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Java Developer / Analyst

Zifo RnD Solutions

Zifo RnD Solutions

Software Engineering, IT
Cary, NC, USA
Posted on Friday, November 3, 2023

This individual will be responsible for designing and developing java plugins to support business requirements. Follows approved life cycle methodologies, creates design documents and performs program coding and testing. Resolves technical issues through debugging, research and investigation. Familiar with data structures and other standard concepts, practices and procedures required for the application development. Requires a degree of creativity and latitude. The individual will also work with Business Users, Managers or Developers of our customers. The individual will provide the consulting skills required to analyze customer needs and gaps and propose solutions to achieve the desired state. The individual will also manage a remote team and delegate design, documentation, development and testing activities.



  • Design, implement and maintain java applications
  • Take part in software and architectural development activities
  • Conduct software analysis, programming, testing and debugging
  • Identifying production and non-production application issues
  • Transforming requirements into stipulations
  • Develop, test, implement and maintain application software
  • Recommend changes to improve established java application processes
  • Develop technical designs for application development
  • Develop application code for java programs
  • Solve complex performance problems and architectural challenges.
  • Manage remote team and delegate Tasks, documentation, development and testing activities.

Required Skills

Technical Skills

  • Proficiency in Java & Java EE, with a good understanding of its ecosystem.
  • Sound knowledge of Object-Oriented Programing (OOP) patterns and concepts
  • Skill for writing reusable Java libraries
  • Understanding of building tools like Ant, Maven, Gradle, etc.
  • Familiar with front-end technologies like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Basic knowledge of MYSQL / Oracle database is required
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git
  • User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
  • Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system
  • Webservice API integration required
  • Understanding of MVC design patterns
  • SDLC process and documentation is a plus
  • Experience in working in an Agile / Sprint based development project is a plus
  • Great communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Curious about new technologies and you're excited to find ways to implement them in your work.
  • having experience with coaching and mentoring other developers is a plus.
  • Should be able to oversee and drive projects forward.
  • Willingness & Ability to Learn a new Product and Become Proficient in it

Desired Competencies

  • Independent, Self-Motivated & Results driven individual.
  • Willingness & Ability to acquire quickly new Technical Skills & Business Principles
  • Ability for Critical Thinking and Logical Reasoning
  • Exceptional problem-solving and analytical abilities.
  • Good Understanding of Pharmaceutical Research and Drug Discovery & Development processes
  • Experience with Customer/Client focused delivery model
  • Previous experience with Productivity tools such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Microsoft Project
  • Strong Understanding of SDLC, Database Design and Data Modeling concepts
  • Previous experience with working in large scale implementation projects


  • Bachelor’s/Master’s or equivalent degree.
  • Experience in designing, developing and maintaining Java applications
  • Experience in applying Data Structure concepts
  • Experience in R&D Informatics systems such as LIMS, ELN, SDMS would be preferred but not required.


About Zifo:

CURIOSITY DRIVEN, SCIENCE FOCUSED, EMPLOYEE BUILT. Our culture is unlike any other, one where we debate, challenge ourselves, and interact with all alike. We are a curious bunch, characterized by our passion to learn and spirit of teamwork. Zifo is a global R&D solutions provider focused on the industries of Pharma, Biotech, Manufacturing QC, Medical Devices, specialty chemicals and other research-based organizations. Our team’s knowledge of science and expertise in technology help Zifo better serve our customers around the globe, including 7 of the Top 10 Biopharma companies.

We look for Science – Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Technology, Biomedical Engineering, Microbiology etc. We possess scientific and technical knowledge and bear professional and personal goals. While we have a “no doors” policy to promote free access within, we do have a tough door to walk in. We search with a two-point agenda – technical competency and cultural adaptability.

We offer a competitive compensation package including accrued vacation, medical, dental, vision, 401k with company matching, life insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

If you share these sentiments and are prepared for the atypical, then Zifo is your calling!

Zifo is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.