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Java Developer - Oracle / PL/SQL / Swing

  • Location: Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BUPA, Pension, Travel
  • Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Java Developer - Oracle / PL/SQL / Swing

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Oscar are working with a specialist software house based in Watford, supporting them in the search for a Java Developer in what will be the first Java Development role based in the UK. The client were acquired by a German firm and in the process of replacing their current technology stack with products based on Java, Swing, Hibernate & JBoss with an Oracle backend.

This position will involve travelling to European offices in Germany & Belgium, learning about how their products are developed and travelling back to the UK to provide a knowledge transfer to the UK based team who will be cross-training from .NET to Java. As such, prospective applicants are likely to expect up to 50% European travel for their first 12-18 months.

The Company

Our client are a leading software business that produce an industrial ERP systems. The applications are developed with J2EE, Hibernate and a bespoke in-house GUI framework based on Swing, along with JBoss with Oracle used on the data-layer. They also use other languages such as Python and C++.


  • Development of the core products
  • Development of new functionalities to enhance the product
  • Travel to Germany & Belgian offices
  • Knowledge transfer & mentoring of UK team
  • Go from project requirements to standard features developments as much as possible
  • Integration of products with other applications
  • Improvement of usability and user experience
  • R&D to develop the next generation of products
  • Understanding the customer's requirements
  • Creating and performing test cases
  • Supporting system integration if required (pre-processing, post processing)
  • Designing and implementation of optimization models

Required experience

  • Experience as a Java Developer
  • Strong knowledge of GUI toolkits such as Swing
  • JBoss
  • PL/SQL or SQL development
  • Maven
  • SVN or similar
  • JUnit for unit testing
  • UML modelling
  • Excellent communication skills

Desirable experience

  • C++, Python & C#
  • German, Polish, Czech, French or Flemmish language skills

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

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  • Colin Frontczak
    Java Software Development
    Call:+44 161 828 8140

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