Java/Spring Developer - Manchester

Real Staffing
£200 - £230 per day
10 Jan 2013
07 Feb 2013
Amy Broadbent
Contract Type
Full Time

Java/Spring Developer - Manchester


An exciting contract opportunity has arisen at a software consultancy that specialise in providing solutions to various clients, especially within the finance sector across the UK. They assist end clients overcome technical problems: from development environment set-up, continuous build and deployment processes & tools, to the best practices and difficulties with light-weight open source Java frameworks.

They are looking for a passionate and skilled Java EE programmer, motivator and consultant. They offer a relaxed and stimulating working environment that is free from politics and central IT policies, opportunity to take part in open source projects at work, chance to get your articles published in the Open Source Journal and speaking slots at user group meetings and conferences. In return, you will be writing 'elegant' applications in languages that run on the JVM platform: mainly Java, sprinkled with Groovy and Scala; most of your code will use the projects from the Spring Portfolio.

Key Skills Required:

- Agile working practices
- Modern OSs (kernel and user spaces, memory management, file systems, basic network services, users & permissions, programs & processes)
- Core Java 1.6, 1.7 (principles of good OO design & programming, understanding of the Java language and the JDK core classes)
- Core Spring (DI, ORM, MVC)
- ORM/JPA (as implemented by Hibernate, iBatis, …)
- Message-driven architectures (preferably with JMS and/or AMQP)
- ANSI SQL (preferably as implemented by one of the 'big' RDBMS: Oracle Database,
- MS SQL Server, PostgreSQL)
- Java EE Servlet containers or application servers (e.g. Tomcat 6/7)

Desirable Skills:

- Spring Framework
- UNIX / Linux / OS X (good command line skills (e.g. "find me all files modified yesterday that contain the text that matches some regular expression"), filesystem structure, daemons)
- Maven (2, 3)
- Spring Security
- Akka
- Groovy (Groovy language, programming); Grails
- Scala (functional programming, Scala actors); integrating Scala with Spring applications
- Objective-C (particularly for iOS programming)
- CSS (2, 3)
- JavaScript (jQuery preferred)
- Ajax
- Ruby on Rails

Contract Length: 2 months with a high possibility of extension
Contract Location: Manchester
Contract Rate: £200 - £230 per day

If interested, please submit your CV and call me on 0113 243 9888.

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