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Java Developer Job Description Template

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Job Description Template for a Java developer

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Job Description

Senior Java Developer

Time Commitment

Full-time (Open to Part-time)

Start date

As soon as possible



Client Country & Time Zone

United States

America/New York

Meeting time

11:00 am

Client company description

The client is a well-known company in the insurance sector who has been in business for over 50 years. They are now in the process of building a custom CRM from scratch.


You will be collaborating with the development team to build their new CRM.

Duties and Responsibilities

- Work closely with internal stakeholders to understand their vision and requirements
- Make recommendations related to software architecture
- Help build the CRM application (Contacts, Communication tracking, Documents, etc.)
- There is some legacy code built written with the Play framework that the client would like to refactor, so the ability to read through and analyze what is implemented is a big plus
- Setup and manage the deployment of the application to the dev and production environments

The client plans to use Jira for task management and Slack for daily communication.
Github will be used for source control.

Skill level
Skill level:Expert
Importance:Must have
Skill level:Expert
Importance:Must have
Skill level:Expert
Importance:Must have
Spring Boot
Skill level:Expert
Importance:Must have
English Proficiency
Skill level:Expert
Importance:Must have
Skill level:Familiar
Importance:Nice to have

Relationships: Who you’ll be working with

You will be reporting to a Senior Technical Lead who is managing the project. You'll also be working with another Back-end Developer.

Preferred Regions

The client's preference is for candidates to be located in Latin America, Canada or Europe


The client would prefer to have someone work full-time on the project but is open to candidates who are a great fit and have at least 20 hours/week available.

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