Senior Java Developer

Location
Mansfield
Salary
£34,068 - £52,100 per annum
Posted
04 Aug 2017
Closes
01 Sep 2017
Sectors
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Coal Authority has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Java Developer to join their team based in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. You will be on a full time permanent basis with a competitive salary of £34,068 - £52,100 per annum.

Are you an experienced developer who’s passionate about technology and agile software delivery?

If so, we have an exciting new role that will shape the future of software delivery here at the Coal Authority.

We are based in Nottinghamshire, England.  We provide expert advice and creative solutions to manage the public safety and environmental issues from coal and metal mining. We have an ambitious 5 year plan to expand our services, providing advice and services to governments and public bodies in the UK and overseas.

Responsibilities of our Senior Java Developer

We’re looking for a skilled Senior Java Developer to join our highly skilled agile team in enhancing, maintaining and supporting our existing systems and helping us to build new innovative products. You’ll work in an agile environment using a suite of best in category development tools to rapidly deliver  high quality work to our business in a collaborative manner.

Java/JEE, Spring, JPA/Hibernate, Webservices and messaging systems form the core of our system. We like to keep our development simple with a strong focus on testability and are continuously looking to improve what we do and how we deliver as a team.

Qualifications and skills required to become our Senior Java Developer

- A degree in Computer Science or technical discipline

- Extensive software development experience including TDD & CI

- A track record of successful delivery in complex technical environments

- A strong stakeholder management experience

- JEE (JBOSS, Spring Core, Spring MVC, Spring Web Flow, JPA/Hibernate)

- Service Oriented Architectures – ReSTful, SOAP

- An accomplished developer (Java/JEE) with significant proven experience

- Confident in delivering against challenging business objectives & Service Level Agreements

- A great communicator, working with key business stakeholders to understand commercial implications of delivery

- Agile, with experience in Scrum, TDD, Continuous Integration & Pair Programming

- Keen to learn new technology and help others to develop their skills

- An innovative problem solver

Why join us?

When it comes to finding and keeping the best people, we make sure we’ve got plenty to offer you in return. We want our people to feel great about coming to work and we hope we give them every reason to go the extra mile. That’s why along with the scope to develop new skills and have an exciting and satisfying career, we also offer –

- Civil Service Pension Scheme – a new employee earning between £22,501- £45,000 will pay 5.45% of their Monthly Gross Basic Salary into their pension and we will pay 20.9% plus any contributions from the HMRC

- Generous holiday allowance of 27.5 days per year (plus bank holidays)

- Flexi-time – our core hours are 10.00am-12.00pm and 2.00pm-4.00pm but the hours either side can be worked flexibly. You can also earn an extra 6 days holiday a year through our flexi system

- Flexibility to work from home

- Family friendly initiatives, including a childcare voucher scheme

- Health friendly initiatives, including ‘Cycle to work’ scheme and an annual ‘MOT’ medical

- Free parking on site

- Free 24-hour counselling and information service for you and your family

As well as the great benefits and incentives, once you start, you’ll get an induction into the business and time to spend with our teams to find out everything you need to know about our journey so far.

If you feel you are the right candidate for the role as our Senior Java Developer then please click ‘apply’ now! We’d love to hear from you!

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