Lead Java Developer

Category: IT
Job Type: Full Time

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Job Summary


Are you a passionate Lead Java Developer working with Java Enterprise Edition? We are looking for you to lead a team of Java Developers building scalable, highly available network management features for 5G networks, working as part of a cross-functional team, developing full-stack features in an agile environment.

Key responsibilities

You will be driving the use of the latest technologies such as… JEE, Java 8+, Microservices, Cloud (Kubernetes, Openstack, KVM) in a CI/CD development environment.

This role is based in Ericsson Software Campus, Athlone, Ireland.

Key Qualifications

A proven track record in technical leadership in a Java development team
Practical experience of best coding/design practices and patterns, optimizations, scaling and clustering
Hands-on experience of configuration, deployment, and optimization of at least one major JEE application server is required (JBoss EAP 7/Wildfly is an advantage) and troubleshooting JEE applications at scale
Written tests in TDD/BDD fashion with unit test (JUnit), integration (Arquillian/Cucumber) and black box
Hands-on experience with EJB 3.x (SLSB, SFSB) and JMS in general (Apache ActiveMQ preferred)

Additional Requirement

Experience building API’s with REST and/or SOA
Knowledge of JMX, RMI, JCA, JPA, JTA, CDI, JEE security
Experience with distributed caching (Coherence, Infinispan, JGroups)
Knowledge of Linux Packaging (RPM) and Cloud deployment (KVM, Openstack, Docker, Kubernetes)
Worked with a relational and/or graph database (Postgres and/or Neo4J) and other NoSQL systems
Built EARs and WARs with Maven or Gradle build tool
Worked with a JavaScript front-end framework

Why we think you’ll love it here…

Our software has over 300 customers world-wide, managing over a million nodes with over a billion subscribers – you’re sure to find a challenge worthy of your skills!
Work on projects that impacts the lives of billions (40% of the world’s traffic uses Ericsson networks)
We have fast-feedback loops and automate as much as we possibly can
We continuously deliver to and delight our customers: most of them have our latest and greatest release!

What do we offer:

A healthy work-life balance (flexible hours, maternity/paternity and parental leave)
27 days annual leave, family-friendly work environment, short commute!
We’re a diverse bunch, over 60 nationalities on-site. Expand your horizons in a rich multicultural environment with colleagues from all over the world
Clearly defined career paths, enhanced with inhouse training and financial support for external study
Dynamic 600+ member sports and social club run activities & subsidized theatre, movie, swimming tickets
Opportunities to travel around the world and work directly with our customers before they go live
Pension scheme, health insurance, company doctor, life cover and sick pay/income continuance plan
Laptop and mobile phone, tax saver commuter/bike to work scheme
Athlone is located beside a beautiful lake and an hour from Galway or Dublin
Ericsson bus links directly from the office through Athlone and bus/train terminal


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