Java Developer - Contract


Purpose of the Role:

My client have a vacancy for a Java Software Developer to work within the Software Development Team, working on our existing and new online projects. They are looking for a talented individual who can quickly become productive within our highly complex technical environment.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience developing Java web services and Spring components, a track record of high quality delivery, combined with a keen appetite for all aspects of software development.

The role covers all stages of the software development lifecycle from new applications development to system enhancement, maintenance, and support. Depending on the particular project, development tasks will have a mixture of business and technical deliverables.

All development will require a high degree of co-operation with other team areas within the IT unit, In particular the individual will work closely with senior software developers and architects to ensure compliance with standards & conventions, and co-operate with business analysts to understand the business requirements for systems being delivered


Selection Criteria:

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • 5+ years Java programming experience
  • Sound knowledge of software engineering principles and theory
  • Knowledge and experience of Spring and JEE
  • SOAP and REST web services.
  • Maven/Hibernate/SQL
  • Understanding of Agile Methodologies such as Scrum
  • Source Control tools


Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience using JIRA
  • Previous experience in the Financial Services Industry