Java Software Engineer

Recruiter
Michael Page Technology
Location
Nottingham
Salary
£30k - £35k pa
Posted
11 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My Financial services company with offices in Nottingham are looking for a talented Java Software Engineer to work as part of the Risk Development team. You'll be responsible for the analysis, definition, design, implementation, testing, maintenance and support of the products the team owns.

Client Details

Financial Services and Risk company with offices all over the Globe have new offices in Nottingham where they are building a strong technology hub

Description

Role Summary:

We're looking for a talented Java Developer to work as part of the Risk Development team.

As a Java 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.

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

As a Java 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.

For you to do this we expect the following:

Essential Skills/Experience Required:

  • 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 Java Software Engineer role based in Nottingham is on offer with a permanent salary of £30,000 - £35,000


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