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Senior Java Software Engineer - Budapest, 06

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Position overview:
Software Engineer with 5+ years of hands-on programming experience in design and coding of commercial application using Java.
  • Lead the design, development, and timely delivery of Common Platform projects and features using Java technologies.
  • Bring innovative software engineering expertise to enhance Common Platform performance, reliability, functional and load scalability.
  • Collaborate with geographically distributed team of highly skilled and motivated individuals on implementation of platform and application tasks.
  • Closely collaborate with Product Management, Quality Assurance, Data Operation and IT Infrastructure on all stages of software development life cycle.
  • Actively participate in upcoming software integration across multiple software product units.

Desired experience and qualifications:

  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent; M.S. in Computer Science preferred.
  • Must have extensive experience in java server-side development including messaging middleware, and service-oriented architecture.
  • Have solid expertise with Java server side technologies J2EE such as Java Servlets, RMI, JMS and distributed batch processing systems.
  • Have experience with Spring Framework – Dependency Injection, Remoting, and Messaging.
  • Have basic SQL and general knowledge of TCP/IP; troubleshooting skills.
  • Have strong experience in end-to-end software development life cycle and post-launch production support.
  • Experience with iterative software development life-cycle methodologies and frameworks such as Agile, SCRUM, and Test-Driven Development.
  • Demonstrate strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Desire to work as part of geographically distributed software development team.
  • Have strong communication and interpersonal skills, be a good team player.
  • Demonstrate ability to learn quickly in a fast-paced, multi-tasking development environment.

Due to the great number of applications we receive for each of our open vacancies, we are unable to respond on an individual basis.


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Budapest, Hungary
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