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Java Developer Resume Sample


This Java Developer resume sample is a simplified version, giving you a basic outline to kick start ideas for your own resume.  You already understand the importance of selling yourself.  Delve deep into your work history and showcase any outstanding achievements i.e., you saved the company x amount of $$$ by implementing new procedures - something to that effect.

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Note that this Java Developer resume sample, indeed all these samples, are basic and in no way do they represent what your own resume could be and should be. With each example page, I add a quick “how-to” at the end that teaches you how to adjust these samples to make them your own.

Use these samples as inspiration to get you off on the right foot—and best of all, they are free.

I have also added a plain text version of the Java Developer resume sample below.

KELLY HARRIS
4A Olive Grove, Hinsdale, Chicago
(+1) 63 947 2581
harris.kelly@hotmail.com

Expert java developer with over seven years of professional experience in said role, trained in the formation, development, and design management of Java-related applications. Boasting a strong knowledge of software functionality for online applications, with an impressive skill set and expertise on the correct implementation of code to ensure top-operational performance. 

  • Skilled in HTML coding for top-functioning websites
  • Practised in a variety of development coding languages and applications
  • Experienced in managing a team and mapping out development strategies
  • Trained in multiple mark-ups languages and web frameworks

Employment History

Finite Solutions: Java Developer (Jan 2017 – Oct 2020)

Implementing Java knowledge and development skillset to successfully optimise client management systems. Managing a team of junior developers in the completion of important development tasks.

Responsibilities included:

  • Work with members of the application design and development process to ensure favourable website functionality
  • Administering the complete life cycle and management of Java applications 

TOP Communications: Java Developer (Jan 2015 – Dec 2016)

Researching innovative methods of streamlining company processes and minimising time spent on reports. Implementing innovation solutions to performance challenges through creating system operation additions.

Responsibilities included:

  • Being an active part of company discussions related to Java development processes
  • Overseeing new projects, conceptualising the design, execution and functionality

Forward Consulting: Java Developer (Jan 2013 – Dec 2014)

Assisting management in the successful conversion of Java applications into new web frameworks. Researching budget-savvy, efficient programmes to replace costly operating systems.

Responsibilities included:

  • Advising how to improve business processes with regards to system solutions 
  • Successfully oversee the design and execution of Java processes

Tertiary Education

The University of Chicago (Sep 2009 – Sep 2012)
Graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science


10 Tips to Remember When Writing Your
Java Developer Resume Sample

  1. Set aside several hours to write a powerful resume.
  2. You will need quiet space and a computer with Word (recommended) or similar.
  3. Use job descriptions and old resumes to jog your memory.
  4. Is this a career change for you? What skills can you transfer over?
  5. Expand on your duties in detail. 
  6. Ensure the layout is attractive
  7. Write a compelling summary.
  8. Use bullet points.
  9. Proofread for sense, accuracy, spelling and grammar x 3.
  10. Add a well-written cover letter using your strengths to target the role on offer.

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