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Senior Java Developer, Colcester, Essex, — Athena Recruiting

01206 984 777

Senior Java Developer, Colcester, Essex


Colcester, Essex

Up to £65,000 per annum + benefits

Key Skills


Senior Java Developer

Our client is seeking Senior Java Developers to join their expanding team based in Essex, they have the hands-on experience of automotive best practices, the state-of-the-art technology and the in-depth information to boost company efficiency and profitability.  

Senior Java Developer Responsibilities:

  • Working across various global projects simultaneously serving leading automotive OEM clients.
  • Developing new software solutions.
  • Maintaining and enhancing existing software solutions.
  • Monitoring and researching new technologies appropriate to the business.
  • Use existing / new skills and capabilities to contribute to the successful development of software solutions to meet exacting requirements.
  • Maintaining and improving competence in java (JEE and swing), relational databases and web page construction (HTML, Javascript, CSS, AJAX, etc).
  • Working within an Agile (Scrumban) development team at all stages of the development cycle.
  • Working on own initiative to achieve agreed specification and timing.
  • Maintaining adequate documentation to meet the needs of the business.
  • Meeting internal and external clients to analyse their needs.
  • Sharing knowledge with development group on regular basis

Senior Java Developer Specifications:

  • Due to the nature of the position and environment it is essential you have a good degree or
  • Masters in Computer Science, e-commerce or a related subject.  
  • Senior Java Developers should have a minimum of 5 years work experience, with a high level of aptitude and a proven track record.

Senior Java Developer Skills Required:

  • Strong understanding of object-oriented programming.
  • Experience in the following would be advantageous:
    • JEE technologies - EJB / Servlet / Spring MVC / JSP / FreeMarker etc
    • Server technologies  - JBoss,  Tomcat, Websphere, Glassfish, Geronimo,Apache, Linux
    • RDBMS - Oracle, SQL Server, Postgres, MYSQL  o Integration technologies - JMS / Web Services (REST / SOAP)
    • Relational Mapping Tools - Hibernate / JPA  / Toplink  o Build Tools (Maven, Ant, Gradle)
    • Big Data technologies  - NoSQL Databases (Mongo / CouchDB / Neo4j),Hadoop (HDFS / Spark / PIG / HIVE / Sqoop)
    • Analytics - Mahout, WEKA, Tableau, Clikview, Alteryx
    • Database programming - PLSQL / TSQL, Packages / Functions / Procedures.
  • Capable of working under occasional pressure, comfortable about working to tight timing deadlines.
  • Willing to adjust to occasional flexible working arrangements within an agreed framework in order to meet the needs of the business.
  • Ability to manage a team of developers and testers.
  • Ability to work with the project managers to ensure that sprints are delivered on time.
  • Ability to code review other developers code and to support junior members in adhering to coding and architectural standards.

What is on offer?

  • Salary of up to £65,000 per annum.
  • Skills development though exposure to wide-ranging technology and projects.
  • Company mobile and laptop.  

Other company benefits:

Company contributory pension plan, Health care scheme, Salary exchange childcare vouchers and many more.

Interested in this Vacancy?

Call us on: 07743 925 242

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