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Sphera Sr. Java Developer in Chicago, Illinois

Sr. Java Developer

Chicago, IL, USA ‚óŹ Salt Lake County, UT, USA

Req #775

Monday, October 5, 2020

Sphera is a leading global provider of enterprise software and services that enables companies to manage and optimize their environmental, health, safety and sustainability. Our mission is to create a safer, more sustainable and productive world.We are a portfolio company of Genstar Capital, a leading middle-market private equity firm focused on investments in targeted segments of the software, industrial technology, financial services and healthcare industries. We operate like a start-up tech company but have over $100 million in annual revenue, with more than 3,000 customers, and operate in 70+ countries.We are guided by our core values of Customer Centricity, Accountability, Bias to Action, Innovation, and Collaboration. These values help us recruit the right talent to join our rapidly expanding team of nearly 700 Spherions around the globe. It is important to us that each and every Spherion is not only eager to challenge themselves and knows how to get work done but is an awesome addition to our company culture.


Reporting to the Manager of Software Development, the Senior Java Developer will design, develop, and evolve our next generation chemical lifecycle management products in an Agile-Scrum environment.


  • Work as part of an agile development team to design, estimate, develop, test, and deliver software products.

  • Ensure feature ease-of-use, ease-of-support, robustness, scalability, and security are always key ingredients to the recommended design solutions

  • Participate in the implementation of procedures and methodologies to improve the quality of the software (unit testing, Continuous Integration, Automated Testing).

  • Collaborate with product managers to define clear requirements, deliverables, and milestones for development projects.

  • Research technologies produce proof of concepts and identify opportunities to improve existing software codebase.

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities, as necessary.

    Required Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience in software development using various technologies, frameworks and tools

  • 3+ years designing and developing full stack applications with Java/J2EE

  • Expertise with Java 8, Spring, RESTful Web Services API Development

  • Knowledge and hands-on experience with Spring Boot, Spring MVC, Spring Data, Spring Security

  • Knowledge with front-end technologies JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3

  • Experience in designing applications for scalability and performance

  • Experience with database programming.

  • Working knowledge of Agile Scrum development methodologies

Sphera is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.

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  • Chicago, IL, USA

  • Salt Lake County, UT, USA