Java Developer
Kaplan - New York, NY

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Job Description
Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions is looking for a Java Web Developer developing Java-based web applications. Our applications provide content, ecommerce, portal, business suite applications, and back-office functionality to our customers. We have an award-winning technology team, a fast-paced, collaborative environment, and a culture that fosters learning, knowledge sharing, and innovation. This individual will be leveraging next generation web development frameworks, RIA technologies, and SOA technologies for our web-based applications and integration solutions.

Required Skills:
At least 2+ years of Java and J2EE based web development experience using one or more application servers like JBoss,Tomcat, Weblogic, Websphere.
2-5 years of experience building Java/Web applications using in one or more open source frameworks like Spring and Hibernate,
Intermediate-level Java skills and object oriented design experience, including strong knowledge of core libraries and common design patterns
Experience with light-weight and/or Agile, test-driven development methodologies
Experience with the entire software lifecycle – requirements capture, analysis, design, implementation, quality assurance, deployment, and maintenance
A team player and strong problem-solver to work with a team of other software developers, project managers, business analysts and QA analysts.
Excellent communications skills, with the ability to work with business users as well as other members of the technical staff.
Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and all phases of the entire software lifecycle.
Implementing, maintaining, and documenting high-quality applications
Availability for periodic off-hours production support as needed

Additional skills preferred:
Experience with AJAX, HTML5/CSS3, JavaScript frameworks JQuery and JavaScriptMVC
Comfortable with user interface design and development
SQL experience and knowledge of MySQL and/or other databases
Familiarity with any scripting languages like Perl, PHP, Shell scripting.

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