Contract Java Developer - London

£350 - £500 per day
05 Apr 2013
03 May 2013
Shen Parmar
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client a Media Corporation based in London, UK requires a Contract Java Web Developer for a 6 month rolling contract to join new and ongoing exciting online projects.

Essential requirements
Strong Java (5+)
- Core skills
- Multi-threaded environments
- Client/server expertise
- Excellent understanding of OOP, design patterns and good programming principals.

Strong Web Skills
- Extensive hands-on web application development experience (5 years+)
- Good knowledge of web technologies like: Servlets, JSP and Template languages
- Knowledge of Web Content Management Systems advantageous

Strong Spring skills
- Advanced knowledge and experience building applications on the Spring (3+) Framework
- Good understanding of Spring's Web MVC framework (other MVC frameworks advantageous)

Good SQL/RDB knowledge
- Good SQL writing skills required
- Good understanding of relational databases and DB design best practises
- Experience with Oracle and PL/SQL is advantageous

Strong JPA/Hibernate skills
- Recent, in-depth experience using Hibernate required
- Ability to code and debug complex Hibernate entities

Strong background in Test-Driven Development (TDD)
- Good experience with unit testing and mocking frameworks (Junit and EasyMock advantageous)

Good knowledge and experience using
- Maven
- Source Control Management (SVN)
- Hudson/Jenkins.
- Experience with Weblogic and Jetty app servers is advantageous
- Experience of AWS is advantageous

Desirable Experience:

- Experience of working in an agile development environment
- Experience with JIRA and Confluence
- Basic knowledge of Front-end technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, JSON

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