Senior Java Developer / Senior Software Engineer

Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
60,000 - 70,000 plus great benefits
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Java Developer / Senior Software Engineer – Surrey - £55,000 - £70,000 plus excellent benefits

A leading, global technology business, with a strong UK presence, is looking for a Senior Software Engineer, with strong Java skills, to join and complement their development teams. This company works in multiple markets and sectors, often at the cutting edge of technology. You will be joining a team that is currently involved in a large scale programme, which is of vital importance and forms part of the UK's critical National Infrastructure.

As a Senior Developer, you will take responsibility for the technical delivery of high quality software solutions. Working as part of the wider team, you will be happy to share your knowledge, advising and mentoring junior colleagues when required. This is still very much a hands-on position to, so a solid technical ability is crucial, as is a good understanding and proficiency of a broad range of technologies, tools and methodologies.

Essential skills
  • Hardcore Java 7/8 development skills
  • Excellent understanding of multi- threaded programming (e.g. with Java 8 and/or Guava Futures)
  • Exposure to the full development lifecycle
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Domain Modelling, Design Patterns and Clean Coding techniques
  • A solid understanding of Test Driven Development
  • Maven / Continuous Integration / Version control (SVN/Git)
  • JDBC / Oracle DB

Exposure to any of the following is highly desirable
  • Good understanding of performance/clustering/scalability concerns
  • Web Services (HTTP, REST, JSON, XML)
  • Database techniques (JDBC, SQL, Oracle PL/SQL, techniques in Distributed Data Stores
  • Appreciation of Java Security (digital signing, certificates, PKI)
  • Java build and configuration / DevOps, familiarity with Windows and Linux-based systems and cloud architectures
This is a great opportunity to work for one of the UK’s top employee’s, which offers a strong benefits and rewards package, continued personal development and real career progression.

Please note, to be considered for this position, applicants must eligible for SC Clearance.

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Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, and we confirm that we will gladly accept applications from persons of any age for this role.
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