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Include These Senior Java Developer Skills
- Collaborative teamwork skills
- Able to meet deadlines
- Problem-solving and creative thinking
- Attention to detail
- Have a solid foundation in the entire software development life cycle
- Technical certifications such as Certified Professional Java EE Web Component Developer and Certified Master Java SE Developer
When applying for a position of Senior Java Developer, one must include a cover letter that highlights your particular experience and capabilities. Have a look below:
Dear Mr. Baker,
Upon learning of your need for a Senior Java Developer, I hastened to submit my application. As a software developer with more than eight years of experience, I believe I am a fit for this role, and that I would quickly exceed your expectations.
In my current position as a software developer, I have gained experience in designing, constructing, testing and supporting Java applications. My expert knowledge in Web and non-Web Java solutions has played a contributing factor to the success of all my projects. I also have experience in making database and interface systems more effective. I understand the importance of teamwork and have led teams with specific supervision in coding, analysis relative and performing unit testing on applicable codes.
Here are some career accomplishments that exemplify my abilities:
Developed back-office tools supporting e-commerce initiatives
Routinely complete projects ahead of schedule, including a recent Java-based project that was finished four weeks early, amounting to a budget savings of 23%
Coded new solutions that increased scalability by 65%
Please find in my enclosed resume more information regarding my particular qualifications and experience. I would welcome an opportunity to discuss these further with you. Please contact me by phone or email as per details provided. I thank you for your time, consideration and future response.