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Senior Java Developer

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Author pmnationtalk
Date November 12, 2019
Type Full Time
Company Express Scripts Canada
Location Mississauga, ON
Category Computer Science
Client Express Scripts Canada
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Senior Java Developer

Express Scripts Canada is actively looking to hire a Senior Java Developer. The successful candidate will work closely with the business to define how best to address business challenges faced by our customers and our internal operations. The Senior Developer will clarify functional requirements and non-functional requirements and develop effective designs and implementation approaches for the delivery of business applications. The Senior Developer will assure the quality of deliverables ensuring that developed products are fit for use, supportable and maintainable.


  • Work with Information Systems and Business to evaluate user requests, clarify objectives and functional requirements for new or modified computer programs. Assist in determining feasibility, time requirements, compatibility with current system and system capabilities.
  • Work with project team to formulate detailed program specifications using analysis and design methodology. Assists with definition and implementation of applications in a multi-platform distributed environment.
  • Write documentation describing program development, logic, coding, and corrections, may develop user manuals and operating procedures, provide research and follow-up on production problems and may train users and provide technical assistance to resolve application and operating issues.
  • Monitor ongoing performance of systems and develop updates or modifications according to business needs. Work with end users to provide production operation support including system setup and processing and data extraction.
  • Provide off-hour support with on call rotation.
  • Provide assistance to team with issues needing technical expertise. Provide on-the-job training for new or existing team members.
  • Work on special projects as assigned.
  • Code new or modified computer programs into existing systems and test program effectiveness. Evaluate error messages, modify codes and troubleshoot programming problems.


  • 7-10 years of experience in Information Systems
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in developing J2EE applications specifically in JAVA Web Services (SOAP & RESTFUL), Spring ,Apache, IDE Tools (Netbeans or Eclipse), HTML, JavaScript,
  • Knowledge of MS Office tools including MS Excel
  • Excellent written & communication skills
  • Strong customer focus, adaptable, flexible and willing to learn
  • Post-secondary degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field or equivalent work experience
  • Experience working with software development teams
  • Problem solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other departments to resolve complex issues with innovative solutions
  • Communicate technical information in a concise, understandable and accurate fashion to non-technical personnel
  • Ability to prioritize work load and meet multiple project deadlines
  • Ability to adapt in a dynamic work environment and make decisions with assistance from senior staff
  • Strong oral and written facilitation and communication skills, including the ability to follow standards and methodology
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule to accommodate project deadlines

Technical skills required:

  • Programming: J2EE, JPA, JAVA Web Services ( RESTFUL) Spring Framework
  • Knowledge of Jira, Confluence, GitHub
  • Databases: Relational Database Systems (ideally Oracle)
  • Operating Systems: Linux, HP-UX or Unix variant, MS Windows
  • Knowledge of programming concepts, design, procedures and practices
  • Familiarity with standard design patterns and UML

Nice to have skills:

  • Programming:  FICO Blaze or other Business Rules Management Systems, PL/SQL, Maven, JReports, Angular
  • Java Containers: Apache Tomcat preferably or one of the popular Java containers (Weblogic, Websphere, JBoss)
  • Experience in Software Development through Agile Methodology such as SCRUM.
  • Experience/Knowledge of standards, structures and compliance to application standards and methodology
  • Experience in multi-platform distributed environment, web-based architectures and Micro services
  • Experience with CI/CD and testing automation (Selenium or similar)

About Express Scripts Canada

Express Scripts Canada, a registered business name of ESI Canada, an Ontario partnership indirectly controlled by Express Scripts, Inc. (Nasdaq: ESRX), is one of Canada’s leading providers of health benefits management services. From its corporate headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario, just outside Toronto, Express Scripts Canada provides a full range of integrated pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services to insurers, third-party administrators, plan sponsors and the public sector, including health-claims adjudication and processing services, Home Delivery Pharmacy Services, benefit-design consultation, drug-utilization review, formulary management, and medical and drug-data analysis services, to better facilitate the best possible health outcomes at the lowest possible cost.

It will be a condition of employment that the successful candidate receives the Enhanced Reliability Clearance from the Federal Government. The candidate will be required to provide supporting documentation in order to receive Clearance if required.

We offer a competitive salary, along with a positive work environment built on solid corporate values, integrity, mutual respect, collaboration, passion, service and alignment.

We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes a diverse, inclusive and accessible workplace. By embracing diversity, we build a more effective organization that empowers our employees to be the best that they can be.

We are committed to creating a working environment that is barrier-free and we are prepared to provide accommodation for people with disabilities. Thank you for your interest in this position, however only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. No telephone calls please.

For more information about Express Scripts Canada, visit its Web site at

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