Senior Java Developer

Michael Page Technology
£36k - £45k pa
05 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My Global financial services company with new offices in Nottingham are looking to create a cutting edge technology hub and are looking for a talented Senior Java Developer to work as part of the Risk development team Client Details Global Financial services and business services organisation have an urgent need for a Senior Java Developer Description Role Summary: We're looking for a talented Java developer to work as part of the Risk Development team. As a Software Engineer in the team, you'll be responsible for the analysis, definition, design, implementation, testing, maintenance and support of the products the team owns. You'll work closely with QA engineers to deliver to the high standard that our customers expect. You will also mentor junior team members, working alongside the team management to help further enhance the skills and capabilities of the team. Main Responsibilities / Accountabilities: - Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable Java code based on requirements or User Stories - Develop software using disciplined software development processes, adhering to team/company standards and software best practice guidelines, and corporate policies. - Create and execute unit testing and integration testing ensuring software meets requirements. - Positively engage with the QA team to ensure that code is developed to a high quality - Contribute to the creation of designs, leading the design of less complex components - Provide technical support to operations or other development teams. - Create, review, and maintain all required technical reference material to ensure supportability and reuse. - Review work of peers and more junior developers. - Assist with improvements to prevent problems, including problem resolution workflow. - Participate in project planning sessions with team members to analyze development requirements, provide design options, and provide work breakdown and estimates of work. - Actively participate in team and status meetings, providing timely status updates for areas of individual responsibilities within projects to supervisor. Key Relationships: - Development Manager - Development Team Lead (reporting to) - Development and QA Team Profile Essential Skills/Experience Required for the Senior Java Developer role: - Experienced software engineer with excellent knowledge of the Java language and underlying JVM - Solid understanding of object-oriented programming - Familiar with various design patterns - Experience of unit testing - Knowledge of databases and SQL - Understanding of security implications and secure coding - Understanding of HTML and XML - Self starter - does what it takes to get the job done - Superb communication skills, verbal and written - Skill for writing clean, readable code and reusable Java libraries - Proficient using source code management tools such as version control or SVN - Experienced in a formal agile software development lifecycle Desired Skills/Experience Required: - Experience with RESTful interfaces - Experience with web technologies such as Javascript, JQuery and CSS - Familiar with continuous build and integration - Experience with Test Driven Development and / or Behaviour Driven Development - Understanding of multithreading - Working knowledge of Cloud technologies Education/ Certifications: - A good relevant degree is desirable, but experience and the right approach to work are just as important. - Oracle Java certification is desirable but not required. Job Offer This permanent Senior Java Developer role based in Nottingham is on offer with a salary of £36,000 - £45,000
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