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Software Developer - Java/SQL

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Vancouver, BC
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Full Time
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Software and Programming
Information Technology

As an Intermediate/Senior Software Developer specializing in Java and SQL, you will be expected to contribute to all aspects of software development, including writing design documentation, coding, unit testing, integration testing, and debugging. This will also extend to troubleshooting and supporting our customers.  

 You will be joining a team that builds a variety of software, from low-level communications protocols in C++, windows services in C#/C++, mac services in Objective C and a variety of scripts and helper code. We are multiplatform and have deliverables on the Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux platforms. These deliverables also integrate into the main product using Java and SQL. For this role we would like someone who would help us integrate our lower level components into the rest of the system using Java and related technologies. We would also like someone who understands SQL at a deep level to help us maintain a large amount of mission critical SQL code. To be successful, you must be adaptable, flexible and a quick learner with a “can do” attitude.

 What You’ll Need:

  • 5+ years of career software development experience using Java andMicrosoft SQL Server 2012 and/or Postgres 9.x
  • Deep understanding of SQL including ability to debug and maintain stored procedures and triggers
  • Experience with databases with billions of rows, hundreds of tables and terabytes of data
  • Experience creating and extending RESTful APIs using Java and Jersey
  • Experience with object-oriented design, UML, and design patterns
  • B.Sc. in computer science, electrical engineering, or equivalent, with strong academic performance
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills needed to explain technical issues and designs
  • Self-motivated, independent, detail orientated, and responsible team-player. Not afraid to ask questions or contribute ideas

 Why Work For Us:

We are one of the largest software companies headquartered in downtown Vancouver. Our office is located near the waterfront where we have great views and close proximity to public transit, shops and restaurants. We produce our best results when we work together, so we’ve designed our new office to provide a bright and inspiring work environment with a variety of custom-built spaces so we can collaborate, communicate, and concentrate. We celebrate our wins in our large common areas where we hold hackathons, end of quarter celebrations, and monthly socials. We believe in a good work / life balance which is reflected in our annual employee retreat where it’s all about friends and family. To learn more about what it’s like to work at Absolute, visit the careers section of our website at or visit our YouTube channel.

Absolute is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: April 22, 2017
Closes:June 21, 2017
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201-500 employees

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About Absolute

Absolute provides persistent endpoint security and data risk management solutions for computers, tablets, and smartphones. Our customers depend on us to provide them with a unique and trus...