Sr Java Software Developer - Manchester to £48K excellent bens

Emponics Limited
08 Mar 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Software Developer – Manchester

Our client is a leader in its field ( Financial Systems ) looking for an enthusiastic Sr Software Developer , Utilising Java, Web and secure transaction technologies they provide a friendly close-knit team culture

You will be joining a small team, working in a high performance, agile environment. The team delivers software in two-week sprints, and you will have the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues from systems architecture, software testing, usability and project management.

You will be developing the back-office systems. As Senior Software Engineer, you will be involved in the design and development of significant components, defect investigation, defect resolution and documentation of their work. An eye for detail and focus on quality is required, using a test-driven approach incorporating unit and integration testing of code.

Ideally you will have some team leading or mentoring experience

Essential Skills:

? Experience of Java development

? Development Environment – Eclipse or NetBeans

? Experience of SQL

? Knowledge of source control systems (CVS, SVN, GIT)

? Unit testing

? Review code for conformance to coding guidelines

? Ability to re-design or re-factor code

? Show an awareness and understanding of software design, development and lifecycles

? Significant role in the peer reviewing of designs

? Proven experience of large Java developments and deployments

? Adept at defect investigation and resolution

Key Competencies

? Capable of deputising for Scrum Master

? Excellent, communication, and team-working skills.

? Is able to provide input into commercial proposals as requested.

? Mentoring junior members of team

? Experienced in software design of large components with awareness of operating environment

? Educated to degree level in a suitable technical discipline.

? Proactive and solutions orientated

? Proven experience of Java developments and deployments

? Disciplined and organised with good attention to detail

? Belief in continuous improvement

? Excellent time management and organisation

? Ability to work in a team or individually with little supervision

? Excellent time estimation skills

? Able to de-risk and validate new developments through small proofs of concepts – ‘technology spikes’

? Interest in software design, development and lifecycles

? Proven experience of:

· Object oriented software design and design patterns

· Unit testing principles

· Web technologies (e.g. Servlets, JSP, JSF, HTML, XML etc.)

· SQL and relational databases

Salary and benefits

? £40,000 - £48,000 p.a.

? 25 days’ holidays (plus bank holidays) rising with LOS up to 30 days.

? Double matched pension scheme

? Life Assurance

? Group Income Protection

? Employee Assistance Programme

Additional benefits are available via the flexible benefits scheme, including:

? Healthcare cash plan

? Private Health Insurance

? Holiday travel insurance

? Cycle to work scheme

? Childcare vouchers

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