Java Developer

The Bridge Ltd
London (West)
From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits package
12 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Software Java Developer – West London The Developer’s primary focus is the development and on-going maintenance as directed by the Design function. The job holder is expected to have some basic knowledge and be familiar with Service-Oriented Architecture software solutions. Knowledge of Java and Spring framework are essential. You'll need to be enthusiastic, meticulous yet pragmatic and have the desire to continually look for ways to improve processes and make things work without losing sight of the bigger picture. As a member of the development team we expect you to take a proactive lead in resolution of major issues. Candidate Specification For the role, we are looking for you to demonstrate the following skills and experience: · Test-driven development of software components according to stated requirements and design specification · UI development and enhancement to support operational requirements and improve usability · Taking ownership of scalability and performance optimisation in all design and development activities as well as providing proactive contribution to capacity planning as more and more projects want to integration with IP systems · Knowledge transfer of new and changed functionality to 24/7 support staff and business superusers · Documentation of design, architecture and code · Collaborating with business analysts, test engineers, end users and other specialist resources · Active participation in agile practices such as planning games, pair programming, test-driven development, collective code ownership, and retrospectives · Regular delivery of new releases to test and UAT environments · Supporting non-functional testing · Contribute fully to performance of the team, providing assistance and cover for other project team members as required Qualifications · Educated to degree level and 2 years or more post grad experience. Specialist Knowledge Essential · Groovy, Java SE, ESB or BPMS experience, Spring, XML, XSLT, Maven, Oracle, Basic Linux Usage, Web Services, SOAP, JUnit,, Subversion Desirable · Mule ESB, SOAPUI/Web Services testing, TDD, Hudson, CXF, Axis, JAXB, Javascript, GWT, TibcoGI, Hibernate, JMS, JTA, SQL Technical Skills · Experience working with Agile methodology This job was originally posted as