Java Developer

Toronto, Canada

Java Developer

Toronto, Canada

Published March 11 2020

About this position:

The ideal candidate would undertake a wide variety of technically challenging and interesting projects, so the exact responsibilities will vary depending on the project to which they are assigned. Our clients are typically from technology department with large firms, and each project typically lasts 6 months to 2 years. In between project assignments, they will work in our Toronto office, assisting with managing our internal new products and solutions.


They will be reporting to the VP of the Financial Sector and be working with both client and/or Alithya employees to provide trustworthy consulting work. We are looking to hire full time and on a permanent basis.


A typical day:

  • Transform business requirements and research into delivery solutions that meet performance goals;
  • Design and develop RESTful/GraphQL API layer and Spark applications in order to provide various functions for front-end;
  • Perform systems administration: monitor, configure, back-up, authenticate and tune;
  • Aim for best practice, defect-free programming, create and maintain quality code, provide support during testing cycles and post-production deployment, engage in peer code reviews;
  • Identify issues, develop and maintain processes that address and resolve them, communicate/alert stakeholders when required;
  • Configure and develop custom components with technology partners (analysts, developers, designers etc.) in order to meet requirements and goals;
  • Ensure applications are free of common coding vulnerabilities (and follow standard security practices);
  • Complete unit and integration testing as per standards and design specs;
  • Respect client's technology delivery practices and standards, as well as project management disciplines;
  • Apply and share technical expertise during incident management life cycle (e.g. analyze reports and outages, perform impact assessments, facilitate stakeholder communication);
  • Demonstrate high level of proactivity and strong ownership;
  • Communicate effectively both inside and outside the team in order to achieve results and build strong relationships.



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We have received your application, and we would like to thank you for your interest. Your resume has been sent to our Talent Acquisition team. You will be contacted if you are selected for this project or as soon as an available position fits your profile.

Ideal candidate
  • Undergraduate degree or technical certificate;
  • Over 7 years of experience in Java;
  • Over 5 years of experience with Spring framework and integration patterns;
  • Over 5 years of experience with building RESTful and/or GraphQL APIs;
  • Over 5 years of experience with Spark;
  • Understanding of actor model and Akka framework;
  • Experience with Hadoop technologies such as Hive, HBase and/or HDFS would be a plus;
  • Experience with MQ technologies such as IBM MQ, Kafka, Rabbit MQ etc. would be a plus;
  • Experience with Git, Jira, Confluence;
  • Advanced and extensive knowledge of the business, technical environment, standards, processes, procedures, programming languages and operating systems;
  • Solid understanding of SDLC;
  • Readiness and motivation to address and resolve highly complex and multifaceted development-related issues, often independently;
  • Able to coach and advise clients, partners and project teams;
  • Commitment to and belief in the quality of your deliverables.
Our perk and benefits
  • Great teams;
  • Certifications;
  • Benefits;
  • Team spirit;
  • Creativity and passion;
  • Core values;
  • Enthusiastic and innovative;
  • Involved management;
  • Exciting and challenging environment;
  • Encouraging personal and professional development;
  • Developing career skills;
  • Large organization;
  • Company with a personal touch.

Why join our team?

Because creativity, passion, integrity and wellness are the company’s core values, we are looking for people like you who are enthusiastic, innovative, open-minded, team players and eager to learn.

Working at Alithya is a chance to be part of an energetic, dynamic, and growing team of more than 2,000 professionals in Canada, the United States and France. Our diverse practices and the extensive major projects entrusted to us by our prestigious clients allows us to offer many high growth potential opportunities to our employees in well-established technologies.

Alithya Group is an advocate for workforce diversity and as such, encourages the participation of women in management roles, and implements immigrant-friendly recruiting initiatives

The diversification of our workforce is another factor that sets us apart, resulting from our many international recruitment initiatives and our ongoing efforts to promote diversity and inclusion. We belong to the 30% Club, which encourages women’s access to leadership positions.


Equal Opportunity

Alithya is an equal opportunity employer offering employees an exciting and challenging environment in which to develop their career skills. We are committed to creating a work environment that is rewarding, motivating, fair, respectful, diverse, and encourages personal and professional development.

Employment for Persons with Disabilities

Alithya is committed to fair and accessible employment practices, to working towards a barrier-free workplace, and to expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities. We will accommodate people with disabilities during the recruitment and hiring processes. We will attempt to accommodate both employees and position applicants with disabilities in a way which respects their dignity, is equitable, and which enhances their ability to perform their work. For employees with disabilities, we will work with the employee to assess the nature and level of accommodation required to perform the essential duties of the position, and to provide individualized written accommodation plans where appropriate.

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