Java Job Description Template

Java ranks among the most portable and reliable programming languages. It has been designed around security, networking and strong reliability guarantees, making Java one of the most used languages across industries. Java environments can be found on all sorts of devices, large and small, perhaps even in your pocket or on your wrist. A talented Java developer can build a highly distributed web application, a sophisticated desktop application, or even a powerful mobile application running on a handheld device.


Java ranks among the most portable and reliable programming languages. It has been designed around security, networking and strong reliability guarantees, making Java one of the most used languages across industries. Java environments can be found on all sorts of devices, large and small, perhaps even in your pocket or on your wrist. A talented Java developer can build a highly distributed web application, a sophisticated desktop application, or even a powerful mobile application running on a handheld device.

Java developers have become among the most sought-after developers in the business, making it especially hard to pull in top talent with a non-specific job advertisement. To guarantee that you employ a specialist in the field an exhaustive interview is strongly recommended. This article will give you a template for writing job descriptions that attract strong Java developers for your team or project.


Company Introduction

[Start your job description with a convincing and engaging pitch of of your company. Let the candidate know about your mission, working culture, perks and benefits (like opportunities to work remote) and your corporate social responsibilitiy activities. Extra tip: If you are hiring into an existing team, include an "Meet your new team" section that introducces the team your new hire would join, inlucding it's role within the company, and the team's working style.]

Job Description

We are searching for a Java developer in charge of building Java applications. This includes anything between complex groups of back-end services to client-end apps (desktop or mobile). You’ll be responsible for the design and development of these applications, and to coordinate with team members working on different layers of the infrastructure. You need to be able to communicate with your team, apply analytical and critical thinking and enjoy crafting quality software.

Responsibilities

  • Develop reusable, testable, maintainable and efficient Java code
  • Turn application storyboards, designs and use cases into fully functional applications
  • Version code, integrate continuously and build new tools
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the applications
  • Collaborate with team members to uphold and improve standards, code quality and toolsets
  • Add other relevant responsibilties here

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Excellent Java skills with a deep understanding of its ecosystems
  • Strong knowledge of object-oriented programming and design patterns
  • Experience building highly concurrent applications using modern concurrency constructs
  • You know how to design reusable Java libraries
  • Have at least some basic understanding of MVC, JDBC and RESTful
  • Hands-on knowledge of popular web-app frameworks such as Play and Spark
  • If your project is a desktop app, add the requirement: Familiarity with Java GUI frameworks (Swing, SWT, AWT…)
  • Skill for writing clean and readable code
  • Familiarity with external and embedded databases
  • Knowledge of the basics of class loading mechanism in Java, general knowledge of JVM (memory management, ...)
  • Develop automated united tests and testing platforms.
  • Have experience with tools such as Ant,Maven and Gradle
  • Add other relevant frameworks, libraries and technologies relevant to your business
  • Add education requirements