Java Developer

for University of California UCOP in Oakland, CA

J2EE, WebSphere, WebLogic, JBoss, Struts, Spring, Hibernate, Web Services, SQL 
Oakland, CA
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24 months 
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The Information Technology Services (ITS) Department at the University of California Office of the President (UCOP) seeks a Java Developer. The position is in the HR Online Systems team within ITS which is responsible for the development and maintenance of several system wide University applications. Applications supported within the team are the University's self service web site At Your Service Online, the University of California Retirement System, the Endowment Investment Accounting System and other systems related to Research administration support and Contracts and Grants.

This position participates in all aspects of system development and maintenance including analysis, system architecture, design and integration, programming, ongoing enhancements and other tasks related to the development and support of existing and new applications. The primary application focus is the self service web site At Your Service Online.

This is a 24 month contract position


Education equivalent to a Bachelors degree in computer science or a related field and a minimum of 5-7 years experience, 3 of those years should be recent experience with J2EE application servers (i.e. WebSphere, WebLogic, JBoss).

Extensive experience in J2EE frameworks including Struts, Spring, Hibernate, Web Services and JDBC along with web technologies including JSP, HTML, CSS and XML. Experience with Eclipse based IDE's and source control systems such as CVS. Experience in RDBMS (DB2/Oracle/Sybase) design and SQL is required along with object oriented design patterns such as MVC.

A demonstrated understanding of complex, data-driven application development and strong analytical skills.

Demonstrates the ability to operate under general direction, develop creative solutions to complex problems and tackle issues in a self-motivated manner in line with the direction of the team and the organization.

Collaborate with core team members, subject matter experts and business partners. Excellent interpersonal skills as demonstrated by the ability to interact with others in a consistently positive manner, exercising discretion and tact.

Excellent written communication skills which demonstrate the ability to draft clear and concise specifications and documentation.

This position requires a successful background check.

To apply and view the full job description, including all requirements, please visit and refer to requisition number 20130490. Information about the department is at

The University of California offers excellent benefits, including

  • Retirement and savings plans
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Tax-savings plans
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Paid vacation – 3 weeks per year
  • Paid sick leave – 12 days per year with unlimited accrual
  • Paid holidays – 13 per year
  • Life, disability, and accident insurance
  • Legal services plan
  • Auto and homeowner/renter insurance

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Sally Gelini
University of California UCOP
1111 Franklin Street
9th Floor BRC Blue
Oakland, CA 94607
Phone: (510) 587-6217