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Who we are

Altus Group is a leading provider of independent advisory services, software and data solutions to the global commercial real estate industry. Our businesses, Altus Analytics and Altus Expert Services, reflect decades of experience, a range of expertise and technology-enabled capabilities. Our solutions empower clients to analyze, gain market insight and recognize value on their real estate investments. Headquartered in Canada, we have approximately 2,300 employees around the world, with operations in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.

We are at the centre of what drives the real estate industry and continue to break ground every day with innovative solutions and best practices that touch every aspect of the real estate life cycle.

The opportunity

We have an opportunity on our Altus Data Solutions team for a Java Developer. This is a role for someone motivated by the chance to increase their exposure to a range of front and backend technologies, to work on middle tier database issues and who is excited to be an active part of big data projects. A Java Developer who wants to be part of a mid-sized company that is growing rapidly.

Where are you now?

You are working as part of a Development team for a larger company and you are interested in making a move to a mid-sized company where you will have the opportunity to work directly on a variety of exciting projects. You want a chance to learn new technologies and a new industry in an environment where you are free from doing the same job every day.

What will your career path look like?

Data is one of the most exciting areas of any business today, including real estate. Altus Data Solutions is unlocking the value and strategic potential of Altus Group’s market intelligence and analytics, filling the needs of organisations in today’s rapidly changing real estate market conditions.

Over the next few years projects will include work on data and systems integration, big data and re-platforming key pieces of our systems. If you enjoy working with and implementing new technologies, it’s the perfect time to jump on board and be a part of the change moving forward.

Our new Java Developer will:

  • Scrutinize - analyze business requirements and ensure they are being met.
  • Develop - create code adhering to software and subsystem requirements.
  • Test - develop unit testing and perform software integration testing.
  • Lead - drive system defect fixes and demonstrate technical leadership when troubleshooting issues.
  • Learn - broaden your skills working across our stack.
  • Check - update tickets, review code and ensure a high quality of work has been completed.
  • Document - generate and maintain technical documentation for all associated development work.
  • Collaborate - work closely with the QA team and the BAs to ensure problems are solved and requirements are met in a timely manner.

Our new Java Developer has:

  • The education. A Computer Science or Technical degree.
  • The experience. 5+ years of experience as a Java developer working in a Windows and in a Linux environment.
  • Technology experience. Expertise in:
    • Java, JSP, JQuery, Spring, Struts, Hibernate, MySQL, Eclipse, Ant/Maven, Apache, Tomcat.
    • HTML, CSS, JavaScript and AngularJS
  • The communication skills. An ability to articulate ideas, concerns, design considerations across team.
  • The drive. Thrives working autonomously and acts as a contributor to the team’s initiatives.
  • The initiative. Solves problems and focuses both on the big picture and the details.
  • The knowledge. Thought leadership to pursue best practices.

Need any more reasons to join Altus?

In 2005, we started with 400 employees and have grown exponentially to over 2300 around the globe today. Altus Group employees don’t see boundaries, they see opportunity. They deliver results for our clients and our company and are recognized and rewarded for the value they create. This is an opportunity to in depth on multiple projects that encompass many industries, geographic reach and high profile design.

At Altus, we want you to realize your potential. We value collaboration and knowledge sharing of best practices. We support professional growth and we actively seek out ideas. This is the place to present the newest research, to introduce the coolest tech and see it come to fruition and be applied. Your work will make a difference.

Altus Group isn’t just about the amazing work we do. We work hard to create a dynamic company culture that reflects the values of our employees and what motivates them individually and as a team:

Altus Cares - We are always seeking ways to give back to our communities and support causes important to our employees. We are actively involved in local charity work and we believe in laying the groundwork for a more prosperous future. Our personal highlight is our involvement with Ronald McDonald house in four different countries where we volunteer every September as a company.

Education - We believe our employees represent the best this industry has to offer and we want to reflect their commitment to education and continued learning.

Team Spirit - We host an annual hockey tournament and an annual client party. We play badminton in the winter and pick up soccer in the summer. There’s surprise treats, seasonal events and Friday lunches too.

At Altus Group, we are proud to say that many of our teams are comprised of members who have been here five years or longer. We think that speaks volumes about our atmosphere and our people.

Opportunity awaits - come realize your potential at Altus Group.

Altus Group is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment where employees feel valued and respected and where every employee has the opportunity to realize their potential. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if required and will work with you to meet your needs.  

If you are a person with a disability and require assistance during the application process, please contact us at or 416-641-9500.

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