, Oracle etc.
  • Willing to code if needed
  • Good organizational and communicational skills
  • Strong practical Unix or Linux systems administration skills is a plus
  • Strong knowledge in database systems is a plus
  • Strong application software development for Linux and Windows operating systems

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Interested parties are invited to send their cover letter and resume with salary expectations through to the RFG Recruitment Portal. Applicants who are not invited for interviews within 8 weeks may consider their application unsuccessful and should consider their application filed for future reference.

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