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Republic Services Java Developer in Scottsdale, Arizona

Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste disposal. Through our subsidiaries, Republic’s collection operations, transfer stations, recycling processing centers, landfills and environmental services provide effective solutions to make recycling and waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers nationwide. Our 36,000 employees working in 42 states are committed to providing a superior customer experience while helping ensure a cleaner, safer and healthier world for future generations.

Why Work with Us

At Republic Services, we strive to create a workplace that is meaningful and rewarding at every level of our organization. Our employees thrive in an atmosphere where safety is revered, and each person can be a compassionate steward of our environment. We hire the best people to make Republic a great place to work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across professions who are as committed to serving customers and the planet as we are. We’re proud to be recognized on Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies, Forbes World’s Most Innovative Companies, Forbes Best Employers for Women, Forbes Best Large Employers and Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies lists. Republic is also the only company in our industry that is a certified Great Place to Work.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Integration Developer - Java, a position within the IT Department at Republic Services, is a moderately experienced role within the Enterprise Data Services group. The Integration Developer - Java is responsible for participating in a full agile development life cycle for design, build and testing of integration services. The Integration Developer - Java will know how to construct Web Services (SOAP and REST) and create reusable components to create business services. The Integration Developer – Java will work imbedded in agile teams supporting next generation technology projects in the Digital and CRM domains.


  • Prepares detailed technical specifications from which complex programs will be written or configured.

  • Writes high quality code according to specifications.

  • Follows all required Company policies and practices relating to the System Development Life Cycle.

  • Assists others in defining application system scope and objectives through research and fact finding.

  • Provides Tier 3 support and resolution of open IT issues escalated by IT Customer Support.

  • Develops project plans for application software implementation activities of medium to high level of complexity.

  • Maintains strong vendor relationships to resolve problems and coordinate the delivery of IT products and services.

  • Supports and validates integration production release activities.

  • Creates and/or updates documentation necessary for each system.

  • Performs other job related duties as assigned or apparent.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or comparable experience.

  • 2 years of experience in object-oriented programming and proficiency with the following tools or languages:o Java and related components and frameworks;o Web service protocols such as Spring, Hibernate, JPA, Maven;o Application servers such as Tomcat;o Unit test frameworks such as JUnit;o Continuous Integration tools such as Jenkins; and/oro Source code control tools such as Git or GitHub

  • Experience with Red Hat Enterprise.

  • 2 years of experience working with RDBMS.

  • Experience with cloud environments such as Amazon Web Services and Azure.

  • Experience writing efficient SQL.

  • Hands-on experience developing Java Message Services (JMS) using Java or another object orient languages.

  • Understanding of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) concepts by designing and developing with abstraction, loose coupling, and cohesion in mind.

  • Proven ability to work in a collaborative and inclusive environment.

  • Thorough understanding and proven delivery experience within a Scrum/agile project lifecycle approach to software development.

  • Experience with Agile tools such as RallyDev.

Rewarding Compensation and Benefits

Eligible employees can elect to participate in:

• Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.

• Health care and dependent care spending accounts.

• Short- and long-term disability.

• Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.

• Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).

• Employee discount programs.

• 401(k) plan with a generous company match.

• Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.

Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, relationship or association with a protected veteran (spouses or other family members), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

We work for Earth. Every day, we come to work with two purposes in mind – serving our customers and doing our part to preserve our Blue Planet®. Our commitment to both has led to such things as landfill innovations, solar energy projects, community education designed to teach people to properly recycle, ongoing efforts to reduce our vehicle emissions and improving safety through technology—to name a few. To put it simply, we are 35,000 guardians of the environment, striving to make the world a better place.

Republic Services is more than a recycling and waste services company. We are a company dedicated to turning waste into possibilities. Together, united under the Republic Star, we are working for a cleaner, safer and healthier world where people thrive, not just for today, but for generations to come.