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Full Time
23 days ago
70,000 to 110,000 per year




Location:  Sunshine Coast BC.

Immediate Opening - Permanent / Fulltime

Company Description

Bluestream was founded in 1997 as a database technology company and has since moved into the DITA CCMS marketplace. With large customers around the world, Bluestream is a leader in its market with customers in areas ranging from Robotics to Software and locations from Japan to Germany.  Bluestream is a technology rich company with best of breed technology and a research orientation. We are in growth mode and are looking for an intermediate technical candidate to develop new and existing product features.  The existing team is experienced so this is a highly collaborative and knowledge driven environment.  This is a long term growth position with further opportunities in the technical track.

We are a distributed company with our development leadership located on the Sunshine Coast of BC offering an incredible lifestyle with all the opportunities for housing affordability, boating, biking, hiking, raising a family – all within easy access to Vancouver.

Required Skills and Experience

A base knowledge with significant depth is expected, but an ability to learn new things and innovate is even more important.

  • Ability to review requirements, choose appropriate technologies and communicate architectures and designs to other technical staff.
  • Excellent English communication and specification reading and writing skills.
  • Familiarity with Algorithms, Object Oriented Programming. Concurrency, Patterns and UML and other Diagramming
  • Ability to design and implement application features for a Java Web Server environment.  Implement primarily REST based services using JAX-RS but also familiar with JAX-WS  Will code components in Java, object oriented programming.
  • Expert in Java, J2EE.
  • Familiarity with web clients, specifically, Single Page Applications, Web Components, Javascript and frameworks used for this technology.
  • Detailed understanding of Client Server architecture, primarily for the Web, SQL databases and SQL transactions.
  • Firm understanding of Internet standards, HTTP in particular.
  • Understanding of XML technology stack: XML, XSLT, XQuery
  • Understanding of multi-threaded programming in a Web Server environment
  • Minimum 5 years experience with JAVA,J2EE
  • BA or BSc with computer science major preferred. Engineering or equivalent background and training may be accepted. Expecting some knowledge of the fundamental theory: databases, languages, graphics and operating systems.
  • Collaborate with other developers and the product team to co-develop feature and software designs but ultimately to implement those designs in code.
  • Ensures understanding of issues and presents clear rationale. Uses two-way communication to influence outcomes and ongoing results
  • Contribute to process improvements to guide the development and support activities  Ability to develop high quality code.
  • Drive world-class quality in the development and support of products
  • Engage subject matter experts in successful transfer of complex domain knowledge
  • Documentation practices, refactoring and testing techniques. Write code that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project
  • This is a fulltime position with a preference for individuals wanting to relocate to the Sunshine Coast, BC.  Some relocation cost sharing will be available. 
  • Bluestream offers a competitive market salary rate of between $70 - $110,000 annually and an attractive benefits package, which includes profit sharing.  The selected candidate would also receive a contribution covering moving expenses to the Sunshine Coast if that is the preference.
  • Work and Home Life Balance through regular Work Hours and vacations
  • Incredible lifestyle with all the opportunities for housing affordability boating, biking, hiking, raising a family – all within easy access to Vancouver.

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Please email your resume and cover letter outlining experience and Career Objectives to: with the subject line “Technical Lead – Your Name”

 PR or Canadian Citizen also whose PR is approved.

Thank you in advance for your application. Only those candidates who are shortlisted will be contacted.

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