Harris Computer Systems

Intermediate Java Developer

US-MO-Chesterfield | US-CO-Broomfield | US-FL
3 months ago
Job ID
Harris Enterprise Resource Planning - ERP
Research & Development
Supervisory Role

Position Overview


Harris ERP is seeking talented, motivated individuals to develop our innovative solutions for local government!


We are looking for a candidate to join our Research & Development team. Responsibilities include individual and team programming, debugging, documentation, and product support. You will be required to work closely with other software developers, our Professional Services team and our Client Services team.


Some interaction with customers, via phone or email, can also be expected. Travel is not a requirement of the position. This is a full time position with comprehensive benefits package, including a generous vacation policy.

Primary Functions

  • Deep knowledge in most relevant technologies
  • Learn and use assigned design patterns and methodologies
  • Work with partially-defined design documentation for tasks of moderate-to-high complexity
  • Refine design and update documentation for assigned tasks
  • Analyze and use good judgment when determining estimates and the impact of new development
  • Document details for work performed via email and issue tracking system
  • Update user documentation to reflect functionality changes
  • May be required to perform code reviews of others’ changes
  • Answer questions and provide assistance to staff in other departments as required and appropriate
  • Work with the Client Services team as needed to resolve customer issues
  • Work with the Professional Services team to provide estimates for project timelines and to determine functional requirements
  • Provide assistance to other staff involved in key initiatives, and participate in special projects as assigned
  • Work with supervisor to define estimates, and report to supervisor when estimates cannot be met
  • Understand assigned product team’s goals and meet development targets set by supervisor


  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Java software development
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field
  • Recent Java Enterprise Edition (version 5 or better) experience (JPA, EJBs, MDBs, Servlets, JSPs)
  • In-depth knowledge of SQL queries, and experience with MS SQL, Oracle, or MySQL
  • Experience with XML and XSLT
  • Experience with unit testing frameworks (eg jUnit)
  • Experienced and comfortable on both Windows and Linux, and capable of using respective platform’s command line/shell
  • Skill in defining functional requirements from high-level descriptions of business processes
  • Ability to work within a matrix organization to successfully deliver on multiple projects and initiatives.
  • Comfortable and productive in team and individual roles
  • Comfortable with customer contact and support
  • Confident and positive attitude in facing challenging development tasks and deadlines.
  • A flexible and adaptable team member in highly fluid environment (comfortably handles changes in priority and focus).
  • Ability to independently learn and actively seek new skills and knowledge.
  • Strong English language verbal and written communication skills

Company Overview

Harris has been providing Enterprise Resource Planning software exclusively to the public sector for more than 30 years. Our mission is to inspire local government with intelligent ERP software by developing solutions that are flexible and limitless, using current technology. At Harris Enterprise Resource Planning (Harris ERP), we cultivate long-term relationships with our customers by delivering top-quality products, seamless implementations and dependable ongoing support. We build mutually beneficial partnerships with our customers where we work together to ensure we understand and meet the needs of their organizations now and in the future.

We are a wholly owned subsidiary of Harris Computer, which provides utility, public sector, schools, and health care software solutions to over 9,000 customers across North America. Harris is a financially strong, growing and stable company founded in 1976 —one that provides leadership within its markets, commitment and integrity to its customers and employees and steady returns to its shareholders.

Harris Computer is a member of the Constellation Software Inc. group of companies. Constellation Software is a rapidly growing conglomerate of vertical market software (VMS) companies; each focused upon dominating its respective market niche. Constellation's growth is based on a simple strategy: identify promising VMS firms; acquire them; and then integrate them into the Constellation family while building on their fundamental strengths to help them become world class organizations.

Harris is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer.


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