Java Developer - Contract

Croydon, Surrey, England
£500 - £575 per day
10 Jan 2018
07 Feb 2018
Recruitment Genius Ltd
IT, IT Support
Contract Type
Full Time
They are looking for highly motivated Java developers who have a strong technical background, and also enjoy working directly with clients, helping them to solve real business issues.

About the company
This company is a fast growing IT consultancy with an expanding client-base in and around London. Formed in 2007, we have an established range of clients from large government organisations to small, fast growing technology start-ups. They help their clients to manage large IT developments, providing advice on technical design, architecture and business analysis. They also provide software development services, building IT platforms from the ground up using technologies that match their clients' needs.

They have a high calibre team and operate in a flat organisational structure, with every member of the team considered equally important as each is an expert in his or her own field. They offer an opportunity to learn new skills, work with a variety of clients on projects of all sizes and to shape your own career.

The Job:
The role is for a developer who has the ability to support both their software development and consultancy projects. The role involves hands-on software development, working closely with their client teams using Agile development processes. The candidate would also provide technical expertise and consultancy services for their expanding client-base. In addition to technical capability, strong analytical, written communication and presentation skills are extremely important to this role.

About you:
The ideal candidate is conscientious, client-focused and able to work to tight deadlines, sometimes at short notice. You are reliable, self-motivated and able to work without close supervision. You are a technically proficient application developer with impressive analytic and communication skills; you are comfortable with talking to clients and enjoy the variety of working on different projects.

You are likely to be someone with a minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience, with exposure to the entire software life cycle. Any experience of enterprise-level applications and their integration with other systems would be highly desirable.

Desirable technical skills and experience may include:
- Scientific or technical degree or relevant professional qualification
- Technical expertise in Back End development, with experience building RESTful Micro services using Java 8
- Technical expertise in Jenkins, Cucumber, GIT and Kubectl to control the software delivery pipeline
- Technical expertise in database design and programming, particularly using Postgres and open source data technologies
- Experience of Agile development methodologies
- Experience working on large public sector programmes is desirable
- Experience of Business Driven Design (BDD) is desirable