Lixar is looking for a
Intermediate Back End Developer

Intermediate Back End Developer
  • Ottawa
  • Halifax

Lixar is looking for an Intermediate Back End Developer to join our growing team. As part of Lixar, you will contribute to core production API services, helping them iteratively improve and grow in functionality. The ideal candidate will be a committed developer who has a strong sense of ownership of quality paired with transparency and clear communication.

As a back end developer, you must have:

  • 2-5 years previous Java development experience, with Spring Boot is an asset
  • Experience developing RESTful Web Services, having used swagger is an asset
  • Experience developing and working with databases, ORMs such as Hibernate and direct SQL queries
  • Experience and knowledge of using Git, Jira, Maven, containers and Docker
  • Able to communicate effectively within a scrum development team
  • High attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • The drive to learn, grow and take on new challenges while helping improve status quo
  • Post-secondary education in engineering or computer science or equivalent work experience (bootcamps and self taught are acceptable as well with proper catalog of work to show)
  • Application server experience (e.g. Jboss, Tomcat)

The following would be considered an asset:

  • Experience working on a long-term project (more than one year) that involved four or more team members
  • Understanding of overall software development lifecycle, Agile Processes, Scrum and Kanban
  • Practical experience with OO design patterns and techniques
  • Experience working with remote development teams across multiple time zones
  • Experience with test automation frameworks (JUnit, Mockito, TestNG, JMeter)

With these attributes:

  • A sense of humour
  • Like knowing that your routine is in fact, not routine
  • Have exceptional communication skills
  • Fostering blameless culture
  • Believing in iteration to improve is better then trying to achieve perfection on first try
  • A deep desire to get things done as a team


Sound like you?
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Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates.
Lixar IT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.