Junior Java Developer/Junior Java EE Programmer, 40k-45k

Comtecs Ltd
City of London, London
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Junior Java Developer / Junior Java EE Developer - Software Consultancy. Permanent. £40k- £45k. Home Based / Consultancy on client sites (UK wide) +1 day work from home.

Outsource consultancy organisation seeks a Junior Java Developer / Junior Java EE Developer to work on systems integration consultancy assignments within Insurance Companies across the UK. The company is a Consultancy with a broad range of high profile insurance clients, largely based in the City of London. You will play a key role in the development and integration of a broad range of applications using Java and Java EE (J2EE) technologies largely within the Spring Framework.

We welcome applications from candidates from across the UK and further afield (Europe) providing that you are prepared to travel to client sites across the UK (largely in London and the South / South East) and stay in temp accommodation on a weekly (4 - 5 nights) basis for up to 18 months. All expenses paid. When not on assignment you will be based from home.

Please note that this is not an entry-level position but a Junior Java Development role which would support training and development for a candidate who possesses some commercial experience combined with a strong academic background.

You will work onsite at client sites (Insurance/Reinsurance Companies, Underwriters, Brokers) largely in the City of London but occasionally at other sites across the UK, mainly in the South / South East. You will work as part of the end-user client's team during an assignment (4 days per week) liaising with the client's technical teams and work from home on Friday's. Between assignments you will be "on the bench" (home based) but continue to be paid your salary whilst you await a new assignment.

The Junior Java Developer / Junior Java EE Developer will work within a pure AGILE/Scrum methodology employing TDD, use your Java development skills and experience to deliver well designed, testable and efficient code regardless of the systems on which you will be working. Whilst development will largely be undertaken using the Spring Framework you may also employ other industry standard frameworks such as JSF, Wicket, GWT or Spring MVC. Training and support will be provided.

We are searching for a Junior Java Developer who has gained some commercial experience combined with a strong academic background with a relevant technical Bachelors` degree or above.
You will have worked as a Java Developer Java EE / J2EE Developer and ideally have some experience working with industry standard frameworks such as Spring, JSP or MVC. Excellent communication skills are pre-requisite.

This is an excellent opportunity for career progression, technical advancement and commercial reward for a Junior Java Developer who seeks an environment where they can receive support and training as required on technical areas as well as Agille/Scrum and industry standard frameworks.

Please note that this role requires travel to sites across the UK and should you not be able to commute to a client's location you will need to stay in the area on a weekly basis for up to 12-18 month stints. All expenses will be covered by the company including hotels, rental accommodation, train fares, car travel etc and subsistence.