Architech Solutions: Sr Java and/or Web Developer

Posted by | July 19, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips

Location: Greater Toronto Area, Ontario


Agile software development experts.
clients – ranging from small startups to nonprofit organizations, to
government agencies to mega brands – have sought our expertise to crystallize
their business needs and to develop the right solution. Whether it’s Agile
software delivery of custom apps and integration, open source code, system
optimization, off-the-shelf software, all of the above or none of the above,
we listen to our clients and make their success our priority.
it comes to user experience and user interface, we’ve got the smartest, most
passionate, never-fail team around. Our clients must agree because they’re
looking for more of our time, which means we’re looking for more outstanding

Position: Full time
GTA, travel required
degree/diploma in computers, engineering or a related discipline
years required
Position Summary
As a member of our core agile
delivery team, you will help build innovative and inspiring solutions for a
range of organizations including many of North America’s top companies.  Working with us as a Lead Developer
means you’ll:
  • demonstrate your experience with
    a broad range of web application development tools and techniques
  • employ your skills with building
    great user experiences and integrating web apps with back-end systems
  • build tailored solutions using
    cutting edge web development tools and technologies
  • learn and work with the latest
    development technologies such as Grails and Groovy
  • have access to tools and training
    that will help keep you current with the technologies and systems that are
    pertinent to your work
  • work alongside a team of
    collaborative software innovators
  • Apply your broad-based web
    application development expertise to create practical, innovative solutions
  • Efficiently implement clean,
    maintainable, and testable software
  • Provide work effort estimates
  • Interact directly with Architech
    Solutions’ partners and clients
  • Maintain clear communications
    with all stakeholders throughout project lifecycles
  • Interact with Software
    Engineers/Developers to integrate with backend services and enterprise
  • Apply excellent communications
    skills, creativity and practical knowledge to benefit our clients and to
    effectively represent Architech Solutions
  • Participate in agile project
Qualifications, Skills and Competencies
With the understanding that some
candidates will have greater strengths in Java Development, while other
candidates’ strengths will lie in Web Development, we look for some
combination or mix of the following skills:
  • University degree/diploma in
    computers, engineering or equivalent training/experience
  • 5+ years designing/implementing
    interactive, data-intensive Internet applications
  • Solid understanding of semantic
    layout techniques, JavaScript and JavaScript frameworks (jQuery,Prototype)
  • Experience with Groovy and Grails
    would be helpful
  • In-depth knowledge of DOM, HTML,
    HTML5 and CSS
  • Fluency in Adobe CS and related
    front-end development
  • Experience with RIA technologies
    (AJAX, Flex, Flash, Google Web Toolkit GWT)
  • Experience with modern browser
    support and accessibility
  • Experience with Web Services
    (including SOAP, XML, XML Schema, JSON, open APIs and/or REST)
  • Experience with Java and
    J2EE/Java EE (including servlets, JSP, JSF, JDBC)
  • Experience with one or more of
    the following RDBMS: Oracle 10g, MySQL 5.x, SQL Server 2005/2008 coupled with
    a solid understanding and experience with SQL
  • Experience with Eclipse, SVN and
    QA tools
  • Agile project experience a plus
  • Strong analytical skills and the
    ability to meet tight deadlines is essential for a fast-paced environment
  • Solid understanding of client
    deliverables and the ability to take responsibility for them
  • Fully fluent in both written and
    English with good written and verbal communication skills
Join Us.
As an
Architech team member, you can expect competitive compensation, benefits and
rewards, exposure to a variety of projects as well as access to leading
developmental tools, training and technologies.
If you’re
passionate, disciplined, fearless, creative, like pizza, and want to build
some badass software, send us your resume and tell us what you’ve done,
especially in the areas of agile development, cloud computing, Web 2.0 and
high-performance user interfaces. We promise to reply within one week.
We appreciate
the interest of all applicants, only those deemed qualified will be
contacted. Architech is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values a diverse
workforce. We’re committed to fair and equitable treatment of all applicants
and team members.

To apply: Submit your resume to

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