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Software Engineer Mid III (Java)



Software Engineering
Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2024

Problem Solvers. Proactive Protectors. Relentless Allies.

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This position is responsible for enhancing and maintaining existing software products as well as developing new products. The ideal candidate has a strong desire for excellence, regularly takes initiative, works with minimal supervision, confidence in their expertise, collaborative team player and is a creative problem solver.


  • Work closely with engineers, support staff, customers, stakeholders, and others to create detailed design specifications for product enhancements.
  • Code and implement design specifications using Java, JSF, SQL, XML, JSON, and related technologies.
  • Troubleshoot, debug, pinpoint, and fix bugs in software.
  • Full-stack developer working on the user interface, communications layer, back end server code, and database setup/configuration.
  • Perform all aspects of the development lifecycle to design, code, test, and support our software.
  • Identify, download, and configure tools required for assigned projects (e.g. WireShark, FileZilla, SoapUI, etc.).
  • Review existing code and make changes as needed for performance increases, better organization, and stability.
  • Participate in code reviews ensuring code developed by others is bug free and utilizes best practices.
  • Perform testing of features and bug fixes performed by other developers.
  • Follow and help refine our development best practices and standards.
  • Help identify, prioritize, and execute tasks to meet project deadlines.
  • Comply with standards, version controls, and product release procedures.
  • Work with technical writers to ensure product documentation on new features and changes are properly documented.
  • Work under minimal supervision with latitude for independent judgement.

Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
  • Preferably 6+ years of experience in Java development
  • Hands-on experience in the design and development of applications using Java EE platforms
  • Proficient in SQL and experience with at least one major database system (MySQL/MariaDB, SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL, or DB2).
  • Thorough understanding of developing scalable web applications - infrastructure (firewalls, load balancers, storage, monitoring, security etc.)
  • Knowledge of the following technologies (e.g., HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Ajax, JSF, JSP, Tomcat, Servlets)
  • Familiarity with version control systems (e.g., Git)
  • Experience working in an agile team, practicing Scrum, Kanban
  • Understanding of software development lifecycle
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
    Desired Skills
    Experience with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure), and containerization (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes).
    Experience working with JavaScript Frameworks (Angular or React preferred)


About Us

This is Fortra, where we're making a difference by offering a best-in-class solutions portfolio, proactively adapting to the ever-evolving cybersecurity threat landscape, and putting people first. Fortra is a cybersecurity company like no other. We're known for our innovative software and services, world-class support, and the commitment and satisfaction of employees across the globe. Our approach is different, and we’re proud of that. For more information about what it's like to work for us, and learn about our culture, benefits, or perks, connect with us on LinkedIn.

We Are Fortra

Our people make us great. Our employees are a resilient and diverse group of global problem solvers, proactive protectors, and relentless allies, empowered to show up every day authentically, ready to fight the good fight with Fortra. Here at Fortra, we believe we're stronger when we're all stronger. That's why we're committed to supporting and empowering our employees through a host of offerings, including competitive benefits and salaries, personal and professional development opportunities, flexibility, and much more!

Visit our website to learn more about why employees choose to work for Fortra. Remember to check out our Glassdoor to learn what our employees are saying and connect with us on LinkedIn.

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran or disability status.