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Senior Java Developer

Job Title: Senior Java Developer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: England
Salary: Negotiable
REF: FJS- SJD- IA_1621436772
Contact Name: Ilknur Astarci
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Home based with very occasional travel to London, Birmingham or Milton Keynes - contract role with immediate start.

Essential skills: Java,Hadoop and Kubernetes

Shape your world

We are looking for a Senior Java Developer with a proven track record to work at all stages of the software development life cycle in Agile teams using a range of approaches. You will be experienced in adopting best practice application standards and guiding others in their adoption. You will be able to work with a mix of stakeholders including Product Owners, internally and externally taking ownership of the back end solution and ensuring it meets the needs of the full solution. You will also be happy to guide and mentor more junior members of the team. Your role may be diverse you will be prepared to learn and adopt new frameworks and technologies as they become available. The role further includes:

  • An active participant in refining and estimating user stories
  • Development and Testing
  • Design and develop code
  • Performing peer reviews and development optimization (reviewing what is in place and making it better) especially with mentoring more junior team members
  • Collaborating with Architects, Technical Leads and other developers to produce just enough design
  • Technical documentation
  • Collaborating with the Agile Customer at SCRUM Meetings (or equivalent) to assign business value to technical stories
  • Networking with different people and groups to support solid working relationships across teams and geographies
  • Identifying key issues in complex situations and propose or recommend suitable actions based on information available
  • Provide input into bids or customer presentations

Core Skills include:

  • Java
  • Spring Boot & Spring Cloud Dataflow
  • PostgreSQL
  • Microsoft Azure, Azure Kubernetes Service
  • Kubernetes


  • Bit-bucket pipelines
  • Azure DevOps
  • Python (enterprise level) and Integration architecture
  • Ability to write automation and integration tests
  • Experience in setting and running CI/CD jobs in Jenkins or similar is advantageous
  • Understanding and exposure to front end development and associated life cycle.

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