Senior Java Developer - Git, runtime lib, TDD, CI/CD - Oxford AI leader

Richard Wheeler Associates
Oxford, UK
14 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
An innovative, very high growth AI spinout from the University of Oxford is seeking a Senior Java Developer who is passionate about automating things, making software development as efficient as possible and building systems that just work. You will be working on the Java components of their product. Their technology stack consists of a Java IDE plugin, Java AST transformation components and a C++ analysis engine.


·Plan, design and build Java components using best practices

·Create, implement and maintain processes within the team for efficient software development, testing, deployment, operation and maintenance

·Interact with business stakeholders, customers and management to understand and refine business and functional requirements and determine project scopes and specifications

·Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems

·Manage work in an agile development environment using Scrum or Kanban

Required Skills:

We are looking for people who have:

·Studied a computer science related subject at an undergraduate degree level or higher

·Fluency in the Java language and runtime library

·Proven experience in contributing to large private or open-source projects

·Proficient knowledge of Git or other SCMs

·Knowledge of test-driven development and a CI/CD setup

·Excellent communication skills

·Working experience in Linux/Mac OS/Windows environments

·Willingness to learn new skills and technologies and adapt to arising challenges

Desired skills:

·Experience with compiler architectures, parsers and syntax trees

·Experience with the development of Eclipse or IntelliJ IDEA plug-ins


·You'll get to work in one of the hottest tech start-ups in the world of advanced code analysis

·Free lunch and snacks

·Competitive salary

·Private health and dental plan

·8% non-contributory pension

·25 days annual leave

·Flexible working hours

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