Java Developer Job Description

A Java Developer job description template to hire for your Information Technology department.

About the Java Developer position

We are looking for an experienced Java Developer who will join our talented software team that works on mission-critical applications. Your duties will include managing Java/Java EE application development while providing expertise in the full software development lifecycle٫ from concept and design to testing.

You should have good experience in building high-performing٫ scalable٫ enterprise-grade applications and be able to write clean code and ensure your programs run properly. We also expect you to be passionate about building software and perform well working in a team٫ along with developers٫ engineers and web designers.


Java Developer responsibilities are:

  • Design and develop high-volumeŮ« low-latency applications for mission-critical systems and delivering high-availability and performance
  • Create well designedŮ« testableŮ« efficient code
  • Participate in all phases of the development lifecycle
  • Assist in preparation and production of releases of software components
  • Ensure designs are in compliance with specifications
  • Investigate alternatives and technologies and present them for architectural reviewŮ« in order to support continuous improvement


Java Developer requirements are:

  • 2+ years' experience of working on a Java Developer position
  • Solid experience in software developmentŮ« and particularly in test-driven development
  • Significant experience in designing and developing applications using Java EE platforms
  • Excellent knowledge of Java and JEE internalsŮ« such as ClassloadingŮ« Memory ManagementŮ« Transaction management and so on
  • Experience of Object Oriented analysis and design using common design patterns.
  • Good knowledge of Relational DatabasesŮ« SQL and ORM technologiesŮ« including JPA2 and Hibernate
  • Good knowledge of at least one popular web frameworkŮ« such as JSFŮ« WicketŮ« GWTŮ« Spring MVC and so on
  • Certification of a Sun Java Developer
  • BS or MS degree in Computer ScienceŮ« Engineering or other related area

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