Java Developer - Front End
W.R. Grace & Co. - Cambridge, MA

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Verifi creates and sells innovative control systems for managing the properties of concrete in a truck during delivery. We convert the large data sets generated from these deliveries into simple and useful tools that help our customers run smarter operations and design better concrete.

At our corporate headquarters in Cambridge, MA, we have a small, highly motivated team of top-notch software developers and architects working with cutting edge, open source tools to produce great software quickly at minimal cost. The team works in a fast-paced, start-up-like environment, and practices agile and scrum methodologies.

We are looking for experienced Java developers with a proven track record for delivering quality, well reasoned code in a timely fashion. Candidates should be comfortable working as part of a highly collaborative team of developers that share responsibility for architectural decisions and work on a single, consistent code base. Ideal candidates will need to excel in a fast-paced, dynamic agile environment with aggressive delivery dates, expectations for excellence and industry standard tools and processes. If you are interested in working with great developers and cutting-edge, open source technologies to build great software that solves real-world problems then this is the job for you!

Initial Duties:
Work with a team of developers, designers and business experts to expand and harden an existing GWT application, focusing on making appearance and behavior consistent on all pages and in all major browsers, as well as adding new usability features and new functionality and developing new mobile applications.

Required Skills

Although our engineering team works very closely together, and each of our developers will have opportunities to work on all parts of our application (UI, backend, mobile, etc.), we are looking for candidates with some specific skill sets to start with:

Minimum Requirements:
3+ years working with Java.

3+ years working with HTML and CSS.

Excellent written and spoken communication skills.

Familiarity with Google Web Toolkit (GWT) version 2 or above.

Understanding of JavaScript and the modern JavaScript design patterns used by frameworks like JQuery or Ext JS.

Some experience with the tools that we use in our development environment: Ubuntu, Eclipse, Maven and Subversion.

Preference will also be given to candidates who have additional experience with any or all of the following:

GWT MVP and Activity and Place architecture, UiBinder and Request Factory

HTML5/CSS3 and modern page layout practices.

Mobile web ui and application development (esp. using Phonegap or similar)

Google Maps API (v3)

Google Chart Tools

Unit and integration testing with tools like JUnit, Selinium and Arquillian or similar.


Groovy scripting.

Java EE 6 (CDI, EJB 3.1, MDBs, JPA 2.0).

JBoss As7+.


Cassandra and Asyanax or Hector.

Required Experience

About this company
W.R. Grace & Co. (Grace) is engaged in the production and sale of specialty chemicals and specialty materials. The Company operates in...