Java Software Engineer

Peoplecom Ltd
Kingston upon Hull
16 May 2018
27 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Java "java 8" software "software engineer" developer "core java"

Java Software Engineer

Up to £37k base plus 10% bonus and benefits


Your role

As a Software Engineer with proven experience of application development, your role is within the Business Support Systems IT Domain developing in an Agile environment, creating and supporting code used across all applications.

What will I be doing?

Your role as Software Engineer will initially have a focus on working with colleagues supporting our Hull and East Yorkshire area of the business, looking at such applications as customer experience. You will play a key role in the development and support of these applications, having significant input into design and creation. Working in a small team, you will have the opportunity to input and influence projects, as well as collaborate with colleagues from the wider IT team and business, from the initial stage of business engagement right through to delivery. It’s an exciting time to be in this role, with many varied and interested projects coming up in the near future.

Working with the latest technology, your role will include such tasks as:

  • Build software
  • Unit test
  • Document code
  • Configure software
  • Implement software
  • Resolve incidents
  • Resolve Service Requests
  • Undertake root cause analysis
  • Write design documents for software enhancements

What do I need to do this job?


  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be proactive and dependency-aware and able to show commitments and deadlines are self-managed
  • Core java (preferably Java 8)
  • Java Enterprise
    • SOAP Web Services
    • RESTful Web Services
    • JMS (or equivalent)
    • JPA [Hibernate or equivalent]
    • SQL


  • JavaFX
  • Junit (experience with TDD ans code-coverage tools)
  • Continuous Integration tools (GoCD,TravisCI, Jenkins)
  • Ant/Mavern/Gradle Build Management
  • Awareness of Agile delivery techniques

What we can offer you?

This is a growing, changing company in which you will have the continued opportunity to work on new initiatives. The role offers a lot of variety and opportunity for skills development and career progression.

What are my hours of work?

You’ll be working 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

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