Senior Java Developers - Ecommerce Giant

Opus Resourcing Ltd
United Kingdom
£60k - £70k pa + Bens + Bonus to 10%
04 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Java Developers required with proven skills in Java EE (ideally Java 8), on Unix / Linux with Agile / Scrum practices, Unit testing or automated testing, and ideally XP/ Pair Programming are required by ecommerce giant in West London to work on new cutting edge backend ecommerce platform serving millions of customers globally and is an outstanding chance to train in IBM's Watson Commerce / Websphere Commerce "WCS" ecommerce class leading systems. Skills required as a Senior Java Developer include - Java EE (ideally Java 8) - A good understanding of software design and development principles - Experience writing Unit Tests (e.g. using JUnit) - Experience with various IDEs and source code repositories - Experience of developing enterprise applications - Strong communication skills and a passion to learn - Skills in coaching and mentoring of developers in the team - Experience of assisting improving development practices / Agile processes Ideal skills as a Senior Java Developer would include - Experience making changes to large enterprise applications - Experience working with ecommerce systems such as Websphere Commerce "WCS" / Watson Commerce or Hybris backend ecommerce / retail systems - An understanding of Agile processes including XP practices such as Pair Programing - Experience applying testing practices such as Test Driven Development (TDD) and Behaviour Driven Development (BDD) - An understanding of environments and deployment processes, including - Application servers (e.g. Tomcat, Websphere Application Server) - Configuration Management Tools (e.g. Ansible, Chef, Puppet) - Build and Deployment Tools (e.g. Jenkins, TeamCity) - Amazon Web Services (AWS) - Experience using JIRA or equivalent work-flow tools - Developing on a Unix/OSX-based system - Building highly available and scalable applications This role as a Senior Java Developer will offer the chance to join a large scale Agile technology function (400 plus) and to work in fast-paced environment with a real opportunity to make a difference on systems supporting customers globally. An environment where we encourage ownership and accountability in our teams; for the processes and development practices employed by the team as well as the systems they work with. Developers are needed who are able to learn quickly and who would value and enjoy developing their understanding of the business, products used, as well as the technologies that underpin them. Opus Resourcing acts as an employment agency in respect of permanent employment.
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