Software Development & Integration Engineer - J2EE / Java

London (West)
Excellent Salaries + Benefits!
11 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Software Development & Integration Engineer - Java/J2EE - Permanent - London or Essex We are seeking a software and systems integration engineer to support the phases of a design, build and test for replacement of or modifications and enhancements to elements of these systems. The role involves engineering in the full systems engineering lifecycle from requirements analysis through to design, build, test and acceptance into live service. There are a number of subcontractors to manage from an engineering perspective on the programme. The role will include validating and verifying the design artefacts from these subcontractors and supporting the integration and testing of the third party subsystem deliverables. There is also system transitioning and data migration to be planned, designed and tested. The main tasks of the role are: Preparing the design documentation for the: Infrastructure components, i.e. the servers, workstations, storage and networks; Integration of the COTS and any bespoke software applications; Implementation of the security requirements through Active Directory policies, configuration of security software and writing System Operating Instructions; Validating design documentation from subcontractor teams; Requirements decomposition with the team, the customer and users; Implement the detailed design by building Windows 2008 R2 servers, Windows 7 workstations, configuring storage, network switches, installing COTS applications; Locking down the system using GAP and SCM generated Active Directory GPOs; Preparing and executing test and acceptance plans; Preparing system data migration and transition plans; Analyse and resolve system defects. Skills and Experience: Essential: Good experience and understanding of software and systems engineering principles and lifecycle; Expertise in J2EE development - specifically with web application development; Experience of the Eclipse or similar IDE; Experience working with XML through Java; Experienced in developing software using Google Web Toolkit, Dojo Toolkit and Javascript; Oracle 10g/11g: experience of programming in PL/SQL and Java; Knowledge of the integration of computer hardware including networking in a secure environment; Experience of the installation and configuration of Windows server software and Windows workstations; Recent practical experience and expertise in the integration and configuration of COTS software to meet defined system requirements; e.g. Sophos, Lumension Device Control, What's Up, MS Office, ESRI ArcGIS, ERDAS Imagine, BAE SOCET SET, Photoshop, Oracle, SQL Server, etc. Knowledge of using Active Directory and Group Policy Objects to enforce security requirements; Proven track record in the maintenance of complex IT systems; Experience in IT architectures; Experience in integration test and requirements verification; Experience of integrating engineering components from a subcontractor; Configuration management experience, and experienced in using SCM tools (e.g. ClearCase); Able to carry out duties with minimal supervision; A proven track record of making a contribution to the success of a number of programmes; Skilled in problem analysis and resolution in a secure environment; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Willingness to work out of hours on occasion. Willing and able to obtain the highest levels of UK Security Clearances Desirable: Experience of large complex secure systems; Windows system administration experience; Experience of low level design in complex systems environments; Knowledge/experience of GIS and image processing application software; Experience of designing, implementing and using secure Web services; Knowledge of using Microsoft Security Compliance Manager 2.5 and GAP; JavaServer Faces; Websphere Portal / App Server experience; Experience with business process management software (Fujitsu IBPM); Programming for GIS applications; Programming for Web Services; Microsoft certification; Certification to ISTQB-BCS Certified Test Foundation level; RECOMMEND A FRIEND: If you have professional friends/colleagues who would be interested in one of our roles and our excellent levels of service too, we'd like to recognise your recommendations with a 'thank you' of our own. For every colleague you refer who then starts a role through Datasource either Contract or Permanent, we will send you £300 You will be required to hold a minimum of DV security clearance. If you do not hold an active DV clearance please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying. Hit the 'Apply now' button to apply and to discuss this role further. We will be delighted to hear from you (c) Copyright Datasource Computer Employment Limited 2016. This job was originally posted as