Java Developer
Forrester Research - Cambridge, MA

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Job Title: Java Developer
Location: Cambridge, MA

Description :

Forrester Research seeks a motivated Java Developer with experience deploying and maintaining the suite of applications supporting a corporate website and the back-end systems that integrate with it.

Responsibilities :

• Attend Agile-based project meetings to design and scope scalable technical solutions that extend the existing functionality of website and supporting applications.
• Present detailed solution documentation to both technical and nontechnical audiences.
• Take ownership of code throughout the development life cycle (development, testing, deployment, maintenance).
• Balance project work with routine system maintenance activities (bug fixes, application troubleshooting, on-call responsibilities).

Requirements :

Forrester is looking for people who are inspired and inspiring. Our product is our intellectual capital, so we welcome and reward intellectual excellence, curiosity, and sophisticated thinking and look for:

• Four-plus years of professional experience in developing Java-based applications using Spring, Servlets, JDBC, JSF, Web Services, caching strategies, and JPA.
• Strong understanding of OO Analysis and Design and the practical application of design patterns.
• Experience with ETL concepts, synchronous and asynchronous messaging, and strategies for communicating between loosely coupled systems.
• Knowledge of relational database systems (essential); Oracle experience is a plus.
• Solid experience developing in a Linux environment.
• Experience with Tomcat or JBoss, JUnit, Ant, and Subversion.
• Someone who is comfortable in an Agile “whole team” environment.
• Commitment to quality and the role of testing in software development.

Forrester Research is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer; M/F/D/V are especially encouraged to apply.

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