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Posted 5 months ago
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A Java Developer is a programmer who designs, develops, and manages Java-based applications and software. With most large organizations using Java to implement software systems and backend services, a Java developer is one of the most sought-after jobs today. Read on to explore key concepts like Java Developer roles and responsibilities, Java Developer skills, and what a Java Developer salary looks like.
Job Roles
Java developer roles will vary greatly depending on companies and job positions. Here are some typical roles and responsibilities of java developers:
Design, implement and maintain Java-based applications that can be high-volume and low-latency
Analyze user requirements to define business objectives
Envisioning system features and functionality
Define application objectives and functionality
Ensure application designs conform with business goals
Develop and test software
Identify and resolve any technical issues arising
Create detailed design documentation
Developer Skills
A well-rounded Java Developer has proficiency in Java full stack developer skills and Java backend developer skills.
Proficiency in Java, with a good understanding of its ecosystems
Sound knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) Patterns and Concepts
Familiarity with different design and architectural patterns
Skill for writing reusable Java libraries
Basic Understanding of the concepts of MVC (Model-View-Controller) Pattern, JDBC (Java Database Connectivity), and RESTful web services
Experience in working with popular web application frameworks like Play and Spark
Relevant Knowledge of Java GUI frameworks like Swing, SWT, AWT according to project requirements