Senior Software Developer (Java)-Toronto

Clever Devices is growing and we are looking for talented people who are passionate about Java software development to join our friendly and passionate team. This position is located in our Toronto, Ontario offices.

This position is located in our Toronto, Ontario Canada offices.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Write maintainable, clean, re-usable, object-oriented, and efficient programming code in compliance with department standards and templates

  • Work within source control utilizing branching, merging, proper check-in procedures, and passing of continuous builds to ensure that software is always releasable

  • Practice Test Driven Development (TDD) and ensuring that unit tests are created prior to writing programming code and that any programming code is structured in such a way to maximize testability

  • Resolve software bugs in the programming code and modify unit tests to prevent future regression

  • Perform various types of testing including black box, white box, integration, functional, systems, sanity, smoke, regression, acceptance, stress, load, performance, usability, installation, recovery, security, compatibility, and more on software systems

  • Work within the context of department processes and procedures

  • Peer review programming code and participate in code reviews

  • Learn and understand the technical details of all relevant products and having hands-on familiarity of the system as required

  • Work with management to define and establish processes, templates, and standards related to software development and to continually improve the quality of the process

  • Contribute fresh, new ideas during developer meetings demonstrating a commitment on-going learning

  • Utilizing code coverage, code metrics, and other tools to improve quality of code

  • Mentor and assist in the training and on-boarding of other team members

  • Raise concerns to management and team members

  • Any other tasks required by management

Skills Required

  • A minimum of 2 years of demonstrated prior work experience conducting the primary responsibilities outlined in this job description

  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills, will be speaking remotely on the telephone with other offices

  • Exceptional knowledge and skill with Java is essential. Strong skills in both would be an asset.

  • Demonstrated expertise with SQL Server 2008 R2 or greater or Oracle creating relational database objects (tables, columns, stored procedures, scalar and table-valued functions, etc.)

  • Experience with advanced debugging techniques, such as breakpoints, watches, attaching to remote processes, utilizing dump files, etc.

  • Demonstrated experience developing large-scale, high-availability applications and systems

  • Experience with SVN (Subversion) source control is essential

  • Ability to quickly and independently learn about new technologies, business and technical terms and concepts is essential

  • Ability to discern between value-added and frivolous work

  • Dedicated to continuous education by obtaining industry-related certifications and training

  • Ability to collaborate with multiple departments and teams, demonstrating high-quality interpersonal skills, including good listening skills, respectful treatment of others, and professional behavior contributing to a positive and enjoyable environment

  • Ability to work as part of a team and also individually with a self-starter (“can do”) attitude

  • Comfortable speaking and interacting with technical and non-technical people

  • Excellent research, analytical, and organization skills with an exceptional eye for detail

  • Ability to perform work activities according to set priorities and delivery timelines

  • Ability to take constructive criticism

  • Ability to perform work activities for multiple projects simultaneously

  • Desire to participate in speaking engagements or be involved within user or other community groups or any other events attended by the department

  • Diploma or degree in Computer Science or Engineering is required

  • Experience working in an Agile environment is an asset

Send Resume and Cover Letter to recruiting@cleverdevices.com