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At Ericsson, you can be a game changer! Because working here isn’t just a deal. It’s a big deal. This means that you get to leverage our 140+ years of experience and the expertise of more than 95,000 diverse colleagues worldwide. As part of our team, you will help solve some of society´s most complicated challenges, enabling you to be ‘the person that did that.’ We’ve never had a greater opportunity to drive change; setting the bar for technology to be inclusive and accessible; empowering an intelligent, sustainable, and connected world.

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Lead Java Developer

Job Description

Date: May 25, 2020

Job Summary 


Are you a passionate Lead Java Developer working with Java Enterprise Edition? We are looking for you to lead a team of Java Developers building scalable, highly available network management features for 5G networks, working as part of a cross-functional team, developing full-stack features in an agile environment.


Key responsibilities


You will be driving the use of the latest technologies such as… JEE, Java 8+, Microservices, Cloud (Kubernetes, Openstack, KVM) in a CI/CD development environment. 


This role is based in Ericsson Software Campus, Athlone, Ireland.  


Key Qualifications 

  • A proven track record in technical leadership in a Java development team 
  • Practical experience of best coding/design practices and patterns, optimizations, scaling and clustering  
  • Hands-on experience of configuration, deployment, and optimization of at least one major JEE application server is required (JBoss EAP 7/Wildfly is an advantage) and troubleshooting JEE applications at scale 
  • Written tests in TDD/BDD fashion with unit test (JUnit), integration (Arquillian/Cucumber) and black box  
  • Hands-on experience with EJB 3.x (SLSB, SFSB) and JMS in general (Apache ActiveMQ preferred) 


Additional Requirement

  • Experience building API’s with REST and/or SOA 
  • Knowledge of JMX, RMI, JCA, JPA, JTA, CDI, JEE security 
  • Experience with distributed caching (Coherence, Infinispan, JGroups)  
  • Knowledge of Linux Packaging (RPM) and Cloud deployment (KVM, Openstack, Docker, Kubernetes) 
  • Worked with a relational and/or graph database (Postgres and/or Neo4J) and other NoSQL systems  
  • Built EARs and WARs with Maven or Gradle build tool 
  • Worked with a JavaScript front-end framework 


Why we think you'll love it here… 

  • Our software has over 300 customers world-wide, managing over a million nodes with over a billion subscribers – you’re sure to find a challenge worthy of your skills! 
  • Work on projects that impacts the lives of billions (40% of the world's traffic uses Ericsson networks) 
  • We have fast-feedback loops and automate as much as we possibly can 
  • We continuously deliver to and delight our customers: most of them have our latest and greatest release! 


What do we offer:  

  • A healthy work-life balance (flexible hours, maternity/paternity and parental leave) 
  • 27 days annual leave, family-friendly work environment, short commute! 
  • We’re a diverse bunch, over 60 nationalities on-site. Expand your horizons in a rich multicultural environment with colleagues from all over the world 
  • Clearly defined career paths, enhanced with inhouse training and financial support for external study 
  • Dynamic 600+ member sports and social club run activities & subsidized theatre, movie, swimming tickets 
  • Opportunities to travel around the world and work directly with our customers before they go live  
  • Pension scheme, health insurance, company doctor, life cover and sick pay/income continuance plan 
  • Laptop and mobile phone, tax saver commuter/bike to work scheme 
  • Athlone is located beside a beautiful lake and an hour from Galway or Dublin 
  • Ericsson bus links directly from the office through Athlone and bus/train terminal 


You can also learn more about why our software campus in Athlone in a great place to work: Video Link 



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Primary country and city: Ireland (IE) || || Athlone || R&D

Job details: Developer