SW Development Technical Leader – Java/J2EE (ICS), Prague

Gemalto, s.r.o.

Place of work
Želetavská 1448/7, 140 00 Prague 4
Contract type

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Czech branch of Gemalto is looking for appropriate candidates for the position of

SW Development Technical Leader – Java/J2EE

Core Mission:
* To be a technical specialist on the projects for customer, the project manager and the development team, technically to manage complex projects.
* To manage development team (2-8 people) in project

* To help the Project Manager during the pre-sales phase and throughout the project
* To define & follow up with the project manager technical tasks and estimate to completion tracking
* To be involved in several development projects at the same time and/or to manage a stable pool of resources for a large project, to organize and manage code or architecture reviews
* To define and ensure the best solution architecture and design in working with development team and the functional leader (architect)
* To coordinate and lead technical problem resolution
* To guarantee the technical quality of the solution in the respect of quality, time and cost of the project
* To work and review with validation team, to work with the integration technical leader
* To manage developers in the projects to ensure that software development best practices are followed, as well as those defined in the various document plans. It mainly addresses unit tests, Build, sources control, documentation
* To support the developers on technical tasks
* To monitor the actual versus Estimate to Completion

* University graduate, ideally in Software, Electronics or Telecommunications is preferred
* Fluent English
* At least 5 years experience in Java Software Development
* At least 2-3 years experience as a Technical Leader
* Strong technical background, strong leadership skills
* Be able to inspire and motivate others in team spirit, positive attitude and high productivity
* Excellent knowledge of Java and J2EE (EJB3)
* Experienced with OOD and OOP and life cycle of the project, knowledge of UML
* Experienced with using Application Servers (Tomcat, Websphere, Jboss...)
* Good knowledge of databases - SQL (MS SQL, MySQL), Oracle (PL/SQL)
* Knowledge of Web technologies (HTTP, HTML, XML, JSP/Servlet, JavaScript, SOAP)
* Good analytical mind and problem solving skills
* Communicative, open-minded, friendly and a team player
* Flexibility and ability to share knowledge and to work under pressure
* Autonomous, creative, curious, pragmatic and rigorous
* Willingness to travel for workshops, integration and deployment in customer premises (time spent abroad up to 35%)

* Working knowledge of second programming language C# (C/C++, Python...)
* Basic knowledge of cryptography (symmetric, asymmetric, PKI ...)
* Basic knowledge on smart card, smart card usage, PC/SC

We offer:
* Opportunity to work in a large international company
* Possibility to work in friendly environment and to grow professionally within worldwide Gemalto
* Working with latest and continually evolving technologies
* Opportunity to travel in Europe and worldwide, work on international projects
* Good opportunities for training and professional growth
* Good financial evaluation (negotiable, depending on experience)
* Attractive benefit program (5 weeks of vacation, lunch vouchers, quarterly Prague city transport ticket, life and injury insurance, pension plan allowance, mobile phone, personal laptop, language courses at work, Christmas gift (2.000 CZK), 50% discount in local sport centre etc.)

If you are interested in this opportunity and meet most of requirements please send your cover letter and your CV in English directly to pavel.duchoslav-external@gemalto.com

By submitting your resume, you consent to the processing and storage of your personal data by Gemalto Ltd. for the purpose of recruitment for your person within the meaning of the Act No.101/2000 Coll. on personal data protection, and until his dismissal in writing.

Due to the volume of applications we receive for each job it is only possible to contact you if you have been shortlisted for interview. Thank you for your understanding.

Employee perks, benefits

Attractive benefit program (5 weeks of vacation, lunch vouchers, quarterly Prague city transport ticket, life and injury insurance, pension plan allowance, mobile phone, personal laptop, language courses at work, Christmas gift (2.000 CZK), 50% discount in local sport centre etc.)

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Educational Specialization

, technical, IT

Language skills

English - Intermediate (B1)

Number of years of experience



Brief description of the company

About Gemalto:

Gemalto is the world leader in digital security, the top provider and the world’s largest producer of complex digital and smart cards solutions, supplier of complex customer solutions and smart card services for all major mobile operators, bank houses and public services. With 10,000 employees of over 100 nationalities spread across 43 countries, Gemalto is a truly international company.

Gemalto Prague has become an important part of international Gemalto and still grows in number of people but also different teams. The ‘Gemalto Services and R&D’ teams based in Prague are oriented mostly on telecommunication, banking and government programs. The Prague office has currently over 300 employees of 25 nationalities.

Number of employees

250-499 employees

Company address

Gemalto, s.r.o.
Želetavská 1448/7
140 00 Praha 4
ID: 1282803   Datum zveřejnění: 25.6.2012