Senior Java Developer

The Role

We are looking for a Senior Java Developer to join a product team of Java Developers, Architect and QAs, managed by a Technical Lead. The team will develop applications and services for one of our major clients, Volkswagen, ensuring flawless on-time delivery and quality Java code.


Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will also be responsible for:

  • Writing and testing code to a high standard across platforms and browsers and setting high standards for others to follow
  • Providing accurate times and costs for project briefs and helping project management understand the use of the time and the skills required
  • Analysing project briefs to accurately produce technical/functional specifications
  • Being thorough in any documentation and ensuring documentation from other members is of a high standard
  • Keeping track of changes in industry technologies and best practices and where applicable imparting this knowledge to others


Key Technical Requirements

  • Comprehensive knowledge of development using Java with over 5 years commercial experience including large complex projects
  • Ability to produce well-structured, testable and maintainable code
  • Experience developing functionally rich, high traffic and high availability websites
  • Comfortable working with a CLI and Linux environments, such as CentOS
  • Working knowledge of applicable Internet standards and protocols
  • Knowledge and experience of using build tools such as Maven and Gradle
  • Knowledge and experience of using continuous integration and deployment tools such as Jenkins
  • Knowledge and experience of using testing frameworks such as JUnit
  • Knowledge and experience using source control systems such as Git
  • Knowledge and experience of using Java web frameworks such as Spring
  • Experience of using and implementing RESTful API end-points
  • Good working knowledge of database technologies such as MySQL
  • Intimate knowledge and experience developing and maintaining web applications using Java
  • Ability to quickly grasp, review and contribute code within a large, complex architecture
  • Knowledge of common development best practices (e.g. TDD, clean code, SOLID)
  • Experience of managing and coding simultaneous projects with complex interdependencies
  • Ability to multitask across projects and demonstrate flexibility to changing priorities
  • Experience of scoping large technical projects with a high level of accuracy
  • Experience using task management tools such as JIRA


Your Benefits

  • Competitive Salary.
  • 25 days holiday per year.
  • Pension scheme, Life Assurance, Permanent Health Insurance.
  • Progressive training and development initiatives.
  • Gym discounts, hobby fund, and lots more benefits to help you achieve a work-life balance.


Equal Opportunities

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