Java Web Developer

Jersey City, NJ 07309

Industry: Java, UI/UX Job Number: 1211
Software Engineer – Web Applications UI Lead

Employment Type
Full Time

Jersey City


Job Description

hands-on software engineer to lead the development of  user-facing applications.


  • Design, develop, and maintain complex user-facing software for a technology startup.
  • Document and build unit tests for your code.
  • Work with other developers, Operations, QA, and Product Management to maximize product effectiveness.

This roles mixes client-side JavaScript and server-side Java development with an emphasis on lightweight web apps and service-oriented architecture on an open-source stack. Specific experience building applications that deal with real-time data is very helpful. This position offers an excellent opportunity to work with advanced technologies in a challenging problem domain, collaborate with a top-notch team and grow professionally.

Required Qualifications (candidate must possess all of these)
  • Strong formal education in computer science (ideally a BS in Computer Science or similar 4-year degree).
  • 2+ years product development experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Deep understanding of DOM, XML, and JSON.
  • Advanced knowledge of AJAX or similar asynchronous client-side technology.
  • Familiarity with browser compatibility issues.
  • Solid understanding of server-side Java.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Independent problem solver, able to learn and adapt in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Authorization to work in the United States.

Desired Qualifications (candidate should possess some of these)

  • Strong design sensibilities.
  • Experience building large-scale, high-performance distributed systems.
  • Experience using Backbone, NodeJS, SocketIO, Bootstrap, Nginx and Jetty.
  • Detailed understanding of fundamental web protocols like HTTP, TCP, DNS, SSL, WebSocket.
  • Experience deploying applications to cloud infrastructure, especially Amazon EC2, S3, CloudFront, etc.
  • Real-world experience with Agile software development process.


Jessica Phelan

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