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Graduate Java Web Developer - E-commerce

  • Location: Kent
  • Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Bens!
  • Job type: Permanent
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Job Description

Graduate Java Web Developer - E-commerce

Fancy working for a company that can not only train you up to be a Java Web Developer, but enjoy a wicked benefits package as well!

We are looking for a Graduate Java Web Developer for a client in Kent, working as part of a small team developing an E-Commerce platform. The Java Developer's responsibilities will be spread between project work and smaller pieces of continuous development using HTML, Java, JavaScript and CSS.

Work will be diverse with projects ranging from implementing front end design and functional changes on the website, to back end developments integrating 3rd party API's into the reservation systems. The role will allow the candidate exposure to numerous web technologies as well responsive design techniques, agile development processes and continuous integration.

The full stack development role, is extremely varied and a great learning opportunity for anyone taking their first step into a web development career. Experience of the specific languages mentioned like Java is not essential, as they are interested in hearing from anyone who is a motivated and logical thinker, with an interest in IT development.

However, if you do have experience with core Java, JavaScript, HTML & CSS, then this would massively work in your favour.


  • Write and maintain application code for the website, involving both front and back end changes.
  • Working closely with the business analyst, as well as directly with other business functions, ensure changes to the reservation system meet requirements.
  • Write test plans for significant pieces of work as well as test code written by other members of the development team.
  • Build and deploy application releases.
  • Monitor application performance, including identifying errors and working with the team to resolve.



  • Any experience of developing in an OO language (for example Java, C++)
  • Good web development skills including exposure to JavaScript, XHTML and CSS
  • Basic SQL knowledge of any RDBMS.
  • Degree in an IT or science based subject, or relevant commercial experience of a business application
  • Logical thinker with an interest in application development

Exposure to one or more of the following is desirable

  • JQuery, JSON, SASS
  • Spring MVC
  • XML/REST and web services.
  • Eclipse
  • Unit testing (any framework)
  • SVN - branching, merging, tagging or similar version control system
  • Mobile / small device application development
  • Understanding of threading, concurrency and JVM profiling
  • Responsive development
  • Application Building with Maven and Ant

BENEFITS - please ask me about these; you'll be glad you did

Commutable from Ashford, Tonbridge, Sittingbourne, possibly Bromley depending on preferences

Oscar Technology Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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