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Senior Java Developer

Job Description

Our client is a recognised leader in the Customer Experience sector, with over 10,000 enterprises across the world using our products, including over 80% of the Fortune 100.

You will have the opportunity to be a part of an exciting development team's expansion. You are going to use industry standard and cutting-edge technologies (such as Java, Spring, React, Docker, AWS, and REST APIs) with the help of a UK-based team of professionals.

The organisation has a significant budget to fund the inception, build and launch of their new Greenfield projects from an R&D perspective which will help you contribute to the overall design and direction of this company's future products.

Salary/Benefits:

Up to £70,000

Up to 19% pension (8% personal contribution)

25 Days Annual leave plus Public Holidays

Remote first and flexible working

Private health Insurance - 100% premium paid

Private dental insurance - 50% premium paid

Life Insurance

Responsibilities include:

  • Development of high-quality software solutions that are provided in the cloud and on premise are among the responsibilities.
  • Work productively and on time to design, implement, and test complicated software features.
  • In a fast-paced setting, responsible for developing software with automated test cases.
  • Attending daily stand-ups, sprint planning meetings, design reviews, and retrospectives as a member of the team.
  • Working individually and as part of a team, taking ownership of allocated tasks and seeing them through to completion.
  • Through code/design reviews and peer-programming activities, provides peer advice to other Senior Software, Software, and Associate Software Engineers. Assists peers who are less experienced.
  • Communicates with the Product Owner to ensure that all criteria are met.
  • Collaborating with members of the Product Management, Quality Assurance, Architecture, and Support organisations, as well as personnel from other regions.
  • Conducting research into new technologies and architectures to improve the product.
  • To provide high-quality service to customers, incorporate non-functional criteria into the design of product features.

Experience

  • A Senior Software Engineer with strong technical aptitude and at least 5 years of experience is required.
  • It's critical to be familiar with standard software design and development concepts, processes, and procedures.
  • It would be advantageous if you could demonstrate experience automating software testing and build systems.
  • It's preferable if you can demonstrate a working knowledge of cloud platforms like Amazon AWS and related cloud technologies.
  • It would be advantageous if you have experience designing and programming applications that could be deployed in a clustered environment and scaled horizontally.
  • Familiarity with fault-tolerant or high-availability distributed systems is a plus.
  • Having a thorough understanding of typical agile software development concepts, techniques, and procedures.

Knowledge and Skills

  • A strong understanding of Java programming is required.
  • You must have prior experience designing and using REST-based web services.
  • Experience building software with Core Spring Framework and Spring MVC in a production environment is preferred.
  • A strong understanding of front-end development technologies (React/JS, HTML, CSS) is preferred.
  • Knowledge of contemporary JavaScript frameworks other than React, such as Vue or Angular, is preferred.
  • Knowledge of build tools such as Jenkins, Maven, Webpack, and NPM is advantageous.
  • Working knowledge of distributed source control systems like Git is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Kafka or similar messaging systems is advantageous.
  • It is desirable to be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of cloud platforms such as Amazon AWS and related cloud technologies.

Please apply via the link or contact Ben Sidebotham on Linkedin in the strictest confidence, for more information on this vacancy or any other Java/Javascript/Golang jobs in Belfast or Northern Ireland.