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Entry Level Java Applications Developer I

Company: Essendant
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Applications Developer I
Major Responsibilities

  • Code, test, deploy, and document software applications

  • Self-document unit test plans

  • Participate in code reviews

  • Troubleshoot issues and participate in root cause analysis

  • Take ownership and be accountable for assigned work

  • Collaborate and interact effectively and respectfully within the team

  • Provides operational support of key applications inclusive of off-hour needs

    Skills/Knowledge Required

    • Knowledge of programming and development concepts

    • Programming experience with Java EE

    • Basic understanding of object-oriented programming

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills

    • Ability to deliver results in a fast-paced environment

      Required Experience

      • Strong quantitative, analytical, troubleshooting, problem solving skills

      • Demonstrates a courteous and respectful attitude when communicating with others

      • Naturally inquisitive - demonstrates visible desire to engage and learn

        Behavioral Competencies

        • Self-motivated with ability to work independently and as part of a team

        • Collaborate and interact effectively and harmoniously within the team

        • Demonstrate aptitude to learn modern technologies / frameworks

          Desired Experience

          • 6 months - 1 year work experience in large ($1B or greater) corporate environments

          • Secure webservices - Apache Tomcat and IBM WebSphere

          • REST services / Angular / SPRING boot framework

          • Database (Oracle / DB2 / SQL Server / MongoDB / stored procedures)

          • Object Relational Mapping (ORM) specifications (Spring Data, JPA, Hibernate)

          • Technical certification.


            • BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent work experience in related field


              • Health benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)

              • 401k with matching

              • Company Holidays

              • Overtime Pay for hourly employees

              • Paid Vacation, Floating Holidays, and Sick Time

              • Maternity and Parental leave benefits

              • Employee discount

              • Tuition Reimbursement

              • Employee Assistance Program

                ESSENDANT Inc. is a leading national distributor that fuels its customers growth with a vast product assortment, world-class fulfillment network and a full suite of advanced sales and marketing tools. We strive for more than just success - we believe in building partnerships with our customers and our employees. Our business wouldn't be thriving without our hardworking team members. We value all they bring to our company and offer a work environment that fosters training, mentoring and personal growth. We are one team with endless possibilities. We are Essendant.
                ABOUT ESSENDANT (
                Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
                The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Essendant, Arlington Heights , Entry Level Java Applications Developer I, IT / Software / Systems , Deerfield, Illinois

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