Senior Software Engineer Java, Scala, Groovy, Kotlin,JavaScript

Understanding Recruitment Ltd
£425 - £426 p day
04 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Role: Senior Software Engineer
Location: Hertfordshire
Contract: 6 months

My client is a global technology company, that use extensive automation (conveyors, cranes, robots and more) to operate at a scale and efficiency that is unrivalled in their industry. These systems operate across multiple levels of the technology stack, from low-level container movements to high-level route planning, warehouse management and reporting, they are constantly optimising their solutions to deliver world leading service, accuracy and efficiency.
As the Senior Software Developer, you would:

  • Design and build systems that operate across the warehouse, at all levels.
  • Extend and improve our tests and test environments
  • Solve production incidents to make sure the warehouse keeps operating, and make changes so problems don't reoccur
  • Work with stakeholders to ensure our solutions meet their requirements, and to help plan large projects
  • Investigate new technologies and demonstrate them to the team so we can stay ahead of the curve.

The Ideal software developer would have the following:

  • Strong programming skills with an in-depth understanding of underpinning techniques
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Experience and/or interest in writing scalable, robust code for real-time, multi-threaded, highly available production applications
  • Understanding of relational databases
  • 1st/2.1 Degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a good numerate degree.

As the Software Developer it would be advantageous if you had:

  • Knowledge of multiple programming languages
  • Experience with Docker or other container technology
  • Background in the full Software Development life-cycle from design to deployment
  • Interest in working in a continuous delivery environment
  • Understanding of the challenges of supporting a live production system.
  • Languages: Java, Scala, Groovy, Kotlin, Javascript, Source control: Git, Mercurial, Build tools: Maven, Gradle.

Job Role: Senior Software Engineer
Location: Hertfordshire
Contract: 6 months

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