Senior Java Developer

Ref: ZR_6895_JOB  ·  Posted on 19 April 2022


Our client is one of the Defence and Aerospace companies in the world and they are looking for Principal Software Engineering with a background in developing applications (web based ideally).

They work within a behavioural driven environment and create GIS/mapping web applications for the MOD.

Technology wise they are looking for candidates who have worked on the Java stack, but can be very flexible across other technologies.

This role is primarily working from home but it will be expected that you will travel to offices quarterly for planning meetings and more if desired.

Key responsibilities
  • Development of Java software for web applications
  • Mentoring of junior engineers
  • Code reviews
  • Technical direction and decision making


Skills & experience

Key experience required:

This role is working in a SAFE/Agile environment so an understanding of this is imperative.

Key Technologies (but the client can be very flexible): 

  • Java 8/11
  • Spring and its sub-projects
  • Hibernate (or other ORM framework)
  • JUnit (or other Unit Testing framework)
  • Web Services, particularly REST, and JSON
  • Apache/Adobe Flex and/or Google Web Toolkit (or Java Swing, AWT, Java FX, or other UI framework, AJAX, or modern JavaScript framework)
  • JBoss (or other Application Server)
  • Windows platforms (Oracle or SQL Server)

Techniques, Concepts or Methodologies:

  • Scrum and/or Kanban (or other Agile frameworks)
  • TDD
  • OO Design and UML
  • Enterprise Service Bus
  • Continuous Integration (and, optimally, Continuous Deployment)
  • DevOps (including DevSecOps, or other Dev*Ops variant)
  • Mapping, Geolocation, Symbology and Geographic Information Systems

You will be required to hold a minimum of SC or Willing to Undergo. If you do not hold an active SC or Willing to Undergo please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

Additional benefits
  • 25 days holiday + statutory holidays
  • 37 hour week
  • Hybrid working model
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Enhanced sick pay scheme
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