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Current Job Opportunities
Tyler Technologies: Java Developer
We are looking for a permanent hire that is extremely strong in Java/OO Design. GIS experience is highly desired, but not absolutely required. Advanced and Strong Development skills are a must. We hire developers that are very strong at all experience levels, so years in the industry is also open, based on development skills.
If you are interested, please email me offline to avoid clutter on the mailing list.
The Eagle division of Tyler Technologies is seeking Java Developer with GIS experience for permanent immediate hire. The position will be located in our Lakewood office, (Denver Metro area). Tyler has an agile fun, fast paced, stable environment, driven by our heavy growth.
The ideal candidate will have the following characteristics:
- Exceptionally strong understanding of Object Oriented Design.
- Deep understanding and advanced skill set with an OO language.
- Experience in Java.
- Exceedingly strong knowledge of an OO language.
- Extremely strong problem solving skills.
- Abstract Problem Solver.
- Will to work hard and exhibit strong work ethic.
- Ability to learn and adapt quickly in a dynamic environment.
- Passion for Software Development.
Desired, but not required.
- Experience with GIS tools.
- Experience with ESRI, ideally the Java toolkit.
- Experience with GeoTools.
- Knowledge of GIS libraries and API’s.
- Understanding of how users interact with GIS.
Level of Experience
This position would ideally call for a developer with some level of experience beyond a Junior Developer, since this position will help to not only design and implement a GIS product, but also help define requirements and help lead the direction of the product. However, Junior Developers will be considered that have an extremely strong understanding of Java or another Object Oriented Language.
Participate in the complete Software Development Lifecycle. This includes: Requirements Analysis, Design, Implementation, Unit Testing, Deployment Tools, and Maintenance. This position will help to lead and define the GIS product, including an integration to all eagleSoftware products. Experience with GIS, ESRI, ArcSDE, and other such technologies are a strong plus. Understanding of how users interact with GIS and their needs is also highly desired.
Tyler’s Java Team
Tyler’s Java team is comprised of a relatively small group of individuals that all share a passion for Software Development and are well above average in terms of development abilities. We are looking to add a similar person. Our interview process is very technical and requires a strong and deep understanding of Object Oriented Design and Development. If you consider yourself a strong developer and love writing software, please apply to learn more.
Tyler Technologies (TYL)
Tyler Technologies is publically traded on the New York Stock Exchange (TYL). The Eagle Division develops leading edge technology solutions for local government – document recording, document & content management, assessment and tax.
The Eagle Division of Tyler Technologies has been providing technology solutions to government offices for almost 30 years. Over 1,900 cities and 620 counties use Tyler products to run their offices efficiently and successfully.
In 2004, Forbes listed Tyler Technologies in the top 200 small companies to work for in the United States (93rd on the list). In 2007 Forbes listed Tyler Technologies as one of America’s Most Trustworthy Company (tied for 3rd on the list).
The Eagle division of Tyler has never laid anyone off in almost 30 years of being in business. The Eagle division is one of the fastest growing divisions of Tyler.
We offer competitive pay and benefits to over 1,600 employees and we have a long track record of supporting our employee’s careers and lives.
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