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Frontend Web Developer

Bedford, MA

Job Type: Direct Hire

Recruiter: Niles Dion at

Phone: 603-772-2700

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Position: Frontend Web Developer

Location: Bedford, MA

Length: Full Time


The successful candidate will be responsible for working as a member of the Data Acquisitions and Operations team and will be design, develop, test, and maintain an intranet web-based application used to perform monitoring, data comparison, scheduling, data corrections and updates for a mission critical financial pricing system. He/She will also contribute to the design of enhancements and the maintenance of the backend pricing system to which this web application communicates.

The web application currently employs Java Server Faces (JSF), Hibernate, and JavaScript within an Apache Tomcat environment and communicates with the backend system over well-defined application interfaces implemented using XML and TCP/IP.

The backend system components are implemented on a high-performance Linux platform using a multithreaded C/C++ and Java interconnecting with an Oracle relational and non-relational in-memory databases.

The successful candidate should be comfortable working with technical and non-technical personnel in a collaborative team environment made up of developers, business analysts, product managers, and data services personnel.

He/She will have experience in all phases of the software development lifecycle including: requirements gathering, estimating development efforts, application and system design, coding, unit testing, debugging, and supporting in production.

The position will involve some on-call support outside of regular business hours, including occasional nights and weekends.

Required Experience:

  • Fluent in Java and web application frameworks using Apache Tomcat.

  • 4-7 years development experience beyond the academic level.

  • Solid experience developing, debugging, and maintaining web-based applications using Java, Hibernate, and JavaScript.

  • Experience in a with the JSF framework including AJAX is a plus.

  • Experience configuring, and using Apache Tomcat web-container in a corporate intranet setting.

  • Some experience with high availability, disaster recovery, and fault tolerant design is preferred.

  • Experience working in, diagnosing problems, and supporting applications in a production environment.

  • Experience with designing queries and table structures of relational databases, especially Oracle.

  • Development experience with shell scripts and scripting languages such as Perl.

  • Understanding and dedication to software development “best practices”.

  • Experience with Subversion and/or GIT version control systems and IDEs such as Eclipse.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Software/Computer Engineering or equivalent working experience.


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