Java Developer

Location: Bracknell, Berkshire Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum
Sector: IT & Telecoms Type: Permanent
Contact: Harriet Houlton Job Published: 23 days ago

Java Developer


Fantastic opportunity for a Java Developer to join a media and commercial publishing company based in Bracknell. You will work in a team to help shape the current and future direction of the company's core products. Designing, implementing and testing new products and features to a very high standard.


The successful Java Developer will want to work for this client not just because it's a great opportunity but also because they will give you a wealth of benefits including:

  • 30 days holiday per year (including bank holidays), increasing to 33 days after 5 years, and 38 days after 10 years
  • Private Medical Plan after one year
  • Life Assurance
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice arrangements, where available
  • Free office-based car parking
  • Free Gym Membership

What you need to be the successful Java Developer:

In order to be the successful Java Developer and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

  • A passion for technology
  • Good understanding of object-orientated design and data structures
  • Good understanding of algorithm design, problem solving and complexity analysis
  • Proficiency in the following programming languages: Java, Javascript
  • Experience of frameworks such as Spring
  • Experience with both relational and non-relational databases
  • Experience with HTML5, JSP
  • Experience with the SVN, Git version control systems (or similar)
  • A desire to write readable, maintainable, modular and extendable code
  • Experience in full development life cycle; design, coding, test, build, QA deployment and maintenance
  • Experience in Lean and Agile environments and understanding of principles thereof
  • Solid enterprise / commercial development experience
  • A strong team player with the ability to problem solve with peers and work towards a common goal
  • Demonstrate ability to self-manage, be proactive, take ownership, build relationships and drive solutions through from inception to production

What the role entails:

  • Define project objectives by analysing user requirements; envisioning system features and functionality
  • Identify and remove impediments for the development team
  • Attend daily stand-up meetings with product and system teams
  • Design new products and features for enterprise-class Web applications
  • Researches new technology and analyses value of adoption for company
  • Co-ordinate and collaborate with the product team on the full product technology stack, promoting regular pairing and rotation where appropriate
  • Take ownership of the product suite, ensuring products are delivered at a high quality and meet the demands of the customer and market
  • Employ regular performance testing practices with a particular focus on high availability and scalability
  • Assist support / delivery team with customer issues and change requests
  • Maintain the build and deployment scripts, progressing towards continuous delivery
  • Provide technical consulting for customers, remotely and very occasionally on site in the UK and overseas.
  • Collaborate regularly and professionally with designers, other development teams and product owners of the company.

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Java Developer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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