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Java Developer (backend)

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Cloud and Software Tech

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  • Salary:

    £450 - £500 per annum + Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Amy Harris

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 months +

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Montash have been engaged by a leading Consultancy to source a BPSS Java Developer (backend) for a 6 month contract based in Central London. This backend developer will be based on site at a Government Client.

This is initially a 6 month contract with a chance of extension.

Essential Skills

BPSS Clearance required.

* Essential knowledge of BDD and/or TDD software development practices and processes.
* Java 8 experience, perhaps Java 7
* Use of ORM, e.g. JDBI, Hibernate
* Knowledge of Dependency Injection
* Database skills incl. some experience of Postgres and Redis or other NoSQL
* JUnit or TestNG
* Experience building Microservices incl. RESTful services
* Agile experience, preferably hands on in a multi discipline team working in rapid iterations, with a user-focused mindset
* Use of Opensource libraries
* Knowledge of Jenkins, or other CI tools
* A Strong track record in web application server-side development.

Desirable Skills
* Test Driven Development experience
* Maven or Gradle build systems
* Some experience in DevOps tech such as Puppet, Chef, preferably Ansible
* Uses virtualisation for developing, e.g. Docker to run services, Vagrant to build dev VMs
* Frontend experience, HTML 5, CSS 3, JavaScript
* Node.JS, preferably the ExpressJS framework
* Experience of Progressive Enhancement
* Familiar with domain driven design principles
* Spring Boot framework
* Any AI or Expert systems experience.
* Formal degree in Computer Science streams.