Java Developer
Kaplan - New York, NY

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Job Description

Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions is looking for a passionate and talented Software Development Engineer who will help us build innovative Java based web applications comprised of e-commerce, portal, content, business suites and back office. 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.

The ideal candidate will be a team player and have a deep knowledge of current web technologies, techniques.

Required Skills:
  • At least 5+ years of Java and J2EE based web development experience using one or more application servers like JBoss,Tomcat, Jetty, Weblogic, Websphere

  • Hands-on implementation experience using various Spring modules to build web applications.

  • Experience with AJAX, HTML5/CSS3, JavaScript libraries like JQuery, bootstrap, YUI.

  • Strong Java skills and object oriented design experience, including knowledge of core libraries and common design patterns

  • Expertise with Hibernate and REST services.

  • Experience implementing large public facing marketing websites powered by content management systems like Alfresco, Teamsite etc.

  • Comfortable working in an agile scrum based SDLC.

  • 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.

  • Amazon EC2 cloud deployment experience

  • SQL experience and knowledge of Oracle, MySQL and/or other databases

  • Bachelors degree - preferably in computer science.