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Sr. Java Developer

Sr. Java Developer

This is you!

  • Min. 6 years of relevant professional experience in Java Development using Agile development methodology.
  • Min. 3 years of in-depth experience with web based/e-commerce applications.
  • Solid experience with Java, J2EE, Spring MVC.
  • Experience with HTML, JSP/JSF, TagLibs, XML, JavaScript and AJAX.
  • Strong with SQL (Oracle DB), JDBC and ORM tools. Hibernate and JPA are an asset.
  • Experience with web application servers - Tomcat preferred.
  • Experience with Source Versioning (git or svn) and unit testing (jUnit).
  • Familiarity with application frameworks (Spring) builds automation (Ant) and Web Services (REST, SOAP).
  • Familiarity with Linux operating system.
  • Extensive knowledge of object-oriented analysis and design techniques.
  • Excellent English communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to think critically and solve problems with well thought out solutions.
  • Problem-solving with a high level of self-motivation and initiatives, and you are an excellent team player.
  • Besides the above, it will be nice to have:
  • Working knowledge of the Hybris e-Commerce platform (huge plus).
  • Possession of one or more Java certifications (Sun Certified Java Programmer, Sun Certified Java Developer, etc.).
  • Understanding of caching techniques (Varnish).

Your Responsibilities will include:

  • Analyze/Provide technical solutions to optimize and improve the existing application functionalities.
  • Design and implement scalable, highly available and user-friendly web components for the existing e-Commerce application using all the necessary development tools.
  • Follow the company code conventions based on the official Java coding standards as well as software development best practices (Design Patterns, N-Tiers architecture).
  • Estimate work efforts required of the Java team for each phase of a project and delivering on time.
  • Collaborate with the other team members throughout the development lifecycle.
  • Develop proof-of-concepts (R&D) in collaboration with the architectural team.
  • Collaborate with business and product owners to translate business requirements into technical requirements.
  • Mentor junior team members in Java and Object Oriented programming best practices.
  • Participate in the code review of the developed modules.
  • Being organized, responsible for your work, and being a team player.
  • Bringing a positive attitude to the office.
  • Sticking to the deadlines.
  • Learning and adapting fast; taking charge and being willing to listen.
  • Problem-solving over games of table tennis or pool in our lounge, if you’re so inclined. 
  • You’ll be part of a team that forms the backbone of an internationally-minded, e-Commerce oriented department, the newest successful experiment of a leading global multi-brand retail conglomerate.

And this is us

  • We're a young, smart and passionate Web Team of 450+ within a massive 55,000+ leading retail and hospitality conglomerate 
  • We're headquartered in Dubai, UAE 
  • Our Group's 44+ years old and we're nearly 9
  • We're dead serious about the Customer Experience
  • We've become a lot better at Product -- Product Strategy, Product Design, Product Management, 
Product Engineering and Product Marketing -- and still working at it 
  • We have an awesome open-plan office with plenty of natural light and a wonderful Nespresso machine for great coffee
  • We're 99% Mac and 1% Windows (it's all about balance) 
  • We have a PS4 and pool table, with competitive players to match 
  • We're a fun bunch and love things like team drinks, lunches, dinners and quality downtime

About our group

The Landmark Group, founded in 1973, has a diverse portfolio of retail and hospitality brands. It has successfully grown into one of the largest and most successful retail conglomerates in the MENA region with an entrepreneurial culture focused on delivering exceptional value 
The Group employs over 55,000 people, and operates over 2,400 outlets across 21 countries in the Middle East, North Africa and India region 
The Group offers an attractive, compensation salary, annual incentive, benefits including family medical and annual family return tickets, and an opportunity to grow your leadership career with an strategic team within one of the most successful and fastest growing retailers in the region 


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