Java Developer

 

Java is one of the most widely used programming languages in the world. As a developer, you have access to a massive community with millions of fellow Java developers and some benefits that other programming languages do not provide.

Java developer jobs are some of the most popular and most in-demand careers. Considering that, java developers are paid quite well, and they have a high job satisfaction rating. It can seem like an obvious choice to become a java developer with all this information. But before you make the jump into this lucrative field, there are a few things you should learn about java development careers.

What is a Java Developer?

The Java developer is the technical expert on all things Java. They are responsible for writing code in the Java programming language, which has many applications. These applications include web development, mobile apps, and more. Java developers are responsible for creating and maintaining applications that run on the Java platform. They create, test, deploy, and maintain software programs using Java.

 

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Java Developer Job Description

Java Developer Job Overview

As a Java Developer, you are responsible for creating and maintaining software products designed to meet internal clients' needs. You will work closely with business stakeholders and technical teams to understand their requirements and design solutions to support them.

Java Developer Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop new applications from scratch (using Java and Maven) and maintain existing applications.
  • Create unit tests for all code, and ensure that these tests are run on every build.
  • Work with other developers on your team to ensure that your work fits into the project's overall architecture.
  • Develop and maintain applications using Java, JSP, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and related technologies.
  • Write code to design and implement application features based on business requirements.
  • Must have experience in developing RESTful services and data access layers.
  • Strong experience in Spring framework and web application development (JSP/Servlets).
  • Experience in Mobile application development is a plus.
  • Should be able to work independently or as part of a team on projects from start to finish, with minimal supervisio

Java Developer Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field; or equivalent experience.
  • 1+ years of software development experience using Java technologies—Spring Boot/MVC, JPA/SQL and Hibernate.
  • Web application development (HTML, JavaScript, CSS)
  • Design and development of RESTful APIs (preferred)
  • Design and development of web services (preferred)
  • Proficiency in Linux/UNIX administration
  • Experience with automation tools such as Jenkins or TeamCity is preferred

Skills

Experience with designing large-scale enterprise systems is highly desirable. Candidates should have excellent communication skills, strong analytical abilities, and work well under pressure in a team environment.

The global demand for java developers is ever-growing, making it an exciting career option to consider. If you're interested in working as a Java Developer and getting paid well for solving complex problems using the latest technologies, this could be your ideal career.

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