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Senior Backend Java Developer

Want to help craft elegant, game-changing, cloud-based enterprise software?

We are looking for someone with experience to join us as a Senior Backend Java Developer who wants to join a multi-faceted team and grow their skills. Our inspired team was designated one of the top three digital design teams in Canada and is pushing the boundaries of cloud-based enterprise software.

For three years running, Jostle has been on the “Ready to Rocket” list of BC technology companies.

This is a full-time position at our Jostleplex in Vancouver, Canada. Come and join a dynamic, growing company where you’ll have a chance to influence how organizations create better workplaces.


  • Development of server-side Java code, including persistence and database code
  • Development of a scalable server-side architecture that will support a large number of users on various client platforms
  • Implementation of third party API to add functionality to the Jostle Platform
  • Propose and advocate for design changes that will make the product more robust


  • Strong knowledge of Java, J2EE, ORM, SQL, Web Services and related development tools
  • Experience with Linux, Apache, Tomcat (or other J2EE servers), MySQL (or other SQL databases)
  • At least 5 years hands-on relevant experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Degree in Computer Science or a related discipline


  • Experience with Hibernate/JPA and Spring Framework
  • Experience with middleware and work distribution systems (e.g. Akka, Mule, Rabbit MQ)
  • Experience with messaging and push systems
  • Experience with load balancing and proxy systems, and content delivery networks
  • Experience with load and performance testing tools
  • Experience with cloud based infrastructure (e.g. Amazon EC2) would be considered an asset
  • Experience with the Microsoft O365 interfaces would be considered an asset

What we offer:

  • Great work environment (check out our Manifesto)
  • Heritage building offices in the Gastown district of Vancouver
  • Extended health and dental benefits
  • Stock options
  • Flex time

About Jostle:

Jostle Corporation is the creator of a new kind of employee intranet. Jostle’s People Engagement® platform is helping organizations around the world become extraordinary. It creates connected and vibrant workplaces by engaging employees, enabling communication, and driving workplace culture. Our customers achieve employee participation rates of over 85% — that’s over 5X industry norms.

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Our magic is in our people.

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