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Senior Java Developer

Job Description

Senior Java Developer Micronaut / Spring (or equivalent) Frameworks- (Long standing and secure US fintech software house- high scale distributed software - global projects with a well respected small team of technologists)

The role

This is a Senior Java Software Engineer role for our clients Belfast office to work on their core infrastructure as a service platform, used by some of the top names in financial services.

Ideal candidate

They are looking for someone who has 3+ years' experience working designing, implementing and supporting resilient, performant micro-services platforms. This role is for individuals who can work effectively as part of our clients global development team, along with the ability to work independently with a strong sense of ownership. They are looking to talk to people with:

A passion for technology, with an ability and desire to pick up new technologies

Background in taking products from design right through to delivery

Strong sense of writing quality maintainable code

Commercial experience in Java (8+)

Use of Micronaut / Spring (or equivalent) Frameworks

Developing against Relational and NoSQL Database (MongoDB, Postgres etc)

Experience with unit testing methodologies and frameworks - e.g Spock, Junit

Build systems - Gradle / Maven

Use of Docker

Nice to haves

  • Developing using reactive / functional patterns, (RXJava, Project Reactor etc)
  • Experience designing and developing micro-services platforms
  • Use of messaging systems such as RabbitMQ, Kafka
  • Scripting languages - Groovy / Ruby / Python
  • CI/CD Tools, automated testing, delivery (Teamcity, Jenkins etc)
  • Knowledge of networking protocols UDP, TCP, HTTP
  • Experience with REST, WebSockets
  • Version Control - preferably Git
  • Grails Framework
  • JavaScript - Bootstrap / JQuery


salary up to £90k base salary +

  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Private Health Care (including Family)
  • Opportunities to travel
  • Flexibility to work from home. They currently operate a hybrid model.

Our client will tailor an attractive benefits package to attract top talent. Get in touch with Phil Gamble early to find out more.

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