Java Developer

Posted 1 year ago

Higher Talent, LLC , recruiting and executive search firm, has partnered with a local company to identify a full-stack developer with 3 to 5 years of development and search engine optimization experience specializing in HTML, CSS, JS, Java, PHP, Bootstrap and MySQL. Successful candidate will be able to build robust, maintainable websites and applications for internal and external clients, while working on a team within a multi-faceted and fast-paced environment. Marketing/communications/advertising related experience preferred.


  • Collaboratively work with graphic designers and account managers to plan and develop websites and landing pages and other digital marketing initiatives
  • Review and optimize existing websites and landing pages, identifying changes to enhance SEO
  • Code e-newsletter templates
  • Responsible for writing Java code for new and existing applications and products, and supporting existing customer installations
  • Responsible for quality code, effective testing and production solutions
  • Develop technical specifications from functional specifications
  • Support QA in resolving issues by reproducing, diagnosing and analyzing the root cause


    • Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent experience
    • 4 years of software development experience
    • Excellent debugging skills
    • Expert knowledge of HTML5
    • Experience with CSS, CSS3, Java, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap and PHP
    • Exposure to WordPress, Site Core and/or Square Space a plus
    • Database architecture and implementation with MySQL or similar databases
    • Development and maintenance of web-based applications using Java, PHP, Python and Oracle PL/SQL
    • Data migration, transformation, and scripting
    • User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
    • Social API experience (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram etc.)
    • Understanding of search engine optimization (SEO)
    • Experience with Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager and AdWords, tagging and event tracking
    • Drive to move ongoing client relationships beyond maintenance and find creative ways to continue bringing value
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Self-motivated go-getter with a positive attitude
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Deadline-oriented and shows initiative in taking on new tasks and projects
    • Able to seek out information, solutions to problems and other relevant opportunities
    • Serves as an active team player 

Job Type:

  • Full-time

Job Location:

  • Birmingham, AL 

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s degree

Job Features

Job CategoryInformation Technology

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