Java Developer / Java EE Developer - Insurance, 50-55k

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

Java Developer / Java EE Developer - Insurance Software Consultancy. Permanent. £50k - £55k. Home Based / Consultancy on client sites (UK wide) +1 day work from home.

Outsource consultancy organisation seeks a Java Developer / 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.

To achieve these goals 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 Java Developer / 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.

We are searching for a Java Developer who has gained a broad range of experience and can consider candidates from any industry providing that they possess strong Java Development experience, excellent communication skills and can work away from home as described above. If these criteria meet with your circumstances then please apply.

The ideal candidate (who would be able to command the upper end of the salary offered) would possess experience gained within the Insurance / Reinsurance sector and possess extensive experience of working within a client facing capacity as a Java Developer Java EE / J2EE Developer who has worked with Relational Databases, SQL and ORM technologies (JPA2, Hibernate). You will be well versed with industry standard frameworks including Spring, JSP or MVC and have worked within and Agile/Scrum environment employing Test Driven Development (TDD) techniques. You may also have some exposure to Guidewire but this is not essential as this is not a focus of this role.
Alternatively you may be working for one of the big 4 consultancies: KPMG, Ernst & Young (EY), Cap Gemini (CG) or Price Waterhouse Cooper (PwC) within a similar Java Development position.

This is an excellent opportunity for career progression, technical advancement and commercial reward for a technically astute and commercially aware individual. Stable consultancy environment.

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.