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Java Developer

Java Developer 


Saggezza is a global software services firm, specializing in software enabled technology solutions to tackle complex business issues and improve business performance. With more than 550 professional based in 6 locations across North America, Europe and Asia, our firm excels in creating revolutionary software solutions and demonstrating business impact.

Saggezza is seeking a qualified, passionate and energetic individual to join us as a Java Developer. A qualified candidate is someone that is a self-starter, collaborative by nature and in behavior and has an insatiable desire to delivery high quality web applications and systems. Relevant experience in with J2EE and Eclipse based development, as well as strong skills with JBOSS Server, Jira and GIT are crucial to succeeding in this role. At Saggezza you have the unharnessed ability make an impact on a leading global technology services firm.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Partner with some of Chicago’s top companies on interesting projects
  • Work on large web and systems integration projects in a Java/JEE/Spring environment
  • Produce user interface code, adhering to the style and guidance of the design and technical teams and adhering to all required business requirements
  • Ability to architect complex web interface applications (multipage and/or single page) using MVC design patterns
  • Creation of all user interfaces should use Strict xHTML and CSS and JavaScript
  • Responsible for all cross browser testing and ensuring a consistent look and feel
  • Collaborate closely with our team using Agile/Scrum methods to deliver high quality software
  • Set, manage and deliver on team and client expectations
  • Guide and coordinate off-shore based product development 
  • Support production code deployments
  • Be a champion of engineering excellence: raise the bar on quality, consistency, maintainability, performance and security 
  • Will require some occasional travel to Chicago suburbs 


Essential Skills:

  • At least 5 years of relevant experience 
  • Strong understanding of J2EE & Eclipse based development 
  • Experience with JBOSS Server, Jira, and GIT are a must
  • Any additional experience with Maven and XSLT is a plus
  • Comfortable working in an Agile/Scrum methoodlogy environment and meeting with Product Owners and off-shore teams
  • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures; experience defining and consuming XML and JSON data payloads
  • Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Proficiency in the Java programming language
  • Demonstrated experience with common web application frameworks and libraries (Angular, Ember, React, jQuery)
  • Expert in standards-based, cross-browser, multi-device development and responsive web
  • Expert in writing thoughtful, well-formed: XHTML, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Expert in writing thoughtful, well-formed JavaScript, and uses JavaScript-based libraries
  • Strong understanding of MVC design patterns
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices and common practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies, typically ranging from front-end user interfaces through to back-end systems and all points in between is desired
  • Confident, takes ownership, willingness to "do what it takes" to help the team get the job done
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have the ability to work well in a multi-cultural, on-site and off-shore development model


On applicants located in or near Chicago, IL - please.

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