Associate Web Developer - Java
Minneapolis, MN US
Posted 64 months ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description
Associate Web Developer - Java
MN- Minneapolis
About Jostens
Celebrating 115 years of business, Jostens has been a part of local communities, working with K-12 schools, colleges and universities, teams and affiliation groups. Representatives from Jostens touch thousands of schools and groups every day, working to make a difference with products and services that recognize accomplishments and help people tell their stories. These products, along with resources for educators, yearbook curriculum and services to help motivate and inspire like Jostens Renaissance and Commitment to Graduate (C2G) are all designed to contribute to a positive and rewarding school experience. As a household name and leading brand in our market, we are passionate about delivering unforgettable experiences for all of our customers. We're a mid-size company with a small company feel, allowing us to move fast and explore innovative ideas.

Everyone has a story to tell. At Jostens, we help people tell their stories and celebrate accomplishments with uniquely customized and personalized products for students and families, educators and schools, teams, and world class athletes and their fans.
Position Overview
Under direct supervision, develop, create, and modify general computer applications software or specialized programs to solve complex problems. Competent to work on low-to-medium level technical applications systems. Consult with technical and/or functional team members to ensure projects are in compliance with the company principles and policies. Design and implement graphical user interfaces. May analyze and design databases within an application area, participating in development as part of a team.

Designs, codes, tests and debugs programs according to spec.
Develop and perform software system testing and validation procedures, programming, and documentation.
Learn team coding practices, improve proficiency in a programming platform, and build familiarity with the company.
Solve complex systems problems as directed by architects, engineers, programmers and others and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces.
Monitor support queues, resolve issues, and escalate issues as needed.
-Attained (or pursuing) BA/BS degree in Business Administration, mathematics, Computer Science or Information Systems.
-Technical skills particularly in {JAVA JOB: Java 5 & 6, JavaScript, HTML, SML, Java and User Interface Design/Information Architecture.}
-Analytical discipline or 0-2 years of experience directly related to professional software development.
-Web development or Web Services experience a plus.
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated ability to read, analyze and interpret business periodicals, professional journals, and instructional manuals.
-Ability to write reports and other varied business correspondence and present information effectively both written and verbal.
-Strong analytical ability to perform full range of system design and programming responsibilities utilizing state of the art concepts, techniques and languages.
-This position requires critical thinking, logic, and attention to detail.
-Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions and effectively adapt to rapidly changing technology.
-Knowledge of current information concerning programming, operating systems, hardware functions and hardware capabilities.
-Knowledge of systems analysis/design, computer programming and job control languages.
-Self-motivated, pleasantly aggressive and realistically ambitious with high personal ethics.
-Must be able to work independently as well as a member of a team, as well as work with confidential material and information.
Why Jostens?
We maintain a comfortable and casual work environment. Our track record of promoting from within whenever possible gives our employees great opportunities to develop their careers. For two consecutive years, 2011 and 2012, Jostens was proudly recognized as one of the Top 50 Most Engaged Workplaces United States. This annual award recognizes top employers that display leadership and innovation towards engaging their employees.

Jostens is comprised of dynamic teams of individuals who support the mission of schools, groups and teams by passionately helping people express themselves, celebrate experiences and traditions, recognize achievements and share their stories. We value innovation, integrity, diversity and exceptional performance and want to make that apparent in every experience we deliver.

Jostens is committed to attracting and retaining the brightest and most talented individuals to our company by offering competitive compensation, a progressive and nurturing culture and growth potential. In addition to our traditional benefit offerings, Jostens offers charitable gift matching programs for employees, scholarships and In Kind charitable contributions to deserving recipients. Employees also enjoy tuition reimbursement benefits, progressive career planning as well as comprehensive medical benefits and a 401K matching program. Jostens supports and promotes healthy living through education and incentive programs.

Jostens supports and embraces a diverse workforce as an EEO/AA employer.

Jostens participates in the E-Verify process.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
0 to 2 years
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