Senior IT Java Developer

Yazaki is a global leader in the research, development and delivery of vehicle power and data solutions.


Yazaki works with virtually every major auto manufacturer in the world, and we've strived to maintain strategic and stable growth throughout our 83-year history. Today, we're on the lookout for energetic people with the potential to perform, as well as the ability to strengthen - and thrive in - the positive work environment we pride ourselves on.

Location: [[Canton]], [[MI]], USA  



What we are looking for:


Yazaki is looking for a Senior IT Java Developer to join our IT Development team in Canton, MI.  The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a collaborative and action-driven environment making lasting impacts on the organization.  Hybrid work model is available.


What you will be doing:


  • Gathering application requirements: Building application specification documents, creating flow charts, designing application architecture and implementing modernized application design and testing features before release
  • Analyzing new requirements: Analyzing and assessing the business needs of the internal client to find the best solution
  • Supporting Incidents: Providing hands-on experience for support, reviewing and maintaining already developed applications
  • Keeping applications up to date: Ensuring that our applications are secure and up-to-date, monitoring the performance of applications until stabilization
  • Developing applications: Executing tasks throughout the software development life cycle, writing well-designed, efficient code, conducting code reviews, and refactoring code
  • Keeping applications up to date: Ensuring that our applications are secure and up-to-date.
  • Providing technical support: Offering technical assistance to junior developers, reviewing, testing, and debugging team members' code
  • Scheduling product releases: Coordinating product releases with internal teams
  • Following scrum methodology: Adhering to and promoting scrum methodology through the team members and the organization 


What you will bring to the table:


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science / Software Development or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years of Java app development experience
  • Experience with Maven tools and PostgreSQL databases
  • Experience with source control tools such as Git and Azure DevOps
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills are essential for this role
  • Experience with CAD engineering tools, W/H Design and Manufacturing is a plus
  • Previous work experience with Yazaki is a plus
  • Key Competencies: Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving, Customer Orientation, Results Orientation and Execution, Initiative, Teamwork, and Open Communication 



What we can provide you:


  • A safe collaborative learning work environment that stimulates creativity and exploration
  • Diverse teams of experts
  • Resources from around the globe
  • Supportive leadership and team members to help you do your best work
  • Opportunities for professional growth
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package including incentive compensation, 401K match, tuition assistance and a generous holiday schedule
  • A hybrid work model




Yazaki North America is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, disability, handicap, veteran status, or other legally protected status or characteristic. Equal opportunity extends to all aspects of the employment relationship. Yazaki North America complies with federal and state equal employment opportunity laws and strives to keep the workplace free from all forms of harassment.