Tungle – Sr. Java Developer

Waterloo, ON

http://tungle.standoutjobs.com/jobs/24-java-developer

About the Position

The position reports directly to the Director of Engineering.​ The Senior Java Developer will be responsible for the most critical parts of our solution.​

As a proud member of the R&D team, the successful applicant will be participating in all areas of R&D, such as requirement analysis, technical risk analysis and prototyping, designing, programming, and development testing.​ He/​She will be also be working with the product management and marketing team.​ As a technical lead, he/​she will be leading overall system design, implementation and testing, as well as technically supervising and mentoring other junior developers on the team.​ It is expected that the candidate’s responsibilities will grow with the company.

A winning attitude is a must to succeed!

Objectives

  • Develop and maintain the Tungle backend system.
  • Work with the IT department to maximize system’s scalability, robustness and security.

Skills

  • Must be pumped by web 2.0.
  • Proficiency in Java, OO principles.
  • Solid experience and knowledge in J2EE or similar server side technologies.
  • Experience in XML related technologies.
  • Experience in Web service (SOA).
  • Familiar with various design patterns and best design practices.
  • Familiar with Internet protocols and concurrent computing principles.
  • Experiences in JBoss, EJB3/Hibernate (an asset).
  • Ability to anticipate and solve problems independently; quick learner and self-starter.

Education

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, or equivalent.

Start Date

  • Immediately

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Independent’s Day

Microsoft is hostingxna an free evening event at Fed Hall at UWaterloo talking about gaming, XBox Live Community Games, and entrepreneurship. The event is looking is scheduled to have a series of short presentations about how to build a gaming studio. It will feature folks from Microsoft, Frozen North, Infusion Development, and KPMG.

XNA Community GamesMicrosoft has been criticised about the need for a App Store for Windows Mobile (it’s coming). While the story on mobile is emerging, the story for gaming launched in November 2008. Xbox Live Community Games and XNA Creators Club allow designers and developers to create, share, and play games created by others. The FAQ has details about who can submit games and how you can make money. There is additional support for students and startups in getting access to the tools. Students can full access to developer tools at DreamSpark: Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition, SQL Server 2008 Developer Edition and XNA Game Studio 3.0. Startups can join BizSpark and gain access to MSDN Premium for almost free (it’s a $100 after 3 years or an exit event). If you are a startup, there are additional benefits in the BizSpark program including access to Network Partners like nGen – Niagara Interactive Media Generator, Communitech and others across Canada that can help support your business development and growth. You don’t need to be in BizSpark to access the services of these groups and others. And there are other fantastic resources like York Technology Association, MaRS, Interactive Ontario, and others.

Kudo One of the most exciting tools that will be release in the Spring is Kodu (formerly Boku) from Microsoft Research. Kodu is programming environment and language designed for kids. The programming environment runs on the Xbox and is built in XNA. It was shown as part of the keynote at CES 2009 (750Kb).

kodu

The conversation on January 29, 2009 won’t be focused on the technology. It will focus on the mix of technology, business development, and programs available to Canadian video game entrepreneurs to help them get started.

To register, visit ic.infusionangels.com or send Kayla Spiess an email with your name and other contact details.

 

Resources

 

What: Independent’s Day
When: Thursday, January 29, 2009 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Where: Fed Hall
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, ON   Canada

Founders & Funders Waterloo

I’ve been working with the fantastic of folks (Kevin Tuer, Iain Klugman, Gary Will and the team at Communitech) to get a Founders & Funders event to happen at Entrepreneur Week. The event is sponsored by Communitech, Microsoft and TechCapital.

foundersandfunders

What is Founders & Funders?

Founders & Funders is a social event aimed bringing together the people that start the next big successful company with the people that fund these companies in their earliest stages. The event is social. It is not a pitch fest. It is not a DemoCamp. It is an opportunity to meet other entrepreneurs and funders in your local community. The goal is to help facilitate opportunities for people to meet, share and build relationships that will grow into the NEXT BIG THING.

Founders and Funders is dedicated:

  • to helping Canadian entrepreneurs to meet each other;
  • meet potential funders: angel, VC or other money sources;
  • to have fun;
  • and see how we can help each other create the NEXT BIG successful company.

How do I get involved?

The event is “by invitation only’. The easiest way to get invited is to send Kevin Tuer – kevin@communitech.ca a note explaining why you should participate.

What: Founders & Funders Waterloo
When: Thursday, October 9, 2008 10:00 AM
Where:
Waterloo, ON   Canada