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The Hertz Corporation Senior Java Software Developer in Bannockburn, Illinois

General Responsibilities

Title: Senior Software Engineer with Donlen, a Hertz company

Summary: Possess advanced technical, organizational, and communication skills to serve as a lead developer for complex projects. This involves contributing across the entire development cycle (analysis, prototyping, design, code, test, initial pilot/production launch, and production support) with the primary focus on analysis, quality solution design and code development. Manage to a timeline, and communicate to stakeholders when project scope or timelines change, or additional resources are needed. Responsible for mentoring Software Engineers and is expected to help drive improvements and efficiencies within the overall Development organization.


  • Perform complex design activities, which may require extensive research, analysis and prototyping.

  • Collaborate across organizational areas including business, project management and IT to design and implement solutions meeting business requirements as well as integrating smoothly and efficiently into existing software components.

  • Perform entire software development life cycle, end to end.

  • Write server-side and front-end code for web-based applications.

  • UI development with JavaScript frameworks, AJAX and related web-based technologies.

  • Lead others, or others look to you for guidance.

  • Self-manage your projects and be a leader of the development team when necessary.

  • Lead code reviews, communicate and enforce coding standards.

  • Work closely with upper management including presentations to management or professional peers.

  • Research and recommend software tools to management.

  • Keeps abreast of evolving Software industry technologies and best practices.

  • Acts as mentor for Software Engineers.


Mandatory Requirements


  • B.S. or higher in Computer Science or related discipline and a minimum of 5 years software development experience required.

  • Diverse technology experience (across databases, operating environments, application platforms, delivery models, etc.)

  • Minimum of 4 years of project development / methodologies experience: full software development lifecycle, Agile, etc.

  • Exposure to multiple software development methodologies

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Strong organizational skills required.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, detail-oriented environment.

  • Mastery of Java and JavaScript.

  • Strong experience and understanding of JavaScript UI technologies like ExtJS and jQuery.

  • Experience building single-page web applications

  • Relational Database / SQL knowledge required – MS SQL Server experience preferred.

  • Google Maps API experience desired.

  • Spring Framework experience desired.

  • Multithreaded Java coding experience desired.

EEO Statement

Hertz is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or domestic partnership status, disability, protected veteran status or military status, genetic information, or any other category protected under applicable law. Hertz is committed to taking affirmative steps to promote the employment and advancement of minorities, women, persons with disabilities and protected veterans.

Job ID 170652

# Positions 1

Division Donlen

Position Type Regular Full Time