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Java Developer - Manchester City Centre

  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
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Job Description

Java Developer - learn Kotlin / Android - Manchester - £40,000 - £50,000

We are looking for an experienced Java Developer to join a mobile-services team for a retail company in the midst of a massive transformation. You will be joining a 'Squad' developing a Mobile App content platform & associated services for a massive e-commerce site, so combined with developing the back-end services, you will also get to cross-train into Android and be using Kotlin.

The Java teams are transitioning into a Continuous Delivery model, but fundamentally what they are looking for are strong Java development skills, coupled with experience of web frameworks such as Servlets, JSPs, Struts, Spring MVC, knowledge of design patterns line Factory or Singleton, coupled with a passion for producing high-quality, testable code.

This gives Java Developers that don't have experience of microservices architectures, mobile development and / or continuous delivery, the chance to get those skills. For Java Developer that have those skills, this is great chance to impart your wisdom into a Squad making that transition.

You will be working with:

Java 7 & 8
Spring (AOP, DI, MVC, Boot)

Oracle databases

What they are looking for from prospective candidates:

Passion for well designed, testable and efficient code using design patterns and quality development principles.

Experience in developing high quality, scalable and secure Java apps.

Solid understanding of the full software development cycle.

At least one popular web framework (Servlets / JSP, Struts2, Spring MVC).

Some experience of JavaScript and Front-End Development.

Experience of Unit Testing.

Maven or Gradle experience

Passion for user experience.

Knowledge of Relational Databases, SQL and ORM technologies (e.g. Hibernate)

The nice-to-haves (but not essential!)

Experience of Kotlin and/or Android app development.

Experience of the Scrum development methodology and associated processes and tools.

Experience of Continuous Integration and Deployment (CI/CD).

Experience of Git Version Control.

Experience of working with Web and Cloud technologies.


Flexible working hours

Remote working options

8% Employee pension contribution

Life Assurance (5 x Salary)

24 days holiday + 8 Days bank holiday + An additional day every 2 years + The option to buy holidays

Private Medical Care for yourself and immediate family

Share save scheme

Childcare vouchers

Large Brand Discounts

On site restaurants

NQ/Local restaurant discounts

Apple Discounts

Hotel and leisure discounts

Free Physiotherapy

Free Counselling service

Employee assistance programme

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